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*** Species Summary:

- Clay-colored Sparrow (1 report)
- Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) (1 report)
- Western Tanager (1 report)

Thank you for subscribing to the <daily> San Luis Obispo County Rare Bird Alert.The report below shows observations of rare birds in San Luis Obispo County. View or unsubscribe to this alert at https://ebird.org/alert/summary?sid=SN36231
NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Dec 12, 2018 09:15 by Jeri Edwards
- Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2656069,-120.6903817&ll=35.2656069,-120.6903817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S50623012
- Comments: "Very possibly the same one originally reported by Tom Edell 12/5/18, since this bird was found in fairly close proximity to the 12/5/18 sighting but was not with a group of White-crowned Sparrows. It was alone in dried grasses off the Laguna Ridge Trail. Slight, small billed, buffy chest, pale mustache and pale gray collar."

Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) (Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Dec 12, 2018 13:44 by Mike Stiles
- TV Tower Rd, San Luis Obispo US-CA (35.3802,-120.6933), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.380244,-120.693336&ll=35.380244,-120.693336
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S50626751
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Very gray back and head, large bill"

Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) (1)
- Reported Dec 12, 2018 14:56 by Eric Wier
- Meadow Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2675798,-120.6606531&ll=35.2675798,-120.6606531
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S50630436
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "First heard pit-er-ick call twice, then found bird fairly high in tree. Mostly yellow with grayish back and two wing bars. Thick bill (more stout than oriole). Managed one photo before it flew."


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