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*** Species Summary:

- Black Scoter (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (7 reports)
- Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis) (4 reports)
- Red-naped Sapsucker (2 reports)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Chipping Sparrow (1 report)
- Green-tailed Towhee (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (1)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 10:50 by Petra Clayton
- Port San Luis, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1708616,-120.7562256&ll=35.1708616,-120.7562256
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62897079
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Click on the image below for a short Flickr video:
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jack-petra-clayton/49313857278/in/dateposted-public/" title="Black Scoter (Melanitta americana), Avila Beach, CA"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/31337/49313857278_3574780cb8_o.jpg" alt="Black Scoter (Melanitta americana), Avila Beach, CA" /></a>

Photo #2: Comparison of head shapes of Surf Scoter (left) and Black Scoter (right)"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 15:24 by Norman Pillsbury
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62884674
- Comments: "Continuing"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (3)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 12:50 by Sarah Newton-Scott
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62896968
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing juveniles on docks 6 and 5. See photos."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 10:50 by Jane Hawley
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62871090
- Comments: "Continuing birds. One on the back of the MacGREGOR (third row of boats in from end of marina), and another on fourth row on an unnamed boat."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 10:50 by Nick Belardes
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62871089
- Comments: "Continuing birds. One on the back of the MacGREGOR (third row of boats in from end of marina), and another on fourth row on an unnamed boat."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 09:32 by Claudia Duckworth
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62900977
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 09:32 by Jeanette Stone
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62887379
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (3)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 08:30 by Petra Clayton
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62897280
- Comments: "Continuing juveniles perched on boats in the marina. --- At 8:30 a.m. two were sitting on boats in dock 6 and one on a boat in dock 5. --- Also observed at 2:35 p.m.: Two were sitting on boats on dock 5 and one on dock 6."

Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis) (Buteo jamaicensis calurus/alascensis) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 07:11 by Paul Fenwick
- 17001–17475 CA-41, Shandon US-CA (35.6833,-120.3393), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.683259,-120.339289&ll=35.683259,-120.339289
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62843676
- Comments: "Expected ssp"

Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis) (Buteo jamaicensis calurus/alascensis) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 07:11 by Lawrence Kalinowski
- 17001–17475 CA-41, Shandon US-CA (35.6833,-120.3393), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.683259,-120.339289&ll=35.683259,-120.339289
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62892868
- Comments: "Expected ssp"

Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis) (Buteo jamaicensis calurus/alascensis) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 07:11 by Bill Hubick
- 17001–17475 CA-41, Shandon US-CA (35.6833,-120.3393), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.683259,-120.339289&ll=35.683259,-120.339289
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62843679
- Comments: "Expected ssp"

Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis) (Buteo jamaicensis calurus/alascensis) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 07:11 by Brian Sullivan
- 17001–17475 CA-41, Shandon US-CA (35.6833,-120.3393), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.683259,-120.339289&ll=35.683259,-120.339289
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62843675
- Comments: "Expected ssp"

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 12:32 by Chris Pavlakovich
- Bob Jones Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1886907,-120.7193907&ll=35.1886907,-120.7193907
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62890483
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Adult Male. Vertical white patch on the folded wing. Has a red throat, crown, and small nape patch."

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 09:35 by Petra Clayton
- Bob Jones Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1886907,-120.7193907&ll=35.1886907,-120.7193907
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62897665
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing in the Peruvian Peppertree by the maintenance yard"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 11:35 by Petra Clayton
- 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/S62898058
- Media: 2 Photos

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 10:03 by Kathleen Kent
- Heritage Ranch Trails: TW, ROR, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.7328295,-120.8838163&ll=35.7328295,-120.8838163
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62868524
- Comments: "I could see the rufous crown, unmarked, light gray chest and belly. Pictures to be posted soon."

Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (1)
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 08:00 by Jeri Edwards
- stagecoach property, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1387443,-120.5614262&ll=35.1387443,-120.5614262
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62854229
- Comments: "For the first time I observed him fly up to a branch but he didn't stay up there long. He flew down to his usual feeding spot. All other times I've only seen him furtively on the ground."

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