[eBird Alert] San Luis Obispo County Rare Bird Alert <daily>

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*** Species Summary:

- Redhead (1 report)
- Harlequin Duck (2 reports)
- Black Scoter (2 reports)
- Long-tailed Duck (1 report)
- Ruddy Turnstone (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (7 reports)
- Red-naped Sapsucker (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (3 reports)
- Western Kingbird (1 report)
- Chipping Sparrow (1 report)
- Green-tailed Towhee (1 report)

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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

Redhead (Aythya americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 08:38 by Norman Pillsbury
- The Lakes, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5142034,-120.6716394&ll=35.5142034,-120.6716394
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62919607
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing."

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 12:30 by Petra Clayton
- Estero Bluffs SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4484114,-120.9437799&ll=35.4484114,-120.9437799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62940309
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Click on the image below for a Flickr video, showing the Harlequin Duck resting a rock until the rising tide swept over the perch and caused it to jump into the water, only to haul out again:
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jack-petra-clayton/49318995898/in/dateposted-public/" title="Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus), Estero Bluffs, Cayucos, CA"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/31337/49318995898_82ab564009_o.jpg" alt="Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus), Estero Bluffs, Cayucos, CA" /></a>"

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 10:35 by Jay Carroll
- Estero Bluffs SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4484114,-120.9437799&ll=35.4484114,-120.9437799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62934983
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing female."

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (2)
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 09:02 by Tristan Herwood
- Morro Rock, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3693972,-120.8670566&ll=35.3693972,-120.8670566
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62938142
- Comments: "Two males diving with SUSCs in the surf on the beach just north of Morro Rock. Round, black scoters with yellow knobs on bills, distinctive."

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (2)
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 09:02 by Paul Herwood
- Morro Rock, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3693972,-120.8670566&ll=35.3693972,-120.8670566
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62938143
- Comments: "Two males diving with SUSCs in the surf on the beach just north of Morro Rock. Round, black scoters with yellow knobs on bills, distinctive."

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 01, 2020 16:00 by Victoria Morrow
- Avila Beach Pier, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1779805,-120.7343611&ll=35.1779805,-120.7343611
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62922567
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Swimming near the small pier with surf scoters."

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 10:35 by Jay Carroll
- Estero Bluffs SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4484114,-120.9437799&ll=35.4484114,-120.9437799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62934983
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Orange-red legs, black bib, brownish upperparts; foraging with Black Turnstones."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 16:04 by Kathanne Lynch
- 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/S62939228
- Comments: "Studied next to ITS KNOT MY FAULT II boat. 2 or 3 total reported now. CONTINUING WINTER BIRDS."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 10:54 by Tina Nauman
- 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/S62924843
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "One on the MacGregor sailboat as mentioned by others. The other the next dock over on a sailboat with bright blue tent-like tarp covering the boom."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 10:38 by Eric Wier
- 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/S62930233
- Comments: "Juveniles; gray overall with thick, all dark bills; perched on boats"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 09:55 by Jim Van Beveren
- 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/S62925189
- Comments: "Were seen perched on two boats at Slip 5 in Morro Bay State Park Marina at same location recently seen by others, and where seen for last 2+ years."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 09:09 by David Cox
- 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/S62918328
- Comments: "East end of boat docked on pier 5."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 08:15 by Tristan Herwood
- 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/S62937943
- Comments: "Continuing rarities. On second and third piers from the trailhead."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 08:15 by Paul Herwood
- 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/S62937944
- Comments: "Continuing rarities. On second and third piers from the trailhead."

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 09:51 by Eric Wier
- El Chorro Regional Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3331074,-120.7291947&ll=35.3331074,-120.7291947
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62930780
- Comments: "Woodpecker with broad, white lateral body stripe, angled stripe from base of upper mandible to mid-neck, then angling back toward upper breast; red limited to throat (not in breast); red on top of head into nape; black back with generous white barring; silent"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 10:50 by Nick Belardes
- 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/S62937771
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Seen while with Jeanette Stone and Claudia Duckworth. See Jeanette’s photo for ID."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 09:45 by Jeanette Stone
- 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/S62932865
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "continuing"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 09:45 by Claudia Duckworth
- 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/S62934184
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "continuing"

Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) (2)
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 15:38 by Marisa Monroe
- 154 Addie Street, Pismo Beach, California, US (35.136, -120.64), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1362533,-120.6397629&ll=35.1362533,-120.6397629
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S62935414
- Comments: "Flycatcher with dark eye line and yellow breast"

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 2020 09:19 by Nick Belardes
- 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/S62937101
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing pair. Found at sand volleyball court with flock of Yellow-rumped Warblers."

Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 02, 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/S62918380
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing"

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