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*** Species Summary:

- Harlequin Duck (1 report)
- Pacific Golden-Plover (1 report)
- Glaucous Gull (2 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)
- Chipping Sparrow (6 reports)
- Green-tailed Towhee (1 report)
- Tennessee Warbler (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 14:00 by Norman Pillsbury
- 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/checklist/S64678526
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Viewed from parking lot at Harford Pier, the Harlequin was straight out just past the orange Harbor Patrol boat. It stayed in that vicinity for 10 minutes."

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 10:50 by Petra Clayton
- Point Sierra Nevada Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.717177,-121.3134003&ll=35.717177,-121.3134003
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S64684498
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Click on the image below for Flickr video:<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jack-petra-clayton/49550408096/in/dateposted-public/" title="Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva), Point Sierra Nevada Beach, Highway One, San Luis Obispo County, CA"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/31337/49550408096_681f3dbec3_o.jpg" alt="Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva), Point Sierra Nevada Beach, Highway One, San Luis Obispo County, CA" /></a>"

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 14:11 by Dane Fagundes
- Pt. Piedras Blancas--elephant seal colony, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.6627706,-121.2567043&ll=35.6627706,-121.2567043
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S64677146
- Comments: "Almost pure white. Light colored bill with dark tip."

Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus) (1)
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 11:40 by Petra Clayton
- Pt. Piedras Blancas--elephant seal colony, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.6627706,-121.2567043&ll=35.6627706,-121.2567043
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S64690274
- Media: 1 Photo

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2)
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 16:03 by Sara Masuda
- 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/checklist/S64688026
- Comments: "Two immature birds sitting on boat motors at marina. Photos to follow"

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 13:36 by Barry Langdon-Lassagne
- 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/checklist/S64682724
- Media: 9 Photos
- Comments: "Rusty cap on small sparrow with delicate pale Bill. Continuing. Near community gardens, in pine tree and on cement/brick wall. Photos."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 13:36 by Virginia Langdon-Lassagne
- 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/checklist/S64682727
- Media: 9 Photos
- Comments: "Rusty cap on small sparrow with delicate pale Bill. Continuing. Near community gardens, in pine tree and on cement/brick wall. Photos."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 13:14 by Dawn Beattie
- 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/checklist/S64680625
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Little sparrow. Dark eye line, red head, white under chin, two white wing bars."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 08:06 by Jane Hawley
- 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/checklist/S64652661
- Comments: "Continuing. In community garden. Heard their chips in tree and spotted both. They flew to tree along South St."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 08:06 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/checklist/S64652660
- Comments: "Continuing. In community garden. Heard their chips in tree and spotted both. They flew to tree along South St."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 07:29 by Maggie Smith
- 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/checklist/S64682957
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "small sparrow; small sharp pink bill; dark eye line; gray rump and long tail"

Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 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/checklist/S64667427
- Comments: "Still here. First observed 11/11/2019"

Tennessee Warbler (Leiothlypis peregrina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 08:06 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/checklist/S64652660
- Comments: "Continuing. High in tree next to bottle brush trees (in area where backyard feeders meet east area of park)."

Tennessee Warbler (Leiothlypis peregrina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 17, 2020 08:06 by Jane Hawley
- 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/checklist/S64652661
- Comments: "Continuing. High in tree next to bottle brush trees (in area where backyard feeders meet east area of park)."

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