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*** Species Summary:

- Marbled Murrelet (1 report)
- Chipping Sparrow (2 reports)
- Summer Tanager (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

Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 23, 2020 10:10 by Tom Edell
- 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/checklist/S66149475
- Comments: "two small alcids together offshore that were dark above and paler below, with very short dark bills. Both showed white in the scapulars, though one appeared to be more advance in molt to alternate plumaged , browner and the white scapulars were less prominent. Dark crowns that extended down to eye, short tail, white face and fore neck though these features were less prominent on molting bird. Photo"

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2)
- Reported Mar 24, 2020 11:11 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/S66174067
- Comments: "Continuing since November 2019. One with bright red crown. One with darker, rustier crown. On baseball field newr left field fence. Circled twice and peered in Community Garden twice before finding both together. They came out with bluebirds, goldfinches, juncos and Yellow-rumped Warblers during a light rain. No singing."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2)
- Reported Mar 24, 2020 11:11 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/S66174068
- Comments: "Continuing since November 2019. One with bright red crown. One with darker, rustier crown. On baseball field newr left field fence. Circled twice and peered in Community Garden twice before finding both together. They came out with bluebirds, goldfinches, juncos and Yellow-rumped Warblers during a light rain. No singing."

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 23, 2020 16:30 by Liam the Long-eared Owl
- Pismo SB--North Beach Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1309827,-120.6345294&ll=35.1309827,-120.6345294
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66152011
- Media: 10 Photos
- Comments: "Seen earlier in the year in Meadow Creek."

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