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*** Species Summary:

- Snow Goose (1 report)
- Greater White-fronted Goose (1 report)
- Long-tailed Duck (1 report)
- Calliope Hummingbird (4 reports)
- Black Skimmer (1 report)
- Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1 report)
- Green-tailed Towhee (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
- Reported Mar 29, 2020 09:45 by Kaaren Perry
- Morro Bay Estuary (use more specific location(s) when possible), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3377298,-120.8501072&ll=35.3377298,-120.8501072
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66370932
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Immature seen grazing in estuary with scattered groups of Canada Geese."

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (1)
- Reported Mar 29, 2020 11:05 by Norman Pillsbury
- The Lakes (Private - No public Access), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.514975,-120.67369&ll=35.514975,-120.67369
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66373803
- Comments: "Continuing since Oct 2019."

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1)
- Reported Mar 28, 2020 09:45 by Jim Moore
- Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3699,-120.857&ll=35.3699,-120.857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66344199
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Female type. Photos will be posted. First bird seen today, near the Coast Guard pier. Seen from time to time at Morro Bay. I don't know if it's a new sighting for the season."

Calliope Hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope) (1)
- Reported Mar 29, 2020 14:55 by Norman Pillsbury
- Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.48937,-120.671&ll=35.48937,-120.671
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66382466
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Unmistakable long fingers of the purple gorget. Lousy photo."

Calliope Hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope) (1)
- Reported Mar 29, 2020 14:55 by Jeff Miller
- Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.48937,-120.671&ll=35.48937,-120.671
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66381810
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Male; photos"

Calliope Hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope) (1)
- Reported Mar 29, 2020 12:20 by Roger Zachary
- Zachary's Property, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5218007,-120.6933761&ll=35.5218007,-120.6933761
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66380530
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing during migration at this location"

Calliope Hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 28, 2020 17:30 by Roger Zachary
- Zachary's Property, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5218007,-120.6933761&ll=35.5218007,-120.6933761
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66342012
- Media: 1 Photo

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) (1)
- Reported Mar 29, 2020 13:21 by Jim Royer
- Morro Bay--Audubon overlook, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3316478,-120.8383334&ll=35.3316478,-120.8383334
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66382070
- Comments: "Roosting on a sandbar out in the bay, with terns and cormorants. The low profile (short legs) with the all jet-black upper parts and white front of face, chest and belly with long black pointed wings gave it a very distinctive silhouette next to the larger cormorants. I couldn’t see the bill well, given the angle and distance"

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (1)
- Reported Mar 23, 2020 08:07 by Kathleen Kent
- Heritage Ranch Trails: Bluebird Meadow, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.7182946,-120.8770108&ll=35.7182946,-120.8770108
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66158561
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "This is almost certainly the same immature YBSA seen and photographed Feb 3, 2020"

Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (1)
- Reported Mar 29, 2020 06:50 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/S66371806
- Comments: "Continuing. Showing up right about sunrise now"

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