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*** Species Summary:

- Greater White-fronted Goose (1 report)
- Common Merganser (1 report)
- Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted x Red-shafted) (1 report)
- Black-and-white Warbler (1 report)
- Indigo Bunting (3 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported May 27, 2020 08:59 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/S69720479
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing."

Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) (2)
- Reported May 22, 2020 09:35 by Kathleen Kent
- Heritage Ranch: Nacimiento River Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.7588909,-120.8746623&ll=35.7588909,-120.8746623
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S69745416
- Comments: "Male and female. Have photos"

Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted x Red-shafted) (Colaptes auratus luteus x cafer) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported May 27, 2020 07:27 by Tom Edell
- Cerro Alto Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4272109,-120.7491446&ll=35.4272109,-120.7491446
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S69728425
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Initially seen in flight showing typical reddish underwings of a Red-shafted. When perched it showed the red mustache of a male Red-shafted, but also the red on the nape of a yellow-shafted. The head color pattern best fit Red-shafted. Considered and unusual find in the breeding season. This is the first intergrade recorded in the county in May. With careful observation more might be recorded. (photos)"

Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) (1)
- Reported May 27, 2020 16:03 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Islay Creek Campground--Montana de Oro SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.2736118,-120.8838502&ll=35.2736118,-120.8838502
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S69737330
- Media: 3 Photos, 1 Audio
- Comments: "Adult male observed vocalizing and associating with two Orange-crowned Warblers behind campsite 39 before flying to the easternmost side of the loop between campsites 41 and 42. Field marks include bold, white supercillium, gray/black facial patch, black on throat, black and white striped back, black streaks on sides of white breast, black dots under-tail and distinct white eye-ring on lower half of eye."

Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported May 27, 2020 08:30 by Cathy Bonnett
- Indigo Bunting Stakeout--Quintana Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3625791,-120.8167097&ll=35.3625791,-120.8167097
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S69724700
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. See photo."

Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported May 26, 2020 17:40 by Rick Derevan
- Indigo Bunting Stakeout--Quintana Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3625791,-120.8167097&ll=35.3625791,-120.8167097
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S69718335
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "All blue. Smaller than towhee. Photographed."

Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported May 24, 2020 12:55 by Jan Bugge
- Indigo Bunting Stakeout--Quintana Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3625791,-120.8167097&ll=35.3625791,-120.8167097
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S69713836
- Comments: "Vibrant blue male observed singing atop brush by 4 other stake out birders. A male and female blue grosbeak were also seen at this location."

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