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


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*** Species Summary:

- Vaux's Swift (1 report)
- Marbled Murrelet (2 reports)
- Black Tern (1 report)

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Vaux's Swift (Chaetura vauxi) (1)
- Reported Aug 23, 2020 07:44 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Jim Green Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4837376,-120.6456495&ll=35.4837376,-120.6456495
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72763699
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Small, all dark swift with short tail and lacking bulge to inner primaries. Associating with mixed flock of swallows and White-throated Swifts."

Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 23, 2020 07:50 by Tom Edell
- Arroyo Laguna, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.6515286,-121.2196684&ll=35.6515286,-121.2196684
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72737869
- Comments: "small alcid with tiny bill seen with scope. Adult partially in alternate plumage showing a brown and white mottled face and underparts and a couple of white marks on the wing/back; likely the same bird photographed by Will Knowlton yesterday. Took photos, but it was far enough offshore that the photos are useless."

Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 22, 2020 09:39 by Will Knowlton
- Arroyo Laguna, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.6515286,-121.2196684&ll=35.6515286,-121.2196684
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72690477
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Observed alone offshore near kelp line from eastern side of the beach."

Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) (1)
- Reported Aug 23, 2020 16:56 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Oso Flaco Lake (not for beach/ocean), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.0302072,-120.6207848&ll=35.0302072,-120.6207848
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72759131
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Based on comparative photos taken by many birders, this may be a continuing bird initially reported at this location by Tom Slater on August 19, 2020 and by Bob Chapman near Arroyo Grande Creek Mouth earlier that same day."

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