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*** Species Summary:

- White-winged Scoter (1 report)
- Buff-breasted Sandpiper (2 reports)
- Solitary Sandpiper (2 reports)
- Marbled Murrelet (1 report)
- Summer Tanager (1 report)

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White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi) (9)
- Reported Aug 28, 2020 07:30 by Robert Chapman
- Oceano Dunes SVRA, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.0657368,-120.6275693&ll=35.0657368,-120.6275693
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72923669
- Comments: "From South Oso Flaco shore scanning the open ocean I observed a flock of 9 ducks flying northwest in a V formation. The birds were about 1/2 mile offshore and I initially had a view abeam of the birds giving way to a quartering tail view. The ducks were about 15-20 feet off the water, large bodied and dark (black), showing no white other than the white rectangles along the secondaries, all birds showed this characteristic."

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 28, 2020 07:30 by Robert Chapman
- Oceano Dunes SVRA, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.0657368,-120.6275693&ll=35.0657368,-120.6275693
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72923669
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile. Found early in the morning along the shore north of post #6"

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 27, 2020 08:04 by Kilian Hampl
- Oceano Dunes SVRA, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.0657368,-120.6275693&ll=35.0657368,-120.6275693
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72927203
- Media: 10 Photos
- Comments: "Photos. Continuing bird first seen by Bob Chapman."

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 28, 2020 17:37 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- De Anza Trail--North Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.5267508,-120.6974933&ll=35.5267508,-120.6974933
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72928822
- Media: 1 Photo

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 27, 2020 07:21 by Dane Fagundes
- Hwy 46 Post Mile 5.0 pond (no internal access), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.5429391,-120.9662118&ll=35.5429391,-120.9662118
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72869455
- Comments: "Did the raised wings thing after landing on shore."

Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 28, 2020 09:15 by Roger Zachary
- 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/S72915742
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Reported by Will Knowlton 8/22/20; first saw it offshore with binoculars; afterwards used scope to view it; distant images"

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 28, 2020 09:54 by Tom Edell
- Toro Creek Road--1st Bridge, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4165719,-120.8684751&ll=35.4165719,-120.8684751
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S72914946
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing second-year male molting into first alternate plumage.It superficially appeared all red, but had some yellow mottling on head, neck and underparts. Molting in new outer retrcies (photo)"

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