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


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*** Species Summary:

- Greater White-fronted Goose (2 reports)
- American Wigeon (1 report)
- Common Gallinule (1 report)
- Buff-breasted Sandpiper (1 report)
- Laysan Albatross (1 report)
- Cedar Waxwing (1 report)
- Chipping Sparrow (1 report)
- American Redstart (10 reports)

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Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (1)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 15:48 by Mike Bush
- Pine Mountain Cemetery--Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4957362,-120.6570252&ll=35.4957362,-120.6570252
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73158527
- Comments: "Continuing goose since October, 2019."

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (1)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 15:30 by Norman Pillsbury
- The Lakes, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.5143427,-120.6719139&ll=35.5143427,-120.6719139
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73155852
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing since Oct 2019."

American Wigeon (Mareca americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 02, 2020 07:24 by Herb Elliott
- Santa Maria River Estuary (SLO Co.), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.9722359,-120.6456667&ll=34.9722359,-120.6456667
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73123244
- Comments: "Blue bill with thin black gape, base and tip, grayish head with short dark mask leading back from eye, reddish-brown sides and chest. Similar looking bird in SB County"

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 08:02 by Herb Elliott
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73151261
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "previously reported; https://ebird.org/checklist/S72301152";

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Calidris subruficollis) (1)
- Reported Sep 03, 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/S73155299
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile observed twice today along 7 shore"

Laysan Albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 06:45 by Carie Randolph
- Oceano Dunes preserve, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.1102899,-120.6326723&ll=35.1102899,-120.6326723
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73147718
- Media: 1 Photo

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 02, 2020 13:50 by John Fields
- 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/S73158288
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Able to photograph, in a low tree fork near the camp host area"

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (2)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 08:26 by Nick Belardes
- 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/S73145920
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile birds. Dark crown, pink bill, black eyeline extended from bill, past eye. Streaked back and pale underside with some streaks. One seen foraging alongside juncos in first main campground central lawn area. It flew to a tree and back down onto lawn. The other was behind museum on a branch. Pic for ID."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (2)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 10:00 by Petra Clayton
- 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/S73154642
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Adult male: Black head, back, and upper breast; white underparts; one orange wingbar; orange patches on the sides of breast and tail.
Female/immature male: Light gray head; white underparts; olive-gray back; one yellow wingbar; orange-yellow patches on the sides of breast and tail."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 09:26 by Mike Stiles
- 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/S73145866
- Comments: "Male plumaged redstart, actively feeding and flashing orange/red patches in wings and tail. Found in back loop in pine near trailhead. In flock with Hermit Warblers"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (3)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 09:10 by Kilian Hampl
- 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/S73156260
- Comments: "Photos. Continuing birds.

One additional adult male in the pines before campsite 30. Seen with the other ad. male Restart and a flock of mixed warbler sp. Went to alert any birders nearby (there were several), and when I came back, both Redstarts and most of the flock were gone. Black warbler with bright orange sides, wings, and tail. Constantly fanned tail. Neither birds vocalized."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (2)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 09:10 by Liam Hampl
- 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/S73156311
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Photos. Continuing birds."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 09:00 by Kaaren Perry
- 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/S73153999
- Comments: "Female type plumage with a bit of reddish-orange seen on side of breast. Immature male?? Striking bird, frequently fanning it's yellow and black tail."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (2)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 08:26 by Nick Belardes
- 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/S73145920
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Adult male and first-summer male (or juvenile). Both birds were high in pine (back northeast corner of campground). Both fanned tales, hopped from branch to branch while foraging, sometimes taking brief flights. The adult male was black with white belly and undertail covert, orange sides of tail when fanned, and orange sides of breast and on wingbar. The lighter-colored bird had more of a yellow-orange coloring instead of the dark orange of the adult. Not sure if either of these birds were the continuing adult seen over the past few days. Several birders present. Pic for ID."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (2)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 06:46 by Mike Bush
- 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/S73158597
- Comments: "Continuing birds."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (2)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 06:42 by Jeff Miller
- 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/S73136779
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing; in pines in back of second loop"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 02, 2020 13:50 by John Fields
- 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/S73158288
- Comments: "Reported now for the third day. Distinctive red and white feathers"

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Sep 03, 2020 08:02 by Herb Elliott
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73151261
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "I found this immature male American Redstart foraging in Willow Trees near site #57. … blackish uppertail coverts with yellow patches on sides."

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