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


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*** Species Summary:

- American Wigeon (2 reports)
- Rufous Hummingbird (4 reports)
- Common Gallinule (1 report)
- Red-eyed Vireo (1 report)
- Purple Martin (2 reports)
- Lincoln's Sparrow (1 report)
- Blackburnian Warbler (6 reports)

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American Wigeon (Mareca americana) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 18:42 by Larry Chen
- 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/S73331249
- Comments: "Drifted into SLO co. Long-bodied ducks with white patch near base of tail, squarish head."

American Wigeon (Mareca americana) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 18:42 by Sarah Toner
- 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/S73331250
- Comments: "Drifted into SLO co. Long-bodied ducks with white patch near base of tail, squarish head."

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (1)
- Reported Sep 04, 2020 14:53 by Micah Silver
- 580 Estero Ave, Morro Bay US-CA 35.36344, -120.84397, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.363443,-120.843969&ll=35.363443,-120.843969
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73288036

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (2)
- Reported Sep 05, 2020 07:29 by Liam Hampl
- 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/S73215977

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (2)
- Reported Sep 05, 2020 07:29 by Kilian Hampl
- 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/S73216229

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (1)
- Reported Sep 02, 2020 19:00 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/S73123511

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 08, 2020 06:55 by Jeff Miller
- 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/S73344017
- Comments: "Red shield, yellow bill tip, brown back, white flank stripe and white in tail"

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 10:24 by Jay Carroll
- Pecho Road Willows, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3170687,-120.85271&ll=35.3170687,-120.85271
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73312570
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Vireo with mostly olive-green upperparts and white below, except a yellow wash across the vent area; red eyes, white supercilium, black eyeline and black lateral crown stripes; the bill appeared fairly large; Yellow-green Vireo would have more extensive yellow below and duller crown stripes; seen well at first in the undergrowth, the bird was observed for several minutes foraging in the upper willow canopy."

Purple Martin (Progne subis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 06:53 by Roger Zachary
- Lila Keiser Park/Morro Creek, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3777661,-120.856743&ll=35.3777661,-120.856743
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73331550
- Comments: "While walking along the creek bed we had a ten second look at two flying swallows. The smaller was a Barn Swallow and the larger was a Purple Martin. The martin was pale below with a dark breast and head and a forked tail."

Purple Martin (Progne subis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 06:53 by Tom Edell
- Lila Keiser Park/Morro Creek, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3777661,-120.856743&ll=35.3777661,-120.856743
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73308498
- Comments: "While walking along the creek bed we had a ten second look at two flying swallows. The smaller was a Barn Swallow and the larger was a Purple Martin. The martin was pale below with a dark breast and head and a forked tail."

Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii) (1)
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 07:12 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/S73331052
- Comments: "Observed bird feeding with small, mixed flock of Song Sparrows and White-crowned Sparrows at base of fig tree near SE corner of Ranch House at campground entrance. Similar to Song Sparrow but noticeably smaller with stubby tail and black streaks on buffy sides. Bird was was quickly driven from the group by an aggressive Song Sparrow and not seen again."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 09:55 by Sheila Brown
- 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/S73311846
- Comments: "Pale yellow on bottom gray on top with streak across eye. Confirmed with other birders."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 08:00 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/S73323561
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Photos. Continuing bird in the first pine tree on the right, in the last loop."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 08:00 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/S73324223
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Photos. Continuing bird in the first pine tree on the right, in the last loop."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 07:15 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/S73315242
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "In pine at beginning of second camp loop, pale below, striped above."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 07:12 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/S73331052
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird originally reported at this hotspot by Larry Chen on 9/5.2020"

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 07, 2020 06:32 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/S73310767
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "First year bird in back campground loop"

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