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


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*** Species Summary:

- Common Gallinule (2 reports)
- Pacific Golden-Plover (2 reports)
- Baird's Sandpiper (1 report)
- Western Kingbird (1 report)
- Clay-colored Sparrow (4 reports)
- Northern Waterthrush (1 report)
- Magnolia Warbler (2 reports)
- Blackburnian Warbler (3 reports)

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Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 29, 2020 14:18 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/S74227096
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. By campsite 17. Photos."

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 29, 2020 14:18 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/S74227100
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. By campsite 17. Photos."

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1)
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 09:05 by Mark Mushkat
- Villa Creek--Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4599561,-120.9688341&ll=35.4599561,-120.9688341
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74249642
- Comments: "Found by Maggie Smith. M. Obs. Photos"

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 29, 2020 13:09 by Tom Edell
- Villa Creek--Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4599561,-120.9688341&ll=35.4599561,-120.9688341
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74225532
- Media: 1 Video, 2 Photos
- Comments: "Juvenile found earlier by Maggie Smith. Roosting with Snowy Plover flock near up coast end of beach. Buffy face and breast, gold spotting on back, three primaries visible beyond tertials, tertials with larger buff colored triangular marks than American. Silent. (photo and video)"

Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 11:40 by Kai Mills
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74252104
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile near the terns. With Least sandpipers."

Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) (1)
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 11:12 by Rudy Lucero
- Laguna Lake, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.2623309,-120.6846991&ll=35.2623309,-120.6846991
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74257607
- Comments: "Lighter gray head than Cassin's and did not show white tail tips. Seen in sycamore next to gazebo."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 29, 2020 18:41 by Jeff Miller
- Villa Creek--Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4599561,-120.9688341&ll=35.4599561,-120.9688341
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74229462
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Small Spizella sparrow, buffy overall. Gray nape, large buffy supercilium, small pink bill. Photos"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 29, 2020 18:04 by Norman Pillsbury
- Villa Creek--Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4599561,-120.9688341&ll=35.4599561,-120.9688341
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74230353
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Broad whitish eyebrow, pale lores, gray band around neck. Photos"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 29, 2020 14:45 by Mark Mushkat
- Villa Creek--Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4599561,-120.9688341&ll=35.4599561,-120.9688341
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74227116
- Comments: "Found by Tom E. this morning. On trail 100 ft. from parking lot. Photos"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 29, 2020 13:09 by Tom Edell
- Villa Creek--Estero Bluffs State Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.4599561,-120.9688341&ll=35.4599561,-120.9688341
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74225532
- Media: 1 Video, 2 Photos
- Comments: "Juvenile at start of trail to beach near fence at parking area. Clear gray nape, buffy wash at sides of breast, pale lores, dark streaked buffy crown, overall a very warm colored bird."

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 29, 2020 09:15 by Jeri Edwards
- Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.2656069,-120.6903817&ll=35.2656069,-120.6903817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74230364
- Comments: "First observed and reported on eBird by Petra Clayton, 9/28. I first noticed it because of its extreme backside/tail pumping, perched on a branch in a small tree/shrub just west of the circular walk. Distinct whitish stripe above the eye, spotted chest. Dropped down into the marshy reeds."

Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 10:45 by Norman Pillsbury
- Del Mar Park--Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3987056,-120.8586752&ll=35.3987056,-120.8586752
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74254399
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Yellow breast with lower black streaks, strong white eye ring, dark back and head, two wing bars, white under tail coverts. See photos."

Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 07:29 by Jeff Miller
- Del Mar Park--Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3987056,-120.8586752&ll=35.3987056,-120.8586752
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74243230
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Bright yellow underneath, black streaking on flanks, gray head, complete white eye ring, white lower belly and undertail coverts, white base of undertail with extensive black tip, faint white wing bars. Photo from underneath showing diagnostic tail."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1)
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 12:15 by Mark Mushkat
- Del Mar Park--Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3987056,-120.8586752&ll=35.3987056,-120.8586752
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74252347
- Comments: "M. Obs. Hampl bros. pointed it out."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 10:45 by Norman Pillsbury
- Del Mar Park--Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3987056,-120.8586752&ll=35.3987056,-120.8586752
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74254399
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Bright yellow breast, strong yellow eyeline, gray cap, two white wing bars. See photos."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 09:30 by Kai Mills
- Del Mar Park--Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=35.3987056,-120.8586752&ll=35.3987056,-120.8586752
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74251940
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Bird seen associating with a flock of warblers (mostly Townsend's), but also seen by itself. Seen just south of the small waterfall flying in and around the small eye-level flowering trees that are in the middle of the grass. Seen in the eucalyptus, willows, and coniferous surrounding these small trees. Very cooperative."

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