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


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*** Species Summary:

- Black-necked Stilt (3 reports)
- Pacific Golden-Plover (5 reports)
- Common Ringed Plover (4 reports)
- Clay-colored Sparrow (2 reports)
- Brewer's Sparrow (2 reports)
- Swamp Sparrow (2 reports)
- Blackburnian Warbler (4 reports)
- Chestnut-sided Warbler (1 report)
- Palm Warbler (1 report)

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Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 08:12 by Tom Edell
- 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/S74423581
- Comments: "Presumably one of the four here yesterday evening. Foraging in the small lagoon north of Alva Paul Creek. Long pink-legged wader with a thin black bill that was black above, white below. Stood out even from 125 yards away with binoculars."

Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (4) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 11:07 by Moed Gerveni
- 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/S74391311
- Media: 1 Photo

Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) (4) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 11:07 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- 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/S74391020
- Media: 1 Photo

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 07:28 by Maggie Smith
- 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/S74429388
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing bird; yellow wash on face with prominent ear spot; longer legged than America Golden-Plover; showed 3 primary projections"

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 07:28 by Jacqueline Knowlton
- 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/S74431418
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing bird; yellow wash on face with prominent ear spot; longer legged than America Golden-Plover; showed 3 primary projections"

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 06:55 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- 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/S74390088
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird found by Maggie Smith on 9/29/2020. Prominent ear spot, yellow/buffy tones on back and face with large yellowish spotting on back, primaries extend beyond tertials,"

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 06:55 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/S74390821
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird found by Maggie Smith on 9/29/2020. Prominent ear spot, yellow/buffy tones on back and face with large yellowish spotting on back, primaries extend beyond tertials,"

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 06:55 by Moed Gerveni
- 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/S74391305
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird found by Maggie Smith on 9/29/2020. Prominent ear spot, yellow/buffy tones on back and face with large yellowish spotting on back, primaries extend beyond tertials,"

Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 15:29 by Jim Royer
- Common Ringed Plover Stakeout--Morro Bay Sandspit, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3502199,-120.8619518&ll=35.3502199,-120.8619518
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74397854
- Comments: "Continuing breeding plumage male bird found by Kevin Zimmer, in with Semipalmated Plovers and Snowy Plovers, about 1/4 mile north of rescue marker 6."

Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 14:20 by Kai Mills
- Common Ringed Plover Stakeout--Morro Bay Sandspit, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3502199,-120.8619518&ll=35.3502199,-120.8619518
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74390625
- Comments: "Continuing bird, seen by four others as well."

Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 12:07 by Eric Wier
- Common Ringed Plover Stakeout--Morro Bay Sandspit, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3502199,-120.8619518&ll=35.3502199,-120.8619518
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74389664
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird first observed by Kevin Zimmer on October 1st."

Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 12:07 by Steven McMasters
- Common Ringed Plover Stakeout--Morro Bay Sandspit, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3502199,-120.8619518&ll=35.3502199,-120.8619518
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74407903
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird first observed by Kevin Zimmer on October 1st."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 07:28 by Maggie Smith
- 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/S74429388
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing along the right most trail between parking lot and access to the beach. The bird had brownish upperparts with darker streaks on the back; whitish supercilium, pales lores, clear gray nape and a small pink bill. Underparts were pale. photo"

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 07:28 by Jacqueline Knowlton
- 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/S74431418
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing along the right most trail between parking lot and access to the beach. The bird had brownish upperparts with darker streaks on the back; whitish supercilium, pales lores, clear gray nape and a small pink bill. Underparts were pale. photo"

Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 07:28 by Jacqueline Knowlton
- 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/S74431418
- Comments: "Small spizella sparrow with overall brownish gray plumage. Markings on face were low in contrast with off whitish supercilium and lores on gray face.It had a complete eye ring and small pale bill. I did not see the back or nape. Bird was silent. Seen on right hand side trail .across from the area where originally found by Mark Mushkat"

Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 07:28 by Maggie Smith
- 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/S74429388
- Comments: "Small spizella sparrow with overall brownish gray plumage. Markings on face were low in contrast with off whitish supercilium and lores on gray face.It had a complete eye ring and small pale bill. I did not see the back or nape. Bird was silent. Seen on right hand side trail .across from the area where originally found by Mark Mushkat"

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 13:25 by Jeff Miller
- Morro Creek mouth, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.376104,-120.8624411&ll=35.376104,-120.8624411
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74424943
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Very rufous wings, dark streaked back, clean gray nape, buffy gray breast with blurry streaks, white throat, rufous flanks. Only managed a very poor photo of part of the bird, but you can tell that it is a swamp sparrow."

Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 09:30 by Tom Edell
- Morro Creek mouth, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.376104,-120.8624411&ll=35.376104,-120.8624411
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74422781
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "County's second earliest arrival date (poor photos)"

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1)
- Reported Oct 02, 2020 09:17 by Jacqueline Knowlton
- Del Mar Park, Morro Bay US-CA 35.39834, -120.85772, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.398341,-120.857719&ll=35.398341,-120.857719
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74399142
- Comments: "Continuing bird."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 10:15 by Roger Zachary
- 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/S74426365
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "recent reports and previously found that morning"

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 10:01 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- 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/S74390844
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Bird observed had yellow breast with dark streaks on sides to flanks, dark eye line, dark auriculars contrasting with yellow on throat and face, pronounced white wing bars, and white under-tail with black on sides of tail tip."

Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 10:01 by Moed Gerveni
- 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/S74391310
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Bird observed had yellow breast with dark streaks on sides to flanks, dark eye line, dark auriculars contrasting with yellow on throat and face, pronounced white wing bars, and white under-tail with black on sides of tail tip."

Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 03, 2020 12:18 by Will Knowlton
- Santa Rosa Creek Trail--Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.565858,-121.1005139&ll=35.565858,-121.1005139
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74386125
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Found again with large flock of Bushtits and chickadees near trail entrance at Windsor."

Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 09:45 by Jeanette Stone
- 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/S74424590
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Reported on Oct. 3 by Dave Keeling. Seen by the RV park storage area. Typical tail bobbing behavior with yellow under tail, pale eyebrow."

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