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


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*** Species Summary:

- Harlequin Duck (2 reports)
- Red-necked Grebe (1 report)
- Black-throated Sparrow (3 reports)
- Streak-backed Oriole (2 reports)

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Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 09, 2020 09:43 by Tom Edell
- Estero Bluffs SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4484114,-120.9437799&ll=35.4484114,-120.9437799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76053037
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "believed to be a returning female. One to three females present here for past 8 winters."

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 09, 2020 09:43 by Roger Zachary
- Estero Bluffs SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4484114,-120.9437799&ll=35.4484114,-120.9437799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76060126
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "believed to be a returning female. One to three females present here for past 8 winters."

Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
- Reported Nov 09, 2020 11:50 by Mike Bush
- Tidelands Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3590612,-120.8514118&ll=35.3590612,-120.8514118
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76051936
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing at Tidelands Park, Morro Bay, seen at the Boat Ramp at 11:40am."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 09, 2020 09:20 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/S76063762
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile first reported on eBird at this eBird hotspot on 10/28/20 (Jim Royer). ---
Only prior eBird report of this species at the Islay Creek Campground: 9/29/2006 & 9/30/2006 (Tom Edell)."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 09, 2020 08:59 by Dave Weber
- 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/S76067630
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Previously reported. First seen when it flew down to the cove par king lot. Later around 2 pm it was seen at the 'siren info' sign at the campground entrance. It did not mind me being as close as 8 ft or when a park vehicle passed within 6 ft."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 09, 2020 08:00 by Steve Summers
- 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/S76063618
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "In the Spooner's Cove parking lot, continuing bird"

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 09, 2020 11:17 by Albert Linkowski
- 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/S76069938
- Comments: "Continuing bird, seen only once, briefly and partly obscure from view. Structurally like Bullock’s but unmarked plain orange face and distinct dark streaks on back"

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 09, 2020 08:00 by Steve Summers
- 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/S76063618
- Comments: "First seen around 8:30a on the hill side by the campground host site. Showed well a couple of time but mostly stayed in the bushes. After a few minutes it flew away over the hillside toward the campground entrance road. A bright orange oriole with greenish back with dark streaks. Lots of white in the wing. Many photos by others but I was unable to get any today."

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