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*** Species Summary:

- Black Scoter (4 reports)
- Pacific Golden-Plover (2 reports)
- Tropical Kingbird (2 reports)
- Red Crossbill (2 reports)
- Chipping Sparrow (1 report)
- Black-throated Sparrow (9 reports)
- Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (1 report)
- Savannah Sparrow (Large-billed) (1 report)
- Green-tailed Towhee (2 reports)
- Streak-backed Oriole (16 reports)
- Bullock's Oriole (1 report)
- Scarlet Tanager (1 report)
- Western Tanager (1 report)

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Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:30 by Jeri Edwards
- Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1801116,-120.7386673&ll=35.1801116,-120.7386673
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76251351
- Comments: "solitary male, yellow bill, no white on head or neck, all black body, fairly close to shore. Raft of Surf Scoters were some distance away"

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 11:10 by Janet Scheel
- Avila Beach Pier, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1779805,-120.7343611&ll=35.1779805,-120.7343611
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76263798
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing female on east side of pier. Similar to Ruddy Duck, but larger with dark bill. Distant photo."

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 11:10 by Mark Scheel
- Avila Beach Pier, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1779805,-120.7343611&ll=35.1779805,-120.7343611
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76266401
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing female on east side of pier. Similar to Ruddy Duck, but larger with dark bill. Distant photo."

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 11:10 by Chris Dean
- Avila Beach Pier, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1779805,-120.7343611&ll=35.1779805,-120.7343611
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76247513
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing female on east side of pier. Similar to Ruddy Duck, but larger with dark bill. Distant photo."

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 09:29 by Carol Comeau
- Sea Pines Golf Course, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3153586,-120.8574414&ll=35.3153586,-120.8574414
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76242692
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "This is the same PGPL that Andrew Spencer found on the bay behind Chorro Willows on Thursday, Nov. 12. The bird has a tumor on its right leg. Jay Carroll refound the bird foraging with 5 Killdeer on the golf course near the intersection of Humbolt and Howard. The bird was observed eating earthworms. Once the golfers teed off the group took off. The PGPL was last seen flying towards Shark Inlet with a Killdeer."

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 09:29 by Jay Carroll
- Sea Pines Golf Course, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3153586,-120.8574414&ll=35.3153586,-120.8574414
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76244237
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "This is the same PGPL that Andrew Spencer found on the bay behind Pecho Willows on Thursday, Nov. 12. The bird has a tumor on its right leg. Jay Carroll refound the bird foraging with 5 Killdeer on the golf course near the intersection of Humboldt and Howard. The bird was observed eating earthworms. Once the golfers teed off the group took off. The PGPL was last seen flying towards Shark Inlet with a Killdeer."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 09:41 by Kai Mills
- 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/S76257058
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Recently Herb Elliot posted about two Tropical Kingbirds at Laguna Lake Park. Kai Mills and I kept that in mind each time we encountered a Tropical Kingbird (TK) while exploring. We’d seen a TK in the paved loop, then again along the lakeside road, and again across the lakeside road on a pine branch. Again we saw a Tropical Kingbird lakeside on a branch (toward the paved loop—just east). It was vocalizing, had been vocalizing upon each encounter. This time when the bird flew across the road we heard a Cassin’s, and a third bird, which had the same trilling vocalization as the initial Tropical Kingbird. We watched the three birds, sometimes one TK chasing a Cassin’s, and at times the other TK landing on a branch. We could hear the TK vocalizations more than once coming from two separate areas. It almost seemed as if one of the TKs was more skulky than the other, preferring to hide in the tree canopy, rather than sit exposed on a branch. After some discussion, Kai and I agreed that we both heard TK vocalizations coming from different areas at once. We did not get pics of both TKs, only one, as the other would hide when not chasing the CK."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 09:41 by Nick Belardes
- 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/S76250994
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Recently Herb Elliot posted about two Tropical Kingbirds at Laguna Lake Park. Kai Mills and I kept that in mind each time we encountered a Tropical Kingbird (TK) while exploring. We’d seen a TK in the paved loop, then again along the lakeside road, and again across the lakeside road on a pine branch. Again we saw a Tropical Kingbird lakeside on a branch (toward the paved loop—just east). It was vocalizing, had been vocalizing upon each encounter. This time when the bird flew across the road we heard a Cassin’s, and a third bird, which had the same trilling vocalization as the initial Tropical Kingbird. We watched the three birds, sometimes one TK chasing a Cassin’s, and at times the other TK landing on a branch. We could hear the TK vocalizations more than once coming from two separate areas. It almost seemed as if one of the TKs was more skulky than the other, preferring to hide in the tree canopy, rather than sit exposed on a branch. After some discussion, Kai and I agreed that we both heard TK vocalizations coming from different areas at once. We did not get pics of both TKs, only one, as the other would hide when not chasing the CK."

Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 14:37 by Mark Stephenson
- Los Osos Tip, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.319429,-120.852044&ll=35.319429,-120.852044
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76265509
- Comments: "*Very rare, first joked about hearing one 5 seconds earlier than realized it actually was one. Recordings tba. Less than annual in the county. Got good looks at adult male in binos as it flew over south to north over bay. Continued to the north over the ugly nuclear stacks. Probably kept on going north even after that. Definitely type 2 from Sierras."

Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 14:37 by Lucas Stephenson
- Los Osos Tip, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.319429,-120.852044&ll=35.319429,-120.852044
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76265508
- Comments: "*Very rare, first joked about hearing one 5 seconds earlier than realized it actually was one. Recordings tba. Less than annual in the county. Got good looks at adult male in binos as it flew over south to north over bay. Continued to the north over the ugly nuclear stacks. Probably kept on going north even after that. Definitely type 2 from Sierras."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (3)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:01 by Kathleen Kent
- Heritage Ranch Trails: TW, ROR, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.7328295,-120.8838163&ll=35.7328295,-120.8838163
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76246158
- Comments: "Black line through lores to bill; narrow medium crown stripe. Photos taken which I will post when possible (having problems posting photos in eBird, awaiting reply from eBird for cause of problem)."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:52 by Mike Sanders
- 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/S76265764
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile foraging on the beach, among clumps of grass, at the edge of Spooner’s Cove parking lot. Photos"

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:16 by Jeff Davis
- 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/S76254288
- Comments: "Continuing; smaller than nearby White-crowned Sparrow, with medium gray-brown upper parts, prominent white superciliary and malar stripes, dirty white throat and underparts, and dusky streaks on breast. In parking area across Pecho Valley Rd from entrance to campground, near trail to Spooner's Cove."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:11 by Carol Comeau
- 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/S76248241
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Feeding with a large flock of sparrows by the cypress trees just west of the ranch house bathrooms. Molting into black throat feathers when compared to my photos that were taken on Oct. 31 and Nov. 7."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:00 by Jeff Seay
- 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/S76269724
- Comments: "Continuing HY bird near parking area"

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 11, 2020 07:15 by Leonie Batkin
- 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/S76143711
- Comments: "Continuing bird seen behind the host campsite. It perched out in the open while we were observing other birds in the area."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 08, 2020 07:00 by Todd Wills
- 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/S76243227
- Comments: "continuing bird seen by campsite #1."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 11:00 by Petra Clayton
- Islay Creek Mouth--Montana de Oro SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2754126,-120.8874173&ll=35.2754126,-120.8874173
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76270476
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Click on the image below for a Flickr video, showing the Black-throated Sparrow first preening and then foraging on the beach, tolerant of human activity:
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jack-petra-clayton/50603842222/in/dateposted-public/" title="Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata), juvenile, Montaña de Oro, Los Osos, CA"><img src="https://live.staticflickr.com/31337/50603842222_8b3eaa9cec_b.jpg" alt="Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata), juvenile, Montaña de Oro, Los Osos, CA" /></a>"

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 10:16 by Owen Castagnoli
- Islay Creek Mouth--Montana de Oro SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2754126,-120.8874173&ll=35.2754126,-120.8874173
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76254999
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Down at creek mouth and bush on sand. Grey/brown cap and cheeks. White supercilium and moustachial stripe. Black throat with some white beneath."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 10:16 by Landon Lujan
- Islay Creek Mouth--Montana de Oro SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2754126,-120.8874173&ll=35.2754126,-120.8874173
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76256388
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Down at creek mouth and bush on sand. Grey/brown cap and cheeks. White supercilium and moustachial stripe. Black throat with some white beneath."

Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) (Junco hyemalis hyemalis/carolinensis) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 10:49 by Mark Stephenson
- 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/S76270091
- Comments: "Details later, in beginning of campground."

Savannah Sparrow (Large-billed) (Passerculus sandwichensis rostratus/atratus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 07:31 by Jeff Miller
- Morro Bay SP--Marina/Boardwalk Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3445235,-120.8418006&ll=35.3445235,-120.8418006
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76239244
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Gray back, large pinkish bill with curved Cullen. Seen next to other SASPs for good comparison."

Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 12, 2020 11:30 by Patrick Temple
- 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/S76259886
- Comments: "Perched on top of Ceanothus at site 12 for a clear view of a towhee-sized sparrow, dull gray-brown but with a clear and conspicuous white throat"

Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (1)
- Reported Nov 12, 2020 11:30 by Lynn 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/S76271424
- Comments: "Perched on top of Ceanothus at site 12 for a clear view of a towhee-sized sparrow, dull gray-brown but with a clear and conspicuous white throat"

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 13:09 by Carly Boyd-Dovideo
- 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/S76263991
- Comments: "Heard and observed in a group of four other birders. Streaked back and bright orange coloration. Black neck and repetitive chatter. Beautiful bird."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 12:59 by Pete Sole
- 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/S76258545
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing at campground. Clearly seen and photographed around 2:30pm at approximate location Latitude:35.2738 Longitude:-120.8841. Images:
<a href="http://www.lighthousenet.com/photos/birds/web_ready/orioles_tanagers/oriole_streak_backed_201114a.jpg"><img src="http://www.lighthousenet.com/photos/birds/web_ready/orioles_tanagers/oriole_streak_backed_201114a.jpg" /></a><br />
<a href="http://www.lighthousenet.com/photos/birds/web_ready/orioles_tanagers/oriole_streak_backed_201114c.jpg"><img src="http://www.lighthousenet.com/photos/birds/web_ready/orioles_tanagers/oriole_streak_backed_201114c.jpg" /></a><br />
<a href="http://www.lighthousenet.com/photos/birds/web_ready/orioles_tanagers/oriole_streak_backed_201114d.jpg"><img src="http://www.lighthousenet.com/photos/birds/web_ready/orioles_tanagers/oriole_streak_backed_201114d.jpg" /></a>"

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 11:10 by Landon Lujan
- 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/S76256392
- Comments: "Continuing. More reddish than hooded oriole. Greyish back. Perched briefly before flying into more bushes. Skulky."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 11:10 by Owen Castagnoli
- 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/S76255095
- Comments: "Continuing. More reddish than hooded oriole. Greyish back. Perched briefly before flying into more bushes. Skulky."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 10:49 by Lucas Stephenson
- 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/S76270092
- Comments: "Continuing bird, quite skulky, but offering good views occasionally to the 10 birders present. Quiet Chatter call notes. Photos. Seen earlier in the morning near campgrounds 10-12 and when we arrived it was on hillside by campgrounds 18-19. Reddish face and streaked back, with a blackish face, black tail, white thickish wingbars. Adult male, bright red flanks. Found by Jim Royer, has stayed 1 and a half weeks so far."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 10:49 by Mark Stephenson
- 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/S76270091
- Comments: "Continuing bird, quite skulky, but offering good views occasionally to the 10 birders present. Quiet Chatter call notes. Photos. Seen earlier in the morning near campgrounds 10-12 and when we arrived it was on hillside by campgrounds 18-19. Reddish face and streaked back, with a blackish face, black tail, white thickish wingbars. Adult male, bright red flanks. Found by Jim Royer, has stayed 1 and a half weeks so far."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:55 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/S76265649
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing since 11/4/20 (Jim Royer). --- Today seen at 8:58 a.m. flying from campsite #23 along the paved campground road, landing briefly and then crossing the open area and landing in the vegetation by the green water tank (campsitse #20) on the hillside by the camp host . --- Bright orange, black chin."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:52 by Mike Sanders
- 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/S76265764
- Comments: "Continuing rarity observed by a large group. My sighting was at 1005 from the campground road, between sites 19&20, looking toward the hillside, adjacent to the dark green water tank. Oriole came briefly into view close to the ground but flew into the dense dead vegetation behind the coyote bush (Baccharis) and moving toward the nearest Coffeeberry with several obsured views. We speculated that the coffeeberry was dropping fruit which kept the bird foraging low in the dense understory below the bush. Oriole was bright orange with similar black bib to a Hooded Oriole but its head was markedly redder orange. Distinguished also by black streaks on its back. Photos"

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:16 by Jeff Davis
- 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/S76254288
- Comments: "Continuing; like adult male Hooded Oriole but larger with deeper orange head and underparts with black streaks on medium orange back; black face and bib narrower than on Hooded.. Gave abbreviated rattle call from Islay Creek willows near campsite 6, then flew downstream near campsite 4, giving a full rattle call, then rattling again as it flew across first campground loop to brushy hillside near campsite 18, where it made a few brief appearances west of green water tank."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:13 by David Sexton
- 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/S76247738
- Comments: "Continuing bird, seen multiple times over 3 hour stretch, very skulky. Final looks were best with views of dark orange and black face pattern. MOB, some with photos that we reviewed for confirmation. Near water tank behind campsite 20? for final views."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 08:00 by Jeff Seay
- 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/S76269724
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. First seen briefly next to Creek, then spent the next 3 hours skulking on the hillside above the first loop in the campground, making brief appearances but rarely in the open."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 06:19 by Janet Scheel
- 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/S76266319
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Overall orange oriole with bright reddish-orange face, black lores and black throat. long pointy bill with dark upper mandible and light lower mandible. Nape more brownish-orange. Back brownish-orange to olive-orange with black streaks. Black wings with white edges on primaries, secondaries, tertials, and greater coverts; white edges especially broad on tertials and greater coverts. Two white wing bars. Dark tail from above. Every time we saw it, we heard the chatter call first. Skulky.

First found at 7am at campsite 12; located by chatter call and then seen only in flight. Several times over the next 15 minutes it chattered, popped up for only a second or two, and then flew off and hid, first near campsite 12, then 10, then it flew to site 25 and disappeared. About 8:15 it chattered again and popped up near campsite 23, this time long enough for a few photos. About a half hour later, other birders found it somewhere between campsites 3 and 4, and it flew to the campsite host area and hid again."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 06:19 by Mark Scheel
- 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/S76266336
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Overall orange oriole with bright reddish-orange face, black lores and black throat. long pointy bill with dark upper mandible and light lower mandible. Nape more brownish-orange. Back brownish-orange to olive-orange with black streaks. Black wings with white edges on primaries, secondaries, tertials, and greater coverts; white edges especially broad on tertials and greater coverts. Two white wing bars. Dark tail from above. Every time we saw it, we heard the chatter call first. Skulky.

First found at 7am at campsite 12; located by chatter call and then seen only in flight. Several times over the next 15 minutes it chattered, popped up for only a second or two, and then flew off and hid, first near campsite 12, then 10, then it flew to site 25 and disappeared. About 8:15 it chattered again and popped up near campsite 23, this time long enough for a few photos. About a half hour later, other birders found it somewhere between campsites 3 and 4, and it flew to the campsite host area and hid again."

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 12, 2020 11:30 by Lynn 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/S76271424
- Comments: "Stakeout species, bright orange oriole with clearly defined dark streaks on the back; stayed hidden most of the time at site 12, but flew between 12 and 10 occasionally and perched in shrubs at eye level to give clear views"

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 12, 2020 11:30 by Patrick Temple
- 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/S76259886
- Comments: "Stakeout species, bright orange oriole with clearly defined dark streaks on the back; stayed hidden most of the time at site 12, but flew between 12 and 10 occasionally and perched in shrubs at eye level to give clear views"

Streak-backed Oriole (Icterus pustulatus) (1)
- Reported Nov 08, 2020 07:00 by Todd Wills
- 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/S76243227
- Comments: "continuing bird. Saw clearly at 9:48 has it flew from the area near the camp host to the brush at campsite #1."

Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 14:37 by Lucas Stephenson
- Los Osos Tip, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.319429,-120.852044&ll=35.319429,-120.852044
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76265508
- Comments: "Chattering on north side of willows then flew to eucs at tip."

Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 11:30 by sue girard
- a cory yard list, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.0424457,-120.5001819&ll=35.0424457,-120.5001819
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76248995
- Comments: "Adult female; appeared briefly at grd BB with WETA female. olive green back, wings; olive crown and cheek contrasting with lighter yellowy-green underside; no wingbars, UTC yellow . no media"

Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) (1)
- Reported Nov 14, 2020 11:30 by sue girard
- a cory yard list, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.0424457,-120.5001819&ll=35.0424457,-120.5001819
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76248995
- Comments: "appeared briefly at grd BB, flew into Prunus hedge--a few fruits remain. Pale adult female--gray back, dbl wingbars, yellow head with darker crown area; yellowish bill; light gray to dull white underparts, yellow UTC. no media"

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