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

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*** Species Summary:

- Greater White-fronted Goose (1 report)
- Mountain Bluebird (1 report)
- Chipping Sparrow (2 reports)

Thank you for subscribing to the <daily> San Luis Obispo County Rare Bird Alert.The report below shows observations of rare birds in San Luis Obispo County. View or unsubscribe to this alert at https://ebird.org/alert/summary?sid=SN36231
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Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (4) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 24, 2021 09:34 by Tom Edell
- Park Ridge Trail Parking Area (use for viewing estuary), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3414123,-120.8237954&ll=35.3414123,-120.8237954
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84027045
- Comments: "four distant birds together on the estuary. Notably smaller and browner that the nearby Canada Geese and lacking white cheek patch. Too distant to age. White was present around base of bill on at least one bird."

Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) (2)
- Reported Mar 24, 2021 13:23 by Dane Fagundes
- Bitterwater Rd--Ranch SLO Co., San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4800732,-120.0639276&ll=35.4800732,-120.0639276
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84039633
- Comments: "Sky Blue above and lighter blue below Male. Female just plain Jane."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 24, 2021 08:33 by Nick Belardes
- Meadow Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2675798,-120.6606531&ll=35.2675798,-120.6606531
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84016463
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Small sparrows, grey chests and undersides. Dark eyelines extending from bills. Bright rufous crowns. Foraging with goldfinches, Yellow-rumped Warblers and siskins near baseball field."

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 24, 2021 08:57 by Nick Belardes
- Sinsheimer Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.26695,-120.645819&ll=35.26695,-120.645819
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84016144
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Small sparrow, grey chest and underside. Dark eyeline extending from bill. Bright rufous crown. Foraging with White-crowned Sparrows beyond a chain-link fence northeast of playground."


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