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*** Species Summary:

- Common Merganser (2 reports)
- Solitary Sandpiper (3 reports)
- Hammond's Flycatcher (3 reports)
- Hermit Thrush (3 reports)

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Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 25, 2021 14:11 by Jeanette Stone
- Juan Bautista De Anza Trail 4530 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, California, US (35.508, -120.664), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5081307,-120.663767&ll=35.5081307,-120.663767
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86420327
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Large female duck with reddish-brown head and neck, sloping forehead and longish crest with vertical feathering. Straight red-orange bill. Pale grey chest and darker grey back.
In shallow pond with coots and mallards. Photos to come."

Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 25, 2021 14:11 by Jan Bugge
- Juan Bautista De Anza Trail 4530 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, California, US (35.508, -120.664), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5081307,-120.663767&ll=35.5081307,-120.663767
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86427636
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Large female duck with reddish-brown head and neck, sloping forehead and longish crest with vertical feathering. Straight red-orange bill. Pale grey chest and darker grey back.
In shallow pond with coots and mallards. Photos to come."

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 26, 2021 16:02 by Ann Stockert
- De Anza Trail--North Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5267508,-120.6974933&ll=35.5267508,-120.6974933
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86462789
- Media: 7 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing...see photos..."

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 25, 2021 14:11 by Jan Bugge
- Juan Bautista De Anza Trail 4530 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, California, US (35.508, -120.664), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5081307,-120.663767&ll=35.5081307,-120.663767
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86427636
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Medium-sized sandpiper viewed walking and bobbing in several small ponds, and in flight moving between ponds. Adult summer plumage: dark brown back with small white spots, streaky head and breast, white underbelly, strong white eye-ring. Long bill, shortish yellow-green legs,
Photos to come."

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 25, 2021 14:11 by Jeanette Stone
- Juan Bautista De Anza Trail 4530 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, California, US (35.508, -120.664), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5081307,-120.663767&ll=35.5081307,-120.663767
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86420327
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Medium-sized sandpiper viewed walking and bobbing in several small ponds, and in flight moving between ponds. Adult summer plumage: dark brown back with small white spots, streaky head and breast, white underbelly, strong white eye-ring. Long bill, shortish yellow-green legs,
Photos to come."

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) (1)
- Reported Apr 26, 2021 08:07 by Norman Pillsbury
- Pine Mountain Cemetery--Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4957362,-120.6570252&ll=35.4957362,-120.6570252
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86442930
- Comments: "Continuing; small Empid with tiny, short bill, long primary projection, short tail, pale wingbars, irregular eye ring."

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) (1)
- Reported Apr 26, 2021 08:07 by Jeff Miller
- Pine Mountain Cemetery--Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4957362,-120.6570252&ll=35.4957362,-120.6570252
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86425472
- Comments: "Continuing; small Empid with tiny, short bill, long primary projection, short tail, pale wingbars, irregular eye ring."

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) (1)
- Reported Apr 26, 2021 06:36 by Ann Stockert
- Pine Mountain Cemetery--Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4957362,-120.6570252&ll=35.4957362,-120.6570252
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86440480
- Comments: "First heard distinct high-pitched “peek” call above the back area gate, then saw it fly farther up the Pine Mountain Trail. It was small, grayish, with a slightly peaked crown, and a greenish back along with a yellowish wash on its belly. Poor photo if needed"

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (1)
- Reported Apr 26, 2021 08:30 by Jeri Edwards
- Irish Hills Natural Reserve, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2509463,-120.7032681&ll=35.2509463,-120.7032681
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86436686
- Comments: "Distinct rufous tail, spotted white underparts, bobbing tail, in appropriate habitat along Froom Creek"

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 26, 2021 06:36 by Ann Stockert
- Pine Mountain Cemetery--Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4957362,-120.6570252&ll=35.4957362,-120.6570252
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86440480
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Brown with reddish tail, light breast with dark spots , and no Buffy eyering and spectacles like the Swainson’s."

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 25, 2021 10:41 by Jan Bugge
- Pine Mountain Cemetery--Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4957362,-120.6570252&ll=35.4957362,-120.6570252
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S86427503
- Comments: "Small pale brown thrush with buffy color under chin and dark spotting on white breast. Darker tail that flicked. White eye- ring and sturdy pointed bill.
Photos to come."

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