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


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*** Species Summary:

- Red-necked Phalarope (1 report)
- Black Skimmer (4 reports)
- Least Bittern (4 reports)
- American Redstart (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated.

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Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 11, 2021 09:30 by Anita Howard
- Harmony Headlands SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4748896,-121.0018122&ll=35.4748896,-121.0018122
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90011108
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "This bird was identified on "What's this Bird" and then verified by Tom Edell from ebird.org"

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) (2)
- Reported Jun 12, 2021 11:27 by David Cox
- 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/S90063177
- Comments: "Seen thru scope, white under the wings, unique shape, long wings when flying and skimming. Mike Bush spotted yesterday."

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 12, 2021 10:40 by Norman Pillsbury
- 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/S90067913
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Black on back and back of head; white belly. Both seen skimming/fishing. Long shot/rotten photo. Continuing from 6-11-2021; found by Mike Bush."

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) (2)
- Reported Jun 12, 2021 10:32 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- 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/S90092125
- Comments: "Jeff Miller was on these birds when I arrived. Birds observed through scope on mudflat and and in flight had long, horizontal posture and were black on body and white on face and throat."

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 12, 2021 09:46 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/S90058863
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing; poor photos"

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 12, 2021 20:21 by The Kingbirder
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90091481
- Comments: "Continuing bird singing on the north side of the pond."

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 12, 2021 20:21 by The Long-eared Owl
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90091485
- Comments: "Continuing bird singing on the north side of the pond."

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1)
- Reported Jun 12, 2021 08:25 by Mark Mushkat
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90052278
- Comments: "Soft Coo-coo-coo-coo calls. Near central Sycamore, a shorter path gets closer to water’s edge."

Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 11, 2021 08:44 by Tom Edell
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90062103
- Media: 2 Audio
- Comments: "Singing, not seen. Bird was in the dense bulrushes by the large sycamore trees on the north side of the pond."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 12, 2021 05:53 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Pismo SB--Oceano Campground, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1085767,-120.6265268&ll=35.1085767,-120.6265268
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90091076
- Media: 2 Photos, 1 Audio
- Comments: "Continuing bird - black on back with orange on sides and under-tail and white belly. Observed singing at north end of maintenance road."

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