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


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*** Species Summary:

- Black Turnstone (1 report)
- Common Murre (3 reports)
- Royal Tern (4 reports)
- Chipping Sparrow (2 reports)
- Yellow-headed Blackbird (2 reports)
- American Redstart (1 report)

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Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 15:39 by Madi Elsea
- North Pacific Ocean, Cayucos US-CA 35.44702, -120.94595, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.447021,-120.945945&ll=35.447021,-120.945945
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90520744
- Comments: "Dark overall with white belly & white streak visible on back. Observed perched on rock with several Whimbrels. Photo can be provided though not perfect"

Common Murre (Uria aalge) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:54 by Kai Mills
- Auto selected 35.33782, -121.01126, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.337819,-121.01126&ll=35.337819,-121.01126
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511285
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Together"

Common Murre (Uria aalge) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:54 by Mike Bush
- Auto selected 35.33782, -121.01126, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.337819,-121.01126&ll=35.337819,-121.01126
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90531480
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Together"

Common Murre (Uria aalge) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:54 by Nick Belardes
- Auto selected 35.33782, -121.01126, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.337819,-121.01126&ll=35.337819,-121.01126
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511331
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Together"

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:16 by Nick Belardes
- Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3699,-120.857&ll=35.3699,-120.857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511329
- Comments: "Just outside the harbor. Flew over our heads, basic plumaged bird. A more stocky, straighter bill than an Elegant terns."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:16 by Mike Bush
- Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3699,-120.857&ll=35.3699,-120.857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511433
- Comments: "Just outside the harbor. Flew over our heads, basic plumaged bird. A more stocky, straighter bill than an Elegant terns."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 09:16 by Kai Mills
- Morro Bay Harbor, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3699,-120.857&ll=35.3699,-120.857
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90511259
- Comments: "Just outside the harbor. Flew over our heads, basic plumaged bird. A more stocky, straighter bill than an Elegant terns."

Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 12:26 by Pair of Wing-Nuts
- Morro Strand State Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3982858,-120.8678892&ll=35.3982858,-120.8678892
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90530571
- Media: 1 Photo

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 06:31 by Mike Stiles
- Santa Rita Ranch #1 (35.528, -120.857), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5278198,-120.8568124&ll=35.5278198,-120.8568124
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90514479
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "Singing, not seen"

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 19, 2021 08:31 by Mike Stiles
- Santa Rita Ranch #13 (35.527, -120.834), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.5274295,-120.8343425&ll=35.5274295,-120.8343425
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90514581
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "Singing, not seen"

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 12:19 by Jan Bugge
- Little Morro Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3873006,-120.8244824&ll=35.3873006,-120.8244824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90548358
- Comments: "Slightly larger than red-winged blackbird. Dark brown overall, with yellow breast and face.(female)
First seen on a fence in front of blue house. Then after 30 minutes of searching it was found foraging in cut oat hay field with tri-colored, red-winged and brewers blackbirds across from blue house.
4 birders saw this bird for several minutes at reasonable range for binocular ID. Unable to get a photo due to camera malfunction."

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 12:19 by Lisa Gattuso
- Little Morro Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3873006,-120.8244824&ll=35.3873006,-120.8244824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90533218
- Comments: "Slightly larger than red-winged blackbird. Dark brown overall, with yellow breast and face.(female)
First seen on a fence in front of blue house. Then after 30 minutes of searching it was found foraging in cut oat hay field with tri-colored, red-winged and brewers blackbirds across from blue house.
4 birders saw this bird for several minutes at reasonable range for binocular ID. Unable to get a photo due to camera malfunction."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1)
- Reported Jun 20, 2021 06:56 by Maggie Smith
- 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/S90518932
- Comments: "continuing male seen briefly and singing continuously in willows closer to maintenance yard"

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