Date: 11/8/18 1:30 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Little Blue Heron (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (2 reports)
- Gray Catbird (1 report)
- Harris's Sparrow (2 reports)
- Bobolink (1 report)
- Palm Warbler (3 reports)
- Palm Warbler (Western) (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea) (1)
- Reported Nov 07, 2018 15:30 by George Chapman
- Goleta Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4171771,-119.829812&ll=34.4171771,-119.829812
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49747642
- Comments: "Continuing rarity. With Great blue heron at base of bluffs across from South-East parking lot . Completely purple-blue egret with dark tipped bill. Significantly smaller than great blue heron."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Nov 08, 2018 08:50 by Barbara Millett
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49759565
- Comments: "Bright yellow belly & breast, long bill. Heard twittering call"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 07, 2018 08:30 by Libby Patten
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49745529
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Yellow undersides, including throat. Thick dark bill. Will add photo."

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 07, 2018 12:22 by Ryan Terrill
- Gaviota SP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4727321,-120.228442&ll=34.4727321,-120.228442
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49742191
- Media: 8 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing in the riparian adjacent to the campground. Photos."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1)
- Reported Nov 07, 2018 16:20 by Becky Turley
- Lake Los Carneros Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.44322,-119.84975&ll=34.44322,-119.84975
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49755867
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing east end of dam, along fence near bench. Found on 11-4-18 by Mark Holgren and Marissa DeVille. Large sparrow, buffy head with dark postocular patch. White throat, black necklace."

Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 07, 2018 08:15 by Pete Wolf
- Lake Los Carneros Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.44322,-119.84975&ll=34.44322,-119.84975
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49742747
- Comments: "Continuing... buffy head, droopy wings, black "bib", slightly larger than white-crowned sparrows it was foraging with. Today, unlike yesterday, it was acting very aggressive toward the WCSP (and one Song Sparrow)... actually stealing the spots they were foraging... did not see that behavior at all yesterday. 34.440328, -119.847952 to 34.440367, -119.847582"

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) (1)
- Reported Nov 07, 2018 08:50 by Becky Turley
- Gaviota SP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4727321,-120.228442&ll=34.4727321,-120.228442
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49759590
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Perched on north side of creek across from campground, flew off northwest out of sight over the hill. Yellow underparts, pink bill, streaky back and sides, crown stripes and dark eyeline. Larger than nearby House Finch."

Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum) (1)
- Reported Nov 08, 2018 06:50 by Noah Gaines
- Noah's Neighborhood Walk, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.433474,-119.7069561&ll=34.433474,-119.7069561
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49755403
- Comments: "Foraging along green fence line with a group of YRWA briefly at a distance before being flushed by a car. At the corner of Ortega and Quarantina. Pumping tail. Yellow undertail and uppertail. Brownish body and a light eye line. "

Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum) (1)
- Reported Nov 07, 2018 15:45 by Becky Turley
- Ortega Park, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4258629,-119.6902508&ll=34.4258629,-119.6902508
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49756748
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing along E Ortega St. north corner of Park. Found by Cuyler Stapelmann. Brown upperparts, Pale streaked underparts, supercilium, Yellow undertail."

Palm Warbler (Western) (Setophaga palmarum palmarum) (1)
- Reported Nov 08, 2018 08:50 by Barbara Millett
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49759565
- Comments: "Large, brownish warbler with pale supercilium and bright yellow under tail coverts. Pumping tail frequently."

Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Nov 07, 2018 08:30 by Libby Patten
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49745529
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Both seen to the west of the Phelps Creek bridge. On the ground and perched at times on the fence south of the path, near where the housing starts. Hint of rust on the head, light supercilium, brown upper parts and yellow undertail coverts. One had a bit more yellow on belly than the other. Bobbed tail. Will attach a photo if clear enough."

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