Date: 1/10/19 9:11 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Tufted Duck (1 report)
- Common Gallinule (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2019 12:00 by Timothy Burkhardt
- Lauro Canyon Reservoir, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4557306,-119.7257638&ll=34.4557306,-119.7257638
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51543356
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Stunning male returned and continues."

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1)
- Reported Jan 10, 2019 09:14 by Noah Gaines
- 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/S51529643
- Comments: "A loud low gurgulling call called our attention to the reeds. Wes noted a young bird larger than the nearby Sora white on side yellowish tip orange Bill."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (8)
- Reported Jan 10, 2019 09:25 by margeNdon thornton
- Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3961231,-119.5283666&ll=34.3961231,-119.5283666
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51542145
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "All were characterized by their large heavy beaks. The three adults showed the black head with the white cheeks and mostly white crown that had a yellow patch on the forehead. Two appeared to be molting from the 1st summer plumage to adult, while the remaining three appeared to be juveniles."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 10, 2019 09:14 by Noah Gaines
- 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/S51529643
- Comments: "Yellow up to chest large bill. Greenish back. Twittering call."

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