Date: 1/22/19 11:29 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [slocobirding] [eBird Alert] San Luis Obispo County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Harlequin Duck (2 reports)
- Long-tailed Duck (1 report)
- Vermilion Flycatcher (4 reports)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Black-throated Gray Warbler (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 22, 2019 09:42 by Mike Hansen
- Estero Bluffs SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4484114,-120.9437799&ll=35.4484114,-120.9437799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51940665
- Comments: "Small dark brown duck resting and preening just beyond kelp beds. Had small white patch behind eye of female plumage. "

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 22, 2019 09:42 by Kim Zumwalt
- Estero Bluffs SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4484114,-120.9437799&ll=35.4484114,-120.9437799
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51945070
- Comments: "Small dark brown duck resting and preening just beyond kelp beds. Had small white patch behind eye of female plumage. "

Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 19, 2019 14:06 by Mark Hays
- Morro Rock, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.3693972,-120.8670566&ll=35.3693972,-120.8670566
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51945562
- Comments: "Compact duck, a bit smaller than the Surf Scoters it was associating with, with a round head and small bill. Whitish overall with darker brownish mantle and wings. Sides bright white. White head with dark auricular spot. Bobbing in and out of view out in the surf. "

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1)
- Reported Jan 22, 2019 10:50 by Kathleen & Hal Robins
- Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2656069,-120.6903817&ll=35.2656069,-120.6903817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51947082
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Bushes near 2nd boat launch."

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1)
- Reported Jan 22, 2019 10:24 by Norman Pillsbury
- Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2656069,-120.6903817&ll=35.2656069,-120.6903817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51948574
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird. It flew down within 25 ft of me; see photos."

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 21, 2019 10:30 by Dika Golovatchoff
- Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2656069,-120.6903817&ll=35.2656069,-120.6903817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51940209
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Frequently flew from its perch, sallied for insect, then returned to same or nearby perch. Sometimes disappeared from view for fairly long periods of time. I also saw it perched on fence quite near to the much larger Say's Phoebe."

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2019 10:16 by Mark Hays
- Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2656069,-120.6903817&ll=35.2656069,-120.6903817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51945571
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing bird"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 22, 2019 10:50 by Kathleen & Hal Robins
- Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2656069,-120.6903817&ll=35.2656069,-120.6903817
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51947082
- Comments: "Continuing. Trees adjacent to 2nd boat launch parking."

Black-throated Gray Warbler (Setophaga nigrescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 22, 2019 09:35 by Norman Pillsbury
- San Luis Obispo Creek downtown SLO, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.278945,-120.6653191&ll=35.278945,-120.6653191
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51940612
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing Bird from CBC. Lacks center crown stripe of B&W Warbler. Yellow supraloral spot is visible in two of the photos."

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