Date: 1/26/19 12:16 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [slocobirding] [eBird Alert] San Luis Obispo County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Black Scoter (1 report)
- Pacific Golden-Plover (1 report)
- Herring Gull (American) (2 reports)
- Laysan Albatross (1 report)
- Black-footed Albatross (1 report)
- Buller's Shearwater (1 report)
- Short-tailed Shearwater (1 report)
- White-faced Ibis (1 report)
- Tennessee Warbler (1 report)
- Nashville Warbler (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (1)
- Reported Jan 25, 2019 11:20 by Petra Clayton
- North Point Natural Area--Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.407079,-120.8717568&ll=35.407079,-120.8717568
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52044053
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Steep, un-Surf Scoter like steep forehead and round crown. The face is not pale enough to be a female.

Click on the image below for a Flickr video:
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jack-petra-clayton/45962810075/in/dateposted-public/" title="Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) & Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata), Morro Bay, CA"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7895/45962810075_65707c2fda_o.jpg" alt="Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) & Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata), Morro Bay, CA" /></a>"

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 25, 2019 07:32 by Tom Edell
- Point Sierra Nevada Beach, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.717177,-121.3134003&ll=35.717177,-121.3134003
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52027996
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "at least one previously reported here, but this is the first report of two this winter. Both showed golden color in the backs and wings, wing tips that barely extended beyond the tail tip, dark ear spots on the face, and smallish all dark bills. One of these is most likely an adult back for its third winter. (Photos)"

Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus) (3)
- Reported Jan 19, 2019 09:40 by Patrick Ridder
- (35.2967,-121.2120), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.29667,-121.211966&ll=35.29667,-121.211966
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52022801
- Comments: "Adults"

Herring Gull (American) (Larus argentatus smithsonianus) (2)
- Reported Jan 19, 2019 13:41 by Patrick Ridder
- (35.4712,-121.1354), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.471216,-121.135365&ll=35.471216,-121.135365
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52022773
- Comments: "Adult with one primary mirror typical of western American Herring Gull. "

Laysan Albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2019 11:44 by Patrick Ridder
- (35.4081,-121.4596), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.408096,-121.45964&ll=35.408096,-121.45964
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52022786
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Adult, many photos."

Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2019 09:40 by Patrick Ridder
- (35.2967,-121.2120), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.29667,-121.211966&ll=35.29667,-121.211966
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52022801
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Younger individual with dark rear end. "

Buller's Shearwater (Ardenna bulleri) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2019 12:41 by Patrick Ridder
- (35.4340,-121.3224), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.433968,-121.322376&ll=35.433968,-121.322376
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52022778
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Incredibly rare in northern hemisphere during northern winter. Very few records. Fortunately we were able to see it well."

Short-tailed Shearwater (Ardenna tenuirostris) (1)
- Reported Jan 19, 2019 11:44 by Patrick Ridder
- (35.4081,-121.4596), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.408096,-121.45964&ll=35.408096,-121.45964
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52022786
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Boat friendly, glides with more bowed wings than Sooty. Wings shorter, suggests fulmar in some ways."

White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) (1)
- Reported Jan 25, 2019 11:00 by Peggy Burhenn
- Pismo State Beach Golf Course, Grover Beach US-CA (35.1275,-120.6344), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.127502,-120.634424&ll=35.127502,-120.634424
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52044256
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "on hole 7 in the pond in front of the green"

Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina) (1)
- Reported Jan 25, 2019 14:50 by Kaaren Perry
- Morro Bay yard, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.360935,-120.844846&ll=35.360935,-120.844846
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52037771
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Bushtit flock passing through caught my attention. Hoping for warblers that recently have been seen accompanying the group. TEWA showed up in less than 5 minutes, going immediately to the bath."

Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla) (1)
- Reported Jan 25, 2019 11:00 by Kaaren Perry
- Morro Bay yard, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.360935,-120.844846&ll=35.360935,-120.844846
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52032337
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Associating with bushtit flock. Neither had been seen the past 4 days."

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