Date: 2/2/19 1:45 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Cackling Goose (minima) (2 reports)
- Lesser Yellowlegs (3 reports)
- Red-naped Sapsucker (2 reports)
- Brewer's Sparrow (1 report)
- Yellow Warbler (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Cackling Goose (minima) (Branta hutchinsii minima) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 17:09 by Michelle Romedy
- Waller Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9029675,-120.4392958&ll=34.9029675,-120.4392958
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52281708
- Comments: "No white collar separating sock from breast. Darker color, purplish in tone. Have pictures."

Cackling Goose (minima) (Branta hutchinsii minima) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 16:55 by Janet Neath
- Waller Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9029675,-120.4392958&ll=34.9029675,-120.4392958
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52281677
- Comments: "Higher white cheek, purple dark breast, rounded head shape. Picture available."

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) (1)
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 13:09 by Janet Neath
- 93458, Santa Maria US-CA (34.9474,-120.4921), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.947441,-120.492084&ll=34.947441,-120.492084
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52276933
- Comments: "Bill and body smaller than greater yellow legs. Legs were narrower. "

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) (1)
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 13:15 by Cathy Hay
- Santa Maria WTP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9487269,-120.4915452&ll=34.9487269,-120.4915452
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52275940
- Comments: "Pic to follow"

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) (1)
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 13:07 by Michelle Romedy
- Santa Maria WTP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9487269,-120.4915452&ll=34.9487269,-120.4915452
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52276883
- Comments: "Smaller than the greater yellowlegs it was standing next to. Shorter bill than greater yellowlegs."

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 07:43 by Michelle Romedy
- California 246, Santa Ynez, California, US (34.61, -120.066), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6096303,-120.0662304&ll=34.6096303,-120.0662304
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52264440
- Comments: "Red patch at back of nape"

Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis) (1)
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 07:45 by Janet Neath
- Mission Dr, Santa Ynez US-CA (34.6100,-120.0665), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.610025,-120.066478&ll=34.610025,-120.066478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52264351
- Comments: "Red patch at back of Nap."

Brewer's Sparrow (Spizella breweri) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 09:00 by Anonymous eBirder
- Southern Cuyama Valley Grasslands, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.8032135,-119.4517392&ll=34.8032135,-119.4517392
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52271387
- Comments: "Continuing at this location. Very difficult to observe today, in windy and cold conditions - up to 14 seen here on previous days."

Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) (1)
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 15:16 by Michelle Romedy
- Jack O'Connell Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9586988,-120.5904007&ll=34.9586988,-120.5904007
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52279082
- Comments: "All yellow bird. Yellow inertial converts. Plain face and light streaking on flanks. Have photos.
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Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) (1)
- Reported Feb 01, 2019 15:15 by Janet Neath
- Jack O'Connell Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9586988,-120.5904007&ll=34.9586988,-120.5904007
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52279168
- Comments: "All yellow bird with undertail yellow coverts. Plain face. Have a photo."

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