Date: 2/9/19 1:53 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [slocobirding] [eBird Alert] San Luis Obispo County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Black Scoter (1 report)
- Costa's Hummingbird (1 report)
- Ruddy Turnstone (1 report)
- White-faced Ibis (1 report)
- Vermilion Flycatcher (3 reports)
- Grasshopper Sparrow (2 reports)

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Thank you for subscribing to the <daily> San Luis Obispo County Rare Bird Alert.The report below shows observations of rare birds in San Luis Obispo County. View or unsubscribe to this alert at https://ebird.org/alert/summary?sid=SN36231
NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 08, 2019 12:30 by Justin Purnell
- Cabrillo Hwy, Morro Bay US-CA (35.4148,-120.8743), San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.414821,-120.874293&ll=35.414821,-120.874293
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52497669
- Comments: "Continuing birds observed in flock of surf scoters. 1 immature male observed with faint yellow knob at base of bill with slightly pale cheeks, dark overall. 1 female observed with clean pale cheeks below the eyes."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 08, 2019 14:00 by Jeri Edwards
- stagecoach yard, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1366211,-120.5594736&ll=35.1366211,-120.5594736
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52504404
- Media: 1 Photo

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 08, 2019 12:00 by Justin Purnell
- 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/S52497940
- Media: 1 Photo

White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) (1)
- Reported Feb 08, 2019 11:55 by Petra Clayton
- Oceano County Park, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.1057118,-120.6255312&ll=35.1057118,-120.6255312
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52505331
- Media: 6 Photos
- Comments: "Click on the image below for the first of four Flickr videos, showing both the Cackling Goose and the White-faced Ibis (with American Coots and gulls):
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jack-petra-clayton/33157996818/in/dateposted-public/" title="White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) & Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii), Oceano, CA"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7864/33157996818_0fff0959bd_o.jpg" alt="White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) & Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii), Oceano, CA" /></a>
Click on the image below for the second of four Flickr videos:
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jack-petra-clayton/33158005338/in/dateposted-public/" title="White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi), Oceano, CA"><img src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4819/33158005338_0f2c9432bc_o.jpg" alt="White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi), Oceano, CA" /></a>"

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 08, 2019 12:04 by kathy simpson
- 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/S52499621
- Comments: "Has been confirmed by multiple birders, including birders and group leader of Morro Bay bird Festival trip."

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 08, 2019 10:00 by Jeri Edwards
- 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/S52497957
- Media: 1 Photo

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 08, 2019 09:06 by Rick Saval
- 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/S52491232
- Comments: "Continues peninsula loop trail and fence line. "

Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 08, 2019 09:09 by Faye Steadman
- Harmony Headlands SP, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.4748896,-121.0018122&ll=35.4748896,-121.0018122
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52495738
- Comments: "Sitting in a coyote bush right past the bunk house"

Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 07, 2019 13:15 by Jay Carroll
- Pt. Buchon Trail, San Luis Obispo, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=35.2550601,-120.8981069&ll=35.2550601,-120.8981069
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S52496373
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Flushed from grassland habitat along trail and perched in coffeeberry bush; complete white eyering, orangish-yellow loral spot, flat head profile with median crown stripe, relatively large bill."

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