Date: 8/11/19 1:54 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Neotropic Cormorant (4 reports)
- American Bittern (2 reports)
- American Redstart (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Aug 10, 2019 17:17 by Tim Swain
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58900763
- Comments: "**very rare: Continuing adult bird at south end of slough, first perched alone on a root in the water and later perched with DCCO in dead tree on shore. Noticeably smaller than DCCO with long tail, dusky lores, and sharp gape corner with bold white border. Pics. "

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Aug 10, 2019 17:17 by David Swain
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58900764
- Comments: "**very rare: Continuing adult bird at south end of slough, first perched alone on a root in the water and later perched with DCCO in dead tree on shore. Noticeably smaller than DCCO with long tail, dusky lores, and sharp gape corner with bold white border. Pics. "

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Aug 10, 2019 14:00 by Andrew Howe
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58901201
- Comments: "Continuing bird perched on a snag in the water next to a Double-crested. Much smaller and more long-tailed. Gular angled sharply and bordered in white."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Aug 10, 2019 12:24 by Conor McMahon
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58891183
- Comments: "Continuing on snag in slough"

American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) (1)
- Reported Aug 11, 2019 07:27 by Barry Rowan
- Lake Los Carneros Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.44322,-119.84975&ll=34.44322,-119.84975
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58911131
- Comments: "Two medium-sized herons flushed by a coyote. Only had good looks at the second bird, which had light brown wings with black tips and trailing edge. Will upload photo later. "

American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) (1)
- Reported Aug 11, 2019 07:27 by Molly Redmond
- Lake Los Carneros Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.44322,-119.84975&ll=34.44322,-119.84975
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58911132
- Comments: "Two medium-sized herons flushed by a coyote. Only had good looks at the second bird, which had light brown wings with black tips and trailing edge. Will upload photo later. "

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 09, 2019 18:00 by Joan Lentz
- 433 Pimiento Ln, Santa Barbara US-CA (34.4341,-119.6351), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.434078,-119.635051&ll=34.434078,-119.635051
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58894776
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. See new photos below."

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