Date: 1/30/20 6:38 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Eurasian Wigeon (1 report)
- Tufted Duck (1 report)
- Black-legged Kittiwake (4 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)
- Sage Thrasher (5 reports)
- Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle x Audubon's) (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 13:14 by Patricia Ayres
- Goleta Sanitary District Plant, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42334,-119.83231&ll=34.42334,-119.83231
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63926164
- Comments: "Had received report from a kind border that a Eurasian Wigeon might be found at this location. Found swimming with American wigeons. Duck had reddish brown head with almost white crown and forehead. Had gray back and sides with pinkish brown breast."

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1)
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 12:02 by Patricia Ayres
- Lauro Canyon Reservoir, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4557306,-119.7257638&ll=34.4557306,-119.7257638
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63926096
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Diving duck with black crest, back and tail with very white sides. Had yellow eyes with gray Bill with black tip. Male."

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 12:27 by Adam Searcy
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63915994
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing immature bird found by others this morning."

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 10:07 by Mark Holmgren
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63916669
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Floating in center of inundated basin. We never saw it fly or spread its wings. Medium-small gull with black bill and no gonydeal angle. Dark smudges behind eye and along nape. Black outer primaries, pale inner primaries barely visible. Viewed in poor light. Found by David Levasheff."

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 10:07 by Lisa Stratton
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63918260
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Floating in center of inundated basin. We never saw it fly or spread its wings. Medium-small gull with black bill and no gonydeal angle. Dark smudges behind eye and along nape. Black outer primaries, pale inner primaries barely visible. Viewed in poor light. Found by David Levasheff."

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 10:07 by Lori Gaskin
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63917171
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Floating in center of inundated basin. We never saw it fly or spread its wings. Medium-small gull with black bill and no gonydeal angle. Dark smudges behind eye and along nape. Black outer primaries, pale inner primaries barely visible. Viewed in poor light. Found by David Levasheff."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 08:32 by Laurel S Luby
- Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3961231,-119.5283666&ll=34.3961231,-119.5283666
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63913061
- Comments: "Frequent visitors to Salt Marsh past few years Gray body, black and white face with yellow crown and plume like feathers down back. Red eye, black bill."

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 07:45 by Peter Schneekloth
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63920153
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 07:45 by Guy Tingos
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63919287
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 07:45 by John Callender
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63921963
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 07:45 by Tim Matthews
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63931577
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 07:45 by Ryanne Pritchard-Bee
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63926405
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle x Audubon's) (Setophaga coronata coronata x auduboni) (1)
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 12:27 by Adam Searcy
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63915994
- Comments: "Chip note sounded like AUWA. Bird had a MYWA face/throat but with a yellow patch in the middle of the white (the yellow bordered by white) and a faint white supercilium."

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