Date: 1/31/20 6:39 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Black-legged Kittiwake (2 reports)
- Short-eared Owl (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Sage Thrasher (2 reports)
- Northern Waterthrush (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (1)
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 15:30 by Pete Wolf
- 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/S63935187
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 10:07 by David Levasheff
- 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/S63932902
- Media: 2 Photos
- 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."

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) (1)
- Reported Jan 30, 2020 16:48 by Guy Tingos
- More Mesa, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4215576,-119.7963064&ll=34.4215576,-119.7963064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63953156
- Comments: "Continuing"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 30, 2020 06:30 by John Callender
- 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/S63934078
- Media: 1 Photo, 1 Audio
- Comments: "Continuing near the bridge at the east end of Venoco Road."

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 07:45 by Laura Baldwin
- 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/S63955821
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 29, 2020 07:45 by Marjorie Erickson
- 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/S63934058
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing"

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) (1)
- Reported Jan 30, 2020 16:04 by Mark Holmgren
- Carpinteria Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3930006,-119.5140259&ll=34.3930006,-119.5140259
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S63955516
- Comments: "Calling along W side of creek opposite Wastewater Treatment Plant. Visible as it forged along and near Creek edge. Continuing bird since fall."

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