Date: 2/11/20 8:26 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- American Coot (Red-shielded) (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)
- Eastern Phoebe (1 report)
- Vermilion Flycatcher (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Pine Warbler (1 report)
- Summer Tanager (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

American Coot (Red-shielded) (Fulica americana (Red-shielded)) (1)
- Reported Feb 08, 2020 09:07 by Mark Hays
- 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/checklist/S64245381
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "seen with all of the other coots. did not specifically look for other red-shielded birds"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2020 16:49 by Silvia Echeverria
- 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/checklist/S64337548
- Comments: "On east bank of Franklin Creek south of bridge. Solitary, appears 2 juveniles that I saw yesterday are not with him"

Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2020 08:07 by Mark Holmgren
- Santa Maria Country Club (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.905972,-120.442061&ll=34.905972,-120.442061
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S64335504
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Bird singing 'Wee-whippit, wee-chi' 6 times. It took me 20 more minutes to sight it. Originally found by John Deacon on 7 February 2020. It was in the same place today as originally found. At 34.91288 -120.44807. Along Industrial Parkway but just over the fence in the Santa Maria Country Club Golf Course. The most noteworthy landmark is the only huge Eucalyptus in the vicinity. No trespassing or or permission needed to see this bird."

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2020 09:37 by Mark Holmgren
- Santa Maria Country Club (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.905972,-120.442061&ll=34.905972,-120.442061
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S64335846
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Male at big pond. I viewed this bird from the neighborhood on the east side of the big Pond, at 34.90865 -120.44068. Second winter at this location, if I'm correct. First seen on 28 Jan 2019 until at least 6 March 2019. Detected again by John Deacon on 30 Sept 2019 until the present."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Feb 04, 2020 13:00 by Bill Crowe
- Coal Oil Point--Devereux Beach and Sands Beach, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4071359,-119.8783064&ll=34.4071359,-119.8783064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S64332305
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Sitting on wire on road between slough and NCOS. Deeper yellow than Cassin’s or western kingbirds"

Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2020 10:18 by Mark Holmgren
- Rod Rodenberger Park 34.9082 -120.4294, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.908153,-120.429389&ll=34.908153,-120.429389
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S64334677
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "With Yellow-rumped Warblers, House Finches, bluebirds, and goldfinches. Large flock foraging on grass. The bird was seen at the south east corner of Rod Rodenberger Park and then across the street to Maramonte Park. All photos significantly lightened. Setophaga warbler with a slightly larger bill than most, plain greenish dorsal, dull yellowish ventral with dull breast streaks. Only slightly less yellow posterior to the vent. Anterior wingbar bold, posterior wingbar somewhat diffuse. Bird seemed smaller than nearby Yellow-rumps, but in this one photo it appears larger. Originally found by Jamie Chavez on 25 January 2020."

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2020 08:30 by Karen Rusch
- 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/checklist/S64334266
- Comments: "In same Eugenia (near Stow House) as Western Tanager, often perched within one foot of each other, making comparisons easier. This bird had no wing bars and a more orangish/cinnamon undertail. Heard its distinctive pituk call on numerous occasions."

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2020 08:12 by Rebecca Coulter
- 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/checklist/S64326777
- Comments: "Continuing female type seen associating closely with Western Tanager foraging in Eugenia tree in the yard."

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