Date: 3/25/20 4:46 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Vaux's Swift (1 report)
- Neotropic Cormorant (2 reports)
- Cattle Egret (2 reports)
- Tropical Kingbird (2 reports)
- Summer Tanager (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Vaux's Swift (Chaetura vauxi) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 24, 2020 06:57 by Guy Tingos
- 5049 Walnut Park Drive, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4508251,-119.7977167&ll=34.4508251,-119.7977167
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66182623
- Comments: "3 small Chaetura swifts flying low around a soaring Red-tailed Hawk. Brown overall, paler below. Quick wingbeat with little soaring. Too distant to hear any vocalizations."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Mar 25, 2020 09:27 by Andrew McGrath
- 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/checklist/S66202402
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Among DC cormorants. Smaller in size w/ relatively small head."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Mar 25, 2020 08:19 by John Callender
- 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/checklist/S66199992
- Comments: "Continuing on the mudflat next to the channel north of the half bridge. Noticeably smaller than nearby Double-crested Cormorants, dark lores, relatively long tail."

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 24, 2020 18:09 by Linus Blomqvist
- Goleta Beach County Park (including east end of Goleta Slough), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4171771,-119.829812&ll=34.4171771,-119.829812
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66187275
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Bird found earlier today. Will add photos."

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 24, 2020 16:48 by Lori Gaskin
- Goleta Beach County Park (including east end of Goleta Slough), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4171771,-119.829812&ll=34.4171771,-119.829812
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66184254
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Cattle Egret perched on wooden post across from parking lot viewing platform."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Mar 24, 2020 08:09 by Conor McMahon
- UC Santa Barbara--Campus Lagoon, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4076516,-119.845165&ll=34.4076516,-119.845165
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66189895
- Comments: "Large bill, yellow extending into upper chest, less contrasting white throat than Cassin's; silent. Regular at this site."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Mar 24, 2020 07:52 by Mark Holmgren
- UC Santa Barbara--Campus Lagoon, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4076516,-119.845165&ll=34.4076516,-119.845165
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S66184604
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "On the west side of the lagoon. Large, long-tailed yellow-bellied Kingbird. Tail brownish and slightly forked. Bill large."

Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Mar 24, 2020 08:03 by Linus Blomqvist
- 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/S66170593
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "See photos"

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