Date: 10/5/20 6:06 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Pacific Golden-Plover (1 report)
- Curlew Sandpiper (2 reports)
- Tropical Kingbird (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated.

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Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 30, 2020 08:26 by Herb Elliott
- Santa Maria River Estuary (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.6473815&<ll...>,-120.6473815
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74253576
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "This bird was smaller than the nearby Black-bellied Plovers, its upperparts were sprinkled with golden markings on brownish-gray background, more even in pattern and wear with three primaries extending beyond the tertials. Images were taken in SLOC before the bird flew south."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Oct 05, 2020 13:05 by Brooks Smith
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8419678&<ll...>,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74475109
- Comments: "Dunlin sized bird with boldwhite eye stripe and long, black down turned bill. Gray brown above and white below. Actively preening and bathing in the pools just south of the stairs at parking lot 6. Then seen foraging near sanderlings."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Oct 05, 2020 13:05 by Andrea Call
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8419678&<ll...>,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74467441
- Comments: "Dunlin sized bird with boldwhite eye stripe and long, black down turned bill. Gray brown above and white below. Actively preening and bathing in the pools just south of the stairs at parking lot 6. Then seen foraging near sanderlings."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 16:15 by Steven Hunter
- Jalama Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.5014432&<ll...>,-120.5014432
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74441565
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "brown notched tail, lacking strong contrast between white and gray on throat. Moving along north side of creek."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 16:15 by Viviana Wolinsky
- Jalama Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.5014432&<ll...>,-120.5014432
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74439417
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "brown notched tail, lacking strong contrast bw white and gray on throat"

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