Date: 10/7/20 6:30 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Curlew Sandpiper (3 reports)
- Tropical Kingbird (3 reports)
- Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1 report)

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Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Oct 07, 2020 09:30 by Benny Jacobs-Schwartz
- 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/S74538385
- Comments: "Pronounced eye brow, dropping bill, light dull Grey breast. Found .75 miles north of parking lot 6 staircase past waste water outlet on beach. Seen on wrack line associating with a group of sanderlings. Photos coming soon."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Oct 07, 2020 09:30 by Sadie Macquarrie
- 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/S74538696
- Comments: "Pronounced eye brow, dropping bill, light dull Grey breast. Found .75 miles north of parking lot 6 staircase past waste water outlet on beach. Seen on wrack line associating with a group of sanderlings. Photos coming soon."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Oct 06, 2020 15:00 by Bill Crowe
- 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/S74534177
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Seen with Sanderlings 400 meters north (towards Goleta Beach) stairs entering beach. Medium sized sandpiper. White “eyebrow” downward curved bill. In flight all white underneath."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Oct 06, 2020 17:00 by Michael I Christie
- Ocean Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.6003785&<ll...>,-120.6003785
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74517872
- Comments: "strange looking bird atop a shrub near rest rooms: turned out to be a Tropical Kingbird that had completely lost its tail! Bigger bill, intense yellow chest all the way up to throat. Photos forth-coming."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Oct 07, 2020 10:07 by David Blue
- 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...>,-119.8713662&<ll...>,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74535452
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing at the “Whittier Street” bridge."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Oct 06, 2020 08:45 by Susanne Meyer
- 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...>,-119.8713662&<ll...>,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74516567
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Thanks to David Blue for pointing it out to me! Continuing bird near most eastern pond."

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) (1)
- Reported Oct 07, 2020 09:17 by Tiffany Levin
- 7344 Shepard Mesa Rd, Carpinteria US-CA 34.40026, -119.46899, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.468986&<ll...>,-119.468986
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74532195
- Comments: "Immature male on feeder. Unphased by many finch and sparrow activity. Ate for several minutes in one place."

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