Date: 10/8/20 6:44 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Curlew Sandpiper (2 reports)
- Mew Gull (1 report)
- Lewis's Woodpecker (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided) (1 report)
- California Towhee (1 report)
- Northern Waterthrush (1 report)
- Blue Grosbeak (1 report)

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Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 10:51 by Kevin Lapp
- 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/S74571213
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing 100m north of the stairs down from parking lot 6. With sanderlings. White rump visible in flight, whitish eyebrow, brownish back showing molt. Eventually flew off south toward to the point. Photos"

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 08:37 by Stuart Nelson
- 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/S74568715
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Did a lap from the stairs to the northeast end of the beach without seeing it. Then, on the way back a flock of Sanderlings arrived about 250 yards NE of the stairs at parking lot 6 and I got on the bird. Sandpiper with long, downward curved bill. Prominent white eyebrow. Light undersides. Dingy upper breast. More scaled appearance than a Dunlin at this time."

Mew Gull (Larus canus) (1)
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 10:59 by Andrea Bruce
- Andrée Clark Bird Refuge, Santa Barbara US-CA 34.41859, -119.66357, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.663573&<ll...>,-119.663573
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74574551
- Comments: "In front of second platform."

Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) (1)
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 08:30 by Anonymous eBirder
- Wasioja Ranch (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8188066&<ll...>,-119.8188066
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74572069
- Media: 7 Photos
- Comments: "Photos"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 11:54 by Kevin Lapp
- 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/S74572587
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Yellow chest, brown tail, quick high rattle call. Photo"

Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided) (Junco hyemalis mearnsi) (1)
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 08:30 by Anonymous eBirder
- Wasioja Ranch (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8188066&<ll...>,-119.8188066
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74572069
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Photo"

California Towhee (Melozone crissalis) (1)
- Reported Oct 04, 2020 10:01 by Steve Valasek
- Santa Cruz Island--north shore, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.6242905&<ll...>,-119.6242905
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74430903
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "single brown, young bird in molt. Much larger than other sparrows present. Triangular bill."

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) (1)
- Reported Oct 08, 2020 16:06 by Noah Arthur
- Carpinteria Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.5140259&<ll...>,-119.5140259
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74584858
- Comments: "By the treatment plant. Very loud and conspicuous, foraging in the open on the creek."

Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea) (1)
- Reported Oct 07, 2020 11:30 by Joseph Smith
- Santa Cruz Island--Prisoners Harbor, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.6821404&<ll...>,-119.6821404
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74553067
- Comments: "See photos"

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