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Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) (1)
- Reported Feb 04, 2021 11:55 by Betsy Mooney
- Bella Vista Open Space Park, Goleta US-CA 34.43866, -119.88337, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.883375&<ll...>,-119.883375 - Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S80441083 - Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird in same area. Olive-gray, with slightly yellow wash underneath. White eyering; pale wingbars. Perched on small trees and shrubs, flying to the ground to catch an insect, sometimes in the air. At times flew higher into nearby evergreen. Vocalized with a “whit” sound."
Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) (1)
- Reported Feb 04, 2021 14:05 by John Callender
- Mesa Lane backyard, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.526193&<ll...>,-119.526193 - Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S80431635 - Comments: "Female/immature-type bird, seen well naked-eye at a distance of about 15 feet. The bird was outside my bedroom window in the branches of our mostly-bare backyard apple tree. Pale yellow on the head, breast, and vent area, contrasting light gray belly, strong white wingbars, medium-length oriole beak. The bird left before I was able to photograph it."