Date: 2/10/21 11:47 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Short-eared Owl (2 reports)
- Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1 report)
- Black-and-white Warbler (1 report)
- MacGillivray's Warbler (1 report)

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Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2021 15:47 by Bernadette and Amante Mangaser
- More Mesa, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-119.7963064&<ll...>,-119.7963064
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Continuing; flying over More Mesa grassland with broad wings and heavy streaking over all with dark eye patches."

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) (2)
- Reported Feb 10, 2021 15:03 by Betsy Mooney
- More Mesa, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-119.7963064&<ll...>,-119.7963064
- Checklist:
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Midsized heavily brown-streaked owl with large round head, yellow eyes, and short tail. Buffy underneath with narrower streaking. Flying low over the Mesa hunting, sometimes maneuvering quickly to dive, often in close proximity of one of the two Northern Harriers present. On one occasion the SEOW flew quite high, ~90 feet in the air. Wing tips are barred; large white patches on underside of wings. One had flown eastward and was distant when the second owl flew from a perch near an experienced birder who alerted other observers."

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2021 07:10 by Peter Schneekloth
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-120.0405478&<ll...>,-120.0405478
- Checklist:
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird juv plumage photos"

Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2021 09:33 by Linus Blomqvist
- Camino Corto Open Space and Del Sol Vernal Pool Preserve, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-119.8673469&<ll...>,-119.8673469
- Checklist:
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Photos."

MacGillivray's Warbler (Geothlypis tolmiei) (1)
- Reported Feb 10, 2021 12:05 by Susanne Meyer
- 7402 - 7418 Hollister Ave (LogMeIn Tipus), Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-119.8908561&<ll...>,-119.8908561
- Checklist:
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird foraging on Ivy and brush close to the Eucalyptus stand"


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