Date: 2/12/21 11:50 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Eurasian Wigeon (2 reports)
- Black-legged Kittiwake (1 report)
- Vermilion Flycatcher (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Cassin's Finch (1 report)
- Northern Waterthrush (1 report)

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Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 12, 2021 08:42 by Tom Beland
- Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.5353699&<ll...>,-119.5353699
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S80963339
- Comments: "Maybe continuing male seen in Santa Monica Creek with American Wigeons. Rufous head with tan forehead and crown"

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 12, 2021 08:42 by Laurel S Luby
- Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.5353699&<ll...>,-119.5353699
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S80974002
- Comments: "Maybe continuing male seen in Santa Monica Creek with American Wigeons. Rufous head with tan forehead and crown"

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 12, 2021 08:00 by Linus Blomqvist
- Coal Oil Point--Devereux Beach and Sands Beach, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8783064&<ll...>,-119.8783064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S80964078
- Comments: "All adults, all moving west. Relatively small gull, pale overall, even paler - almost white - hand contrasting with gray arm and all black wingtips. Sharply pointed wings. Flight a bit more stiff than California and Western Gulls."

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 12, 2021 09:00 by John Deacon
- Santa Maria Country Club (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.442454&<ll...>,-120.442454
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S80993256
- Comments: "Ongoing and previously documented bright red male. In his favorite willow by the #4 green. Easily viewed from empty lot on Lorencita."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 12, 2021 09:00 by John Deacon
- Santa Maria Country Club (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.442454&<ll...>,-120.442454
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S80993256
- Comments: "Bright yellow breast extending almost to its chin. Larger beak than Cassin's. Forked tail."

Cassin's Finch (Haemorhous cassinii) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 12, 2021 07:17 by Peter Schneekloth
- Backyard, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.1948929&<ll...>,-120.1948929
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S80900421
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Haemorhous finch, long wing extension, eye arcs, large bill with straight culmen. Continuing, photo."

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 12, 2021 06:51 by John Callender
- 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/S80920282
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing between Sixth Street and the wastewater treatment plant."

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