Date: 2/16/21 12:37 pm
From: Jessie Altstatt <jessie.altstatt...>
Subject: Re: [sbcobirding] Leucistic Red-tailled Hawk
I meant to let folks know that I saw this hawk back on January 14, same
general location. Good to hear that the bird is still in town. It/she is
really gorgeous.

Thanks, Jessie

On Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 12:30 PM Dave Compton <davcompton60...>

> Hi Jay,
> We've had a leucistic Red-tailed Hawk in that area for several years, and
> it has been involved in nesting events in the area.
> Dave Compton
> Santa Barbara
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 12:24 PM Jay “Bluejay” Bishop <
> <bluejaybishop...> wrote:
>> At 11:45 Los Carneros and Hollister in Goleta, I had a really cool
>> looking Red-tail. About one third of this birds feathers are white. The
>> bird looks like it spent the night under a Great Blue Heron nest. Could not
>> get a photo but if someone does I would love to see it.
>> Campus point was windy but not cold. No rarities to report from there but
>> fun nonetheless. Tons to look at.
>> Jay Bishop
>> Santa Barbara

Jessica Altstatt

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