Date: 2/16/21 12:59 pm
From: Wim van Dam <wim.van.dam...>
Subject: Re: [sbcobirding] Leucistic Red-tailled Hawk
Here are some 2015 photos by David Levasheff of this individual (I'm


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

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