Date: 2/19/21 11:59 pm
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- White-winged Dove (1 report)
- Lesser Yellowlegs (1 report)
- Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (3 reports)
- Hammond's Flycatcher (1 report)
- Yellow-breasted Chat (1 report)
- Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1 report)

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White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) (1)
- Reported Feb 19, 2021 16:53 by Linus Blomqvist
- Storke apartments (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8629427&<ll...>,-119.8629427
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S81967687
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Photos."

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) (1)
- Reported Feb 19, 2021 08:15 by Peter Schneekloth
- Santa Maria WTP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.4915452&<ll...>,-120.4915452
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S81964172
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Smaller than adjacent greater Yellowlegs with proportionally shorter bill, photo."

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 19, 2021 08:14 by Mark Holmgren
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.0405478&<ll...>,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S81960919
- Media: 2 Photos, 1 Audio
- Comments: "1st winter female, probably the same bird seen in this area since 6 Jan 2021. White throat completely framed by thick black borders. Crown red, but no red on nape. White barring on back not aligned in nice vertical rows but more disorganized."

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (1)
- Reported Feb 19, 2021 07:55 by Laura Baldwin
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.0405478&<ll...>,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S81971381
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing immature bird vocalizing in pepper trees near the director’s office at 0857."

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (1)
- Reported Feb 19, 2021 07:55 by John Callender
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-120.0405478&<ll...>,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S81969333
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing immature bird vocalizing in pepper trees near the director’s office at 0857."

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Feb 18, 2021 10:16 by Libby Patten
- Arroyo Burro Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.7503543&<ll...>,-119.7503543
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S81938507
- Comments: "Pale gray empid with light belly and white eye ring. Long primary projection. Seen perched in small oak just east of creek at end of trail. Next to last wide grassy patch. Perched about six feet above ground. Continuing since first found on 1/2/21 by Gage Ricard and refound by many others."

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) (1)
- Reported Feb 19, 2021 10:20 by Joan Lentz
- 433 Pimiento Ln 34.43397 -119.63497, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.634974&<ll...>,-119.634974
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S81970116
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird seen a month ago. First see in fall. Concerned at appearance of growth at end of bill on this bird. Tried to get it visible in a photo."

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) (1)
- Reported Feb 19, 2021 09:32 by Kurt Nguyen
- 5098 Cathedral Oaks Road, Santa Barbara, California, US (34.455, -119.801), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8007315&<ll...>,-119.8007315
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S81940541
- Comments: "Immature male with red spot on chest, thick bill, striped eyebrow, brownish overall. Digiscoped photos to follow"

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