Date: 2/21/21 12:01 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (1 report)
- Black-throated Sparrow (1 report)

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Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) (Colaptes auratus auratus/luteus) (2)
- Reported Feb 20, 2021 08:15 by Susanne Meyer
- Farren Rd., Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-119.9237752&<ll...>,-119.9237752
- Checklist:
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "In dead trees behind Eucalyptus row. Red crescent on nape. One shows yellow underwing in flight. photos."

Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata) (1)
- Reported Feb 20, 2021 13:20 by Anonymous eBirder
- Rancho Sisquoc Winery (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-120.2100313&<ll...>,-120.2100313
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Individual still in exactly the same spot (entrance gate) as when first seen in fall. First seen: Sep 20 Last seen: Dec 14 Not seen over past 2 months despite looking regularly. Still associating with Wh-Cr-Sparrow flock. Skulky. Brief snatch of song"


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