Date: 4/3/21 12:04 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Black Scoter (1 report)
- Ferruginous Hawk (1 report)
- Lazuli Bunting (1 report)

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Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) (3)
- Reported Apr 02, 2021 20:41 by Jeff Payne
- Santa Cruz Island--Prisoners Harbor, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-119.6821404&<ll...>,-119.6821404
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- Comments: "Leaving Santa Cruz Island about 2 miles off Scorpion landing 1 drake all black dark winged scoter with orange at base off bill. Two hens were dusky black with lighter cheeks. Flying 50 yards off bow"

Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 02, 2021 08:30 by Anonymous eBirder
- New Cuyama--Foothill Rd, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-119.653557&<ll...>,-119.653557
- Checklist:
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "photo"

Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Apr 02, 2021 11:00 by Jeff Young
- Ennisbrook Nature Trail, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:<q...>,-119.6225&<ll...>,-119.6225
- Checklist:
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "At least two, one male in non-breeding plumage photographed, possibly 3 or 4 birds total but only could see two at a time. Moving between vegetation on the banks of the stream and the water to bathe"


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