Date: 4/5/21 12:04 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Snow Goose (3 reports)
- Eurasian Wigeon (2 reports)
- Greater Scaup (1 report)
- Mew Gull (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)

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Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
- Reported Apr 04, 2021 11:33 by Noah Gaines
- Mission Creek outflow (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.6869361&<ll...>,-119.6869361
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84778865
- Comments: "All white goose with dark flight feathers. Tucked up and sleeping. Head slightly darker than body. Much larger than GWGU."

Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (5)
- Reported Apr 04, 2021 07:34 by Andrew McGrath
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8713662&<ll...>,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84757758
- Comments: "Continuing flock. In channel just south of Phelps creek bridge"

Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (5)
- Reported Apr 04, 2021 07:26 by David Blue
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8713662&<ll...>,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84790857
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "At the mouth of Phelps Creek. Same 5 as yesterday. Still accompanied by the Greater White-fronted Goose."

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Apr 04, 2021 10:30 by Carmen Galaz-García
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8756027&<ll...>,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84780784
- Comments: "Seen feeding along American wigeons. Had pinkish breast with red head and white on the front of head could be seen as it turned. Observed for ~5 mins. Location: (34.4133228, -119.8772141)"

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Apr 04, 2021 07:26 by David Blue
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8713662&<ll...>,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84790857
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "An adult male with a dark rufous head and a buffy forehead on the southernmost of the two northwest ponds."

Greater Scaup (Aythya marila) (3)
- Reported Apr 04, 2021 16:24 by James Sword
- Andrée Clark Bird Refuge, Santa Barbara US-CA 34.42212, -119.65797, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.657972&<ll...>,-119.657972
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84811988
- Comments: "4 through scope, 1 male, 3 female. Almost size of mallard."

Mew Gull (Larus canus) (4)
- Reported Apr 04, 2021 16:24 by James Sword
- Andrée Clark Bird Refuge, Santa Barbara US-CA 34.42212, -119.65797, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.657972&<ll...>,-119.657972
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84811988
- Comments: "Hanging out with other gulls in middle of lake"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Apr 04, 2021 08:33 by George Chapman
- UC Santa Barbara--campus, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.8450041&<ll...>,-119.8450041
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84764832
- Comments: "Near Marine Laboratory. ID mainly as kingbird with twittering call of tropical, also has been in area through winter."

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