Date: 4/8/21 12:04 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Snow Goose (2 reports)
- Eurasian Wigeon (3 reports)
- Hooded Merganser (6 reports)

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Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 09:59 by Alan Moss
- 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/S85036967
- Comments: "Continuing. Large white goose"

Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (5)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 07:27 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/S85039327
- Comments: "Continuing. Flew off toward the west at 7:27 AM."

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 14:03 by Eric Hopson
- 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/S85055373
- Comments: "Continuing male associating with AMWI, feeding in shallow open water. Rufus head with cream crown. Dark grey back and sides."

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Apr 05, 2021 19:10 by Aaron Kreisberg
- 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/S85047994
- Comments: "Rufous sides to head with faded cream streak in middle of head. With American Wigeons in middle, western part of Slough."

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 07:27 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/S85039327
- Comments: "Continuing from April 5. Adult male with a dark rufous head and a buffy forehead on the back northwest pond."

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (2)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 08:15 by Alan Moss
- Andree Clark Bird Refuge, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.6572856&<ll...>,-119.6572856
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S85031898
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Two females"

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (2)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 06:53 by Colin Meusel
- Andree Clark Bird Refuge, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&<q...>,-119.6572856&<ll...>,-119.6572856
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S85059419
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "W the Ruddies. F types. Photos."

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 17:26 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/S85067041
- Comments: "Continuing Male in Whittier pond"

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 13:30 by Aaron Kreisberg
- 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/S85065838
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Male on edge of Whittier pond. Moved into pond and putted around. Black back and head with large white spot on crest, which it extended a couple of times. Bill of a merganser (long with tip at front). Will submit cell phone photos after checklist is submitted."

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 08:30 by Mary Suydam
- 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/S85037342
- Comments: "Has been here for many weeks now"

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (1)
- Reported Apr 07, 2021 07:27 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/S85039327
- Comments: "Male at Whittier Bridge"

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