[eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert <daily>

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*** Species Summary:

- Lesser Nighthawk (1 report)
- Neotropic Cormorant (1 report)
- Worm-eating Warbler (1 report)
- Northern Waterthrush (1 report)
- Blackpoll Warbler (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Lesser Nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 13, 2019 19:14 by Peter Gaede
- Arroyo Burro Beach, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4024482,-119.7432518&ll=34.4024482,-119.7432518
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59794288
- Comments: "The bird was observed flying west to east along the bluffs and beach directly overhead. Nighthawk shape and flight style, with white wing patches relatively close to wing tips. It flew leisurely with irregular wingbeats but flew in a direct path and did not appear to land. Flew towards the Wilcox property (aka Douglas Family Preserve) and out of sight."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 14, 2019 08:27 by Thomas Turner
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59793617
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Gape less than 90 degrees and bordered by white. No yellow skin above eye. Continuing bird roosting in eucalyptus near bridge to nowhere. "

Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 12, 2019 09:30 by Peter Gaede
- Coronado Dr.--south end (Goleta Monarch Grove), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4232079,-119.8898008&ll=34.4232079,-119.8898008
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59794575
- Comments: "Continuing; seen with several others in the general location where originally found. The bird was foraging in a Eucalyptus tree approximately 20 high. Seen only briefly, but at relatively close range. Warbler with overall buff orange tones, striped head pattern."

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) (1)
- Reported Sep 14, 2019 16:21 by John Callender
- Carpinteria Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3930006,-119.5140259&ll=34.3930006,-119.5140259
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59808409
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird reported earlier today by Nick Lethaby. In the creekbed about 150 feet north of 6th Street. Brown above, heavily streaked below, constant tail-pumping as it foraged on the banks of the creek. Loud “pink” calls."

Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 14, 2019 08:35 by David Compton
- Refugio SB, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4643601,-120.0694835&ll=34.4643601,-120.0694835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59795696
- Comments: "Continuing tailless individual"

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