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

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*** Species Summary:

- Horned Grebe (1 report)
- Neotropic Cormorant (1 report)
- Virginia's Warbler (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) (1)
- Reported Sep 19, 2019 06:25 by Anonymous eBirder
- New Cuyama WTP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9519718,-119.6969408&ll=34.9519718,-119.6969408
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59930802
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Small grebe associating with Pied-Billed. Strongly marked cap, with 'rear-peaked' not rounded head, and strong white auricular. Attempted photographs but dawn light insufficient for any definition. Attached photos taken at 1600 1S0 with wide open lens. White cheek and head shape just about visible. No longer present at 3 p.m."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Sep 19, 2019 15:16 by Betsy Mooney
- 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/S59938635
- Comments: "In usual spot, next to a Double-breasted Cormorant. It then flew west in an arc to the middle of the slough. "

Virginia's Warbler (Leiothlypis virginiae) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 19, 2019 07:15 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/S59929491
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird found yesterday by Nick Lethaby. Good views from the creekbed 150 feet north of the 8th Street Bridge as the bird foraged low on the west bank giving occasional chips. Small plain warbler, medium gray above and lighter below, prominent white eye ring, bright yellow undertail coverts. Frequent downward tail flicking."

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