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


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*** Species Summary:

- American Bittern (1 report)
- Flammulated Owl (1 report)
- Dusky Flycatcher (2 reports)
- Golden-crowned Kinglet (1 report)
- Fox Sparrow (1 report)
- Indigo Bunting (1 report)

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American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) (1)
- Reported Jun 14, 2022 06:30 by Surfliner 450
- Rancho Goleta Mobile Home Park (limited access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4242396,-119.8238146&ll=34.4242396,-119.8238146
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S112967037
- Comments: "Spotted on bank of lake. Flew away."

Flammulated Owl (Psiloscops flammeolus) (1)
- Reported Jun 12, 2022 20:00 by Linus Blomqvist
- Between Alamar Saddle and Big Pine Campground, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6984181,-119.6338667&ll=34.6984181,-119.6338667
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S112956093
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "Presumably same bird also heard calling in the morning of the same day around the same spot."

Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) (1)
- Reported Jun 13, 2022 06:30 by Linus Blomqvist
- Between Alamar Saddle and Big Pine Campground, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6984181,-119.6338667&ll=34.6984181,-119.6338667
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S112960467
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "One singing. Two-part song with one upslurred and one downslurred part. Voice a bit reminiscent of White Wagtail. Will upload recording of song."

Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) (4)
- Reported Jun 12, 2022 05:30 by Linus Blomqvist
- Between Alamar Saddle and Big Pine Campground, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6984181,-119.6338667&ll=34.6984181,-119.6338667
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S112958429
- Media: 2 Audio
- Comments: "One heard singing, one seen and not heard, and two seen and heard. Empid with grey upperparts, eyering, and slight yellow wash on belly. Expected at this location. Will upload recording of calls."

Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa) (2)
- Reported Jun 12, 2022 05:30 by Linus Blomqvist
- Between Alamar Saddle and Big Pine Campground, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6984181,-119.6338667&ll=34.6984181,-119.6338667
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S112958429
- Comments: "Kinglet with stark face/head pattern: white eyebrow and black lateral crown stripe."

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) (2)
- Reported Jun 12, 2022 05:30 by Linus Blomqvist
- Between Alamar Saddle and Big Pine Campground, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6984181,-119.6338667&ll=34.6984181,-119.6338667
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S112958429
- Media: 2 Audio
- Comments: "Large sparrow with rather big conical bill, dark above, streaked below, reddish tail. Will upload recording of song. The first recording was incidental but I think it's Fox Sparrow?"

Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) (1)
- Reported Jun 13, 2022 06:30 by Linus Blomqvist
- Between Alamar Saddle and Big Pine Campground, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6984181,-119.6338667&ll=34.6984181,-119.6338667
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S112960467
- Media: 1 Audio
- Comments: "Bunting with deep azure blue plumage, blackish shade on face, and slight brown on wing. No reddish/chestnut-colored wingbands. Bill didn't strike me as very big."

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