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   Tricolored Heron
Tricolored Heron
Egretta tricolor


   Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) - TRHE (recent eBird sightings, view CBRC records, range map
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  1. Tricolored Heron and Yellow-shafted Flicker , San Diego County LINK
    DATE: Oct 30, 2017 @ 10:21pm, 24 day(s) ago
    As a visiting birder from Northern Cal, I’m not a member of the San Diego Region list serve, so I want to report via Calbirds the location of the juvenile Tricolored Heron today, Monday, it was at Smiley Lagoon ( accessed from Robb Field) today at about 5 pm., a gorgeous bird , very approachable.. Also present were a couple of
    
    “ ordinary “ Little Blue Herons. Yesterday , at 4 pm, I saw and photographed a female Yellow-shafted Flicker at Agua Caliente County Park, coming to drink at a puddle near the campground swimming pool , nice Bighorn Ram there early this morning too, very cool. I love San Diego County ! , I will have to try and attend more business conferences here.
    
    David Diller
    
    Mountain View
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  3. Tricoloured Egret at Salton Sea LINK
    DATE: Sep 19, 2016 @ 10:49am, 1 year(s) ago
    Hi all,
    
    We are four french birdwatchers just coming back from a two weeks bridwatching trip in California, while looking at ebird we just realized that Tricolored Heron might be rarer than we previously thought in Southern California. We observed one individual 200 meters south-west of the intersection between Wister Road and Alcott Road in Calipatria on the 9th of September.
    
    We do apologize for the late transmission of the information.
    
    Carine, Jean-Charles, Louis and Boris
    
    --
    Boris Delahaie, PhD
    
    (+33)(0)677615959
    
    CNRS-UMR5175 CEFE
    
    Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive
    
    1919, route de Mende
    
    34293 Montpellier cedex 5
    
    France
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  5. CBRC Review species LINK
    DATE: Apr 25, 2016 @ 12:10pm, 2 year(s) ago
    Hello California birders,   This past month has certainly been an impressive one for vagrants in California, with multiple California Bird Records Committee (CBRC) review species being found and seen just since last Friday. As you may know the CBRC reviews and archives
    documentation of all review species that occur in the state, providing a permanent record of written details and analysis, photos, videos, and audio recordings associated with each sighting. This archive, however, cannot exist with your input. We therefore
    request that observers of CBRC review species please submit documentation to the secretary at the email address below. A list of recent sightings for which we are requesting documentation is included below. If you have not previously submitted documentation
    or photos, guidelines for doing so can be found on the
    CBRC website . Thank you.   Tom   Thomas A. Benson Secretary, California Bird Records Committee secretary@...     EMPEROR GOOSE – Seven Mile Slough, SAC, 9-19 Mar 2016 Documentation and photos from Dan Skalos, Aaron Maizlish, and Albert Linkowski   TRICOLORED HERON – San Diego Bay, SD, 18 Apr 2016 Documentation and photos from Guy McCaskie and Gary Nunn   GLOSSY IBIS – Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, YOL, 2-8 Apr 2016 Documentation and photos from John Ehrenfeld and William Rockey   SWALLOW-TAILED KITE – NOLF Imperial Beach and Camp Pendleton, SD, 22 APR 2016 (potential 2 nd state record) Documentation requested from observers   MARSH SANDPIPER – Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, YOL, 16-23 Apr 2016 (potential 3 rd state record) Documentation and photos from Aaron Maizlish   PURPLE SANDPIPER – Salt Creek, RIV, 25 Mar-17 Apr 2016 (potential 1st state record) Documentation and photos from Don Roberson, David Nelson, Ron Holland, Mark Chappell, and Larry Sansone   LITTLE STINT – Alviso Marina County Park, SCL, 20-25 Apr 2016 Documentation and photos from Will Brooks and Michael Park   LITTLE GULL – Penasquitos Lagoon, SD, 7 Apr 2016 Documentation and photos from Carl Jackson and Justyn Stahl   LITTLE GULL – Salt Creek, RIV, 12 Apr 2016 (adult and juvenile) Photo of adult from Bob McKernan   LITTLE GULL – Salt Creek, RIV, 16 Apr 2016 (juvenile) No documentation received.   LITTLE GULL – Salt Creek, RIV, 23 Apr 2016 (adult) Documentation and photos from Julie Szabo   WHITE WAGTAIL – Pismo Creek mouth, SLO, 22 APR 2016 No documentation received.  
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  7. San Diego, CA Rare Bird Alert, 3 March 2008 LINK
    DATE: Mar 4, 2008 @ 5:13am, 10 year(s) ago
    - San Diego, CA RBA [RARE BIRD ALERT]
    * California
    * San Diego
    * March 3, 2008
    * CASD 03.3.08
    
    - Birds mentioned:
    ____________________
    
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron
    Wood Stork
    Eurasian Wigeon
    Hooded Merganser
    Bald Eagle
    Harris's Hawk
    Swainson's Hawk
    Clapper Rail
    Pacific Golden-Plover
    Williamson's Sapsucker
    Olive-sided Flycatcher
    *Purplish-backed Jay/Beechey Jay
    *Black-throated Magpie-Jay
    *Nutmeg Mannikin/Scaly-breasted Munia
    Cassin's Finch
    Lark Bunting
    Grace's Warbler
    Pine Warbler
    American Redstart
    Painted Redstart
    ____________________
    
    - Transcript
    
    Hotline: San Diego County, California
    Date: February 22, 2008
    Number: (619) 688-2473 [619-NUT-BIRD]
    For SAN DIEGO FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS
    Compiler: Michael Evans, mailto:muevans-at-cox.net
    
    NOTE:
    NOT ALL OF THE REPORTS PRESENTED BELOW HAVE BEEN ADEQUATELY VERIFIED;
    SPECIES RECORDS ON THE CALIFORNIA BIRD RECORDS COMMITTEE (CRBC)
    SPECIES LIST SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO THE CRBC FOR
    ACCEPTANCE:
    
    ALSO NOTE THAT NOT ALL REPORTS ARE INCLUDED HERE; LESS REMARKABLE
    REPORTS ARE INCLUDED IN THE ARCHIVE ONLY
    
    SEE NEWS & NEW PUBLICATION SECTIONS, BELOW
    _________________________________________
    
    Reddish Egret, 1, 2/23/08-3/1/08, Tijuana Estuary NWR, river mouth:
    Matt Bateman, Robert T. Patton & Patrick Del Pizzo
    
    Tricolored Heron, 1, 2/23/08 Famosa Slough & San Diego R floodway,
    N-Robb Field: Jim Pea & Phil Pryde
    & 2/26/08-3/1/08, same location: Anne Reilly & Jim Sams
    & 2/23/08, 3/1/08, mouth of Tijuana Estuary: Matt Bateman, Patrick
    Del Pizzo
    
    Wood Stork, 1, 2/23/08, Lakes Hodges, N-side lake, W-I-15: Scott Streit
    
    Eurasian Wigeon, 1 (M), 2/27/08, San Elijo Lagoon, nature center loop
    trail: Robert T. Patton
    
    Hooded Merganser, 1, 3/3/08, Chollas Creek, 38th St @ Alpha St: Todd
    Stands
    
    Bald Eagle, 1 (Ad), 2/29/08, Cuyamaca Mtns, betw Middle & North Peak:
    Dave Chadsey
    &, 1 (Ad), 3/2/08, Rancho Bernardo Community Park: Ken Weaver
    
    Harris's Hawk, 1, 2/23/08-3/2/08, Pauma Valley, SR 76 @ Nate Harrison
    Grade and nearby streets: LeRoy Dorman, Dave Chadsey, Tim Burr, Bruce
    Rideout & Eitan Altman
    
    Swainson's Hawk, 1, 3/2/08, Lake Henshaw, near eagle nest site: Steve
    Brad
    & 15!!, 3/3/08, Mission Trails Regional Park, river channel from Mast
    Blvd parking area (0745): Dave Billings
    
    Clapper Rail, #, 2/27/08, Mission Trails Regional Park, Kumeyaay Lake,
    NW-corner, 1st lake: Christine Harvey
    
    Pacific Golden-Plover, 1, 2/27/08: San Elijo Lagoon, mud flats near
    nature center: Robert T. Patton
    &, 2, 2/28/0, Tijuana Estuary NWR, river mouth: Robert T. Patton
    
    Williamson's Sapsucker, 1 (F), 2/29/08, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso
    Picacho campground, near campsite 81: Steve Brad
    
    Olive-sided Flycatcher, 1, 2/25/08, W-side, Balboa Park, N-rim,
    Redwood Canyon: Jim Pea
    
    *Purplish-backed Jay/Beechey Jay, 1, 3/3/08, Marriot Marina Hotel
    (Harbor Dr, S-Market St): Warren Woessner
    
    *Black-throated Magpie-Jay, 2, 2/23/08, Tijuana R Vly, Bird &
    Butterfly Garden: Matt Bateman
    
    *Nutmeg Mannikin/Scaly-breasted Munia, 1, 3/2/08, San Diego R, N-side,
    E-Mission Center Rd: Eric Kallen
    
    Cassin's Finch, #-8, 2/23/08, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso Picacho,
    campsides 55-76 & 81: Bruce Rideout & Sara Mayers
    
    Lark Bunting, 1, 2/23/08-3/2/08, Cuyamaca Mtns, NW-SR 79 & Milk Ranch
    Rd: Bruce Rideout, Sara Mayers, Phil Pryde, Steve Brad, Eitan Altman
    & 2, 2/26/08, Cuyamaca Mtns, SR 79, ca 0.25 mi S, Milk Ranch Rd & at
    Milk Ranch Rd parking area: Paul Jorgensen
    
    Grace's Warbler, 1, 2/23/08, Fort Rosecrans Nat. Cem., W-side, N-
    fenceline: Jim Roberts
    
    Pine Warbler, 1, 2/28/08, Friendship Park, E-4th Ave, betw Davidson St
    & F St, Chula Vista: NE-corner: Christine Harvey
    
    American Redstart, 1, M, 3/1/08-3/3/08, San Diego R, N-side, betw
    Mission Center Rd & Camino del Este: Trent R. Stanley & Eric Kallen
    
    Painted Redstart, 1, 2/23/08-2/28/08, Point Loma residential area,
    Dudley St, E-end: Jim Roberts, Ann Hannon, Eric Kallen
    
    _________________________________________
    
    NEW PUBLICATION(S)
    
    RARE BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA. California Bird Records Committee.
    2007. Approx. 600pp. Go to http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/ to order. This
    approximately 600 page hardbound book compiles every CBRC decision
    through 2003, with an appendix that treats noteworthy records through
    2006, if full of maps, charts, sketches and photographs. The book
    should be of interest to most birders, particularly those in California.
    
    BIRDS OF ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE PARK, A BIRDER'S CHECKLIST.
    Paul Jorgensen and Robert Thériault, March 2007 (36 p). Published by
    Anza Borrego Foundation and California State Parks. This checklist
    includes 320 species and a supplemental list of 12 additional species
    (see list). The checklist also includes a bar graph of relative
    abundance for each species through the season. Currently only
    available at the Anza-Borrego Park visitor center for $4.99; other
    distributors are being sought. [available to elite and non-elite
    birders alike]
    
    DIRECTIONS/LOCATIONS
    
    For directions to many of the locations listed here,
    See Thomas Brothers Map Book for San Diego County, or
    
    SD County Birding Locale Maps available on Internet (9 pages; download):
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    View Birding Locale Maps as interactive web page, instead of
    downloaded Adobe Acrobat file:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SDBirdingWebLocs.html
    
    Joe Morlan's San Diego Bird Page
    http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7Ejmorlan/sd.htm
    
    SPECIES LISTS
    Download Current San Diego County Checklist & Rarity Ratings (REVISED):
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    SUMMARY REPORTS
    [N E W]: Download 1999-2006 SUMMARY OF RARE BIRD SIGHTINGS FOR MONTH OF
    
    REPORTING
    Report sightings on the rare bird report form (California Bird Records
    Committee):
    http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/reportform.asp
    
    Send reports on California Bird Record Committee
    Review Species sightings to:
    
    Guy McCaskie, Secretary
    California Bird Records Committee
    P.O. Box 275
    Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275
    mailto:guymcc-at-pacbell.net
    
    Send local rarity descriptions to:
    
    Elizabeth Copper, San Diego Area Field Notes Editor
    mailto:ebcopper-at-avianresearch.org
    
    End transcript
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  9. San Diego, CA Rare Bird Alert, 22 February 2007 LINK
    DATE: Feb 22, 2008 @ 3:27pm, 10 year(s) ago
    - San Diego, CA RBA [RARE BIRD ALERT]
    * California
    * San Diego
    * February 22, 2008
    * CASD 02.22.08
    
    - Birds mentioned:
    ____________________
    
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron
    Wood Stork
    Ross's Goose
    Hooded Merganser
    Harris's Hawk
    Zone-tailed Hawk
    Pacific Golden-Plover
    Black Oystercatcher
    *Diamond Dove
    Lewis's Woodpecker
    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
    Williamson's Sapsucker
    Hairy Woodpecker
    White-headed Woodpecker
    Eastern Phoebe
    Cassin's Finch
    Red Crossbill
    Lark Bunting
    Painted Redstart
    *Northern Cardinal
    Orchard Oriole
    ____________________
    
    - Transcript
    
    Hotline: San Diego County, California
    Date: February 22, 2008
    Number: (619) 688-2473 [619-NUT-BIRD]
    For SAN DIEGO FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS
    Compiler: Michael Evans, mailto:muevans-at-cox.net
    
    NOTE:
    NOT ALL OF THE REPORTS PRESENTED BELOW HAVE BEEN ADEQUATELY VERIFIED;
    SPECIES RECORDS ON THE CALIFORNIA BIRD RECORDS COMMITTEE (CRBC)
    SPECIES LIST SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO THE CRBC FOR ACCEPTANCE
    
    SEE NEWS & NEW PUBLICATION SECTIONS, BELOW
    _________________________________________
    
    Reddish Egret, 1, 2/16/08-2/19/08, Tijuana Slough NWR, near river
    mouth: Ken Blankenship, Matt Bateman & Robert T. Patton
    
    Tricolored Heron, 1, 2/16/08-2/17/08, Tijuana Slough NWR, near river
    mouth: Ken Blankenship & Matt Bateman
    
    Wood Stork, 1, 2/16/08, Lake Hodges, W-I-15, N-side, lake: Tom
    Blackman & Christine Rideout
    &1, 2/18/08, San Diego Wild Animal Park: Tiana Monahan
    
    Ross's Goose, 1, 2/15/08, Tijuana R Vly, Dairy Mart Pond, Richard &
    Susan Breisch
    
    Hooded Merganser, 1 (F), 2/18/08, Mission Trails Regional Park, pond
    at Old Mission Dam: Jonathan St. John
    
    Harris's Hawk, 1, 2/16/08, 2/17/08, 2/21/08, Pauma Valley, SR 76, ca
    100 yd E-Adams Dr: Robert McNab, Christine Rideout, Jan Nordenberg
    
    Zone-tailed Hawk, 1, 2/15/08, Santee Lakes, Pond 3: Tom Lidicoat
    
    Pacific Golden-Plover, 1, 2/19/08, Tijuana Estuary NWR, river mouth:
    Robert T. Patton
    
    Black Oystercatcher, 2, 2/16/08, Cabrillo Nat. Mon., tide pools:
    Ralph Achenbach
    
    *Diamond Dove, 1, 2/21/08, Point Loma residential area, Westminster
    Park: Joe Worley [first recent report this cage bird escapee]
    
    Lewis's Woodpecker, 1, 2/16/08, Santee Lakes: Ken Blankenship
    
    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 1 (Juv), 2/17/08-2/18/08, Guajome Regional
    Park, Nature Kiosk, Oceanside: David Mathis & Jonathan St. John
    
    Williamson's Sapsucker, 1 (F), 2/17/08, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso
    Picacho campground, near campsite 79: Claude Edwards
    
    Hairy Woodpecker, 1, 2/16/08, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso Picacho
    campground: Robert McNab
    
    White-headed Woodpecker, 1, 2/16/08, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso Picacho
    campground 56: Jay Keller
    
    Eastern Phoebe, 1, 2/17/08, Coronado residential area, near 10th St &
    E-Avenue: Scott Streit
    
    Cassin's Finch, 1 (F), 2/16/08, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso Picacho
    campground: Robert McNab
    
    Red Crossbill, 18, 2/16/08, Buddy Todd Park, Oceanside: Robert McNab
    
    Lark Bunting, 1, 2/16/08, Cuyamaca Mtns, Milk Ranch Rd @ SR 79 (NW-
    corner): Robert McNab
    
    Painted Redstart, 1, 2/17/08,2/18/08, Point Loma residential area,
    Dudley St: Sara Mayers & Eric Kallen
    
    *Northern Cardinal, 1, 2/16/08, Tijuana R Vly, Monument Rd @
    Hollister: Ken Blankenship
    
    Orchard Oriole, 1, 2/20/08, Buddy Todd Park, Oceanside, along the top
    of the canyon: Dave Povey
    _________________________________________
    
    NEWS:
    
    NEW PUBLICATION(S):
    
    RARE BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA. California Bird Records Committee.
    2007. Approx. 600pp. Go to http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/ to order. This
    approximately 600 page hardbound book compiles every CBRC decision
    through 2003, with an appendix that treats noteworthy records through
    2006, if full of maps, charts, sketches and photographs. The book
    should be of interest to most birders, particularly those in California.
    
    BIRDS OF ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE PARK, A BIRDER'S CHECKLIST.
    Paul Jorgensen and Robert Thériault, March 2007 (36 p). Published by
    Anza Borrego Foundation and California State Parks. This checklist
    includes 320 species and a supplemental list of 12 additional species
    (see list). The checklist also includes a bar graph of relative
    abundance for each species through the season. Currently only
    available at the Anza-Borrego Park visitor center for $4.99; other
    distributors are being sought. [available to elite and non-elite
    birders alike]
    
    DIRECTIONS/LOCATIONS:
    
    For directions to many of the locations listed here,
    See Thomas Brothers Map Book for San Diego County, or
    
    SD County Birding Locale Maps available on Internet (9 pages; download):
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    View Birding Locale Maps as interactive web page, instead of
    downloaded Adobe Acrobat file:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SDBirdingWebLocs.html
    
    Joe Morlan's San Diego Bird Page
    http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7Ejmorlan/sd.htm
    
    SPECIES LISTS:
    Download Current San Diego County Checklist & Rarity Ratings (being
    revised):
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    SUMMARY REPORTS:
    [N E W]: Download 1999-2006 SUMMARY OF RARE BIRD SIGHTINGS FOR MONTH
    OF SEPTEMBER:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    Download 2007 Spring Migratory Season Summary Report:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    Download ALL Jan-Jun 2007 Records-Adobe Acrobat or MS Excel:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    REPORTING:
    Report sightings on the rare bird report form (California Bird
    Records Committee):
    http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/reportform.asp
    
    Send reports on California Bird Record Committee
    Review Species sightings to:
    
    Guy McCaskie, Secretary
    California Bird Records Committee
    P.O. Box 275
    Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275
    mailto:guymcc-at-pacbell.net
    
    Send local rarity descriptions to:
    
    Elizabeth Copper, San Diego Area Field Notes Editor
    mailto:ebcopper-at-avianresearch.org
    
    End transcript
    
    
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  11. Re: [CALBIRDS] MTRP & Tijuana Slough NWR 2/16/08 LINK
    DATE: Feb 17, 2008 @ 1:13pm, 10 year(s) ago
    Ken,
    
    Northern Cardinals, escapees from bird markets in Tijuana, are established
    residents in the Tijuana River Valley.
    
    Guy McCaskie
    954 Grove Avenue
    Imperial Beach, CA 91932
    619-423-7524
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Ken
    To: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com
    Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 7:41 PM
    Subject: [CALBIRDS] MTRP & Tijuana Slough NWR 2/16/08
    
    Hi, folks. I had a great day birding California for the first time.
    I'll forego all the local stuff that was awesome for me but probably
    run-of-mill around here.
    
    At Mission Trails, I (and several other birders) missed the Green-
    tailed Towhee. I did hear and finally get binos on a NORTHERN ROUGH-
    WINGED SWALLOW at the lake and there were some TREE SWALLOWS around
    as well. The pair of WHITE-TAILED KITES were hanging out, and a
    pretty NORTHERN HARRIER cruised by overhead.
    
    The LEWIS'S WOODPECKER is still at Santee Lakes.
    
    At Tijuana Slough, I found a nice group of 30+ SURF SCOTER in the
    river, along with one definite EARED GREBE and another one that
    really looked to me like a Horned Grebe but I do not have my tripod
    (scope only, braced on railing - ha!) so I'm not sure. Same goes for
    a duck that I really think was a CANVASBACK, but the list seems to
    say that would be rare and it was more likely a Redhead... lots of
    shorebirds like LONG-BILLED CURLEW, MARBLED GODWIT, SNOWY PLOVER,
    WILLET, etc. At least 2 AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS, 1 HEERMANN'S GULL.
    And maybe the best birds for around here was 1 TRICOLORED HERON and 1
    REDDISH EGRET - got far away photos of each.
    
    On Monument Rd, had 2 singing CALIFORNIA THRASHERS, 2 WRENTIT, and a
    WHITE-TAILED KITE. A COOPER'S HAWK was working the area, too.
    
    Finally, I made a beginner's mistake out there. I saw a 100% RED bird
    with a good-sized crest in some brush just east of the intersection
    of Monument and Hollister (on Monument) on the south side of the
    road. I just said to myself - "cool, the first Cardinal of the trip."
    But consulting Sibley later looks like that is impossible. Well, I
    should have taken a longer, better look b/c I am perplexed about what
    it may have been. Maybe some kind of tanager... DOH!!!
    
    More great new birds on the west coast tomorrow :)
    
    Ken Blankenship
    Marietta, Georgia
    (currently in San Diego)
    770-317-5819 (cell)
    
    
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  13. MTRP & Tijuana Slough NWR 2/16/08 LINK
    DATE: Feb 17, 2008 @ 3:41am, 10 year(s) ago
    Hi, folks. I had a great day birding California for the first time.
    I'll forego all the local stuff that was awesome for me but probably
    run-of-mill around here.
    
    At Mission Trails, I (and several other birders) missed the Green-
    tailed Towhee. I did hear and finally get binos on a NORTHERN ROUGH-
    WINGED SWALLOW at the lake and there were some TREE SWALLOWS around
    as well. The pair of WHITE-TAILED KITES were hanging out, and a
    pretty NORTHERN HARRIER cruised by overhead.
    
    The LEWIS'S WOODPECKER is still at Santee Lakes.
    
    At Tijuana Slough, I found a nice group of 30+ SURF SCOTER in the
    river, along with one definite EARED GREBE and another one that
    really looked to me like a Horned Grebe but I do not have my tripod
    (scope only, braced on railing - ha!) so I'm not sure. Same goes for
    a duck that I really think was a CANVASBACK, but the list seems to
    say that would be rare and it was more likely a Redhead... lots of
    shorebirds like LONG-BILLED CURLEW, MARBLED GODWIT, SNOWY PLOVER,
    WILLET, etc. At least 2 AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS, 1 HEERMANN'S GULL.
    And maybe the best birds for around here was 1 TRICOLORED HERON and 1
    REDDISH EGRET - got far away photos of each.
    
    On Monument Rd, had 2 singing CALIFORNIA THRASHERS, 2 WRENTIT, and a
    WHITE-TAILED KITE. A COOPER'S HAWK was working the area, too.
    
    Finally, I made a beginner's mistake out there. I saw a 100% RED bird
    with a good-sized crest in some brush just east of the intersection
    of Monument and Hollister (on Monument) on the south side of the
    road. I just said to myself - "cool, the first Cardinal of the trip."
    But consulting Sibley later looks like that is impossible. Well, I
    should have taken a longer, better look b/c I am perplexed about what
    it may have been. Maybe some kind of tanager... DOH!!!
    
    More great new birds on the west coast tomorrow :)
    
    Ken Blankenship
    Marietta, Georgia
    (currently in San Diego)
    770-317-5819 (cell)
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  15. San Diego, CA Rare Bird Alert 16 November 2007 LINK
    DATE: Nov 17, 2007 @ 6:23am, 10 year(s) ago
    - San Diego, CA RBA [RARE BIRD ALERT]
    * California
    * San Diego
    * November 16,2007
    * CASD 11.16.07
    
    - Birds mentioned:
    ____________________
    
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron
    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
    Greater White-fronted Goose
    Snow Goose
    Ross's Goose
    Cackling Goose
    Eurasian Wigeon
    Eurasian Wigeon x American Wigeon
    White-winged Scoter
    Hooded Merganser
    Ferruginous Hawk
    Crested Caracara
    Black Oystercatcher
    American Oystercatcher
    Parasitic Jaeger
    *Blue-crowned Parakeet
    *Green Parakeet
    *Red-masked Parakeet
    Lewis's Woodpecker
    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
    Eastern Phoebe
    Plumbeous Vireo
    Golden-crowned Kinglet
    Pine Siskin
    Red Crossbill
    Clay-colored Sparrow
    Pine Warbler
    American Redstart
    Ovenbird
    Painted Redstart
    Scarlet Tanager
    Rose-breasted Grosbeak
    Baltimore Oriole
    Yellow-headed Blackbird
    ____________________
    
    - Transcript
    
    Hotline: San Diego County, California
    Date: November 16,2007
    Number: (619) 688-2473 [619-NUT-BIRD]
    For SAN DIEGO FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS
    Compiler: Michael Evans, mailto:muevans@...
    
    NOTE: NOT ALL OF THE REPORTS PRESENTED BELOW HAVE BEEN
    ADEQUATELY VERIFIED; SPECIES RECORDS ON THE CALIFORNIA BIRD RECORDS
    COMMITTEE (CRBC) SPECIES LIST SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO THE CRBC FOR
    ACCEPTANCE (see below)
    http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/review.html
    
    SEE NEWS & NEW PUBLICATION SECTIONS, BELOW
    _________________________________________
    
    Reddish Egret, 1, 11/1/07, San Diego Bay, J Street mudflats (Chula
    Vista Marina): Nordenberg, Jan
    &, 1, 11/10/07 & 11/15/07, San Diego Bay NWR, from N-end, 7th St,
    Imperial Beach: Rideout, Bruce & Billings, Mark J.
    
    Tricolored Heron, 1 (Ad), 11/15/07, San Diego R floodway, N-Robb
    Field: Billings, Mark J.
    
    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, 3 (2Ad, 1HY), 11/10/07 & 11/15/07,
    Imperial Beach Sports Park and adjacent apartments, in eucalyptus
    trees: McCaskie, Guy & Billings, Mark J.
    
    Greater White-fronted Goose, 1, 11/12/07, Lindo Lake Park, Lakeside:
    Basinski, Nick
    &, 1, 11/13/07, Borrego Springs, Roadrunner Club resort: Jorgensen,
    Paul
    
    Snow Goose, 11, 11/15/07, San Diego Bay NWR, from N-end, 7th St,
    Imperial Beach: Billings, Mark J.
    
    Ross's Goose, 1, 11/15/07, Tijuana R Vly, sod farm, Hollister St and
    Sunset: Billings, Mark J.
    
    Cackling Goose, 1, 1/12/07, Lindo Lake Park, Lakeside: Worley, Joe
    
    Cackling Goose [Aleutian], 1, 11/8/07,11/13/07, Borrego Springs,
    Roadrunner Club resort: Hunefeld, Terry & Jorgensen, Paul
    &, 1, 11/11/07, El Camino Country Club, adj to 10th green,
    Oceanside: Martin, Mike
    
    Eurasian Wigeon, 1(M/Ad), 11/10/07,11/15/07, San Diego Bay NWR, from
    N-end, 7th St, Imperial Beach: McCaskie, Guy & Billings, Mark J.
    
    Eurasian Wigeon x American Wigeon, 1, 11/4/07, Peñasquitos Lagoon,
    Carmel Vly Rd, across from Circle K: Smith, Sue
    
    White-winged Scoter, 3 (F/Juv), 11/10/07, San Diego Bay NWR, from N-
    end, 7th St, Imperial Beach: Rideout, Bruce
    
    Hooded Merganser, 2, 11/10/07, Famosa Slough, Billings, Dave
    &, 1, 11/15/07, San Diego R floodway, N-Robb Field, Billings, Mark J.
    
    Ferruginous Hawk, 1 (dark morph), 11/14/07, Jamul Valley, SR94, SE-
    Jamul Indian Reservation: Martin, John
    
    Crested Caracara, 1 (Sub-Ad), 11/10/07, Tijuana R Vly, E-end:
    McCaskie, Guy
    
    Black Oystercatcher, 2, 11/4/07, San Diego Bay, Zuniga Jetty
    (restricted access):, Bob
    &, 2, 11/15/07, Cabrillo Nat. Mon., rocky shoreline, from middle
    parking lot: Billings, Mark J.
    
    American Oystercatcher, 1, 11/4/07, San Diego Bay, Zuniga Jetty
    (restricted access):, Bob
    
    Parasitic Jaeger, 1, 11/11/07,11/12/07, 11/15/07, San Diego Bay NWR,
    from N-end, 7th St, Imperial Beach: McCaskie, Guy; Murayama, Vic &
    Billings, Mark J.
    
    *Blue-crowned Parakeet, 4, 11/7/07, Point Loma residential area,
    Moana @ Lomaland: Worley, Joe
    
    *Green Parakeet, 3, 11/7/07, Point Loma residential area, Moana @
    Lomaland: Worley, Joe
    
    *Red-masked Parakeet, 4, 11/7/07, Point Loma residential area, Moana
    @ Lomaland: Worley, Joe
    
    Lewis's Woodpecker, 1, 11/12/07-11/16/07, Santee Lakes, Lake #5,
    Worley, Joe; Harvey, Christine; Sweeney, Joe & Stock, Jeremy
    
    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 1, 11/5/07, Guajome Regional Park:
    Nordenberg, Jan
    
    Eastern Phoebe, 1, 11/4/07, Tijuana R Vly, community gardens,
    Hollister St: Stanley, Trent R.
    
    Plumbeous Vireo, 1, 11/12/07, San Elijo Lagoon, E-nature center trail
    off Manchester Ave: Patton, R. T.
    
    Golden-crowned Kinglet, 1-2, 11/3/07 &11/10/07, Fort Rosecrans Nat.
    Cem., W-side, Sec R: Smith, Sue & McCaskie, Guy
    &, 4, 11/16/07, Palomar Mtns, betw Observatory Campground & Fry Creek
    Campground: Edwards, Claude
    
    Pine Siskin, 1, 11/1/07, Famosa Slough: Puschock, John
    
    Red Crossbill, 2, 11/10/07, Ft Rosecrans Nat. Cem: McCaskie, Guy
    
    Clay-colored Sparrow, 1, 11/4/07, Chula Vista residential area (V.
    Murayama): Murayama, Vic
    
    Grace's Warbler, 1 (F/Ad), 11/10/07 & 11/15/07, Ft Rosecrans Nat.
    Cem McCaskie, Guy & Billings, Mark J.
    
    Pine Warbler, 1, 11/3/07, Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, W-side,
    Sec V (dip); E-side, SE-corner, Sec A-F: Smith, Sue
    
    American Redstart, 2 (M+F), 11/8/07, Lindo Lake Park, Lakeside, by
    restrooms near playgrounds: Smith, Susan
    
    Ovenbird, 1, 11/4/07, Downtown San Diego, First St at G St: Britten,
    Ken
    
    Painted Redstart, 1, 11/3/07, Fort Rosecrans Nat. Cem., W-side, Sec
    R: Smith, Sue
    &, 1, 11/3/07, Point Loma residential area, Dudley St-N-end: Smith, Sue
    
    Scarlet Tanager, 1 (M/Imm), 11/15/07, Fort Rosecrans Nat. Cem., W-
    side, N-dip area (Sec X): Billings, Mark J.
    
    Rose-breasted Grosbeak, 1 (M/Imm), 11/2/07, Famosa Slough: Puschock,
    John
    
    Baltimore Oriole, 1 (M/1st fall), 11/16/07, Santee Lakes, Lake #5:
    Stock, Jeremy
    
    Yellow-headed Blackbird, 1 (F), 11/1/07, Tijuana R Vly, Hollister St,
    Wiggington Stables: Nordenberg, Jan
    
    _________________________________________
    
    NEWS
    
    CALIFORNIA CHRISTMANS BIRD COUNT SCHEDULES:
    http://www.natureali.org/cbcs.htm
    
    Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery will soon have a new director.
    Birders should continue to display responsible and respectful
    behavior that does not disrupt the decorum of the cemetery. If you
    are visiting the cemetery to enjoy the solitude of the location, even
    with binoculars, you should be welcome.
    
    NEW PUBLICATION(S)
    
    RARE BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA. California Bird Records Committee.
    2007. Approx. 600pp. Go to http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/ to order. This
    approximately 600 page hardbound book compiles every CBRC decision
    through 2003, with an appendix that treats noteworthy records through
    2006, if full of maps, charts, sketches and photographs. The book
    should be of interest to most birders, particularly those in California.
    
    BIRDS OF ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE PARK, A BIRDER'S CHECKLIST.
    Paul Jorgensen and Robert Thériault, March 2007 (36 p). Published by
    Anza Borrego Foundation and California State Parks. This checklist
    includes 320 species and a supplemental list of 12 additional species
    (see list). The checklist also includes a bar graph of relative
    abundance for each species through the season. Currently only
    available at the Anza-Borrego Park visitor center for $4.99; other
    distributors are being sought. [available to elite and non-elite
    birders alike]
    
    DIRECTIONS/LOCATIONS
    NEW: SEE STREET-LABELED AERIAL IMAGES OF FORT ROSECRANS NATIONAL
    CEMETERY, downloadable .pdf file at:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    For directions to many of the locations listed here,
    See Thomas Brothers Map Book for San Diego County, or
    
    SD County Birding Locale Maps available on Internet (9 pages; download):
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    View Birding Locale Maps as interactive web page, instead of
    downloaded Adobe Acrobat file:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SDBirdingWebLocs.html
    
    Joe Morlan's San Diego Bird Page
    http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7Ejmorlan/sd.htm
    
    SPECIES LISTS
    Download Current San Diego County Checklist & Rarity Ratings (being
    revised):
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    SUMMARY REPORTS
    [N E W]: Download 1999-2006 SUMMARY OF RARE BIRD SIGHTINGS FOR MONTH
    OF SEPTEMBER:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    Download 2007 Spring Migratory Season Summary Report:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    Download ALL Jan-Jun 2007 Records-Adobe Acrobat or MS Excel:
    http://homepage.mac.com/aves/SW_Border_Birding/FileSharing33.html
    
    REPORTING
    Report sightings on the rare bird report form (California Bird
    Records Committee):
    http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/reportform.asp
    
    Send reports on California Bird Record Committee
    Review Species sightings to:
    
    Guy McCaskie, Secretary
    California Bird Records Committee
    P.O. Box 275
    Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275
    mailto:guymcc@...
    
    Send local rarity descriptions to:
    
    Elizabeth Copper, San Diego Area Field Notes Editor
    mailto:ebcopper@...
    
    End transcript
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  17. San Diego, CA Rare Bird Alert, 11 May 2007 LINK
    DATE: May 12, 2007 @ 3:42am, 11 year(s) ago
    - San Diego, CA RBA [RARE BIRD ALERT]
    
    * California
    * San Diego
    * May 11, 2007
    * CASD 5.11.07
    
    - Birds mentioned:
    ____________________
    
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron
    Swainson's Hawk
    Franklin's Gull
    Black Swift
    Calliope Hummingbird
    Dusky Flycatcher
    Brown-crested Flycatcher
    American Dipper
    Brown Thrasher
    Painted Redstart
    ____________________
    
    - Transcript
    
    Hotline: San Diego County, California
    Date: May 11, 2007
    Number: (619) 688-2473 [619-NUT-BIRD]
    for SAN DIEGO FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS
    Compiler: Michael Evans, mailto:muevans@...
    
    For directions to many of the locations listed here,
    See Thomas Brothers Map Book for San Diego County, or:
    
    http://www.SoCalAudubon.org/socal/sd-locs.htm
    
    See also:
    http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7Ejmorlan/sd.htm
    
    See also (req SDBirds Log-on):
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SDBIRDS/files/San%20Diego%20Birding%
    20Areas/
    
    For Current County Checklist (req SDBirds Log-on):
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SDBIRDS/files/Reporting%20SD%20Rare%
    20Birds/
    
    ______________________________________
    
    Reddish Egret, 1 (Imm), 5/10/07, San Diego Bay NWR, salt ponds N-7th
    St: Sadowski, Matt
    
    Tricolored Heron, 1, 5/10/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, channel off
    Seacoast Dr: Patton, R. T.
    
    Swainson's Hawk, 1 (Dark), 5/9/07, San Miguel Mountain, near top:
    Martin, John
    & 3, 5/10/07, Anza Borrego Desert SP, Carrizo Marsh: Jorgensen, Paul
    
    Franklin's Gull, 1 (Ad/Alt), 5/11/07, Naval Amphib Base Coronado
    beach: Sadowski, Matt
    & 1 (Ad/Alt), 5/11/07, San Diego R floodway, N-Robb Field: Mathos,
    Mike [second obs probably same bird]
    
    Black Swift, 17, 5/6/07, Friendship Park, Chula Vista, E-side, 4th
    Ave, N-F St: Sadowski, Matt
    & 1, 5/6/07, Ft Rosecrans Nat Cem, E-side: Hunefeld, Terry
    
    Calliope Hummingbird, 1 (F), 5/7/07, Point Loma residential
    (Mayers): Mayers, Sara B.
    
    Dusky Flycatcher, 1, 5/6/07, Point Loma Nazarene Univ. Alumni House:
    Hunefeld, Terry
    
    Brown-crested Flycatcher, 2, 5/8/07, Anza Borrego Desert SP, Santa
    Catarina Spring, Lower Willows: Jorgensen, Paul
    
    American Dipper, 1, 5/6/07, Boulder Creek, 1st pool of Three Sisters
    waterfall, near Descanso: Churchill, Morgan [very difficult access]
    
    Brown Thrasher, 1, 5/7/07, Cabrillo Nat. Mon., Myoporum grove, adj to
    coastal defenses exhibit: Kallen, Eric
    
    Painted Redstart, 1 (M), 5/6/07, Agua Dulce Creek, Laguna Mtns,
    Cleveland NF: Holway, David [same locale as last year]
    _________________________________________
    
    Send reports on California Bird Record Committee
    Review Species sightings to:
    
    Guy McCaskie, Secretary
    California Bird Records Committee
    P.O. Box 275
    Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275
    
    mailtoguymcc@...
    
    Send local rarity descriptions to:
    
    Elizabeth Copper, Subregional Field Notes Editor
    
    mailto: ebcopper@...
    
    End transcript
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  19. San Diego, CA Rare Bird Alert, 29 March 2007 LINK
    DATE: Mar 30, 2007 @ 5:04am, 11 year(s) ago
    - RBA [RARE BIRD ALERT]
    
    * California
    * San Diego
    * March 29, 2007
    * CASD 3.29.07
    
    - Birds mentioned:
    ____________________
    
    Brown Booby
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron
    Bald Eagle
    Swainson's Hawk
    Greater Yellowlegs
    Pacific Golden-Plover
    Glaucous Gull
    Gull-billed Tern
    Tufted Puffin
    *Rose-ringed Parakeet
    Williamson's Sapsucker
    White-headed Woodpecker
    Least Bell's Vireo
    *Nutmeg Mannikin
    Clay-colored Sparrow
    Lucy's Warbler
    Grace's Warbler
    Painted Redstart
    Hepatic Tanager
    Summer Tanager
    Yellow-headed Blackbird
    ____________________
    
    - Transcript
    
    Hotline: San Diego County, California
    Date: March 29, 2007
    Number: (619) 688-2473 [619-NUT-BIRD]
    for SAN DIEGO FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS
    Compiler: Michael Evans, mailto:muevans@...
    
    For directions to many of the locations listed here,
    See Thomas Brothers Map Book for San Diego County, or:
    
    http://www.SoCalAudubon.org/socal/sd-locs.htm
    
    See also:
    http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7Ejmorlan/sd.htm
    
    _________________________________________
    
    Brown Booby, 1, 3/24/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, estuary mouth, ca 1 mi
    out: Hunefeld, Terry
    
    Reddish Egret, 1 (Imm), 3/24/07, 3/25/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, S-end,
    trail from 5th & Iris Sts & Tijuana Slough NWR, slough channel, SE,
    Seacoast Dr: Hunefeld. Terry
    
    Tricolored Heron, 1 (Ad) 3/24/07 & 3/25/07 Tijuana Slough NWR, S-end,
    trail from 5th & Iris Sts & slough channel, SE, Seacoast Dr:
    Hunefeld, Terry & Achenbach, Ralph & 3/25/07, San Diego R floodway, N-
    Robb Field: Baumann, Dan
    
    Bald Eagle, 2 (Ad+chick), 3/23/07, Lake Henshaw, from SR 79 pull-out
    (eagle nest): Vanderschaegen, Phill
    
    Swainson's Hawk, 266, 3/24/07 & 43, 3/26/07, Borrego Valley, roost
    near DiGiorgio Rd, S-Henderson Cyn Rd: Sadowski, Matt & Hunefeld, Terry
    
    Greater Yellowlegs, 1, 3/24/07, Borrego Valley, roost near DiGiorgio
    Rd, S-Henderson Cyn Rd: Sadowski, Matt
    
    Pacific Golden-Plover, 2, 3/24/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, estuary
    mouth: Hunefeld, Terry
    
    Glaucous Gull, 1 (Hyb), 3/25/07, San Diego R floodway, N-Robb Field:
    Baumann, Dan
    
    Gull-billed Tern, 7, 3/26/07, San Diego Bay/Silver Strand, Delta
    Beach, N-Fiddler's Cove: Myers, Thomas
    
    Tufted Puffin, 3, 3/27/07, Pacific Ocean, La Jolla Cove: Walens,
    Stanley [less than 200 yards offshore, all in transitional plumage]
    
    *Rose-ringed Parakeet, 4, 3/26/07, San Diego State Univ., Hepner Hall
    area: Pryde, Phil
    
    Williamson's Sapsucker, 1(F), 3/24/07, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso
    Picacho campground: Sadowski, Matt
    
    White-headed Woodpecker, 2(M+F), 3/24/07, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso
    Picacho campground: Sadowski, Matt
    
    Least Bell's Vireo, 1, 3/26/07, Anza Borrego DSP, Yaqui Well: Stowe,
    M. B.
    
    *Nutmeg Mannikin, 3, 3/24/07, San Elijo Lagoon, E-end, El Camino Real
    trail head: Pallett, Drew
    
    Clay-colored Sparrow, 1, 3/25/07, Julian, Birdwatcher Store:
    Sadowski, Matt
    
    Lucy's Warbler, 2, 3/24/07, Borrego Valley, NW-Borrego Sink:
    Sadowski, Matt
    
    Grace's Warbler, 1, 3/24/07, Ft Rosecrans NC, W-side, N-end:
    Ginsburg, P.
    
    Painted Redstart, 1 (M), 3/24/07, Point Loma residential area,
    Dudley St, betw Silvergate & Gage Dr: Ginsburg, P.
    
    Hepatic Tanager, 1(M), 3/24/07, Tijuana R Vly, Caspian Way apartment
    complex, E-estuary visitor center: Achenbach, Ralph
    
    Summer Tanager, 1(F), 3/25/07, Guajome Regional Park, W-main gate
    entrance: Edwards, C. G.
    
    Yellow-headed Blackbird, 2, 3/24/07, Tijuana R Vly, Wigginton Rch
    stables, Hollister St, S-Sunset Ave: Hunefeld, Terry
    
    _________________________________________
    
    Send reports on California Bird Record Committee
    Review Species sightings to:
    
    Guy McCaskie, Secretary
    California Bird Records Committee
    P.O. Box 275
    Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275
    
    mailtoguymcc@...
    
    Send local rarity descriptions to:
    
    Elizabeth Copper, Subregional Field Notes Editor
    
    mailto: ebcopper@...
    
    End transcript
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  21. San Diego, CA Rare Bird Alert, 22 March 2007 LINK
    DATE: Mar 23, 2007 @ 4:01am, 11 year(s) ago
    - RBA [RARE BIRD ALERT]
    
    * California
    * San Diego
    * March 22, 2007
    * CASD 3.22.07
    
    - Birds mentioned:
    ____________________
    
    Cory's Shearwater
    Blue-footed Booby
    Brown Booby
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron
    Yellow-crowned Night Heron
    Bald Eagle
    Swainson's Hawk
    Crested Caracara
    Pacific Golden-Plover
    Gull-billed Tern
    Xantus's Murrelet
    White-headed Woodpecker
    *Black-throated Magpie-Jay
    Brown Thrasher
    Bendire's Thrasher
    Brown Creeper
    Lucy's Warbler
    Grace's Warbler
    American Redstart
    Painted Redstart
    Hepatic Tanager
    Baltimore Oriole
    ____________________
    
    - Transcript
    
    Hotline: San Diego County, California
    Date: March 22, 2007
    Number: (619) 688-2473 [619-NUT-BIRD]
    for SAN DIEGO FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS
    Compiler: Michael Evans, mailto:muevans@...
    
    For directions to many of the locations listed here,
    See Thomas Brothers Map Book for San Diego County, or:
    http://www.SoCalAudubon.org/socal/
    sd-locs.htm
    
    See also: http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7Ejmorlan/
    sd.htm
    
    _________________________________________
    
    Cory's Shearwater, 1, 3/20/07, MEX: Islas Los Coronados, Middle
    Rock: Sadowski, Matt
    
    Blue-footed Booby, 1, 3/20/07, MEX: Islas Los Coronados, Middle
    Rock: Sadowski, Matt
    
    Brown Booby, 31, 3/20/07, MEX: Islas Los Coronados (2 on nests):
    Sadowski, Matt
    
    Reddish Egret, 1 (Ad), 3/21/07, San Diego Bay NW [National Wildlife
    Refuge], salt ponds N-7th St: Sadowski, Matt
    
    Reddish Egret, 1 (Ad), 3/22/07, San Diego Bay, J-St Marina tidal
    flats: Patton, R. T.
    
    Reddish Egret, 1 (SubAd), 3/22/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, estuary
    mouth: Patton, R. T.
    
    Tricolored Heron, 1, 3/19/07, San Diego R floodway, N-Robb Field:
    Fowler, Rob
    
    Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 2, 3/19/07, Tijuana R Vly, Caspian Way
    apartment complex, E-estuary visitor center: Fowler, Rob
    
    Bald Eagle, 1, 3/18/07, Lake Henshaw, from SR 79 pull-out: Baumann, Dan
    
    Swainson's Hawk, 600, 3/19/07 & 1365, 3/20/07, Borrego Valley,
    Borrego Vly Rd, N-S22: Jorgensen, Paul
    
    Crested Caracara, 1, 3/22/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, estuary mouth:
    Patton, R. T.
    
    Pacific Golden-Plover, 2, 3/19/07, 3/22/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, NE-
    river mouth: Fowler, Rob & Patton, R. T.
    Gull-billed Tern, 1, 3/22/07, Border Field State Park: Patton, R. T.
    [1st noted arrival this year]
    
    Xantus's Murrelet, 14, 3/20/07, Pacific Ocean, vic. Nine Mile Bank &
    Islas Los Coronados: Sadowski, Matt
    
    White-headed Woodpecker, 2 (M+F), 3/18/07, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Paso
    Picacho campground, near iron bridge: Baumann, Dan
    
    *Black-throated Magpie-Jay, 1, 3/19/07, Bonita residential area:
    Rockern, Amile
    
    Brown Thrasher, 1, 3/19/07, Cabrillo Nat. Mon., Myoporum grove, adj
    to coastal defenses exhibit: Fowler, Rob
    
    Bendire's Thrasher, 1, 3/18/07, Clark's Dry Lake, past yellow rock
    crusher: Bradley, James
    
    Brown Creeper, 1, 3/19/07, Tijuana R Vly, SW-corner, Imperial Beach
    sports park, S-Imperial Beach Blvd, betw 4th & 5th St, E-Tijuana
    Slough NWR visitor center: Fowler, Rob
    
    Lucy's Warbler, 1 (M), 3/21/07, Borrego Valley, mesquite forest, near
    SE-corner, abandoned ag. Clearing: Thériault, Robert
    
    Grace's Warbler, 2, 3/19/07, Ft Rosecrans NC, W-side, NW-corner & Sec
    X: Fowler, Rob
    
    American Redstart, 1 (M), 3/18/07, 3/19/07, Tijuana R Vly, Bird and
    Butterfly Garden: Sadowski, Matt, Fowler, Rob
    
    Painted Redstart, 1 (M), 3/19/07,3/22/07, Point Loma residential
    area, Dudley St, E-end, at Albion St: Fowler, Rob, Ginsburg, P.
    
    Hepatic Tanager, 1 (M), 3/19/07, Tijuana R Vly, SW-corner, Imperial
    Beach sports park, S-Imperial Beach Blvd, betw 4th & 5th St, E-
    Tijuana Slough NWR visitor center: Fowler, Rob
    
    Baltimore Oriole, 1 (M), 3/17/07, Santee Lakes, just beyond bridge
    overpass: Malcarne, Vanessa & 1 (M), 3/18/07, Westminster Park, W-
    side of street, Point Loma: Hunefeld, Terry
    
    Send reports on California Bird Record Committee
    Review Species sightings to:
    
    Guy McCaskie, Secretary
    California Bird Records Committee
    P.O. Box 275
    Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275
    
    mailtoguymcc@...
    
    Send local rarity descriptions to:
    
    Elizabeth Copper, Subregional Field Notes Editor
    
    mailto: ebcopper@...
    
    End transcript
    
    
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  23. San Diego, CA, Rare Bird Alert, March 9-16, 2007 LINK
    DATE: Mar 17, 2007 @ 3:38am, 11 year(s) ago
    - RBA [RARE BIRD ALERT]
    
    * California
    * San Diego
    * March 16, 2007
    * CASD 3.16.07
    
    - Birds mentioned:
    ____________________
    
    *Anhinga Indian Darter
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron
    Greater White-fronted Goose
    Ross's Goose
    Cackling Goose
    Eurasian Wigeon
    Bald Eagle
    Baird's Sandpiper
    Pacific Golden-Plover
    Glaucous Gull
    Lesser Nighthawk
    Eastern Phoebe
    Vermilion Flycatcher
    *Nutmeg Mannikin
    Lapland Longspur
    Tennessee Warbler
    Painted Redstart
    Hepatic Tanager
    Summer Tanager
    ____________________
    
    - Transcript
    
    Hotline: San Diego County, California
    Date: March 16, 2007
    Number: (619) 688-2473 [619-NUT-BIRD]
    for SAN DIEGO FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS
    Compiler: Michael Evans, mailto:muevans@...
    
    For directions to many of the locations listed here,
    See Thomas Brothers Map Book for San Diego County, or:
    
    http://www.SoCalAudubon.org/socal/sd-locs.htm
    
    See also: http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7Ejmorlan/sd.htm
    _________________________________________
    
    Anhinga Indian Darter, 1, 3/10/07, Upper Otay Lake, willow tree:
    Povey, Dave [apparently escaped exotic; not identified as to species]
    
    Reddish Egret, 1 (subad), 3/11/07 & 3/14/07, Tijuana Slough NWR,
    estuary mouth & Oneonta Slough: Baumann, Dan & Patton, R. T.
    
    Tricolored Heron, 1, 3/10/07, 3/12/07, 3/14/07 San Diego R floodway,
    N-Robb Field: Boeckel, Beth; Baumann, Dan; Harvey, Christine
    & 1, 3/11/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, channel off Seacoast Dr: Baumann, Dan
    
    Greater White-fronted Goose, 1, 3/16/07, Lake Miramar, Stowe, M. B.
    
    Ross's Goose, 1, 3/10/07, Guajome Regional Park, lake nearest parking
    lot: Beckman, Jim
    
    Cackling Goose, 1, 3/16/07, Lake Miramar: Stowe, M. B.
    
    Eurasian Wigeon, 2 (M+F), 3/11/07, San Diego Bay NWR, salt ponds
    N-7th St: Baumann, Dan
    
    Bald Eagle, 2 (M+F), 3/13/07, Lake Henshaw, from SR 79 pull-out:
    Stowe, M. B.
    
    Baird's Sandpiper, 1 (Alt), 3/11/07, Naval Outlying Field (NOLF)
    Imperial Beach (heliport), adj to Tijuana Slough NWR, NW corner,
    trail from 5th & Iris Sts: Sadowski, Matt
    
    Pacific Golden-Plover, 2, 3/14/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, NE-river
    mouth: Patton, R. T.
    
    Glaucous Gull, 1(Hyb/1st yr), 3/12/07, San Diego R floodway, N-Robb
    Field: Baumann, Dan
    
    Lesser Nighthawk, 1, 3/11/07, Torrey Pines State Reserve, D. A. R
    Trail (northern annex side): Smith, Susan [early arrival for summer
    resident]
    
    Eastern Phoebe, 1, 3/9/07, Rose Canyon, .25 mi from Regents Rd
    access: Roberts, Jim
    
    Vermilion Flycatcher, 1, 3/10/07, Tijuana R Vly, community gardens,
    Hollister St: Sadowski, Matt
    
    *Nutmeg Mannikin, 2, 3/12/07, San Elijo Lagoon, El Camino Real
    trail: Patton, R. T.
    
    Lapland Longspur, 3/10/07, Naval Outlying Field (NOLF) Imperial Beach
    (heliport), adj to Tijuana Slough NWR, far end, trail, from 5th &
    Iris Sts: Baumann, Dan
    
    Tennessee Warbler, 1, 3/14/07, Point Loma residential area, Dudley
    St, E-end, at Albion St: Harvey, Christine
    
    Painted Redstart, 1, 3/14/07, Point Loma residential area, Dudley St,
    E-end, at Albion St, Harvey, Christine
    
    Hepatic Tanager, 1(M), 3/12/07 & 3/14/07, Tijuana R Vly, SW-corner,
    sports park, 4th Ave, E-Tijuana Slough NWR visitor center: Reilly,
    Anne & Patton, R. T.
    
    Summer Tanager, 1, 3/10/07, Greenwood Memorial Cemetery, extreme NW-
    end: Slawson, Greg & 1, 3/10/07 & 3/12/07, Guajome Regional Park,
    eucalyptus grove, SE of main entrance: Beckman, Jim & Theobald, Paula
    
    CORRECTION: FOLLOWING REPORT RETRACTED (longspur later determined to
    be Lapland Longspur):
    
    Chestnut-collared Longspur, 1, 3/5/07, 3/6/07, Naval Outlying Field
    (NOLF) Imperial Beach heliport, adj to Tijuana Slough NWR, 3/4-length
    S, trail from 5th & Iris Sts
    
    Send reports on California Bird Record Committee
    Review Species sightings to:
    
    Guy McCaskie, Secretary
    California Bird Records Committee
    P.O. Box 275
    Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275
    
    mailtoguymcc@...
    
    Send local rarity descriptions to:
    
    Elizabeth Copper, Subregional Field Notes Editor
    
    mailto: ebcopper@...
    
    End transcript
    
    
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  25. San Diego, CA Rare Bird Alert, March 1-8, 2007 LINK
    DATE: Mar 9, 2007 @ 4:50am, 11 year(s) ago
    - RBA [RARE BIRD ALERT]
    
    * California
    * San Diego
    * March 8, 2007
    * CASD 3.8.07
    
    - Birds mentioned:
    ____________________
    
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron
    Yellow-crowned Night Heron
    Greater White-fronted Goose
    *Ruddy Shelduck
    Zone-tailed Hawk
    Pacific Golden-Plover
    Wilson's Plover
    American Oystercatcher
    Elegant Tern
    Short-eared Owl
    Mountain Bluebird
    Sage Thrasher
    Brown Thrasher
    Lapland Longspur
    Chestnut-collared Longspur
    White-throated Sparrow
    Tennessee Warbler
    Grace's Warbler
    Palm Warbler
    Black-and-white Warbler
    Painted Redstart
    Hepatic Tanager
    Summer Tanager
    Baltimore Oriole
    ____________________
    
    - Transcript
    
    hotline: San Diego County, California
    date: March 8, 2007
    number: (619) 688-2473 [619-NUT-BIRD]
    for SAN DIEGO FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS
    compiler: Michael Evans, mailto:muevans@...
    
    For directions to many of the locations listed here,
    See Thomas Brothers Map Book for San Diego County, or:
    
    http://www.SoCalAudubon.org/socal/sd-locs.htm
    
    See also: http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/%7Ejmorlan/
    sd.htm
    _________________________________________
    
    Reddish Egret, 1 (Ad), 3/2/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, estuary mouth & 1
    (Imm), 3/2/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, slough channel, SE, Seacoast Dr:
    Patton, R. T.
    
    Tricolored Heron, 1, 3/7/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, trail NE of river
    mouth: Myers, Thomas
    
    Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 2, 3/3/07, Tijuana R Vly, Mariner's Pt
    apartments, E-Tijuana Slough visitor center: McNab, Robert
    
    Greater White-fronted Goose, 1, 3/2/07, Lake Miramar: Stowe, M. B.
    
    *Ruddy Shelduck, 1, 3/7/07, Scripps Research Institute, Torrey Pines
    Golf Course: Hessel, Ann
    
    Zone-tailed Hawk, 1, 3/1/07, 3675 Via Del Rancho, Oceanside:
    Gustafson, Steve
    
    Pacific Golden-Plover, 2, 3/2/07, Tijuana Slough NWR, N-estuary
    mouth: Patton, R. T. & Myers, Thomas
    
    Wilson's Plover, 1, 3/5/07, Famosa Slough, near bench off Famosa
    St: Jones, Bill [could not be refound]
    
    American Oystercatcher, 1, 3/6/07, Pacific Ocean, La Jolla Cove area,
    opp 1235 Coast Blvd: Christie, Ross
    
    Elegant Tern, 10, 3/8/07, San Diego Bay NWR, salt ponds (restricted
    access): Patton, R. T. [first arrival at colony site]
    
    Short-eared Owl, 4, 3/8/07, San Diego Bay NWR, near Chula Vista
    Nature Center: Patton, R. T.
    
    Mountain Bluebird, 6 (3M3F), 3/6/07, Mission Trails Regional Park,
    grasslands trail: Harvey, Christine
    
    Sage Thrasher, 1, 3/4/07, Torrey Pines State Reserve, E-Pacific Coast
    Hwy, opposite Torrey Pines beach parking lot: Ginsburg, P.
    
    Brown Thrasher, 1, 3/3/07, Cabrillo Nat. Mon., Myoporum grove, adj to
    coastal defenses exhibit: Baumann, Dan
    
    Lapland Longspur, 1, 3/6/07-3/8/07, Naval Outlying Field (NOLF)
    Imperial Beach heliport, adj to Tijuana Slough NWR, SW corner, trail
    from 5th & Iris Sts: Sadowski, Matt, Smith, Susan, Hughes, Lauren
    
    Chestnut-collared Longspur, 1, 3/5/07, 3/6/07, Naval Outlying Field
    (NOLF) Imperial Beach heliport, adj to Tijuana Slough NWR, 3/4-length
    S, trail from 5th & Iris Sts: Stowe, M. B. & Povey, Dave
    
    White-throated Sparrow, 1, 3/3/07, Point Loma Nazarene Univ, trail on
    E-side, parking structure: Stanley, Trent R.
    
    Tennessee Warbler, 1, 3/2/07, 3/3/07, 3/6/07, 3/8/07, Point Loma
    residential area, Dudley St, betw Silvergate & Gage Dr: Aguillard,
    Doug, Carlson, Barbara, Roberts, Jim, Ginsburg, P.
    
    Grace's Warbler, 1, 3/2/07, 3/3/07, Point Loma residential area,
    Dudley St, betw Silvergate & Gage Dr: Aguillard, Doug, Carlson, Barbara
    
    Palm Warbler, 1, 3/4/07, Camp Surf, base of jetty, N-Imperial Beach:
    Parker, Dennis
    
    Black-and-white Warbler, 1, 3/3/07, Guajome Regional Park, NE-gazebo,
    Oceanside: Zepf, Paul
    
    Black-and-white Warbler, 1, 3/3/07 & 3/7/07, Presidio Park, NW-
    restrooms on Cosoy Way: Carlson, Barbara & McClintock, Mike
    
    Painted Redstart, 1, 3/2/07-3/8/07, Point Loma residential area,
    Dudley St, betw Silvergate & Gage Dr: Aguillard, Doug, Edwards, C.
    G., Roberts, Jim, Ginsburg, P.
    
    Hepatic Tanager, 1 (M), 3/7/07, Tijuana R Vly, SW-corner, sports
    park, 4th Ave, Imperial Beach: Smith, Susan
    
    Summer Tanager, 1 (M), 3/3/07, Greenwood Memorial Cemetery, along W-
    side, W-Canadian Flag: McNab, Robert
    
    Summer Tanager, 1 (M), 3/3/07, La Jolla area, Torrey Pines Rd soccer
    field, near La Jolla Shores Dr: Bagley, Sidney
    
    Baltimore Oriole, 1 (M), 3/3/07, Westminster Park, W-side of street,
    Point Loma: Carlson, Barbara
    
    _________________________________________
    
    Send reports on California Bird Record Committee
    Review Species sightings to:
    
    Guy McCaskie, Secretary
    California Bird Records Committee
    P.O. Box 275
    Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275
    
    mailtoguymcc@...
    
    Send local rarity descriptions to:
    
    Elizabeth Copper, Subregional Field Notes Editor
    
    mailto: ebcopper@...
    
    End transcript
    
    
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  27. Caracara Sand Diego 9/16/06 LINK
    DATE: Sep 16, 2006 @ 8:36pm, 11 year(s) ago
    Hi Birders,
    
    John Small and I were met with open arms by the local San Diego birders, and we
    stood in the cold and dark before 06:00 a.m., waiting to see the Caracara on
    Dairy Mart Road, at the intersection of Camino de la Plaza.
    
    As we stood there, and sunlight begin to arrive, several of us found the bird,
    sitting on a snag in a dead tree in the middle of the pond. We congratulated
    ourselves at finding the bird in the dark, and took turns looking into each
    others' scopes, admiring the bird. As daylight increased, the Caracara pulled
    its head out from under its wing, and turned out to be an imature DC Cormorant.
    
    A collective moan of pain, depression, and horror ensued.
    
    Around 06:30 we took off for the shopping center 1 mile south on Camino de la
    Plaza, and after walking around for a while, Sara Baase Mayers spotted the bird
    on a light pole next to the Bank of America. The bird then put on quite a show.
    It was still there at 07:30 a.m. when we left, having taken many photos of it.
    
    John and I missed the Tricolored Heron at the San Diego River Mouth, but had at
    least 4 Little Blue Herons, and an Osprey.
    
    Thomas Miko (Mikó Tamás)
    
    thomas.miko@...
    thomas_miko@...
    
    653 S. Indian Hill Blvd., #C
    Claremont, CA 91711
    U.S.A.
    34.109167 N, 117.718293 W
    
    home: (909) 445-1456
    cell: (626) 390-1935
    work: (323) 226-7855
    
    FRS radio channel 11 code 22
    
    http://www.angelfire.com/ca2/birdsofhungary
    "The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast."
    -Oscar Wilde
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  29. California Review List LINK
    DATE: Sep 12, 2006 @ 3:24am, 11 year(s) ago
    The species listed below are on the California Bird Records Committee's
    Review List. These are the birds that should always be reported on Calbirds,
    along with any new State Records. This list was taken from the CBRC website
    @ http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/index.html
    
    Legend
    For species not supported by specimens (93 species):
    P - At least one record supported by identifiable photograph (91
    species)
    V - At least one record supported by identifiable videotape (23
    species)
    T - At least one record supported by identifiable taped vocalization
    (5 species)
    S - Supported only by sight records (3 species)
    
    Anatidae - Ducks, Geese, and Swans
    Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis - P
    Emperor Goose Chen canagica
    Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator - P
    Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus - P
    Falcated Duck Anas falcata - P
    American Black Duck Anas rubripes
    Garganey Anas querquedula
    Baikal Teal Anas formosa
    Common Pochard Aythya ferina - P
    Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri - P
    King Eider Somateria spectabilis
    Common Eider Somateria mollissima - P
    Smew Mergellus albellus - PV
    
    Gaviidae - Loons
    Arctic Loon Gavia arctica - PV
    Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii
    
    Podicipedidae - Grebes
    Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
    
    Diomedeidae - Albatrosses
    Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta - P
    Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata - PV
    Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans - P
    Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus
    
    Procellariidae - Shearwaters and Petrels
    Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera - PV
    Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata
    Dark-rumped Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia/sandwichensis - PV
    Stejneger's Petrel Pterodroma longirostris - P
    Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii - P
    Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
    Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea - P
    Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis - P
    Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus - P
    Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus - PV
    Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis - PV
    
    Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels
    Ringed Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma hornbyi - P
    Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma tethys
    
    Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds
    White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus - P
    Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda - P
    
    Sulidae - Boobies and Gannets
    Masked Booby Sula dactylatra - P
    Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii
    Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
    Red-footed Booby Sula sula
    
    Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants
    Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus - P
    
    Anhingidae - Darters
    Anhinga Anhinga anhinga - P
    
    Fregatidae - Frigatebirds
    Great Frigatebird Fregata minor - P
    
    Ardeidae - Herons, Bitterns, and Allies
    Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
    
    Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills
    White Ibis Eudocimus albus
    Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus - P
    Roseate Spoonbill Ajaia ajaja
    
    Cathartidae - New World Vultures
    Black Vulture Coragyps atratus - P
    
    Accipitridae - Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies
    Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
    Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus - P
    Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus
    
    Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons
    Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway - PV
    Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
    
    Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
    Purple Gallinule Porphyrula martinica
    
    Charadriidae - Lapwings and Plovers
    American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
    Lesser Sand-Plover Charadrius mongolus - P
    Greater Sand-Plover Charadrius leschenaultii - PV
    Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia
    Piping Plover Charadrius melodus - P
    Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus - PV
    
    Haematopodidae - Oystercatchers
    American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
    
    Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies
    Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus - PV
    Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes - P
    Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus - P
    Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia - PV
    Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
    Little Curlew Numenius minutus - P
    Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis - PV
    Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica - P
    Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
    Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis - P
    Little Stint Calidris minuta
    Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta - P
    White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
    Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
    Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
    American Woodcock Scolopax minor - P
    
    Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
    Little Gull Larus minutus
    Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus - P
    Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri - PV
    Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris
    Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides - P
    Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus - PV
    Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus - P
    Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus - P
    Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris
    Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea - P
    Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus -
    Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus - S
    White-winged Tern Gelochelidon nilotica - PV
    Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis - P
    
    Alcidae - Auks, Murres, and Puffins
    Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia
    Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix
    Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris
    Parakeet Auklet Aethia psittacula
    Least Auklet Aethia pusilla
    Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella
    
    Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves
    Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis - PV
    
    Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis
    Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
    Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris - P
    
    Strigidae - Typical Owls
    Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
    
    Caprimulgidae - Goatsuckers
    Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis
    Buff-collared Nightjar Caprimulgus ridgwayi
    
    Apodidae - Swifts
    White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris - S
    
    Trochilidae - Hummingbirds
    Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus - P
    Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris - P
    Xantus's Hummingbird Hylocharis xantusii - P
    Violet-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia violiceps - P
    Blue-throated Hummingbird Lampornis clemenciae - P
    Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens - P
    Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
    
    Picidae - Woodpeckers and Allies
    Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
    
    Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers
    Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax
    Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens - PT
    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris
    Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum -
    Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer
    Nutting's Flycatcher Myiarchus nuttingi - PVT
    Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
    Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher Myiodynastes luteiventris - PV
    Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii - PT
    Thick-billed Kingbird Tyrannus crassirostris - PVT
    Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana - P
    
    Laniidae - Shrikes
    Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus - P
    
    Vireonidae - Vireos
    White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus - PT
    Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
    Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
    Yellow-green Vireo Vireo flavoviridis
    
    Corvidae - Crows and Jays
    Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
    
    Alaudidae - Larks
    Sky Lark Alauda arvensis - P
    
    Hirundinidae - Swallows
    Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva - P
    
    Troglodytidae - Wrens
    Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis - PT
    
    Sylviidae - Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers
    Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata - P
    Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
    Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis - P
    
    Turdidae - Thrushes
    Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus - P
    Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
    Stonechat Saxicola torquata - P
    Veery Catharus fuscescens - P
    Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
    Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
    Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus - PV
    Rufous-backed Robin Turdus rufopalliatus - P
    
    Mimidae - Mockingbirds and Thrashers
    Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre
    
    Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits
    Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis - P
    Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea - P
    White Wagtail Motacilla alba - P
    Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni - P
    Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii
    
    Parulidae - Wood-Warblers
    Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus
    Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera
    Golden-cheeked Warbler Dendroica chrysoparia
    Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
    Grace's Warbler Dendroica graciae
    Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus
    Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea
    Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus
    Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla
    Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis
    Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia
    Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons
    
    Thraupidae - Tanagers
    Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
    
    Emberizidae - Emberizids
    Cassin's Sparrow Aimophila cassinii
    Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla - P
    Baird's Sparrow Ammodramus bairdii
    Le Conte's Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii
    Smith's Longspur Calcarius pictus - PV
    Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla - P
    Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica - P
    Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
    
    Cardinalidae - Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies
    Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus - P
    Varied Bunting Passerina versicolor
    
    Icteridae - Blackbirds
    Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
    Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
    Streak-backed Oriole Icterus pustulatus
    
    Fringillidae - Fringilline and Cardueline Finches and Allies
    Brambling Fringilla montifringilla - PV
    Black Rosy-Finch Leucosticte atrata
    White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera - S
    Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
    
    Thanks!
    
    Douglas Aguillard
    San Diego, CA
    doug@...
    http://sdbirds.basiclink.com
    
    
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v1.14 - 11/22/11 - Added cloud bubble for common thread topics.
v1.13 - 11/22/11 - Added integrated photos where available.
v1.12 - 11/22/11 - Added multiple input boxes for additional refinement, negative search criteria (eg. -keyword).
v1.11 - 11/22/11 - Added banding code, species look-up. Also direct link to recent eBird observations.
 v1.1 - 11/22/11 - Added 'date' functionality. Shows top 'month/year' combinations for a query. Restrict results to that 'month/year'.
 v1.0 - 11/21/11 - Initial version coded. Currently archiving 'lacobirds' and 'calbirds'.