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recent CBRC records of note for San Diego County

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The following San Diego County records have recently been accepted by the California Bird Records Committee. The CBRC website includes a number of resources including the Review List, the CBRC database, a webform for submitting documentation (different than eBird!), and the annual reports published in Western Birds

2022-038 Mexican Duck, Lower Otay Reservoir, 28 Jul–23 Sep 2022 (same bird as 2021-170)
2021-170 Mexican Duck, Lower Otay Reservoir, 15 Aug 2021

2023-054A Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel, 20 Aug 23, Lower Otay Reservoir, SD (FIRST COUNTY RECORD)
2023-054B Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel, 21 Aug 23, Lake Henshaw, SD 
2023-054C Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel, 21 Aug 23, Nine Mile Bank, SD 
2023-054D Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel, 22 Aug 23, South San Diego Bay, SD
2023-054E Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel, 21 Aug 23, La Jolla, SD

2022-135 Stejneger‘s Petrel, 10 Jun 22, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SD (FIRST COUNTY RECORD)

2023-051 Wedge-tailed Shearwater, 26 Aug 23, Approx. 9 km W of Ocean Beach, SD

2023-115 Wood Stork, 19–22 Nov 2023, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SD (returning bird, same bird as 2020-043 et al.)

2023-042 Crested Caracara, 2 Jul 2023, Point Loma, SD (same bird seen in ORA/LA, 2023-028)

2023-041 Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher, 2 Jul 2023, Point Loma, SD 
2023-109 Louisiana Waterthrush,  5–9 Nov 2023, Santa Ysabel Preserve, SD
2023-083 Golden-winged Warbler, 25–26 Sep 2023, Hilleary Park in Poway, SD
2023-023 Golden-winged Warbler, 20 May 2023, Coronado, SD

Currently under review:
2023-046 Pyrrhuloxia (Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, SD, 8 Jul 2023) 

Species removed from the Review List (in excess of 50 records for California, with >2 records/year in last 10 years):
Mississippi Kite
White Wagtail
Cassin’s Sparrow

Full results and discussions of these and other California review species will be available in the reports published in Western Birds. Previous reports are available under Publications on the CBRC website:

Justyn Stahl
North Park