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*** Species Summary:

- Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (1 report)
- Black Tern (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (Branta hutchinsii leucopareia) (1)
- Reported Aug 25, 2018 10:18 by Shawn Goodchild
- Waller Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9029675,-120.4392958&ll=34.9029675,-120.4392958
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48063731
- Comments: "Resident, small Canada-style goose with stumpy bill and significant neck ring. Mmmmm, bread and stale cereal "

Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 24, 2018 11:00 by Libby Patten
- Ocean Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6909567,-120.6003785&ll=34.6909567,-120.6003785
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48054190
- Comments: "Saw one bird fly over appeared to be in juvenile plumage: black cap on head with cheek patch, blackish back, white underparts. Slightly larger than Least Tern. Perhaps a continuing bird from a couple weeks ago, or else a new one."

Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 24, 2018 11:00 by Joan Lentz
- Ocean Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6909567,-120.6003785&ll=34.6909567,-120.6003785
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48050921
- Comments: "Saw one bird fly over appeared to be in juvenile plumage: black cap on head with cheek patch, blackish back, white underparts. Slightly larger than Least Tern. Perhaps a continuing bird from a couple weeks ago, or else a new one."

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