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

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*** Species Summary:

- Common Ground-Dove (1 report)
- Vaux's Swift (1 report)
- Rufous Hummingbird (1 report)
- Black Tern (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina) (1)
- Reported Aug 26, 2018 07:39 by Bradley Hacker
- Baron Ranch Trail, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4894878,-120.1198769&ll=34.4894878,-120.1198769
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48087988
- Comments: "Area with lots of nocotiana about 0.5 km beyond chains link fence across road"

Vaux's Swift (Chaetura vauxi) (1)
- Reported Aug 26, 2018 07:21 by John Callender
- Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3961231,-119.5283666&ll=34.3961231,-119.5283666
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48084761
- Comments: "Flying over the marsh near Ash Avenue with a flock of Cliff Swallows. Seen well through binoculars as it flew about 30 feet overhead. Smallish swift with pale throat blending to darker belly."

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (1)
- Reported Aug 26, 2018 07:39 by Bradley Hacker
- Baron Ranch Trail, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4894878,-120.1198769&ll=34.4894878,-120.1198769
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48087988
- Comments: "Straight bill"

Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) (1)
- Reported Aug 25, 2018 17:17 by Jasen Liu
- Guadalupe Pasture (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.96336,-120.59375&ll=34.96336,-120.59375
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48076474
- Comments: "Juvenile seen perched on east shore of pond. Small tern with dark uppersides, facial pattern, and cap. Light underwings and forked tail seen as bird flew briefly. Was not present after a Peregrine Falcon flew by and flushed many birds at around 5:40"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Aug 26, 2018 08:31 by Noah Gaines
- Andrée Clark Bird Refuge, Noah's Walk. Santa Barbara US-CA (34.4181,-119.6635), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.418113,-119.663506&ll=34.418113,-119.663506
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48085200
- Comments: "Distant young bird. Perched in dead branches. Bread black bill. Buffy and spotted throughout. "

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