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*** Species Summary:

- Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (1 report)
- Common Ground-Dove (1 report)
- Brown Booby (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Cackling Goose (Aleutian) (Branta hutchinsii leucopareia) (1)
- Reported Aug 28, 2018 09:20 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/S48131662
- Comments: "Small Canada-style goose with stumpy bill and white neck collar "

Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina) (1)
- Reported Aug 28, 2018 08:00 by Adam Searcy
- 410–608 Glen Annie Rd, Goleta US-CA (34.4455,-119.8752), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.445514,-119.875219&ll=34.445514,-119.875219
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48131152
- Comments: "Repeated soft low “Woop. Woop. Woop.” calls spaced slightly less than 1 second apart. Calling from lemon orchard. Bird not seen. Recording made. "

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) (1)
- Reported Aug 26, 2018 12:12 by Maggie Sherriffs
- US-CA-Pacific Ocean (34.4130,-119.5711), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3875551,-119.6366294&ll=34.3875551,-119.6366294
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48124679
- Comments: "Completely brown booby with a dark bill. A little bluish at the bill base. Circled the boat once, had great looks, then gone. Seen while fishing on the Coral Sea. Just a couple miles out of Santa Barbara Harbor to the ESE, offshore of Montecito."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Aug 28, 2018 10:48 by Libby Patten
- Refugio SB, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4643601,-120.0694835&ll=34.4643601,-120.0694835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48131844
- Comments: "Immature. Continuing. Standing next to immature Black-crowned Night Heron. Thicker/longer black bill. "

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Aug 28, 2018 09:28 by Peter Schneekloth
- Refugio SB, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4643601,-120.0694835&ll=34.4643601,-120.0694835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48129529
- Comments: "Continuing bird."

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