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*** Species Summary:

- Pacific Golden-Plover (4 reports)
- Solitary Sandpiper (2 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 30, 2018 18:16 by Benjamin Byerly
- Goleta Bay--West beach, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48182487
- Comments: "Slender, golden tones, smaller than BBPL. Thanks for Jasen for the heads up."

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 30, 2018 15:30 by Bradley Hacker
- Goleta Bay--West beach, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48179064
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "With many tens of BBPl."

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 30, 2018 14:53 by John Callender
- Goleta Bay--West beach, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48179981
- Comments: "Continuing bird. In the same location it had been reported; closer to the Goleta Beach Park parking than to the steps near Campus Point. Smaller body but longer legs than nearby Black-bellied Plovers. Overall golden color on upper parts."

Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 30, 2018 12:21 by Cuyler Stapelmann
- Goleta Bay--West beach, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48176849
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Among the many BBPLs, this bird only took a minute to find. The smaller size and obvious golden plumage in its back made it stand out. The white eyeline also appeared more contrasty than the BBPLs. I did not get close enough to study primary projection adequately."

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (2)
- Reported Aug 31, 2018 08:00 by Pete Wolf
- Lake Los Carneros, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.44322,-119.84975&ll=34.44322,-119.84975
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48194323
- Media: 1 Photo

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (2)
- Reported Aug 30, 2018 18:19 by Conor Scotland
- Lake Los Carneros, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.44322,-119.84975&ll=34.44322,-119.84975
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48188003
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "At SE end of lake. Foraging among vegetation and out in the open. Significantly smaller than nearby Greater Yellowlegs. Brownish upperparts with darker brownish cap. Light spotting throughout back. Brownish gray breast, somewhat vested with white in the middle. Clean white underparts, with mostly clean delineation between brown breast and white. Prominent white eye ring. Pale/white supraloral gave spectacled look. Bill appeared very slightly decurved."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 30, 2018 13:31 by John Callender
- 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/S48179967
- Comments: "Continuing immature. Just downstream of the bridge. Heavy dark beak, small light spots on wings and back, long legs."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 30, 2018 12:25 by margeNdon thornton
- 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/S48179383
- Media: 1 Photo

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