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*** Species Summary:

- White-winged Dove (2 reports)
- Solitary Sandpiper (5 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (4 reports)
- Philadelphia Vireo (2 reports)
- Northern Waterthrush (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) (1)
- Reported Sep 06, 2018 08:16 by John Callender
- Carpinteria Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3930006,-119.5140259&ll=34.3930006,-119.5140259
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48328954
- Comments: "Seen well through binoculars. Perched for several minutes in the top of a tall sycamore on the west bank just north of the water treatment plant. Medium-sized dove, dark remiges, white feathers on lower edge of folded wing, relatively short tail with broad light terminal band visible from below. The bird left flying east; unfortunately I didn’t see it through binoculars when it flew."

White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 02, 2018 08:45 by Libby Lindsay
- 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/S48319574
- Comments: "continuing in dead branches over creek"

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1)
- Reported Sep 06, 2018 08:45 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/S48330658
- Comments: "Continuing"

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1)
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 18:18 by Richard Norton
- 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/S48321592
- Comments: "Known bird. Eye-ring. Greenish legs. Straight, thin bill."

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 11:00 by Kris Ohlenkamp
- 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/S48312663
- Media: 3 Photos

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 02, 2018 09:54 by Libby Lindsay
- 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/S48319871
- Comments: "continuing birds at SE corner"

Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 13:00 by Anonymous eBirder
- Santa Maria Mesa Road Ponds, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.8837715,-120.279007&ll=34.8837715,-120.279007
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48315673
- Comments: "Continuing"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 13:20 by Richard Norton
- 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/S48321529
- Comments: "Known bird. Immature. In creek, viewed from bridge. Photo later."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 11:25 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/S48315805
- Comments: "Continuing immature bird. Seen near bridge with two young BCNH snoozing nearby. "

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 11:25 by Joan Lentz
- 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/S48317122
- Comments: "Continuing immature bird. Seen near bridge with two young BCNH snoozing nearby. "

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 02, 2018 08:45 by Libby Lindsay
- 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/S48319574
- Comments: "continuing juvi. in creek below bridge."

Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 09:53 by Joan Lentz
- Refugio Rd--first creek crossing, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4693091,-120.0686574&ll=34.4693091,-120.0686574
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48316042
- Comments: "Predominantly yellow underside with a bright yellow throat and chest, which would be lacking in Warbling Vireo. Strong face pattern with dark eye line, white above and below the eye and a dark cap. Found earlier this morning, identified and photographed by Tom Turner. Found again by Joan Lentz. Seen between the two creek crossings in a sycamore and then into a large oak next to the gated entrance of the private home on the west side of the road."

Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 09:53 by Libby Patten
- Refugio Rd--first creek crossing, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4693091,-120.0686574&ll=34.4693091,-120.0686574
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48315713
- Comments: "Predominantly yellow underside with a bright yellow throat. Strong face pattern with dark eye line, white above and below the eye and a dark cap. Found earlier this morning, identified and photographed by Tom Turner. Found again by Joan Lentz. Seen between the two creek crossings in a sycamore and then into a large oak next to the gated entrance of the private home on the west side of the road."

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) (1)
- Reported Sep 06, 2018 08:16 by John Callender
- Carpinteria Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3930006,-119.5140259&ll=34.3930006,-119.5140259
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48328954
- Comments: "Feeding in the creekbed puddles just north of the water treatment plant. Seen well through binoculars from 60 feet for several minutes until it flushed into the creekside willows. Large brownish warbler, walking and picking at leaves with constant tail pumping, prominent yellow-white eyebrow, light below with an overall yellowish wash and heavy brown streaking."

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) (1)
- Reported Sep 05, 2018 11:00 by Kris Ohlenkamp
- 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/S48312663
- Comments: "Seen by 4 observers on the north shore of the same little pond at the SE corner of the lake where the Solitary Sandpiper is. Walking, and tilting like a Spotted Sandpiper, 1 to 3 feet from the water around the reed stumps. Clear brown back, long and broad white eye stripe, dark streaks on white chest, red legs."

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