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*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (2 reports)
- Rufous Hummingbird (2 reports)
- Common Gallinule (1 report)
- Neotropic Cormorant (3 reports)
- Reddish Egret (2 reports)
- Swainson's Hawk (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (2)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 06:47 by John Callender
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57914244
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. A pair."

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 08:13 by John Callender
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57916113
- Comments: "Continuing. Male."

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 08:00 by Peter Schneekloth
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57903204
- Comments: "Seen by F. Machetanz: solid rufous back, no green."

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 08:00 by Laura Baldwin
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57902319
- Comments: "Seen by F. Machetanz: solid rufous back, no green."

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 08:13 by John Callender
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57916113
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. On the near (south) side of the pond."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 07:43 by Thomas Turner
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57914071
- Comments: "Cormorant with no yellow above the eye, and yellow gape that comes to a point less than 90 degrees. Continuing. In a roosting tree by the bridge to nowhere. "

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 06:47 by John Callender
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57914244
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Perched in the dead tree just north of the bridge to nowhere parking. Noticeably smaller than nearby Double-crested Cormorant, sharply acute-angled (rather than more rounded) border of bare skin at the rear of the gape, dark lores."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 07:10 by Glenn Kincaid
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57899216
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing in Euc just north of bridge to nowhere"

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 18:49 by Kevin Lapp
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57904751
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Same spot as yesterday at same time - seen from beach at end of slough. Photo"

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 10:41 by Libby Patten
- Mission Creek outflow (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4127959,-119.6869361&ll=34.4127959,-119.6869361
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57900257
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Foraging with Snowy Egrets in narrow channel just above shoreline. Mostly mauve brown with blue gray on wings."

Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) (2)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 20:00 by Anonymous eBirder
- Quatal Canyon (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.819282,-119.4588733&ll=34.819282,-119.4588733
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57918383
- Media: 3 Audio
- Comments: "Pair. Male carrying food (rodent)"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 08:30 by Andrew McGrath
- Ellwood Mesa Open Space, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4216023,-119.8887134&ll=34.4216023,-119.8887134
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57919609
- Comments: "Seen in northwestern area of Mesa. Resembled western/cassins but yellow extended up the breast further than in those species. Species has been reported in nearby NCOS and Devereaux Slough. "

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 06:39 by Barry Rowan
- More Mesa, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4215576,-119.7963064&ll=34.4215576,-119.7963064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57916124
- Comments: "Adult male. Have photos. Black and white grosbeak with pink wash on breast. "

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