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*** Species Summary:

- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)
- Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 10, 2019 07:06 by Bradley Hacker
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58073119
- Comments: "Immature. Narrow white streaks on chest, and thin white edges to wing feathers. No white behind eye like BCNH, but bi-colored bill like BCNH. NE corner of W bridge pond. "

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 09, 2019 14:00 by dave haupt
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58062876
- Comments: "Continuing immature right under footbridge "

Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah (Vidua obtusa) (1)
- Reported Jul 09, 2019 18:15 by Cruz Phillips
- Road to Las Cruzitas, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6101983,-119.9741614&ll=34.6101983,-119.9741614
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58073268
- Comments: "Bird was observed from 30 to 50 feet for approximately 5 minutes with binoculars. finch sized bird with 24 inch long black streaming ribbon like tail not tapering to the end. Black back and wing. Dark iridescent Golden brown nape with black hooded head. light Tawny belly. Silvery black medium heavy bill. In flight the tail looks like a broad floating ribbon with a little black lump at the front."

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