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*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (2 reports)
- Neotropic Cormorant (1 report)
- Reddish Egret (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (3)
- Reported Jul 26, 2019 18:45 by Christopher Kibler
- Lake Los Carneros Park, 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/S58482743
- Comments: "Male had characteristic white band behind the bill. Travelling with two females. All were noticeably smaller than the mallards swimming nearby."

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (1)
- Reported Jul 26, 2019 12:35 by Mark Holmgren
- Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.963438,-120.6504714&ll=34.963438,-120.6504714
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58482935
- Comments: "Female, small duck, strong facial pattern, somewhat spatulate bill, small white spot at base of Bill"

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 22, 2019 07:02 by Sangeet Khalsa
- 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/S58472082
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. Smaller than DCCO, with long tail and faint thin white line around base of bill/chin."

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 26, 2019 09:45 by Jamie Chavez
- Santa Maria River Estuary (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.9671044,-120.6473815&ll=34.9671044,-120.6473815
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58470372
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Most likely a continuing bird reported the previous week. Was absent for much of the time then flew to the estuary mouth to feed but only stayed about 10 - 15 minutes before flying north to the SLO side of the estuary. Photographed"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 22, 2019 07:02 by Sangeet Khalsa
- 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/S58472082
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "2 juveniles perched on the end of the bridge. Darker than BCNH, with smaller white spots on tips of wing feathers, longer legs, and heavier bill (blackish on upper mandible)."

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