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*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (1 report)
- Common Ground Dove (1 report)
- Ancient Murrelet (1 report)
- Neotropic Cormorant (2 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (5) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 16, 2019 10:58 by Dessi Sieburth
- 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/S59042091
- Comments: "Continuing here "

Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 16, 2019 12:39 by Dessi Sieburth
- Farren Rd., Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.443548,-119.9237752&ll=34.443548,-119.9237752
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59042119
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Heard only at end of Farren Rd at Logan Kahle’s coordinates. Hollow persistent coo call. Possibly 2. "

Ancient Murrelet (Synthliboramphus antiquus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 16, 2019 13:40 by Joel Barrett
- Santa Rosa Island, Pier, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.0082976,-120.0468221&ll=34.0082976,-120.0468221
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59043543
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Seen swimming near the northeast coast of Santa Rosa Island. Encountered within about 1/4 mile of the beach as we transited from Southeast Anchorage to the Pier in Beechers Bay."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 16, 2019 12:02 by Dika Golovatchoff
- 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/S59036582
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "At its usual perch on dead euc. Shows white line around bill and acute angle. Tail longer than on double-crested. This bird has been observed for several months"

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 16, 2019 09:03 by Dessi Sieburth
- 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/S59042029
- Comments: "Continuing. With flock of 20 DCCO at extreme south end of lagoon, on sand where it empties into the beach. Smaller with longer tail and smaller yellow gular pouch surrounded by white."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 16, 2019 09:03 by Dessi Sieburth
- 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/S59042029
- Comments: "Continuing bird in lone tamarisk by half bridge. With BCNH. Darker than BCNH with white spots throughout body. Large bill. Photos"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Aug 16, 2019 13:27 by Dessi Sieburth
- 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/S59042186
- Comments: "Continuing juvie in creek near where it flows into the ocean. Photos"

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