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*** Species Summary:

- Baird's Sandpiper (1 report)
- Brown Booby (2 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)
- Northern Rough-winged Swallow (1 report)
- Common Yellowthroat (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii) (4) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 25, 2019 15:00 by Mark Dettling
- Skunk Point, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=33.9818874,-119.9918067&ll=33.9818874,-119.9918067
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59364980
- Comments: "Juveniles. Small flock with one Western Sandpiper. Larger than WESA. Black legs. Buffy chest. Back scaly, but buffy and without rufous."

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) (20) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 24, 2019 08:06 by Bernardo Alps
- Santa Barbara Island (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=33.475842,-119.035716&ll=33.475842,-119.035716
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59366995
- Comments: "Counted individually."

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) (70) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 24, 2019 15:39 by Bernardo Alps
- Unknown Location - (33.482, -119.027), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=33.4820294,-119.0272771&ll=33.4820294,-119.0272771
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59366974
- Comments: "Counted in groups of ten. Most birds were perched on the western end of Sutil Rock; a few were circling in flight. We approached the rock from the west, which gave a good view along the ridge where most birds were perched."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Aug 30, 2019 08:41 by Noah Gaines
- Goleta Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4171771,-119.829812&ll=34.4171771,-119.829812
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59374967
- Comments: "Along shore of estuary at end of parking lot. Juvenile night heron, slater brown/gray throughout with a darker cap and lighter underparts. with light edged coverts and flight feathers. Chartreuse legs. Separated from BCNH by Longer streaked neck. Large blunt bill with a white tip. "

Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 25, 2019 by Mark Dettling
- Santa Rosa Island (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=33.963172,-120.108001&ll=33.963172,-120.108001
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59365038
- Comments: "Flying around with Barn Swallows. Brown backed. Brown wash on throat and upper chest. Seen well, and obvious that they were NRWS."

Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 24, 2019 08:06 by Bernardo Alps
- Santa Barbara Island (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=33.475842,-119.035716&ll=33.475842,-119.035716
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59366995
- Comments: "Heard calling and seen well at a distance of less than 10 meters. Sub-adult male. A small warbler with a black mask bordered by a white line on top and a yellow chest below."

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