[eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert <daily>

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*** Species Summary:

- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)
- Broad-winged Hawk (1 report)
- Green-tailed Towhee (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Sep 20, 2019 08:30 by Anonymous eBirder
- Goleta slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4204415,-119.8395016&ll=34.4204415,-119.8395016
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S60044395
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Juvenile yellow-crowned night heron sitting on a wire with a juvenile black-crowned night heron; has a thicker bill"

Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus) (1)
- Reported Sep 23, 2019 09:00 by Anonymous eBirder
- Jalama Road, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.5118043,-120.4485333&ll=34.5118043,-120.4485333
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S60059858
- Media: 7 Photos
- Comments: "As fog lifted, TVs began to lift off from a roost along creek two miles east of US1. They formed a kettle of c.40 birds. A small Buteo flew up from the same roost site and joined the kettle. It had pointed wings with dark trailing edge. Characteristic fast and shallow flap-flap-flap glide flight. Photos show broad bands in tail (not seen at the time). Kettle split in two. Hawk went with group headed south-south-east to hill with radio masts.."

Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus) (1)
- Reported Sep 22, 2019 06:30 by Eduardo Jimenez
- Santa Cruz Island--Scorpion Campground, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.0488223,-119.5624803&ll=34.0488223,-119.5624803
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S60044009
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Surprise bird. Observed by others. Photo taken."


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