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*** Species Summary:

- Neotropic Cormorant (1 report)
- Vermilion Flycatcher (1 report)
- Sage Thrasher (1 report)
- Double-barred Finch (1 report)
- Bobolink (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Sep 30, 2019 11:15 by Karen Rusch
- 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/S60244808
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Sitting with flock of DCCOs. Noticeably smaller in height and bulk-bill was more petite."

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 30, 2019 08:00 by John Deacon
- Santa Maria Country Club (Restricted Access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.905972,-120.442061&ll=34.905972,-120.442061
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S60243438
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Female (possible first year male). Seen in the general area of the VEFL documented earlier this year."

Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) (1)
- Reported Sep 30, 2019 08:15 by Anonymous eBirder
- Santa Barbara Canyon, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.8446954,-119.5384598&ll=34.8446954,-119.5384598
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S60245752
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Unusual at this season"

Double-barred Finch (Taeniopygia bichenovii) (1)
- Reported Sep 29, 2019 08:15 by Steve Rothstein
- Home, Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4461375,-119.7872829&ll=34.4461375,-119.7872829
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S60253984
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "First seen feeding alone on ground and then feeding on platform with Scaly-breasted Munias. Likely an escaped bird."

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) (1)
- Reported Sep 26, 2019 15:29 by Aaron Kreisberg
- 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/S60243160
- Comments: "Seen foraging in grass in the area of the bathroom at the end of the lower loop of the campground. Most noticeable was the distinct striping on the head. Also a thick bill and brownish streaking on the back Flew from the grass near the bathroom into the "reserved" campsite area at end of the lower loop of the campground."

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