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*** Species Summary:

- Common Ground Dove (1 report)
- Reddish Egret (1 report)
- Cattle Egret (2 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)

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Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina) (3) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 09, 2020 09:49 by Mark Holmgren
- Tecolote Creek -- Hwy 101 to LPNF, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.44727,-119.917904&ll=34.44727,-119.917904
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S71304152
- Comments: "Calling At 34.457375,-119.916776 but I don’t see adjacent orchards on aerial photos of my position.
Again calling 2 individuals near 34.46476 -119.91489"

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 10, 2020 13:32 by Linus Blomqvist
- Ocean Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6909567,-120.6003785&ll=34.6909567,-120.6003785
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S71326855
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile. Photos to come."

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 10, 2020 15:07 by David Blue
- Goleta Beach County Park (including east end of Goleta Slough), 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/checklist/S71332230
- Comments: "An adult in breeding plumage on the peninsula in the estuary mouth with a flock of Western Gulls. First found this morning by Florence Sanchez."

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 10, 2020 12:36 by Andrew McGrath
- Goleta Beach Park, Goleta US-CA 34.41725, -119.82817, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.417248,-119.828174&ll=34.417248,-119.828174
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S71325473
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Seen on sandy spit. Flew from deeper in slough and rested in flock of western gulls. Egret about the dove of snowy with yellow Bill and orange crown and plume."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 10, 2020 15:07 by David Blue
- Goleta Beach County Park (including east end of Goleta Slough), 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/checklist/S71332230
- Comments: "A continuing immature bird with a thick, all-gray bill. Roosting in the foliage along the right side of the stream looking east from the bridge."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 09, 2020 16:45 by Susanne Meyer
- Goleta Beach County Park (including east end of Goleta Slough), 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/checklist/S71303686
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird roosting in its usual spot in the brush east of the bridge"

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