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*** Species Summary:

- Reddish Egret (2 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)

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Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 11, 2020 07:58 by John Deacon
- 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/S71353596
- Comments: "Ongoing local rarity. Dark morph. Grayish blue overall. Juvenile bird. Similar in height to nearby SNEG. Grayish bird. He did a little of the foraging "dance" typical of this species."

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 11, 2020 07:42 by Teale Fristoe
- 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/S71352256
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Appeared in west side of island around 8, started foraging a bit around 8:20."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 11, 2020 12:32 by David Compton
- 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/S71363127
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing 3Y (about 2 yrs old)"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 10, 2020 16:15 by Michael I Christie
- 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/S71362024
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "first summer bird in tree E of access bridge, amid black-crowns (thanks to tip from birder), fs"

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