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


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*** Species Summary:

- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (3 reports)
- Orchard Oriole (1 report)

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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 12, 2020 15:44 by Eric Hopson
- Goleta Beach County Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4169325,-119.8230261&ll=34.4169325,-119.8230261
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73526204
- Comments: "Continuing, seen east of bridge and from bike path. One adult looking with nearly all gray breast, dark streaked back, thick stout bill, and partial white cheek. One juv with thick stout nearly all dark bill, darker and smaller spotting on back than juv BCNH."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 12, 2020 13:00 by Ron Hirst
- 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/S73517403
- Comments: "continuing almost-adult with tan cheek bar"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (4) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 12, 2020 08:30 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/S73511632
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing 1 mature looking and 3 immature birds roosting in one tree near ranger's house"

Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) (1)
- Reported Sep 11, 2020 06:51 by John Deacon
- Deacon Home (Restricted Access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.887029,-120.432212&ll=34.887029,-120.432212
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S73542395
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Darker and somewhat smaller than HOORs who frequent this feeder. "Hood" doesn't appear to extend past the eye. Numerous pictures available."

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