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*** Species Summary:

- Curlew Sandpiper (8 reports)
- Clay-colored Sparrow (1 report)
- Northern Waterthrush (1 report)
- Black-and-white Warbler (1 report)
- Tennessee Warbler (2 reports)
- Lucy's Warbler (3 reports)
- American Redstart (2 reports)
- Blackpoll Warbler (2 reports)

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Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 09:19 by Karl Frank
- Goleta Beach Park, Goleta US-CA 34.41711, -119.82745, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.417114,-119.827451&ll=34.417114,-119.827451
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74082319
- Comments: "Saw with a couple from Green Valley AZ with about 15-20 sanderlings in the surf zone. Fuzzy pictures coming. This was 100 yards south of the UCSB lot 6 stairs at 9:50 am The flock flew north out of sight shortly thereafter. White supercilium, decurved beak"

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 12:50 by Lori Gaskin
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74095442
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Shown here with Dunlin on its right."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 12:50 by Mark Holmgren
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74094218
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Shown here with Dunlin on its right."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1)
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 12:40 by Jackson Mesick
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74091563
- Comments: "Previously reported. In with sanderlings a bit more than a third of a mile north from the lot 6 staircase. Approximately the same size as nearby sanderlings, but noticeably longer legged and thus standing above them. Long uniformly decurved Bill. Photos taken."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 07:10 by Robert Thoren
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74079492
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile. Seen with LESA north of the lot six stairs. Cleaner breast and scaly back, more slender body and longer billed than Dunlin. Stronger supercilium."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 25, 2020 18:00 by Jacob Broad
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74060311
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Scaly patterned back with nice contrast against belly, long black legs, smooth long curved bill, white eyebrow, showed strong white rump in flight."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 25, 2020 10:00 by Conor McMahon
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74052157
- Comments: "Continuing a few hundred yards north of Lot 6 stairwell, resting on kelp wrack with a group of Black Turnstones."

Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 25, 2020 07:00 by John Robinson
- UCSB--East beach (formerly Goleta Bay West beach), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4101847,-119.8419678&ll=34.4101847,-119.8419678
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74060652
- Comments: "Continuing. Seen with three other birders. With Sanderlings about 50 yards north of stairs. Browner and larger than sanderlings. Slimmer than sanderlings. Decurved Bill. White rump seen in flight."

Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 07:08 by Bradley Hacker
- San Miguelito Road at Sudden Road, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.5748893,-120.516743&ll=34.5748893,-120.516743
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74092743
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Spizella. Gray nape; buffy supercilium"

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 08:55 by David Compton
- Carpinteria Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.3930006,-119.5140259&ll=34.3930006,-119.5140259
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74083875
- Comments: "Clearly a Northern based on yellowish under parts, relatively quick tail bob, evenly narrow supercilium, and lack of salmon wash on flanks."

Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 25, 2020 13:07 by Susanne Meyer
- Bella Vista OSP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.438363,-119.8836064&ll=34.438363,-119.8836064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74056548
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird In the willows at the northern end of the park, where previously seen by margeNdonthornton. Photos provided"

Tennessee Warbler (Leiothlypis peregrina) (1)
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 12:25 by Teale Fristoe
- Refugio SB, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4643601,-120.0694835&ll=34.4643601,-120.0694835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74091163
- Comments: "Dull yellow warbler with eye line and white belly and undertail coverts. Continuing in big euc. Photos."

Tennessee Warbler (Leiothlypis peregrina) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 25, 2020 09:12 by David Compton
- Refugio SB, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4643601,-120.0694835&ll=34.4643601,-120.0694835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74054771
- Comments: "Relatively dull individual with yellow limited to throat, upper breast, and faint wash on sides. Otherwise, dingy white below--lower breast, belly, under tail coverts. Olive green above, pronounced dark line through eye and pale supercilious resulting in a pronounced face pattern, very pointed warbler bill, dark legs."

Lucy's Warbler (Leiothlypis luciae) (1)
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 12:25 by Teale Fristoe
- Refugio SB, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4643601,-120.0694835&ll=34.4643601,-120.0694835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74091163
- Comments: "Only seen briefly once despite much effort. Small gray warbler with weak eye ring."

Lucy's Warbler (Leiothlypis luciae) (1)
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 08:18 by Andrew McGrath
- Refugio SB, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4643601,-120.0694835&ll=34.4643601,-120.0694835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74079614
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Warbler in big Euc just south of railroad bridge. All gray with eye ring and slightly warmer (cream?) breast"

Lucy's Warbler (Leiothlypis luciae) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 25, 2020 09:12 by David Compton
- Refugio SB, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4643601,-120.0694835&ll=34.4643601,-120.0694835
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74054771
- Comments: "Short-tailed, small gray warbler feeding high in the eucalyptus. Plain face with dark eye, no obvious colors below. Tail relatively short. Did not see upper parts."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 25, 2020 13:07 by Susanne Meyer
- Bella Vista OSP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.438363,-119.8836064&ll=34.438363,-119.8836064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74056548
- Comments: "When looking for the American Redstart a bit earlier in the day, David Compton pointed me to the treetops above the picnic tables. I left and returned with my camera and was lucky finding the bird in this exact location. A small bird, mostly black with striking orange sides and some white. It was moving fast from branch to branch in the thicket of the treetop and I did not manage to capture a decent photo."

American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 25, 2020 11:42 by David Compton
- Bella Vista OSP, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.438363,-119.8836064&ll=34.438363,-119.8836064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74054643
- Comments: "Continuing adult male. Blackish head and breast with bright orange on sides of breast, and otherwise whitish under parts. Long tail for warbler, with orange patches on either side at base."

Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 10:19 by Lori Gaskin
- La Mesa Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.3980724,-119.7229957&ll=34.3980724,-119.7229957
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74084095
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Wood warbler with wing bars and white tail spots. Yellowish anterior becoming whitish posterior. Gently streaked sides. Greenish supercilium."

Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Sep 26, 2020 10:19 by Mark Holmgren
- La Mesa Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.3980724,-119.7229957&ll=34.3980724,-119.7229957
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74094152
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Wood warbler with wing bars and white tail spots. Yellowish anterior becoming whitish posterior. Gently streaked sides. Greenish supercilium."

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