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*** Species Summary:

- Eurasian Wigeon (5 reports)
- Common Merganser (1 report)
- Northern Bobwhite (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (3 reports)
- Bullock's Oriole (1 report)
- Scott's Oriole (1 report)

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Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 11:58 by Linus Blomqvist
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78972389
- Comments: "Continuing male by Venoco Bridge. Red/brown head with rich creamy forehead and gray sides."

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 11:57 by Jessica Lovering
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78972522
- Comments: "Continuing. IDd by Linus Blomqvist."

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 07:36 by Carina Motta
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78979075
- Comments: "Continuing red-headed male bird with buffy forehead
In Salicornia on edge of water just N of Veneco Bridge, on W side of channel"

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 07:36 by Conor McMahon
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78966861
- Comments: "Continuing red-headed male bird with buffy forehead
In Salicornia on edge of water just N of Veneco Bridge, on W side of channel"

Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 07:36 by An Bui
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78980470
- Comments: "Continuing red-headed male bird with buffy forehead
In Salicornia on edge of water just N of Veneco Bridge, on W side of channel"

Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) (2) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jan 08, 2021 08:32 by Laurel S Luby
- Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.3996863,-119.5353699&ll=34.3996863,-119.5353699
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78916416
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "2 males, black head upper neck and back, while underparts, long thin red bill"

Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 14:40 by Andrew Masaitis
- Lake Los Carneros Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.44322,-119.84975&ll=34.44322,-119.84975
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78981074
- Comments: "Found on the ground. Female, patterned brown and white body, crested head, obvious buff eyebrow stripe and throat, quail shaped body."

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 09:47 by margeNdon thornton
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78961127
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Seen on fence line west of Phelps Bridge. Bright yellow underside with yellow up to the white throat"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 08:02 by Pete Wolf
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78942529
- Media: 2 Photos

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 08:00 by Andrew Masaitis
- UCSB North Campus Open Space (formerly Ocean Meadows Golf Course), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.421439,-119.8713662&ll=34.421439,-119.8713662
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78981931
- Comments: "Found on the fence line, bright yellow belly, gray head and gray-greenish back. Larger bill than Cassin’s."

Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 14:40 by Andrew Masaitis
- Lake Los Carneros Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.44322,-119.84975&ll=34.44322,-119.84975
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78981074
- Comments: "Female, yellow-orange head, gray back, light colored breast. Found up in a tree."

Scott's Oriole (Icterus parisorum) (1)
- Reported Jan 09, 2021 08:25 by Barry Rowan
- Farren Rd., Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.443548,-119.9237752&ll=34.443548,-119.9237752
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S78960859
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Black and bright yellow oriole. Yellow on belly and rump with black breast and back."

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