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*** Species Summary:

- Eurasian Wigeon (1 report)
- Tufted Duck (1 report)
- Costa's Hummingbird (1 report)
- Hammond's Flycatcher (1 report)
- Dusky Flycatcher (1 report)
- Vermilion Flycatcher (1 report)
- Savannah Sparrow (Large-billed) (1 report)
- Bullock's Oriole (1 report)
- Baltimore Oriole (1 report)

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Eurasian Wigeon (Mareca penelope) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 10:55 by Joan Kent
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4136013,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79098150
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Confining Bird with dark rufous head and lots of gray on back and some Buffy on forehead."

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 16:10 by Susanne Meyer
- Rancho Goleta Mobile Home Park (limited access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4242396,-119.8238146&ll=34.4242396,-119.8238146
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79107004
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "In the far West side of the lake. A birder has seen it there earlier today, as mentioned to me by Adrian O'Loglen. Poor distant photos against the evening sun."

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 08:04 by John Callender
- Mesa Lane backyard, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.408699,-119.526193&ll=34.408699,-119.526193
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79075515
- Comments: "Continuing female. Small hummingbird with a short tail, plain white throat, and gray auriculars outlined with white."

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 08:00 by Joan Kent
- Arroyo Burro Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4242219,-119.7503543&ll=34.4242219,-119.7503543
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79095755
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird. Small empid with light yellow blush to buffy belly, wing bars, and notched tail. No vocalizations. Located north of Calle de le los Amigos bridge about 20 yards north of the concrete structure in creek. Bird located at 9:15 in willows off minor path that extends into willows towards the creek."

Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 13:21 by Zachary Reitz
- 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/S79104052
- Comments: "As reported by others. Gray olive bird matching photos taken previously. Seen in large toyon on eastern side. Frequent "whit" calls and flicking of tail."

Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 09:47 by Mark Holmgren
- Jack O'Connell Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.9586988,-120.5904007&ll=34.9586988,-120.5904007
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79086602
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Male"

Savannah Sparrow (Large-billed) (Passerculus sandwichensis rostratus/atratus) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 09:45 by Lisa Walker-Roseman
- 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/S79096830
- Media: 2 Photos

Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 08:05 by John Callender
- Santa Monica Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4070435,-119.5278168&ll=34.4070435,-119.5278168
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79080649
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Immature (or maybe female?) bird in the large sycamore tree next to the creek channel just south of El Carro Lane. Grayish back, gray below with yellowish throat and undertail coverts, and what I think might be an indistinct dark eye line."

Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) (1)
- Reported Jan 11, 2021 08:05 by John Callender
- Santa Monica Creek, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&;t=p&z=13&q=34.4070435,-119.5278168&ll=34.4070435,-119.5278168
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79080649
- Media: 5 Photos
- Comments: "Adult male bird in the large sycamore tree next to the creek channel just south of El Carro Lane. Rich orange color, extensive black hood."

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