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*** Species Summary:

- Bufflehead (1 report)
- Hammond's Flycatcher (1 report)
- Pacific Wren (1 report)
- Lincoln's Sparrow (1 report)
- Northern Parula (3 reports)

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Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) (1)
- Reported May 12, 2022 09:18 by Spencer Seale
- Kim's Market pond, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4059501,-119.5366997&ll=34.4059501,-119.5366997
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S109779157
- Comments: "Female-type with distinct white oval patch behind eye"

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) (1)
- Reported May 11, 2022 09:15 by margeNdon thornton
- 7402 - 7418 Hollister Ave (Tech Park Tipus), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4303818,-119.8908561&ll=34.4303818,-119.8908561
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S109719247
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "grayish warbler with small beak and forked tail"

Pacific Wren (Troglodytes pacificus) (1)
- Reported May 12, 2022 17:30 by Mario Castellanos
- Sperling Preserve, Goleta US-CA (34.4227,-119.8869), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.422716,-119.88688&ll=34.422716,-119.88688
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S109840614
- Comments: "Singing"

Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii) (1)
- Reported May 12, 2022 08:13 by Thomas Turner
- Camino Corto Open Space and Del Sol Vernal Pool Preserve, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4145111,-119.8673469&ll=34.4145111,-119.8673469
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S109775498
- Comments: "A small, finely patterned sparrrow with streaking on back and breast; lacks "thumbprint" of song sparrow, and more finely marked with "dashed lines" on breast (excludes Swamp Sparrow); buffy wash on breast and sides excludes Savannah Sparrow; late bird; it was down in riparian on red bridge under willows."

Northern Parula (Setophaga americana) (1)
- Reported May 12, 2022 10:20 by John Callender
- 7402 - 7418 Hollister Ave (Tech Park Tipus), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4303818,-119.8908561&ll=34.4303818,-119.8908561
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S109796080
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing bird found by Linda Blue, vocalizing and foraging in the tipu canopies in the western part of the parking lot."

Northern Parula (Setophaga americana) (1)
- Reported May 12, 2022 08:37 by David Blue
- 7402 - 7418 Hollister Ave (Tech Park Tipus), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4303818,-119.8908561&ll=34.4303818,-119.8908561
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S109805574
- Comments: "First heard and then found by Linda Blue. A small warbler that was bluish-gray above with a green patch on the back, a yellow breast, and a black and rufous breast band. Nick Lethaby walked up as we were observing the bird and also got to see it."

Northern Parula (Setophaga americana) (1)
- Reported May 12, 2022 08:37 by Linda Blue
- 7402 - 7418 Hollister Ave (Tech Park Tipus), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4303818,-119.8908561&ll=34.4303818,-119.8908561
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S109842570
- Comments: "First heard and then found by Linda Blue. A small warbler that was bluish-gray above with a green patch on the back, a yellow breast, and a black and rufous breast band. Nick Lethaby walked up as we were observing the bird and also got to see it."

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