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*** Species Summary:

- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)
- Swainson's Hawk (2 reports)

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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Aug 04, 2022 07:12 by John Callender
- Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.3961231,-119.5283666&ll=34.3961231,-119.5283666
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S116317981
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Immature bird in the Franklin Creek channel near the footbridge. Expected for this location."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Aug 02, 2022 08:03 by Andrea Bruce
- 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/S116289508
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Juvenile. Darker overall than BCNH with heftier, darker bill, longer and more yellow legs. Smaller spots on wings."

Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) (1)
- Reported Aug 03, 2022 20:04 by Kiehl Smith
- Santa Barbara Pistachio, Highway 33, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.847304,-119.4799447&ll=34.847304,-119.4799447
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S116301131
- Comments: "Dark above, light underside with dark remiges. White crescent visible on rump in flight. Flushed from poll and flew with slight dihedral."

Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) (1)
- Reported Aug 03, 2022 20:04 by Megan McCulloch
- Santa Barbara Pistachio, Highway 33, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.847304,-119.4799447&ll=34.847304,-119.4799447
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S116302710
- Comments: "Dark above, light underside with dark remiges. White crescent visible on rump in flight. Flushed from poll and flew with slight dihedral."

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