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[eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert

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*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (1 report)
- Common Gallinule (3 reports)
- Neotropic Cormorant (3 reports)
- Dusky Flycatcher (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (1)
- Reported Jun 30, 2019 17:30 by Kevin Lapp
- 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/view/checklist/S57830171
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "probably a pair, photo"

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1)
- Reported Jun 30, 2019 11:30 by Becky Turley
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57843012
- Comments: "continuing in same location. Red bill and shield, white on flanks."

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 30, 2019 05:34 by Glenn Kincaid
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57822551
- Comments: "Continuing in usual area."

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 30, 2019 11:05 by David Compton
- Goleta Slough overlook, Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.420912,-119.8504114&ll=34.420912,-119.8504114
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57824445
- Comments: "Continuing adult"

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 30, 2019 06:38 by Glenn Kincaid
- 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/view/checklist/S57822497
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing bird, in Euc just north of bridge to nowhere"

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jun 30, 2019 06:30 by Becky Turley
- 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/view/checklist/S57842866
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing on snag near half bridge. Small, long tailed cormorant. White bordering yellow gular patch."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jun 30, 2019 08:10 by margeNdon thornton
- DevereuxSouthOverlook, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4118931,-119.876858&ll=34.4118931,-119.876858
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57820501
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "sitting in dead eucalyptus by the pullout. Small head and bill, grey upper mandible, dark lores, v-shaped boudry between bare skin and feathers, long tail."

Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) (1)
- Reported Jun 30, 2019 08:30 by Tom Beland
- Franklin Trail, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4222616,-119.5112528&ll=34.4222616,-119.5112528
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57821204
- Comments: "eye ring, white throat, 2 ring bars"

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*** Species Summary:

- Vaux's Swift (1 report)
- Merlin (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Vaux's Swift (Chaetura vauxi) (1)
- Reported Jul 01, 2019 20:00 by Anonymous eBirder
- Quatal Canyon (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.819282,-119.4588733&ll=34.819282,-119.4588733
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57858837
- Comments: "Small swift with flitty, whirring flight; easily distinguished from Larger White-Throated"

Merlin (Falco columbarius) (1)
- Reported Jul 01, 2019 19:25 by Anonymous eBirder
- Southern Cuyama Valley Grasslands, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.8032135,-119.4517392&ll=34.8032135,-119.4517392
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57858884
- Comments: "Very surprising. Small muscular falcon flying strongly from north to south across entire hotspot. Too small for Prairie (expected here) and proportions (tail to body) very different from Kestrel which was nearby, allowing direct comparison"

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*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (1 report)
- Neotropic Cormorant (3 reports)
- Reddish Egret (2 reports)
- Sharp-shinned Hawk (1 report)

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Thank you for subscribing to the <daily> Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert.The report below shows observations of rare birds in Santa Barbara County. View or unsubscribe to this alert at https://ebird.org/alert/summary?sid=SN35915
NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 02, 2019 13:38 by Benjamin Byerly
- 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/view/checklist/S57877360
- Comments: "Continuing male"

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 02, 2019 15:20 by Dika Golovatchoff
- 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/view/checklist/S57889625
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Of 3 cormorants perched on dead euc the one on right was markedly smaller, having a longer tail. After a few minutes two of them flew off including the neo. It is starting to show white around bill. Juvenile bird that has been present at this location for an extended period."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 02, 2019 14:30 by Kevin Lapp
- 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/view/checklist/S57876584
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "on dead snag next to bridge"

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 02, 2019 13:38 by Benjamin Byerly
- 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/view/checklist/S57877360
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing, first in middle of slough, then at half-bridge."

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 02, 2019 19:11 by Kevin Lapp
- 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/view/checklist/S57880742
- Media: 4 Photos
- Comments: "Seen from the beach at 7:15 in the southern end of the slough. Appeared smaller than great egret, bigger than snowy egret. feeding. gray blue body, neck was tinged a bit rusty. Bill was black on end, then pale. black legs. At 8:20, as I finished circling the slough, I saw it flying north up the slough and settle 50 yards shy of the road that crossed the water. photo."

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 09:01 by Noah Gaines
- Mission Creek outflow (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4127959,-119.6869361&ll=34.4127959,-119.6869361
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57892259
- Comments: "Larger Heron than nearby snowy Egret. Mauve overall. With cinnamon on head and base of neck and at the end of the scraps. Dark Bill. Slate blue flight feathers and legs . Light iris. Active feeding style. Dancing and canopy feeding. "

Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) (1)
- Reported Jul 02, 2019 08:30 by Bruce Reitherman
- Baron Ranch Trail, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.5001925,-120.1296674&ll=34.5001925,-120.1296674
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57875434
- Comments: "Seen briefly, in flight, darting along edge of oak woods/chaparral, with riparian woodland nearby. Small, slim-hipped, fast flight, quick wing beats; sharply square tail. Possibly a juvenile, but did not get good look at underside. Barely the size of a kestrel."

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*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (2 reports)
- Rufous Hummingbird (2 reports)
- Common Gallinule (1 report)
- Neotropic Cormorant (3 reports)
- Reddish Egret (2 reports)
- Swainson's Hawk (1 report)
- Tropical Kingbird (1 report)
- Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1 report)

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Thank you for subscribing to the <daily> Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert.The report below shows observations of rare birds in Santa Barbara County. View or unsubscribe to this alert at https://ebird.org/alert/summary?sid=SN35915
NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (2)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 06:47 by John Callender
- 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/view/checklist/S57914244
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. A pair."

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 08:13 by John Callender
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57916113
- Comments: "Continuing. Male."

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 08:00 by Peter Schneekloth
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57903204
- Comments: "Seen by F. Machetanz: solid rufous back, no green."

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 08:00 by Laura Baldwin
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57902319
- Comments: "Seen by F. Machetanz: solid rufous back, no green."

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 08:13 by John Callender
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57916113
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Continuing. On the near (south) side of the pond."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 07:43 by Thomas Turner
- 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/view/checklist/S57914071
- Comments: "Cormorant with no yellow above the eye, and yellow gape that comes to a point less than 90 degrees. Continuing. In a roosting tree by the bridge to nowhere. "

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 06:47 by John Callender
- 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/view/checklist/S57914244
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. Perched in the dead tree just north of the bridge to nowhere parking. Noticeably smaller than nearby Double-crested Cormorant, sharply acute-angled (rather than more rounded) border of bare skin at the rear of the gape, dark lores."

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 07:10 by Glenn Kincaid
- 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/view/checklist/S57899216
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing in Euc just north of bridge to nowhere"

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 18:49 by Kevin Lapp
- 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/view/checklist/S57904751
- Media: 2 Photos
- Comments: "Same spot as yesterday at same time - seen from beach at end of slough. Photo"

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 10:41 by Libby Patten
- Mission Creek outflow (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4127959,-119.6869361&ll=34.4127959,-119.6869361
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57900257
- Media: 3 Photos
- Comments: "Foraging with Snowy Egrets in narrow channel just above shoreline. Mostly mauve brown with blue gray on wings."

Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) (2)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 20:00 by Anonymous eBirder
- Quatal Canyon (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.819282,-119.4588733&ll=34.819282,-119.4588733
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57918383
- Media: 3 Audio
- Comments: "Pair. Male carrying food (rodent)"

Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 08:30 by Andrew McGrath
- Ellwood Mesa Open Space, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4216023,-119.8887134&ll=34.4216023,-119.8887134
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57919609
- Comments: "Seen in northwestern area of Mesa. Resembled western/cassins but yellow extended up the breast further than in those species. Species has been reported in nearby NCOS and Devereaux Slough. "

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 04, 2019 06:39 by Barry Rowan
- More Mesa, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4215576,-119.7963064&ll=34.4215576,-119.7963064
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57916124
- Comments: "Adult male. Have photos. Black and white grosbeak with pink wash on breast. "

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*** Species Summary:

- Common Gallinule (1 report)
- Neotropic Cormorant (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1)
- Reported Jul 05, 2019 13:02 by Kevin Lapp
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57950987
- Comments: "Continuing. Photo"

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 05, 2019 12:49 by Aaron Maizlish
- 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/view/checklist/S57950281
- Comments: "Continuing juv. On snag at pullout near Bridge to Nowhere (now falling apart). Photos later. "

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 05, 2019 12:25 by Aidan Coohill
- 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/view/checklist/S57950635
- Comments: "Continuing. Will add photos."

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*** Species Summary:

- Redhead (1 report)
- Rufous Hummingbird (1 report)

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Redhead (Aythya americana) (3)
- Reported Jul 06, 2019 10:10 by David Compton
- 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/view/checklist/S57975837
- Comments: "Regular location in summer"

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) (1)
- Reported Jul 03, 2019 08:00 by Fred Machetanz
- Sedgwick Reserve (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.692571,-120.0405478&ll=34.692571,-120.0405478
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S57976836
- Comments: "Seen by F. Machetanz: solid rufous back, no green."

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*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (2 reports)
- Neotropic Cormorant (2 reports)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (1 report)

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Thank you for subscribing to the <daily> Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert.The report below shows observations of rare birds in Santa Barbara County. View or unsubscribe to this alert at https://ebird.org/alert/summary?sid=SN35915
NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (1)
- Reported Jul 05, 2019 17:00 by Kevin Lapp
- 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/view/checklist/S57957386
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing male"

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (3)
- Reported Jul 07, 2019 12:54 by Adam Searcy
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58007722
- Comments: "Three drakes visible at once "

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1)
- Reported Jul 07, 2019 11:17 by David Compton
- 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/view/checklist/S58004015
- Comments: "Continuing, perching in dead tree near south pullout"

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (1) CONFIRMED
- Reported Jul 05, 2019 10:15 by Becky Turley
- 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/view/checklist/S57984222
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "continuing on snag near half bridge."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 07, 2019 08:05 by David Levasheff
- 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/view/checklist/S58003381
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Just north of the west bridge with/arguing with a Black-Crowned Night Heron. Down on the rocks waiting for food."

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*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (1 report)
- Common Ground-Dove (1 report)
- Virginia Rail (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (1)
- Reported Jul 07, 2019 12:45 by Glenn Kincaid
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.42119,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58010595
- Comments: "Adult male, sharp white facial crescent "

Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina) (3)
- Reported Jul 08, 2019 07:05 by Peter Gaede
- El Capitan Ranch--Calle Ecuestre (restricted access), Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.4730449,-119.9927247&ll=34.4730449,-119.9927247
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58033756
- Comments: "All singing birds."

Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) (1)
- Reported Jul 06, 2019 10:40 by John Deacon
- Vandenberg AFB--Triangle Pond, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.7845304,-120.5407548&ll=34.7845304,-120.5407548
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58015738
- Comments: "Heard diagnostic "grunt" call 3 times."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 07, 2019 14:11 by Kevin Lapp
- 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/view/checklist/S58009633
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing juvenile at West bridge. Photo"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 07, 2019 12:30 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/view/checklist/S58008000
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Of the two juvenile night-herons on either side of the bridge, this was smaller, more grey, had only a little yellow on the heavy beak, and the white triangles on the feather tips were small."

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*** Species Summary:

- Bell's Vireo (2 reports)

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Bell's Vireo (Vireo bellii) (1)
- Reported Jul 09, 2019 06:35 by dave haupt
- Santa Ynez River, Ave of the Flags bridge, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6073065,-120.1937395&ll=34.6073065,-120.1937395
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58055316
- Media: 2 Photos

Bell's Vireo (Vireo bellii) (1)
- Reported Jul 09, 2019 06:35 by Mark Holmgren
- Santa Ynez River, Ave of the Flags bridge, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6073065,-120.1937395&ll=34.6073065,-120.1937395
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58054891
- Media: 2 Photos

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*** Species Summary:

- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)
- Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah (1 report)

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NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 10, 2019 07:06 by Bradley Hacker
- 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/view/checklist/S58073119
- Comments: "Immature. Narrow white streaks on chest, and thin white edges to wing feathers. No white behind eye like BCNH, but bi-colored bill like BCNH. NE corner of W bridge pond. "

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 09, 2019 14:00 by dave haupt
- 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/view/checklist/S58062876
- Comments: "Continuing immature right under footbridge "

Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah (Vidua obtusa) (1)
- Reported Jul 09, 2019 18:15 by Cruz Phillips
- Road to Las Cruzitas, Santa Barbara, California
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=34.6101983,-119.9741614&ll=34.6101983,-119.9741614
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58073268
- Comments: "Bird was observed from 30 to 50 feet for approximately 5 minutes with binoculars. finch sized bird with 24 inch long black streaming ribbon like tail not tapering to the end. Black back and wing. Dark iridescent Golden brown nape with black hooded head. light Tawny belly. Silvery black medium heavy bill. In flight the tail looks like a broad floating ribbon with a little black lump at the front."

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