Date: 8/1/19 11:39 am
From: eBird alert <alert.ebird...>
Subject: [sbcobirding] [eBird Alert] Santa Barbara County Rare Bird Alert
*** Species Summary:

- Blue-winged Teal (1 report)
- Reddish Egret (1 report)
- Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (2 reports)

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Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) (3)
- Reported Aug 01, 2019 07:50 by John Callender
- Goleta Slough Ecological Reserve--Area K, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:,-119.84824&ll=34.42119,-119.84824
- Checklist:
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Continuing. A group of three in the east end of Area K."

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) (1)
- Reported Jul 31, 2019 15:02 by Eric Monaghen
- Santa Maria River Estuary (SBA Co.), Santa Barbara, California
- Map:,-120.6473815&ll=34.9671044,-120.6473815
- Checklist:
- Comments: "Large waders stalking on far side of estuary. Reddish head chest and neck bluish below. Very familiar with reddish egret from Tezas Gulf coast"

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Jul 31, 2019 18:28 by John Callender
- Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:,-119.5283666&ll=34.3961231,-119.5283666
- Checklist:
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Immature, perched on a fence post on the east bank of the Franklin Creek channel north of the footbridge. Distinguished from immature Black-crowned Night-Heron by heavy, dark bill; small light spots on the folded wings; long legs."

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) (1)
- Reported Aug 01, 2019 06:26 by John Callender
- Devereux Slough, Santa Barbara, California
- Map:,-119.8756027&ll=34.4136013,-119.8756027
- Checklist:
- Media: 1 Photo
- Comments: "Immature. Perched on the half-bridge. Long legs, small back spots/streaks, dark heavy bill."


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