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Nojoqui Falls County Park Nojoqui Park is known to local birders for its small breeding population of Purple Martins, a rare and local breeder in much of California. Look for them in spring and summer around the sycamore trees near the entrance to the park. 

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Ocean Park Ocean Beach Park is situated at the mouth of the Santa Ynez River, the largest and longest river located exclusively in Santa Barbara County. It offers pickleweed marsh, mudflat, and beach habitats. This spot is popular for shorebirding. “Fall” arrivals begin to show in July and August. 

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