Date: 11/3/17 2:08 pm
From: Jon Fisher <JonF60...> [LACoBirds] <LACoBirds-noreply...>
Subject: [LACoBirds] Los Angeles RBA- 3 November 2017

* California

* Los Angeles RBA

* November 3, 2017

* CALA1711.03

-Birds mentioned

Black Scoter

Ridgway’s Rail

American Bittern

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker


Vermilion Flycatcher

Tropical Kingbird

Lapland Longspur

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Clay-colored Sparrow

Lark Bunting

White-throated Sparrow

Dark-eyed “Gray-headed” Junco

Black-and-white Warbler

American Redstart

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Palm Warbler

Pine Warbler

Summer Tanager

California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form):

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Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert

E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher at <JonF60...><mailto:<JonF60...>

Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted


This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for November 3.

Two female BLACK SCOTERS were off Dockweiler State Beach in El Segundo on November 1. Both were north of Imperial Highway in the vicinity of lifeguard station 49.

A YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was at Blaisdell Park in Claremont from October 29-30 behind the softball field backstop on the east side of the park.

The GREATER PEWEE at Rustic Canyon in Pacific Palisades was reported through October 29. It has most often been seen at 830 Brooktree Road.

A VERMILION FLYCATCHER was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica on October 26. Another was at Columbia Park in Torrance on October 31 in the northwest part of the Community Garden.

A VERMILION FLYCATCHER continued in Area 3 of El Dorado Park in Long Beach through October 31. A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER also continues at the park, last seen in Area 2 in oaks northwest of the lake.

A TROPICAL KINGBIRD was at Legacy Park in Malibu on October 28 near the pond. A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was seen on the north side of the pond the same day. A RIDGWAY’S RAIL continues at the pond, being reported through October 29.

A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on October 31 by parking lot 2.

A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was at the Chilao Visitor’s Center in the San Gabriel Mountains from October 28-31.

A DARK-EYED “GRAY-HEADED” JUNCO was at the parking lot for the San Gabriel River West Fork along Highway 39 north of Azusa on October 31.

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at a residence in Brentwood on November 1 and another continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through October 31.

A female AMERICAN REDSTART was at Madrona Marsh in Torrance on November 2 in willows in the meadow area.

A male BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER was at El Dorado Park in Long Beach on November 2. Enter the park at Los Arcos and park at the end. The bird was in bottlebrush along the golf course fence near a banner featuring a picture of an American Coot.

Another BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER was at a residence in Sherman Oaks form November 1-2.

A PALM WARBLER was at Biola University in La Mirada (below the bluff apartments) on October 31.

A PINE WARBLER was at La Mirada Creek Park on October 31. It was in the lower part of the park, south of Imperial Highway and south of the northernmost bridge.

A SUMMER TANAGER continued at the Village Green Condominiums on Los Angeles through October 29. It was last seen on the west side of the large central lawn area.

San Clemente Island had a number of continuing birds, with an AMERICAN BITTERN through October 31, a YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON through November 1, a LAPLAND LONGSPUR continuing through October 31, a CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR through November 2 and a PALM WARBLER through November 1. A LARK BUNTING was found on October 30.

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Jon L Fisher

Glendale, CA



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