Date: 9/22/19 9:44 pm From: Lori Conrad <lconrad6853...> Subject: Re: [LACoBirds] Unidentified exotic in San Pedro
Agree with the ID, and that it’s definitely an escaped (or released?)
exotic. African species.
On Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 8:56 PM Edmond Griffin <eegriffin2...> wrote:
> Hi John,
> I believe this is a Golden-backed Weaver like has been reported (but
> not seen by me) at Harbor Park.
> Ed Griffin
> Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
> On Sep 22, 2019, at 8:48 PM, John Thomlinson via Groups.Io <
> la_limey_birder=<yahoo.com...> wrote:
> Saw an odd yellow-and-black bird, oriole-sized, but with a heavier bill
> and shorter tail, perched atop a Washingtonia palm in San Pedro this
> evening. Head was all black, undersides yellow. The back was greenish and
> black, with a yellow rump. The beak was fairly heavy, and the eyes were
> red. I posted a couple of distant photos in the directory "Unidentified
> Exotichttps://groups.io/g/LACoBirds/album?id=95664." All suggestions as
> to what it is will be gratefully received.
> John Thomlinson
> San Pedro and formerly CSU Dominguez Hills
> "It is absolutely a crime for any man to die possessed of useful knowledge
> in which nobody shares." J.A.L. Waddell, 1916.
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