Date: 8/5/22 3:32 pm
From: Jon Fisher <JonF60...>
Subject: [LACoBirds] Los Angeles RBA- August 5 2022
-Birds mentioned

Black Swift

American Oystercatcher

Stilt Sandpiper

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Glaucous-winged Gull

Common Tern

Townsend’s Storm-Petrel

Brown Booby

Neotropic Cormorant

Reddish Egret

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Indigo Bunting

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

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Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert

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Coverage: Los Angeles County


This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for August 5.

BLACK SWIFTS continue to be reported along Cobal Canyon Trail above Claremont Wilderness Park, with July 31 being the most recent sighting. Late afternoon and early evening is the time to look for them.

An AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER was on the middle breakwater at the Los Angeles Harbor on July 30.

A STILT SANDPIPER was briefly along the lower Los Angeles River at the Willow Street crossing on July 30.

An immature LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL has been seen off and on along the Los Angeles River in Long Beach at the Willow Street crossing through August 2.

Two GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULLS continued along the Los Angeles River in the Maywood area between Slauson Ave. and S. Downey Road through August 1.

A COMMON TERN was at Dockweiler State Beach in El Segundo on July 30.

A TOWNSEND’S STORM-PETREL was southeast of Catalina Island on July 31.

A BROWN BOOBY was in the Catalina Channel south of San Pedro on July 30. Another probable BROWN BOOBY was on the breakwater at the Ballona Creek mouth on August 3.

A NEOTROPIC CORMORANT was at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through August 4. Two were along the San Gabriel River between Peck Road and the Whittier Narrows Dam in South El Monte on July 29 and two continued along the Los Angeles River below Burbank Blvd. through August 4.

An immature REDDISH EGRET continued at Malibu Lagoon through August 1.

YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS were at Sims Bio Pond in Long Beach on July 31, at the San Gabriel River mouth / Alamitos Bay on August 1 and at the Catalina Express terminal in Long Beach (adjacent the Golden Shore Marine Reserve) on August 4.

The male INDIGO BUNTING continued along the Los Angeles River in Glendale through August 4. When visible it is being seen just below the 5 Freeway. Easiest access is via the Bette Davis Picnic Area.

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Jon L Fisher

Glendale, CA



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