Los Angeles RBAs 2017

Los Angeles RBAs 2017

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

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* May 5, 2017
* CALA1705.05

-Birds mentioned

Inca Dove
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Solitary Sandpiper
Elegant Tern
Plumbeous Vireo
Purple Martin
Palm Warbler
White-throated Sparrow


California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form): http://www.californiabirds.org/


Enter your bird sightings on eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird


Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted


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

An INCA DOVE continued at Col. Leon H. Washington Park in Los Angeles through April 28.

Two YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS were in Area 2 of El Dorado Park in Long Beach on April 30 and nest-building activity was observed.

Several SOLITARY SANDPIPERS were found this past weekend with birds along the LA River below Burbank Blvd., at Bonelli Park in San Dimas and at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena.

An ELEGANT TERN was at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required) on May 2.

A PLUMBEOUS VIREO was in the Antelope Valley in the tree row at 117th Street East and Ave. I on April 28.

Four PURPLE MARTINS were at Hansen Dam near Lake View Terrace on April 28.

A PALM WARBLER was at Madrona Marsh in Torrance from May 1-2. It was on the west side of the main entrance road near the sump. Preserve hours are 10-5 Tuesday through Sunday.

A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW continues at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach, being reported through April 28 (most recently it was near the top of the park by the end of 30th Street).


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

For all events, field trips and announcements, please see our website at http://www.laaudubon.org

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 12.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* May 12, 2017
* CALA1705.12

-Birds mentioned

Brant
Greater Scaup
Red-breasted Merganser
Inca Dove
Ruff
Glaucous-winged Gull
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Plumbeous Vireo
Hooded Warbler
Palm Warbler
Indigo Bunting

California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form): http://www.californiabirds.org/


Enter your bird sightings on eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird


Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted


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This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 12.

A BRANT was at Quail Lake near Gorman on May 7.

Two GREATER SCAUP were on the reservoir at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on May 7, with one still present on May 11. A RED-BREASTED MERGANSER was present there on May 8.

One INCA DOVE continued at Col. Leon H. Washington Park in Los Angeles through May 11. It was last reported near the intersection of 90th and Maie Ave.

A RUFF was on the beach on the east side of Pt. Dume on May 6 (to reach the spot, walk the stairs from the point down to the beach).

Lake Balboa in Van Nuys had a late GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL from May 5-7.

Two YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS were at El Dorado Park in Long Beach through May 11. They have most often been seen east of Snake Road in Area 2 and also at the Nature Center pond south of Spring Street.

Another YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was at the Ballona Salt Pan (Playa del Rey on the south/east side of Ballona Creek) on May 6.

A PLUMBEOUS VIREO was at Bixby Marshland in Carson on May 6.

Zuma Canyon in Malibu held a male HOODED WARBLER on May 6. It was in a sycamore north of the parking area at the end of Bonsall Drive.

A PALM WARBLER was at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through May 9. The last given location was on the west side of the main entrance road near the sump. On May 6 a male INDIGO BUNTING was near the berm. Preserve hours are 10-5 Tuesday through Sunday.

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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 19.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* May 19, 2017
* CALA1705.19

-Birds mentioned

Common Loon
Neotropic Cormorant
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Vermilion Flycatcher
Yellow-throated Vireo
Northern Waterthrush
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Palm Warbler

California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form): http://www.californiabirds.org/

Enter your bird sightings on eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird

Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted

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This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 19.

A NEOTROPIC CORMORANT has been seen off and on at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas, with reports continuing through May 18. On May 16 two individuals were present. The birds have primarily been by the north side of the reservoir. Also at Bonelli was a COMMON LOON from May 13-15.

At least one YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued to be reported at El Dorado Park in Long Beach through May 13. Sightings have been east of Snake Road in Area 2 and also at the Nature Center pond south of Spring Street.

VERMILION FLYCATCHERS continue at the Castaic Sports Complex, with six observed there on May 13.

Another three VERMILION FLYCATCHERS continued at Oakdale Memorial Park in Glendora through May 18.

A YELLOW-THROATED VIREO was at Sycamore Canyon in Whittier on May 16. It was along the creek just past the parking area.

A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required for access) on May 16 and a TENNESSEE WARBLER was there on May 14. Both were by the northeast corner of Big Piute Pond. A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at the ponds on May 18 along Ave. C east of the gazebo.

A PALM WARBLER continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through May 17. The last given location was west of the sump area fence. Preserve hours are 10-5 Tuesday through Sunday.

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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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