- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* October 4, 2018
* CALA1810.04


-Birds mentioned

Eurasian Wigeon
American Oystercatcher
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Vermilion Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Bank Swallow
Green-tailed Towhee
Clay-colored Sparrow
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Virginia's Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Palm Warbler
Summer Tanager
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


-Transcript

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 4.

A male EURASIAN WIGEON continued on the main lake at Hansen Damn through September 27. Note: This bird was inadvertently listed as an American Wigeon on a previous RBA.

The AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER continued at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro through October 1.

The adult YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON remained at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through October 4. It has usually been seen by the elbow of the marsh (near the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson) or along the Lincoln arm of the marsh.

An adult female VERMILION FLYCATCHER was southwest of the lake at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on October 3.

A TROPICAL KINGBIRD was at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City from September 29-October 3. It has been seen near the southwest corner of the lake.

Another TROPICAL KINGBIRD was at Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach from September 30-October 1 along with a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW.

Still another TROPICAL KINGBIRD was at Madrona Marsh in Torrance on October 1.

A BANK SWALLOW was over the LA River in Long Beach just above the Willow Street crossing on September 29.

A GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE was at the South Los Angeles Wetlands Park at 5th and Vermont on September 30.

A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Madrona Marsh in Torrance on September 28. Another continued at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia (near the northwest corner of the south lake) through September 30.

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER continued at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach (in the central meadow area) with two present there through October 3. A TENNESSEE WARBLER also continued in the fennel near the abandoned south parking lot.

A VIRGINIA'S WARBLER was on San Clemente Island on October 2.

A MAGNOLIA WARBLER was at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia from September 29-30. It was in willows at the northeast corner of the south lake.

A CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER was at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City from September 28-30. It has been in flowering trees around the parking lot off Vermont.

A PALM WARBLER was in the Sepulveda Basin on October 1. The bird was south of Burbank below the Haskell Creek footbridge just before it empties into the LA River.

A male SUMMER TANAGER was at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB on September 29 along Ave. C near the portable restroom.

A male INDIGO BUNTING continued at the LA County Arboretum in Arcadia through September 30. It has been at the small tule pond. A female INDIGO BUNTING was at the north end of Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia on September 29. It was in the weedy "bowl" west of the inlet channel and north of the lake.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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