This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for September 7.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* September 7, 2018
* CALA1809.07


-Birds mentioned

White-winged Dove
Chimney Swift
American Oystercatcher
Stilt Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Red Phalarope
Brown Pelican
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Prairie Falcon
Purple Martin
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Bunting
Orchard Oriole
Northern Waterthrush
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Virginia’s Warbler
CONNECTICUT WARBLER
Canada Warbler
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
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 September 7.


A WHITE-WINGED DOVE was in San Pedro behind the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on September 2. Another was at the top of Kenneth Hahn SRA on September 5.

Probable CHIMNEY SWIFTS were over the LA River in Glendale on September 1 and at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach (one or more birds) on September 3.

An AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER continued at Royal Palms Beach through September 5. It was most recently reported on the rock outcrops across from the first lifeguard station on the right after you enter the parking lot.

A STILT SANDPIPER was on Duckbill Lake at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required) from September 2-6.

A RED PHALAROPE was on the lower LA River in Long Beach from September 1-3. It was just below the Willow Street crossing.

Another RED PHALAROPE was on the north lake at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia from September 1-2.

Two BROWN PELICANS continued at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas through September 5.

One to two YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh (usually near the "elbow" of the marsh, adjacent to the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson, sometimes farther down along the Lincoln Blvd. arm of the marsh) through September 5. The marsh is at the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson near Playa Vista.

A PRAIRIE FALCON was over lower Zuma Canyon on September 3.

Two PURPLE MARTINS were at Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach on September 1.

A VESPER SPARROW was along the Toyon Trail at Griffith Park on September 2.

A probable ORCHARD ORIOLE was at Kenneth Hahn SRA on September 5 in the Hummingbird Garden.

A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was at Hahamongna Watershed Park (aka Devil’s Gate Dam/basin) from September 1-2. It was at the small pond near the southeast corner of the basin.

Another NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was along the LA River in the Sepulveda Basin on September 1, just below the Burbank Blvd. crossing.

The BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through September 6, along the east edge of the meadow.

A VIRGINIA’S WARBLER was at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach from September 1-6 in the fennel.

Another VIRGINIA’S WARBLER was at George Allen Field on the Palos Verdes Peninsula from September 1-3. It was in olive trees on the north side of the field adjacent to 1533 Via Lopez.

A VIGRINIA’S WARBLER was also found at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on September 3. It was by the east end of the RV cove (at the extreme northeast part of the reservoir).

A ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach on September 3. Another was in Beverly Hills on September 4 along with two INDIGO BUNTINGS.

San Clemente Island produced a number of good birds this past week. A BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER was found on September 1, a TENNESSEE WARBLER and a CANADA WARBLER were present on September 2, a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was seen on September 3, a LARK BUNTING was seen on September 4 and a CONNECTICUT WARBLER was found on September 5.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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