This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 6.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* October 6, 2017
* CALA1710.06


-Birds mentioned

White-winged Dove
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Lewis's Woodpecker
Vermilion Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Bell's Vireo (nominate)
Plumbeous Vireo
Yellow-green Vireo
DUSKY WARBLER
Varied Thrush
Chestnut-collared Longspur
Green-tailed Towhee
Clay-colored Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Bobolink
Baltimore Oriole
Ovenbird
Tennessee Warbler
Northern Parula
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Palm Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Summer Tanager
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 October 6.

A WHITE-WINGED DOVE was along the south side trail at Malibu Legacy Park in Malibu on October 4.

An adult YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through October 3. It is usually seen near the elbow of the marsh near the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson.

A LEWIS'S WOODPECKER flew over the intersection of Windsor Avenue and West Woodbury Road in La Canada on October 3. Several others were at Big Pines and at Chilao Flat in the San Gabriel Mountains this past week.

An adult male VERMILION FLYCATCHER was at DeForest Park in Long Beach on October 30. Another continued at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale near the picnic shelters at the west end of the lake through September 29.

A TROPICAL KINGBIRD was at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City on October 1.

An apparent eastern/nominate type BELL'S VIREO was at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach on October 1.

A PLUMBEOUS VIREO was at the Earvin Magic Johnson Recreation area in Willowbrook on October 4. It was in pines in the southwest corner of the northeast section of the park.

A YELLOW-GREEN VIREO was at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach on October 4 near the fence opening at the south side vacant area. A VARIED THRUSH was also observed there on October 4.

A DUSKY WARBLER (first county record) was found at Madrona Marsh in Torrance on September 29. It was seen through October 1.

A CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR was at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on October 3.

Also at Madrona Marsh was a continuing OVENBIRD through October 2, a BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER through October 2 and a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW through October 1. A BLACKPOLL WARBLER was here from September 30-October 2.

At least one and possibly two TENNESSEE WARBLERS were around the adminstration buildings near the north end of DeForest Park in Long Beach on September 30. A continuing BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was here on October 4.

Another TENNESSEE WARBLER was at the Village Green Condominiums in Los Angeles on October 5 in the Firewheel Tree behind unit 5343. This is private property but birders are welcome. Please be thoughtful of the residents.

At Wilderness Park in Downey, a TENNESSEE WARBLER (oaks at the north end of the north lake) and a NORTHERN PARULA (in a hedge just east of the Tennessee Warbler location) were present on October 2.

A PALM WARBLER was on the west side of White Point Nature Preserve in San Pedro from September 29-October 2.

A BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER was at Medea Creek in Agoura Hills on October 5.

A GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE was at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas (by Group Picnic Area 2 and 3) on October 2. Another was in Tujunga from September 29-October 1.

A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Oak Park Cemetery in Claremont on September 28. One was at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on September 29 and another was at the Spectator's Beach at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on October 1. Lastly, one was at the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood on October 4.

A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW was at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia from September 30-October 3. A BOBOLINK was there from October 2-6 and a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was there from October 3-6 when it was joined by a second bird. A GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE was present on October 2 and an INDIGO BUNTING continued through October 4.

A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW was at the Ballona Wetlands on September 29.

A SWAMP SPARROW was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena from October 2-3. It was at the small pond near the southeast corner of the basin.

An adult male SUMMER TANAGER continued near the entrance at Veteran's Park in Sylmar through October 1.

San Clemente Island had a BLACKPOLL WARBLER from September 29-October 3, a PALM WARBLER on September 29, a CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER on October 3. Two ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAKS were there on September 30 and a BALTIMORE ORIOLE was found on October 1.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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