This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for September 1.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* September 1, 2017
* CALA1709.01

-Birds mentioned

Long-tailed Duck
Common Merganser
Baird’s Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Swainson’s Hawk
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Gray Flycatcher
Green-tailed Towhee
Black-throated Sparrow
Tennessee Warbler
Lucy’s Warbler
American Redstart

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 1.

The female LONG-TAILED DUCK continues along the LA River in Long Beach just below Willow Street. It was reported through August 27.

A summering COMMON MERGANSER remained on the LA River in Glendale (just below North Atwater Park) through August 27.

A BAIRD’S SANDPIPER was along the Rio Hondo between Rosemead and Garvey in South El Monte on August 27.

SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS were at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB on August 26 (letter of permission required for access) and on the lower LA River above Willow Street on August 27.

A SWAINSON’S HAWK was at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh on August 27.

YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS continue at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh in Playa Vista. Most frequently they have been near the bend of the marsh adjacent to the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson. The most recent report was of a single bird on August 30.

A TENNESSEE WARBLER was at the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood on August 29 near tower H34.

The LUCY’S WARBLER at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena was reported through August 29. It was around the small pond near the southeast corner of the basin. NOTE: Do not park at the west end of La Canada Verdugo Road (though the pond can be accessed from the entrance there). New parking restrictions are in effect and tickets are being issued.

An AMERICAN REDSTART was found at Madrona Marsh in Torrance on September 1. It was along the middle east-west road that goes through the wetlands. Preserve hours are 10-5 Tuesday through Sunday.

San Clemente Island recorded a GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE on August 30 and a GRAY FLYCATCHER a BLACK-THROATED SPARROW on August 31.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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