This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for September 15.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* September 15, 2017
* CALA1709.15

-Birds mentioned

Sabine’s Gull
Franklin’s Gull
Mew Gull
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Vermilion Flycatcher
Green-tailed Towhee
Clay-colored Sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow
Lark Bunting
“Large-billed” Savannah Sparrow
Ovenbird
Black-and-white Warbler
Virginia’s Warbler
MOURNING WARBLER
Blackburnian Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Chestnut-sided 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


-Transcript

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for September 15.

A SABINE’S GULL was at Lake Palmdale (no public access) on September 14. The lake can be viewed from the park and ride lot near the northwest corner.

A FRANKLIN’S GULL was at the Lancaster Water Reclamation Plant from September 8-9. Entrance is on the north side of Ave. D just east of the 14 Freeway. Be sure to sign in at the office.

A MEW GULL was at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required) on September 7.

An adult YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through September 12.

Yet another YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was at Malibu Lagoon on September 10.

A female VERMILION FLYCATCHER was at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale from September 9-10 near parking lot 6.

A GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE was at a residence in Rolling Hills Estates from September 8-9.

The CLAY-COLORED SPARROW continued on the east side of Vina Vieja Park in Pasadena through September 14.

A LARK BUNTING was at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on September 9. It was around parking lot 6.

A “LARGE-BILLED” SAVANNAH SPARROW was at Malibu Lagoon on September 10.

The OVENBIRD at Madrona Marsh in Torrance continued through September 14. It has been seen south of the east end of the middle road and on duck island behind the sheds.

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at Madrona Marsh in Torrance from September 8-12. It was seen north of the middle road and east of the plywood bridge.

Other BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLERS were at the Piute Ponds from September 7-8, was at Oakdale Memorial Park in Glendora on September 10 and at Schabarum Regional Park in Rowland Heights on September 13 by the creekside picnic area.

A VIRGINIA’S WARBLER was at Creek Park in La Mirada (lower park) on September 8.

Another VIRGINIA’S WARBLER continued at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach through September 8 near the fence at the south end of the park. Also at Sand Dune was a BLACK-THROATED SPARROW on September 10.

A MOURNING WARBLER was at the Piute Ponds on September 10. It was 100 yards from the parking lot and restrooms along C-dike. It could not be refound.

A BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER and a BLACKPOLL WARBLER were at DeForest Park in Long Beach on September 11, with two BLACKPOLL WARBLERS there on September 12. The BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER was reported through September 13. All were in the vicinity of the administration building restrooms at the north end of the park.

A CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER was at Banning Park in Wilmington from September 13-14. It was inside the gated entrance to the museum on the southeast side.

San Clemente Island produced an INDIGO BUNTING on September 12 and a VIRGINIA’S WARBLER on September 13.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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