This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 20.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* October 20, 2017
* CALA1710.20


-Birds mentioned

White-winged Dove
Red-necked Grebe
Baird's Sandpiper
Brown Booby
American Bittern
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Lewis's Woodpecker
GREATER PEWEE
Tropical Kingbird
Pacific Wren
Red-throated Pipit
Lapland Longspur
Chestnut-collared Longspur
Clay-colored Sparrow
Lark Bunting
White-throated Sparrow
Bobolink
Baltimore Oriole
Ovenbird
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Lucy's Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Palm Warbler
Painted Redstart
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager



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 20.

A continuing WHITE-WINGED DOVE was at Legacy Park in Malibu through October 14.

A RED-NECKED GREBE was on Lake Mahcado at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City from October 15-18. A TROPICAL KINGBIRD continued near the boat ramp through October 18 and a SUMMER TANAGER was at the park (in the northeast willows) on October 17.

A rather late BAIRD'S SANDPIPER was on the LA River adjacent to DeForest Park in Long Beach on October 18.

A GREATER PEWEE was in Rustic Canyon in Pacific Palisades from October 12-19. It has most often been seen at 830 Brooktree Road.

A TROPICAL KINGBIRD continued at El Dorado Park in Long Beach through October 16 on the east side of the lake in Area 3.

A PACIFIC WREN was at Icy Springs in the San Gabriel Mountains on October 15.

A CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR was at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required) on October 15.

A CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS continued at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia through October 15. From the parking lot go west through the lawn and picnic area and then to your left and down the slope to the weedy flat area (adjacent to the north shore of the south lake). A BOBOLINK continued here through October 18 and a SUMMER TANAGER was in willows at the west end of the flat on October 20. Lastly, a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER was on the west side of the park on October 18.

A LARK BUNTING continued at Agua Amarga Canyon on the Palos Verdes Peninsula through October 15. It has been by the south rim of the canyon. A LUCY'S WARBLER was here from October 14-16.

WHITE-THROATED SPARROWS were in Porter Ranch on October 13 and in Torrance on October 19.

Two BALTIMORE ORIOLES were seen briefly at Wardlow Park in Long Beach on October 14.

An OVENBIRD continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through October 14 around the east-west trail. Also continuing through October 18 was a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW.

BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLERS were in Brentwood on October 12, continuing at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through October 19, in Santa Monica on October 14, at Jackson Lake near Big Pines on October 15, at the LA County Arboretum from October 15-18 (top of Tallac Knoll) and at Creek Park in La Mirada on October 19 (just west of he east parking lot).

A TENNESSEE WARBLER was in Pasadena on October 13.

A CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (possibly a continuing bird) was at Banning Park in Wilmington on October 17

A PAINTED REDSTART continued at Culver City Park through October 13, up the hill from the handicapped parking across from the Little League field.

A SUMMER TANAGER was at the LA County Arboretum (at the top of Tallac Knoll) on October 15.

On San Clemente Island a YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen from October 14-16, an AMERICAN BITTERN was there on October 18 and a BROWN BOOBY was observed on October 14. A RED-THROATED PIPIT was on the island on October 13, a LAPLAND LONGSPUR continued there through October 14, a PALM WARBLER was seen on October 16, a SCARLET TANAGER was present from October 13-15 and a SUMMER TANAGER was there on October 14 and four BOBOLINKS were also present as was a "GRAY-HEADED" JUNCO.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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