This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for September 21.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* September 21, 2017
* CALA1709.21


-Birds mentioned

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Vermilion Flycatcher
Purple Martin
Clay-colored Sparrow
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
Black-and-white Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Virginia's Warbler
American Redstart
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Canada Warbler
Summer Tanager
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Dickcissel


California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form): http://www.californiabirds.org/


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Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
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Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted


-Transcript

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for September 21.

An adult YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through September 21. It is usually seen near the "elbow" of the marsh by the intersection of Lincoln and Jefferson.

The female VERMILION FLYCATCHER continued by the picnic shelters at the west end of the lake at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale through September 18.

Four PURPLE MARTINS were at Lancaster City Park in the Antelope Valley on September 14. Another two were at Apollo Park near Lancaster on September 16 and two more were at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on September 17.

CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS were at Malibu Lagoon on September 17, by the spillway at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on September 17, at Madrona Marsh in Torrance on September 19 and at Veteran's Park in Sylmar on September 21.

The OVENBIRD at Madrona Marsh in Torrance continued through September 19. 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 also continues here in the mulefat and willows in the middle area of the preserve. On September 20, a NORTHERN PARULA was found in the inaccessible sump area, but likely to be seen elsewhere in the preserve.

A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was at Creek Park in La Mirada September 17. It was by the creek at the east end. A female AMERICAN REDSTART was at Creek Park from September 15-16 near the Santa Gertrudes parking lot.

A BLACK-AND WHITE WARBLER was at the small park along the east side of the LA River just below Los Feliz in Atwater Village on September 17.

A PROTHONOTARY WARBLER was on San Clemente Island on September 17. A BLACKPOLL WARBLER was on the island from September 17-20.

A TENNESSEE WARBLER was at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach from September 17-19 in bottlebrush near the fence.

Another TENNESSEE WARBLER was on San Clemente Island on September 20.

An AMERICAN REDSTART was at a residence in the southwest Antelope Valley on September 16.

Also at Madrona was a MAGNOLIA WARBLER from September 16-17. This bird was in willows in the meadow area.

A BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER continued at DeForest Park in Long Beach through September 17. It has mainly been in the sycamores in the vicinity of the administration building near the north end of the park.

At The Village Green Condominiums in Los Angeles, a BLACKPOLL WARBLER and a NORTHERN PARULA were seen on September 21. Both were in a Firewheel Tree behind unit 5343 (northwest of the central lawn area).

The CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER at Banning Park in Wilmington continued through September 18. It has been inside the gated entrance to the museum on the southeast side. A VIRGINIA’S WARBLER was at Banning on the north side of the fenced area from September 16-18. A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at Banning on September 18.

Another CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER was at Rio San Gabriel Park in Downey on on September 18. It was in elms and eucalyptus north of the fenced dog park (in the southeast area of the park).

A CANADA WARBLER was found in the Peace Garden at Loyola Marymount University on September 16.

A male SUMMER TANAGER was at Veteran’s Park in Sylmar on September 17.

A female ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was at a residence in Baldwin Hills on September 15.

A female INDIGO BUNTING was in the vegetation in Baldwin Lake at the LA County Arboretum on September 18.

A DICKCISSEL was at Avalon on Catalina Island from September 15-20. A VIRGINIA'S WARBLER there on September 21.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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