laas-logo-rba-textThis is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 16. 

-Birds mentioned

Pacific Golden-Plover

Ruff
Baird’s Sandpiper
Red Phalarope
Long-tailed Jaeger
White-winged Dove
Lewis’s Woodpecker
Plumbeous Vireo
BLUE-HEADED VIREO
Brown Thrasher
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Canada Warbler
Clay-colored Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Summer Tanager

 

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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

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* October 16, 2015
* CALA1510.16

-Transcript

 

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 16.

 

A PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER was at the Ballona Creek Mouth on October 11.

 

Rosamond Lake on Edwards AFB produced a juvenile RUFF, a RED PHALAROPE and several BAIRD’S SANDPIPERS on October 15. Nearby Big Piute at Piute Ponds had a flyover LONG-TAILED JAEGER. Remember that a letter of permission is required to visit these areas.

 

A WHITE-WINGED DOVE was by the entrance to Cabrillo Beach on October 14.

 

Three LEWIS’S WOODPECKERS were at Oak Park Cemetery in Claremont on October 11and two more were at the Bird Sanctuary at Griffith Park on October 14.

 

A possible/probable BLUE-HEADED VIREO was at Monte Verde Park (private) adjacent to the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood on October 12. The park can be birded from the perimeter fence.

 

San Clemente Island (closed to public access) produced a BROWN THRASHER on October 13.

 

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood on October 9.

 

An AMERICAN REDSTART was west of the parking area at Banning Park in Wilmington on October 13.

 

A NORTHERN PARULA was at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on October 10.

 

A MAGNOLIA WARBLER was on the Stub Hub property near CSU Dominguez Hills on October 12.

 

A CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER was at Hahamongna Watershed Park on October 15. It was near Oak Grove Drive and Berkshire Creek.

 

A CANADA WARBLER continued at the W SGR Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood through October 14. It has been about one third of the way from Monte Verde Park to Carson Street or about 50 yards south of the second electrical tower (tower #35). Also in this area from October 11-12 was a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW.

 

A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW and four VESPER SPARROWS were at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on October 12. These birds were in a weedy patch along the dirt road that heads west from Parking Lot 5 and 6 toward the dam. A PLUMBEOUS VIREO was in trees at the far east end near the park entrance.

 

A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was on the lawn west of the parking area at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia on October 11.

 

A SUMMER TANAGER was in eucalyptus trees by the maintenance shack at Ladera Park in Ladera Heights on October 9.

 

This report is sponsored by the Los Angeles Audubon Society.

 

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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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