laas-logo-rba-textThis is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for July 2.

-Birds mentioned

BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK
American Bittern
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
MacGillivray’s Warbler

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
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
* July 2, 2015
* CALA1507.02

-Transcript

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for July 2.


A BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK (origin yet to be determined, but lacking leg bands) was found at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on July 2. Enter the park via the Via Verde entrance and go to East Shore Drive. At the end of East Shore Drive take the right fork in the road and look for restroom #11. The bird seen just west of here.

An AMERICAN BITTERN- possibly a juvenile- was along the San Gabriel River in South El Monte on June 26. It was at the end of Thienes Ave.

The second year YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON found earlier at Del Rey Lagoon was refound near the “bend” at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh on July 2. The marsh is at the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson in Playa del Rey.

A YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO was found at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB on July 1. It was in the tamarisks along C-Dike.

A MACGILLIVRAY’S WARBLER was by the Eaton Canyon Nature Center in Pasadena on July 1.

This report is sponsored by the Los Angeles Audubon Society.

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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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