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

-Birds mentioned

Black Scoter
Zone-tailed Hawk
Vermilion Flycatcher
Plumbeous Vireo
Sage Thrasher
WORM-EATING WARBLER
Black-and-white Warbler
Palm Warbler
Swamp 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
* March 20, 2015
* CALA1503.20

-Transcript

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

A continuing female BLACK SCOTER was off Dockweiler State Beach in El Segundo through March 18. It has been offshore near lifeguard station #58.

The RED-NECKED GREBE at Castaic Lagoon continued through March 15.

A ZONE-TAILED HAWK was reported in the Antelope Valley in a field along Highway 138 near 70th Street West on March 13.

A male VERMILION FLYCATCHER was at Hansen Dam on March 14. It was across the dirt path west of the west end of the main lake.

PLUMBEOUS VIREOS were at Vina Vieja Park in Pasadena (in pines along Avocado Ave.) and at Ted Watkins Park in Watts through March 19 (in the central picnic area).

A SAGE THRASHER was near the entrance of Madrona Marsh in Torrance on March 18. The preserve is open from 10:00AM to 5:00PM and closed on Mondays.

The WORM-EATING WARBLER at the Village Green Condominiums in Los Angeles was seen through March 11. Recent sightings have been by unit #5378, 5332 and 5328. In the past one of the most reliable spots to check has been behind unit #5396 adjacent to the laundry room. The complex is south of Rodeo Road, west of La Brea. This is private property, but birders are welcome.

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER continued at Legg Lake in South El Monte through March 14. Check the area around restroom #7.

Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City is closed and fenced for renovation, but a PALM WARBLER was visible from the perimeter on March 15.

A SWAMP SPARROW continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through March 16.

A male SUMMER TANAGER was at Stearns Champion Park in Long Beach on March 13. It was in the northeast portion of the park.


This report is sponsored by the Los Angeles Audubon Society.

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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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