laas-logo-rba-textThis is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 21.

-Birds mentioned

Hooded Merganser
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
NAZCA BOOBY (Ventura County)
Brown Booby (Ventura County)
Red Phalarope
Glaucous-winged Gull
Common Ground-Dove
Black Swift
Calliope Hummingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Ventura County)
Bank Swallow
Indigo Bunting


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

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* May 21, 2015
* CALA1505.21

-Transcript

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

A HOODED MERGANSER continues at Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB, being reported through May 18.

A COMMON LOON was at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on May 15. Two HORNED GREBES were there on May 16.

A RED PHALAROPE was at the Piute Ponds at McKee Slough on May 15. Several BANK SWALLOWS were also present. Remember that a letter of permission is required for entry.

A lingering first cycle GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL was at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach on May 15.

A COMMON GROUND-DOVE was at the Dominguez Seminary and Museum near Compton on May 16. The location is off Alameda Street south of the 91 Freeway.

Three BLACK SWIFTS were over Claremont Wilderness Park above Claremont on May 20. A one mile walk from the upper parking lot in the late afternoon/early evening is likely to offer the best chance for seeing these birds.

A CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD has been at Vina Vieja Park in Pasadena from May 15-18. It has been favoring the flowering sage along the pathway.

A female INDIGO BUNTING was at Antelope Acres in the Antelope Valley on May 19 along West Avenue F at 91st Street West.


VENTURA COUNTY—

On the arch at the east end of Anacapa Island, a NAZCA BOOBY was present on May 20 and 21. A BROWN BOOBY was seen south of Anacapa Arch on May 16.

The SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Teague Park in Santa Paula continued through May 15.


This report is sponsored by the Los Angeles Audubon Society.

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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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