laas-logo-rba-textThis is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 9.

-Birds mentioned

Brown Booby

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Bald Eagle
Ferruginous Hawk
Red Knot
Common Tern
White-winged Dove
Short-eared Owl
Hairy Woodpecker
Least Flycatcher
Gray Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Plumbeous Vireo
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
American Redstart
Blackburnian Warbler (Ventura County)
Blackpoll Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Canada Warbler
Painted Redstart (Ventura County)
Clay-colored Sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed “Pink-sided” Junco
Summer Tanager (Ventura County)

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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
* October 9, 2015
* CALA1510.09

-Transcript

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 9.

A BROWN BOOBY was at the Palos Verdes Escarpment about three miles south of the Palos Verdes Peninsula on October 4. Two more were seen at San Clemente Island the same day and one was in the San Pedro Channel on October 6.

The continuing YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON in the Ballona Area was reported again near the Ballona Creek mouth on October 4.

A BALD EAGLE was in north Redondo Beach on October 7.

Up to three FERRUGINOUS HAWKS were observed over Pasadena on October 7 along with a mix of other buteos and hundreds of Turkey Vultures.

A RED KNOT was north of Willow Street along the LA River in Long Beach from October 5-7.

COMMON TERNS continue to be reported at Malibu Lagoon with up to ten there this past week.

SHORT-EARED OWLS were reported flying over Hollywood and offshore in the San Pedro Channel on October 3.

A LEAST FLYCATCHER was on San Clemente Island on October 2.

An EASTERN PHOEBE was at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia from October 3-6. It was in the picnic and planted area west of the parking lot and moving around the area. A GRAY FLYCATCHER was in the same area on October 5.

A VERMILION FLYCATCHER continued in the field north of the lake at Lake Balboa through October 2.

A TROPICAL KINGBIRD was in Area 3 of El Dorado Park (northwest of the upper lake) in Long Beach from October 3-7.

Also at El Dorado Park on October 7 was a WHITE-WINGED DOVE in Area 2, a HAIRY WOODPECKER in Area 3 near the old Ranger Station and a PLUMBEOUS VIREO in Area 2 (present for a week)

PLUMBEOUS VIREOS were on the west side of Arcadia Park in Arcadia on October 4 and at the Village Green Condominiums in Los Angeles (by unit #5173) on October 6.

A continuing BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was in the vicinity of the park buildings at DeForest Park in Long Beach through October 4.

Another BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was along the north fence line at the South Coast Botanic Garden in Rolling Hills Estates on October 4.

A TENNESSEE WARBLER and a BLACKPOLL WARBLER were at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena on October 3, with the BLACKPOLL continuing the following day.

Another BLACKPOLL WARBLER was at the Wilmington Drain on October 6.

A female AMERICAN REDSTART was found along Barrel Springs Road in Palmdale on October 4.

A YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER was in Pacific Palisades from October 2-6. It regularly visited the fountain at 234 Vance Street.

A PRAIRIE WARBLER was on San Clemente Island from October 2-5.

A CANADA WARBLER was found at the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood on October 9. It was in tall cottonwoods about one third of the way from Monte Verde Park to Carson Street. A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was seen about half way between the park and Carson Street.

Two CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS were at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia on October 3, with one continuing through October 6.

Another CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Oak Park Cemetery in Claremont on October 8.

An adult BLACK-THROATED SPARROW was at Vina Vieja Park in Pasadena on October 6.

A DARK-EYED “PINK-SIDED” JUNCO was at the Rancho Sierra Golf Club in the Antelope Valley on October 4.

 

VENTURA COUNTY--

Two BLACKPOLL WARBLERS were in the Laguna Road tamarisks on October 5. One remained on October 8 in the middle of the western section of the tamarisks.

A PRAIRIE WARBLER was at the west end of the tamarisks from October 6-7.

Another PRAIRIE WARBLER was at the southern end of the row of tamarisks along Eston Road in Camarillo on October 6.

A BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER was in the tamarisks opposite 858 Eston St. on October 7. Eston borders Bob Kildee Community Park in Camarillo.

A SUMMER TANAGER was at the Stagecoach Inn in Newbury Park from October 3-6. It was in the tall trees by the Ventu Park Road entrance. On October 4 a PAINTED REDSTART was in the oak surrounded by turf and closest to the schoolhouse and the Lynn Road Stagecoach Inn Park lot.

 

This report is sponsored by the Los Angeles Audubon Society.

 

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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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