This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for August 19.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* August 19, 2016
* CALA1608.19

-Birds mentioned

Surf Scoter
Common Merganser
White-winged Dove
Solitary Sandpiper
Baird’s Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Glaucous-winged Gull
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Vermilion Flycatcher
Lucy’s Warbler
White-crowned Sparrow

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


-Transcript

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for August 19.


A SURF SCOTER continued along Ballona Creek between the 90 Freeway and the Centinela crossing on August 13.

A COMMON MERGANSER continued was at Rowena Reservoir in the Los Feliz area through August 13.

WHITE-WINGED DOVES were along the Rio Hondo north of Rush Street in Rosemead on August 12 and at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh on August 13.

A BAIRD’S SANDPIPER was on the LA River south of the Rosecrans crossing on August 15. A BAIRD’S SANDPIPER and a SOLITARY SANDPIPER were below the railroad bridge south of the Del Amo crossing on August 17.

A SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER was on the LA River in Glendale (just below the 134 Freeway) from August 14-15. It was between the two high tension towers just downstream from the freeway crossing. A SOLITARY SANDPIPER was also at this location from August 14 through August 17.

Another SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER was along the LA River just above the Willow Street crossing from August 13-14.

The GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley continued through August 12.

The YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh was reported through August 13. It is most often seen from along the dirt path south of the intersection of Jefferson and Lincoln (near the concrete inlet).

A VERMILION FLYCATCHER continued at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required) through August 16. It has been by the gazebo along Ave. C, near the southeast corner of Duckbill Lake.

Several other VERMILION FLYCATCHERS continue at Oakdale Memorial Park in Glendora.

A LUCY’S WARBLER was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena from August 13-17. It is at the pond near the southeast corner of the basin. From the trail at the west end of La Canada Verdugo Road (just west of Vista Laguna Terrace) walk west and then north down into the basin and watch for the pond on your left.

Continuing at Hahamongna Watershed Park is a WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW, reported there through August 15.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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