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

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* October 21, 2016
* CALA1610.21


-Birds mentioned

Snow Goose
Solitary Sandpiper
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Burrowing Owl
Vermilion Flycatcher
Plumbeous Vireo
Verdin
Pacific Wren
Swainson’s Thrush
Red-throated Pipit
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Northern Parula
Palm Warbler
Clay-colored Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Black-headed Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Baltimore Oriole


California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form): http://www.californiabirds.org/


Enter your bird sightings on eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird


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 October 21.

Two SNOW GEESE were at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley on October 21.

A SOLITARY SANDPIPER was at Hansen Dam on October 16. It was on the mudflat west of the willow islands.

An immature YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through October 19.

A BURROWING OWL was at the Rio Hondo spreading basins in Pico Rivera on October 16. It was on a boulder pile at the northwest edge of the triangular-shaped southeast basin. Easiest access is from the west end of Mines at Paramount.

An immature male VERMILION FLYCATCHER was at Rancho Sierra Golf Course in the Antelope Valley on October 16.

A PLUMBEOUS VIREO was south of the northeast restroom building at the Earvin Magic Johnson Recreation Area in Willowbrook on October 16.

Another PLUMBEOUS VIREO was just south of Huntington Drive at Arcadia County Park on October 20.

A VERDIN was at the White Point Nature Preserve in San Pedro from October 16-20. It has been seen by the garden just outside the Nature Center and also around the parking lot.

A PACIFIC WREN was near the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont on October 19.

A late SWAINSON’S THRUSH was at Arcadia County Park on October 20.

A RED-THROATED PIPIT was on San Clemente Island on October 14.

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at Creek Park in La Mirada on October 14. It continued through October 16 when a second bird was also present.

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at Legg Lake in South El Monte on October 14. It was just west of restroom #7.

A TENNESSEE WARBLER was at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach on October 20.

A NORTHERN PARULA was on San Clemente Island on October 20.

Two PALM WARBLERS were at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia on October 15, with one continuing through October 18. They were along the east shore of the north lake.

Another PALM WARBLER was at the San Gabriel Coastal Basin Spreading Grounds in Pico Rivera on October 16. Enter at the east end of Mines Ave. east of Passons Blvd.

Yet another PALM WARBLER was on San Clemente Island from October 19-20.

A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW continues at Madrona Marsh in Torrance. Hours are 10-5 Tuesday through Sunday.

A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was at the Village Green Condominiums in Los Angeles on October 20. It was by unit #5118. This is private property but birders are welcome. Please be thoughtful of the residents.

A late BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK was in Pasadena on October 15 and a late LAZULI BUNTING was at Vina Vieja Park in Pasadena on October 18.

A BALTIMORE ORIOLE was in Chavez Ravine near Dodger Stadium on October 15. It was seen near the parking lot at Academy Road and Stadium Way.


CORRECTION: The October 11 RED-THROATED PIPIT on last week’s RBA was on Santa Catalina Island, not San Clemente Island.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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