This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for June 24, 2016.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* June 24, 2016
* CALA1606.24

-Birds mentioned

Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
California Condor
Ridgway’s Rail
Semipalmated Plover
Indigo Bunting
Red Crossbill

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 June 24.

A COMMON MERGANSER continues along the LA River near Atwater Park, being reported through June 16.

A RED-BREASTED MERGANSER has been at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley from June 16-24.

A CALIFORNIA CONDOR was seen at Quail Lake near Gorman on June 18.

A RIDGWAY’S RAIL continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through June 22. It has been observed near the “elbow” of the marsh by the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson (from along the path a short distance south of Jefferson). There is ample parking on Jefferson Blvd.

A SEMIPALMATED PLOVER continued at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB through June 18.

The male INDIGO BUNTING continued at Malibu Creek State Park through June 19. It is being seen near the grassland trail near where it departs the main pathway to the Visitor’s Center.

Eight RED CROSSBILLS (including recently fledged young) were by campsite 38 at Table Mountain Campground in the San Gabriel Mountains on June 17.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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