This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for August 5.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* August 5, 2016
* CALA1608.05

-Birds mentioned

Red-breasted Merganser
Magnificent Frigatebird
Little Blue Heron
Reddish Egret
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Northern Harrier
Wilson’s Snipe
Purple Martin
White-crowned Sparrow
Indigo Bunting

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 5.

A RED-BREASTED MERGANSER continued at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley through August 1.

A probable MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD was seen over Redondo Beach on August 2.

An immature LITTLE BLUE HERON was found at Malibu Lagoon on August 4.

A REDDISH EGRET was at Malibu Lagoon on July 30 and what may have been the same bird was at the Topanga Creek mouth along the Pacific Coast Highway on August 2.

At least one of two YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS sighted in the Ballona area continued through July 31. It was last reported at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh from along the path south of the intersection of Jefferson and Lincoln.

A NORTHERN HARRIER continued west of the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through July 30.

A WILSON’S SNIPE was at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB on July 30 and a female PURPLE MARTIN was there on July 31. A letter of permission is required for entry.

Very early was a WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena on July 30.

A male INDIGO BUNTING was at the northwest corner of the upper lake at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia on July 31.

Another male INDIGO BUNTING was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena (along Flint Wash near Berkshire Ave.) on August 5.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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