This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 6.

-Birds mentioned

Red-breasted Merganser
Neotropic Cormorant
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Ridgway’s Rail
Pacific Golden-Plover
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Dove
Inca Dove
Common Ground-Dove
Vermilion Flycatcher
Dusky-capped Flycatcher
Varied Thrush
Red-throated Pipit
Black-and-white Warbler


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

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* May 6, 2016
* CALA1605.06

-Transcript

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 6.

Three RED-BREASTED MERGANSERS were at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on May 1.

The NEOTROPIC CORMORANT at Bonelli was reported through May 1. It has generally been at the north shore, often sitting on the buoys and floats just offshore.

An adult YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh. It was last seen at the southernmost inlet along Lincoln Blvd. on May 2.

A RIDGWAY’S RAIL was at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh from April 29-May 1. It was seen along the Lincoln Blvd. side of the marsh.

Four PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVERS were on San Clemente Island (no public access) on May 1.

A SOLITARY SANDPIPER was just above the Willow Street crossing of the LA River in Long Beach on May 1.

Lynwood Meadows Park held at least three continuing SPOTTED DOVES through May 2.

Col. Leon H. Washington Park in Los Angeles had two continuing INCA DOVES through May.

A COMMON GROUND-DOVE continued along the San Gabriel River at Trabuco Street in Bellflower. Check the west side of the river in the area of the plant nursery.

An immature male VERMILION FLYCATCHER was at La Mirada Park through May 2. It has been south of the east end of the lake and up the hill toward Alicante Road.

A DUSKY-CAPPED FLYCATCHER continued in the eucalyptus grove at Creek Park in La Mirada through May 2. The grove is just north of Imperial Highway.

A VARIED THUSH was at Rancho Sierra Golf Club in the Antelope Valley on May 1. The course itself is off limits, but the perimeter can be birded. Be sure to ask permission at the club house.

A RED-THROATED PIPIT was on San Clemente Island on May 1.

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was at Ohara Nursery in West Carson on May 1.


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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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