This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 7.

- RBA
* California
* Los Angeles RBA
* October 7, 2016
* CALA1610.07

-Birds mentioned

Horned Grebe
Common Ground-Dove
Sabine’s Gull
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Bald Eagle
Lewis’s Woodpecker
Red-throated Pipit
Lapland Longspur
Chestnut-collared Longspur
Northern Waterthrush
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Virginia’s Warbler
American Redstart
Magnolia Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Palm Warbler
Clay-colored Sparrow
Summer Tanager
Indigo Bunting
Dickcissel
Bobolink


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 7.

A HORNED GREBE was at Apollo Park in Lancaster on October 6.

A COMMON GROUND-DOVE was along the San Gabriel River at Trabuco Street in Bellflower on September 30. Look for it on the west side by the nursery.

A SABINE’S GULL was along Ballona Creek by Inglewood Blvd in Culver City from October 1-4.

The immature YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through October 2.

A BALD EAGLE was seen again at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on October 3.

A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was in Exposition Park in Los Angeles on October 7. It was in the west half of the Rose Garden. Anyone planning to look for this bird over the weekend should be aware that the Coliseum is hosting football games both Saturday and Sunday.

DeForest Park in Long Beach held a PALM WARBLER (October 1-2), a VIRGINIA’S WARBLER (October 1-4) and a SUMMER TANAGER (October 1) in the area north of the baseball field. A BLACKPOLL WARBLER was by the administration building from October 4-6 and a BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was in the same area on October 6.

An AMERICAN REDSTART was in the Sepulveda Basin in Van Nuys on October 1. It was along Haskell Creek by the bridge just above its confluence with the LA River.

Another AMERICAN REDSTART was at the Rancho Sierra Golf Club in the Antelope Valley on October 6. Be sure to ask permission to bird (perimeter only) at the clubhouse.

A PALM WARBLER was at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on October 4 between Parking Lot #3 and the “beach”.

A MAGNOLIA WARBLER was at Tierra Bonita Park in Lancaster on October 1.

CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS were at the Linden H. Chandler Preserver on the Palos Verdes Peninsula on September 30, along the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood from September 30-October 2 and at the Madrona Marsh in Torrance from October 1-4.

An immature male INDIGO BUNTING was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena on October 4. It was by the small 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.

A BOBOLINK was at the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail in Lakewood on October 2, about half way down the pathway between Del Amo and Carson.

San Clemente Island produced the following birds this past week. A PALM WARBLER on September 30, a RED-THROATED PIPIT and a CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR on October 1, a TENNESSEE WARBLER from October 1-2, a DICKCISSEL on October 3, a BLACKPOLL WARBLER and a LAPLAND LONGSPUR on October 5 and a LEWIS’S WOODPECKER on October 6.

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Jon L Fisher
Glendale, CA
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