* Los Angeles RBA
* January 31, 2008
- Birds mentioned
California Bird Records Committee:
Report sightings on the rare bird report form: http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/
Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
Telephone Number: (323) 874-1318
E-mail reports to: JonF60@...
Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted
This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for Thursday January 31, 2008. Please report sightings to Jon Fisher at 818-544-5009 or via e-mail to JonF60@...
A single SNOW GOOSE was at Earvin Magic Johnson Recreation Area in Willowbrook on January 29.
A LONG-TAILED DUCK continues at the Ballona Creek mouth at Marina del Rey. It should be looked for either up or downstream of the Pacific Ave. bridge.
A RED-NECKED GREBE continues at Castaic Lagoon. The bird was seen again on January 26. Also at the lagoon on was a RED PHALAROPE on January 29. Be aware that entrance fees on weekends are $10 per vehicle.
A FERRUGINOUS HAWK was at the Sepulveda Basin on January 26. The bird was seen near the LA River east of Balboa Blvd.
There are now up to four LEWIS’S WOODPECKERS at the Cheeseboro Canyon trailhead.
A female WILLIAMSON’S SAPSUCKER was found at Forest Lawn in Glendale on January 30. The bird was in the southeast part of the “Liberty” and “Haven of Peace” sections of the cemetery. Maps are available at the entrance booth.
A YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was at the LA County Arboretum in Arcadia on January 31. The bird was seen at the north edge of the aloe garden.
A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER and a GRAY FLYCATCHER continue at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Monrovia. Another GRAY FLYCATCHER was on the south edge of Tallack Knoll at the Arboretum in Arcadia on January 31.
A DUSKY-CAPPED FLYCATCHER continues at Recreation Park in El Segundo. This bird was last reported on January 26. It has usually been seen in the northeast part of the park closest to Pine Street.
The THICK-BILLED KINGBIRD continues to be a hit and miss proposition at Banning Park in Wilmington. It was reported through January 27 and is usually in the south or southeast part of the park when present.
A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER continues at Banning Park in Wilmington. The bird was last seen south of the house.
This report is sponsored by the Los Angeles Audubon Society.
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Jon L Fisher
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