I walked around the ENC yesterday and had no luck with the sparrow,
any word on whether it's been seen since Peyton's finding it?
--- In OrangeCountyBirding@yahoogroups.com
, "Peyton Cook"
> Today at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach a male
> Black-chinned Sparrow was seen in the "desert" area. He was feeding
> along side his female companion-a Lazuli Bunting.In the back area a
> Western Wood-pewee was heard and a Spotted Towhee was feeding
> Yesterday another bird of note- a male Phainopepla was seen flying
> over pond 4 at the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary.
> Peyton Cook
> Aliso Viejo