RE: [LACoBirds] Red throated loon
- Jim and Terese,
Re: Reddish Egret. This is still a major rarity in L. A. County (despite being regular a few miles south in Orange County). There was one briefly at Ballona a couple of weeks ago (same bird also seen flying over a Westchester yard), but full details are needed for any claim in the county. Please post (or send to me) details (and photos, of course, if available). It would be good to know the bird's age, since the earlier one was clearly an adult.
Kimball L. Garrett
Section of Ornithology
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
From: LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com on behalf of James DeBiase
Sent: Sat 4/28/2012 1:18 PM
Subject: [LACoBirds] Red throated loon
Terese and Jim spotted the female Red Throated loon in Ballona Creek south channel about 10:30 am Saturday morning. Also we saw 1 Reddish Egret, several Great Blue Herons, Snowy and Great Egrets, Black Crowned Night Heron, Northern Rough Winged Swallow, Anna's Hummer, Caspian and Royal Terns, and various gulls and usual shore birds in Del Rey Lagoon.
This info was not reported by me to any other service.
Mar Vista, CA
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