Rare Bird Alert - April 5, 2019

Birds Mentioned:

White-winged Scoter | Inca Dove | Yellow-bellied Sapsucker | Northern “Yellow-shafted” Flicker | Tropical Kingbird | White-throated Sparrow | Harris’s Sparrow | Dark-eyed “Gray-headed” Junco | Orchard Oriole | Black-and-white Warbler | Palm Warbler | GRACE’S WARBLER | Black-throated Green Warbler
— Compiled by Jon L Fisher - JonF60@hotmail.com

 Two WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS were off Dockweiler State Beach in El Segundo on April 2 (adjacent the Hyperion Bluff parking area).

 At least one INCA DOVE continued in Lake Los Angeles on 169th Street south of Mossdale through March 29.  Remember to be thoughtful of the residents.

 An AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER continued at Malibu Lagoon through March 31.

 The NEOTROPIC CORMORANT at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas continued through April 3 by the north shore boat launch.

 A YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was at Huntington Park Civic Park on March 29.

 A NORTHERN “YELLOW-SHAFTED” FLICKER was at Augustus Hawkins Nature Park in Los Angeles on March 30.  Another was at Madrona Marsh in Torrance from March 30-31 and one continued at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City through March 31.

 TROPICAL KINGBIRDS continued at Entradero Park in Torrance through April 2, at El Dorado Park in Long Beach through April 2, at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City through April 3 and at Colorado Lagoon on Long Beach through April 4.

 A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW continued at Ralph Dills Park in Paramount through March 30.

 The HARRIS’S SPARROW continued at College Park in Claremont through March 30.  Look for it in and around the Claremont train station parking lot.

 Continuing near the lower parking area at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena were a DARK-EYED “GRAY-HEADED” JUNCO (seen north of the sports field through April 2) and HARRIS’S SPARROW (seen east of the sports field through April 3). 

 An adult male ORCHARD ORIOLE was in a residential neighborhood near West Los Angeles on March 30.

 The BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER at Banning Park in Wilmington was reported through March 30 near the museum.

 Another BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through April 2.

 A PALM WARBLER was about halfway down the Lakeview Trail at Trump National Golf Club on the Palos Verdes Peninsula on April 5.

 The GRACE’S WARBLER at Long Beach Recreational Park was seen through March 31 at the west end of the dog park.

 The BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER at Alondra Park Reservoir was seen through April 1.  It was on the east side of the parking lot on Redondo Beach Blvd. and north of the west end of the aquatic building.  Last reported northwest of the swimming pool.


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