Rare Bird Alert - May 3, 2019

Birds Mentioned:

Inca Dove | Common Ground-Dove | Pectoral Sandpiper | Yellow-crowned Night-Heron | Tropical Kingbird | CASSIN’S SPARROW | Clay-colored Sparrow | White-throated Sparrow | Harris’s Sparrow | Baltimore Oriole | GRACE’S WARBLER | RED-FACED WARBLER
— Compiled by Jon L Fisher - JonF60@hotmail.com

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 3.

At least one INCA DOVE was reported in Lake Los Angeles at the east end of the Antelope Valley through April 26.  Birds have been seen on 169th Street south of Mossdale. 

A COMMON GROUND-DOVE was along the San Gabriel River in Cerritos from April 27-29.  It was on the east side of the river south of Alondra (visible from the bike path).

A PECTORAL SANDPIPER was at south Friends Pond at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB from April 26-May 2.  Remember that you must have a letter of permission to enter this area.

A YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at Sims Bio Pond in Long Beach through April 30.

The TROPICAL KINGBIRD continued at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City through May 2.  It was last reported along the concrete rocky creek on the west side of the park.

A CASSIN’S SPARROW was on san Clemente Island on April 30.

A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail on April 27.  It was along the fence next to the river about a quarter mile north of Carson. 

A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was at Ohara Nursery in Carson on April 28.

The HARRIS’S SPARROW continued at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena through April 25.  It has been on the west side around the sports field adjacent to the lower parking area.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES were at Wardlow Park in Long Beach on April 29 (near the small building by the west side fence) and at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB on May 1.

The GRACE’S WARBLER at Chilao Flat in the San Gabriel Mountains continued through April 30.  The bird has often been singing and has been observed around and near the visitor center.

A RED-FACED WARBLER was found at Wardlow Park in Long Beach on April 27.  It was in the southwest quadrant of the park.  It was searched for but never confirmed after April 28.


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