Rare Bird Alert - June 14, 2019

Birds Mentioned:

Horned Grebe | Red-billed Tropicbird | Cook’s Petrel | Yellow-crowned Night-Heron | Flammulated Owl | Plumbeous Vireo | Red-eyed Vireo | Black-and-white Warbler | Northern Parula | Chestnut-sided Warbler | Townsend’s Warbler | Summer Tanager | Rose-breasted Grosbeak
— Compiled by Jon L Fisher - JonF60@hotmail.com

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for June 14.

A HORNED GREBE was in the lower Ballona Creek channel below Culver Blvd. on June 8.

A YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through June 7 along the Lincoln Blvd. arm of the marsh.  Either the same or another YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was along lower Ballona Creek (below the Culver Blvd. crossing) on June 7.

Inadvertently left off last week’s RBA was a FLAMMULATED OWL that managed to find its way inside a house in Manhattan Beach on June 4.

A PLUMEBOUS VIREO was at Big Rock Campground near Valyermo on June 9.  At nearby Sycamore Flat Campground, a SUMMER TANAGER was found on June 9.

A CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER was at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required) on June 11.  The bird was along C-dike by the northeast corner of Big Piute.  On June 10, a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was near the parking one area on June 10. 

A late TOWNSEND’S WARBLER was at Valhalla Memorial Park in North Hollywood on June 9.

A SUMMER TANAGER was at Hopkins Wilderness Park in Redondo Beach on June 7 along the northwest fence line behind the restrooms.

San Clemente Island had a RED-EYD VIREO on June 6, a continuing BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER on June 5, and a NORTHERN PARULA and a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK from June 7-9.  A RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD and three COOK’S PETRELS were near the island on June 8.


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