Rare Bird Alert

Rare Bird Alert - Feb 15, 2019

Birds Mentioned:

White-winged Scoter | Black Scoter | American Oystercatcher | Pacific Golden-Plover | Black-footed Albatross | Neotropic Cormorant | Yellow-bellied Sapsucker | Ash-throated Sapsucker | Tropical Kingbird | Scissor-tailed Flycatcher | Hammond’s Flycatcher | Bank Swallow | RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL | White-throated Sparrow | Harris’s Sparrow | Dark-eyed “Gray-headed” Junco | Orchard Oriole | Hooded Oriole | RUSTY BLACKBIRD | Black-and-white Warbler | Lucy’s Warbler | American Redstart | Palm Warbler | Painted Redstart
— Compiled by Jon L Fisher - JonF60@hotmail.com

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for February 15.

The WHITE-WINGED SCOTER on Westlake Lake in Westlake Village was present through February 12.

 A BLACK SCOTER was off Dockweiler State Beach in El Segundo on February 10 between lifeguard station 53 and 55.

 The continuing AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro was observed through February 14.  Another AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER was reported at Malibu Lagoon on February 14.

 The PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER along lower Ballona Creek was seen through February 9.  It is often by the UCLA boat ramp north of Pacific Avenue or in this general area. 

 A BLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSS was seen near San Clemente Island on February 8.

 The NEOTROPIC CORMORANT continued at Echo Park in Los Angeles through February 12.

 The YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER in the Sepulveda Basin north of the wildlife area was seen through February 13.  It has been in the trees around the amphitheater east of Haskell Creek.  Check the large pine (full of sapsucker holes) south of the restrooms. 

Another YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was at El Cariso Park in Sylmar on February 11.  It was in a eucalyptus by the southeast corner of the soccer fields.

 The TROPICAL KINGBIRD continued around the pond at Entradero Park in Torrance through February 12. 

 A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through February 12 near the “Chevron corner” of the marsh.  Likewise did an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER through February 6.

 The RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL at Clark Library in the West Adams district of Los Angles was seen through February 13.  The library grounds are normally open to the public from 9-5 on weekdays only.  The area near the southeast U-shaped hedge may be the most reliable area for this bird, but it moves around the grounds.

 A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW continued at Montrose Community Park (by the east slope) through February 7.  Another continued at Arlington Gardens in Pasadena through February 13.

 The DARK-EYED “GRAY-HEADED” JUNCO and a HARRIS’S SPARROW through February 12 at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena.  Both are usually around the sports field on the west side of the basin.

 The adult male ORCHARD ORIOLE was at Loyola Marymount University in Westchester through February 13.  It is most often seen in the coral tree on the bluff west of the chapel.

 A female HOODED ORIOLE was reported in Silver Lake on February 7.

The RUSTY BLACKBIRD at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley was seen around the south end of the lake and playground again on February 7.  Also present were two very early BANK SWALLOWS.

 A LUCY’S WARBLER continued at North Weddington Park in North Hollywood.  It was seen in the north section near the fence along the drainage channel and around the garden through February 12.

 An AMERICAN REDSTART was present through February 7 at Marsh Street Nature Park in the Atwater Village area.  The park is east of the 2 Freeway on the south side of the LA River.

 An adult male AMERICAN REDSTART and a BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER continued at Hemingway Park in Carson through February 11.  Check the area under the power lines near the nursery on the east side of the park.

 A PALM WARBLER was on San Clemente Island on February 7.

 The PAINTED REDSTART at Brookside Park in Pasadena was present through February 8.  It is being seen behind the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center between the playground area and Arroyo Terrace and favors the large dead pine tree.


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Rare Bird Alert - Feb 6, 2019

Birds Mentioned:

American Oystercatcher | Zone-tailed Hawk | Tropical Kingbird | Hammond’s Flycatcher | Pacific-slope Flycatcher | Pacific Wren | RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL | “Red” Fox Sparrow | White-throated Sparrow | Dark-eyed “Gray-headed” Junco | RUSTY BLACKBIRD | Lucy’s Warbler | Palm Warbler | Painted Redstart | Summer Tanager

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for February 6.

The continuing AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro was observed through February 4.

The ZONE-TAILED HAWK in Monrovia was reported through February 1.  It is in the area around Grand Park and is often seen flying in the vicinity. 

The TROPICAL KINGBIRD continued around the pond at Entradero Park in Torrance through February 5.  A PALM WARBLER continued at the park (often by the batting cages) through February 1.

A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through February 1 near the “Chevron corner” of the marsh.

A PACIFIC-SLOPE FLYCATCHER was at Coldwater Canyon Park (just north of the park proper) in Beverly Hills on February 5.

A PACIFIC WREN was along Winter Creek Trail between Big Santa Anita Canyon and Hoegee’s Campground on February 1.

The RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL at Clark Library in the West Adams district of Los Angles was seen through February 5.  The library grounds are normally open to the public from 9-5 on weekdays only.  This Sunday (February 10) the grounds will be open from 12-5.  The area near the southeast U-shaped hedge may be the most reliable area for this bird, but it moves around the grounds.

A “RED” FOX SPARROW was at Bailey Canyon Park in Sierra Madre on February 5

A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was at Ohara Nursery in Carson on February 5.

The DARK-EYED “GRAY-HEADED” JUNCO continued through February 5 and likewise did the HARRIS’S SPARROW through February 1 at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena.  Both are usually around the sports field on the west side of the basin).

The RUSTY BLACKBIRD continued at Jesse Owens Park in Los Angeles through February 4.  Check the area by the ball fields and playground.

A LUCY’S WARBLER has returned for a second winter to North Weddington Park in North Hollywood.  It was seen in the north section near the fence along the drainage channel on February 4 and again on February 6.

The PALM WARBLER continued in Long Beach near 1765 Magnolia Ave. (along the greenbelt south of PCH and Magnolia) through February 3.

The PAINTED REDSTART at Brookside Park in Pasadena was present through February 1.  It is being seen behind the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center between the playground area and Arroyo Terrace and favors the large dead pine tree.

A SUMMER TANAGER continued at the Los Angeles Arboretum in Arcadia through February 3.  It was seen near the restrooms south of the rose garden.

Rare Bird Alert - Feb 1, 2019

Birds Mentioned:

“Eurasian” Green-winged Teal | White-winged Scoter | LEAST GREBE | Red-necked Grebe | White-winged Dove | American Oystercatcher | Pacific Golden-Plover | Neotropic Cormorant | Zone-tailed Hawk | Yellow-bellied Sapsucker | Hairy Woodpecker | White-headed Woodpecker | “Black” Merlin | Tropical Kingbird | Scissor-tailed Flycatcher | Hammond’s Flycatcher | Pacific-slope Flycatcher | Cassin’s Vireo | RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL | “Red” Fox Sparrow | White-throated Sparrow | Harris’s Sparrow | Dark-eyed “Gray-headed” Junco | Hooded Oriole | RUSTY BLACKBIRD | Black-and-white Warbler | American Redstart | Palm Warbler | Painted Redstart

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for February 1.

The "EURASIAN" GREEN-WINGED TEAL continued through January 27 at the San Gabriel Coastal Basin Spreading Grounds in Pico Rivera.  Enter the basins from the east end of Mines Avenue, east of Passons Blvd.

A WHITE-WINGED SCOTER was on Westlake Lake in Westlake Village on January 27. 

A possible LEAST GREBE was seen along the Lincoln Blvd. arm of the Ballona Freshwater Marsh on January 28.  Confirmation of this record would be highly desirable.

The RED-NECKED GREBE on Lake Palmdale was seen through January 27.  There is no public access, but the lake can be viewed from Barrel Springs Road (just north of Lago Lindo Road).

A WHITE-WINGED DOVE continued along the LA River in Long Beach through January 29.  It is being seen in the area around Hill Street and 20th Street (below the Willow Street crossing).

The continuing AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro was observed through January 30.

The PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER along lower Ballona Creek was seen through January 30.  It is often by the UCLA boat ramp north of Pacific Avenue or in this general area.  Also check the salt pan.

The NEOTROPIC CORMORANT at Echo Park in Los Angeles was reported through January 30.  

The ZONE-TAILED HAWK in Monrovia was reported through January 30.  It is in the area around Grand Park and is often seen flying in the vicinity. 

The YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER in the Sepulveda Basin was seen through January 31.  It has been in the trees around the amphitheater and along Haskell Creek just north of the wildlife area north entrance.  Also check the large pine (full of sapsucker holes) south of the restrooms. 

A WHITE-HEADED WOODPECKER and two HAIRY WOODPECKERS were at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont on January 26.  They were in the dead pines north of the maintenance yard.

A “BLACK” MERLIN was seen along Barley Flats Road in the San Gabriel Mountains on January 30.

Two TROPICAL KINGBIRDS continued through last week at Entradero Park in Torrance with at least one reported through January 30 around the pond.  A PALM WARBLER continued by the batting cages through January 26.

Another TROPICAL KINGBIRD continued at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City through January 25 and one was at Sims Bio Pond Reserve in Long Beach on January 26.

The SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER continued along the LA River south of Willow Street in Long Beach through January 26.  Check the east side of the river (both the neighborhood and the bare trees in the river channel) below Hill Street, just north of PCH.  There is access (a staircase) at the west end of Hill Street. 

A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through January 29.

PACIFIC-SLOPE FLYCATCHERS were at Hemingway Park in Carson on January 25 and at Lacy Park in San Marino (southwest corner) on January 30.

A CASSIN’S VIREO was at the Village Green Condominiums (by the west side Flame Tree) on January 27.  This is private property, but birders are welcome.  Please be thoughtful of the residents.

The RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL at Clark Library in the West Adams district of Los Angles was seen throughJanuary 31.  The library grounds are open to the public from 9-5 on weekdays only.  This Saturday (February 2) the grounds will be open from 9-1.  The area near the southeast U-shaped hedge may be the most reliable area for this bird, but it moves around the grounds.

Two “RED” FOX SPARROWS were found at Occidental College in Eagle Rock on January 30.  Both birds were below the Remsen Birds hillside amphitheater.

A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was at the upper west end of Arlington Garden in Pasadena from January 28-30.

The DARK-EYED “GRAY-HEADED” JUNCO (through January 30) and HARRIS’S SPARROW (through January 31) continued at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena.  Both are usually around the sports field on the west side of the basin).

The adult male HOODED ORIOLE continued at the Huntington Library in San Marino through January 27.  It is often at the north end of the desert garden, but may be seen elsewhere in the area and even in the parking lot.

A RUSTY BLACKBIRD continued at Jesse Owens Park in Los Angeles through February 1.  Check the area by the ball fields and playground.

Another RUSTY BLACKBIRD continued at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley through January 30.  It is usually on the south side of the lake around the parking lot and playground area. 

An adult male AMERICAN REDSTART and  a BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER were at Hemingway Park in Carson through January 25.  Check the area under the power lines near the nursery.

An AMERICAN REDSTART was present from January 30-February 1 at Marsh Street Nature Park in the Atwater Village area.  The park is east of the 2 Freeway on the south side of the LA River.

The PALM WARBLER continued in Long Beach near 1765 Magnolia Ave. (along the greenbelt south of PCH and Magnolia) through January 28

The PAINTED REDSTART at Brookside Park in Pasadena was present through January 30.  It is being seen behind the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center between the playground area and Arroyo Terrace and favors the large dead pine tree.

Rare Bird Alert - Jan 25, 2019

Birds Mentioned:

Eurasian Wigeon | “Eurasian” Green-winged Teal | Red-necked Grebe | White-winged Dove | Vaux’s Swift | American Oystercatcher | Pacific Golden-Plover | Lesser Black-backed Gull | Neotropic Cormorant | Swainson’s Hawk | Zone-tailed Hawk | Rough-legged Hawk | Ferruginous Hawk | Yellow-bellied Sapsucker | Northern “Yellow-shafted” Flicker | Ash-throated Flycatcher | Tropical Kingbird | Scissor-tailed Flycatcher | Hammond’s Flycatcher | Eastern Phoebe | Cassin’s Vireo | RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL | Clay-colored Sparrow | Swamp Sparrow | White-throated Sparrow | Harris’s Sparrow | Dark-eyed “Gray-headed” Junco | RUSTY BLACKBIRD | American Redstart | Palm Warbler | Painted Redstart | Summer Tanager

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for January 25.

A EURASIAN WIGEON was along the LA River in Long Beach (below the Rosecrans crossing) on January 19.

 A "EURASIAN" GREEN-WINGED TEAL continued through January 23 at the San Gabriel Coastal Basin Spreading Grounds in Pico Rivera.  Enter the basins from the east end of Mines Avenue, east of Passons Blvd.

 Another "EURASIAN" GREEN-WINGED TEAL continued through January 18 at the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk.

 The RED-NECKED GREBE on Lake Palmdale was seen through January 17.  There is no public access, but the lake can be viewed from Barrel Springs Road (just north of Lago Lindo Road).

 A WHITE-WINGED DOVE continued along the LA River in Long Beach through January 24.  It is being seen in the area south of Hill Street (which is below the Willow Street crossing).

 Six VAUX’S SWIFTS were along the LA River at Fletcher Drive on January 21 and one was at the Bette Davis Picnic Area in Glendale on January 23.

 The continuing AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER was at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro through January 24.

 Another AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER was at the Ballona Creek mouth on January 21 and one continued at Topanga State Beach through January 20.

 The PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER along lower Ballona Creek was seen through January 21.  It is often by the UCLA boat ramp north of Pacific Avenue, but does move up and down the channel a fair distance.  It was also seen once this past week at the Ballona Salt Pan.

 Two LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS (an adult and an immature) were at the Rio Hondo spreading basins on January 20 with one reported there through January 22.  Access and viewing can be had off the end of Canford Street (south of Washington and west of Paramount).

 The NEOTROPIC CORMORANT at Echo Park in Los Angeles was reported through January 22. 

 The ZONE-TAILED HAWK in Monrovia was reported through January 21.  It is in the area around Grand Park and is often seen flying in the vicinity.  A SWAINSON’S HAWK was seen in the area on January 19.

 A ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK continued at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB through January 19.  It has been at the Rosamond Dry Lake area (no access), but can be viewed from outside that area.  A letter of permission is required for entry.      

 A FERRUGINOUS HAWK was at Glen Haven Memorial Park in Sylmar on January 20.

 The YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER in the Sepulveda Basin was seen through January 24.  It has been in the trees around the amphitheater and along Haskell Creek just north of the wildlife area's north entrance.  Also check the large pines south of the restrooms. 

 Another YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was around the restrooms at O’Melveny Park in Granada Hills on January 23.

 A NORTHERN “YELLOW-SHAFTED” FLICKER was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena (below the Altadena Drive entrance) on January 23.

 The TROPICAL KINGBIRD at Entradero Park in Torrance was seen through January 22 around the pond.

 Other TROPICAL KINGBIRDS continued at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City through January 20 and at Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach through January 23.

 The SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER continued along the LA River south of Willow Street in Long Beach through January 24.  Check the east side of the river (both the neighborhood and the bare trees in the river channel) below Hill Street, just north of PCH.  There is access (a staircase) at the west end of Hill Street. 

 An EASTERN PHOEBE continued at Apollo Park near Lancaster through January 19.  It has been near the north shore, south of the playground area and around the islands.

 A CASSIN’S VIREO (January 22) and a SWAMP SPARROW (January 22-23) were by the northeast corner of Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City this past week.

 The RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL at Clark Library in the West Adams district of Los Angles was still present as of January 24.  The library grounds are open to the public from 9-5 on weekdays only.  The area near the southeast U-shaped hedge may be the most reliable area for this bird, but it moves around the grounds.

 A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW continued at the southwest side of Madrona Marsh in Torrance through January 20.  A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER was here through January 18 and an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was reported through January 19.  Official hours of the preserve are 10-5 Tuesday through Sunday.

 The DARK-EYED “GRAY-HEADED” JUNCO continued at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena (usually around the sports field on the west side of the basin) through January 23.

 A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW continued at Ralph Dills Park in Paramount through January 20.  It was last seen south of San Juan Street.  Another continued at a residence in Torrance through January 24 and one was on Arden Road in Pasadena on January 23.

 The HARRIS’S SPARROW continued at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena around the sports field through January 22.

 A RUSTY BLACKBIRD continued at Jesse Owens Park in Los Angeles through January 18.  Check the area by the ball fields and playground.

 The adult male AMERICAN REDSTART continued at Hemingway Park in Carson through January 19.  It has been reported in the trees that are in line with the nursery inside the power line right of way.

 PALM WARBLERS continued in Long Beach at 1765 Magnolia Ave. (at the greenbelt south of PCH and Magnolia) through January 24 and at 1721 West 21st Street (Admiral Kidd Park) through January 20.

 The PAINTED REDSTART at Brookside Park in Pasadena was present through January 24.  It is being seen behind the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center between the playground area and Arroyo Terrace and favors the large dead pine tree.

 A SUMMER TANAGER continued at the Village Green Condominiums in Los Angeles (at the west edge of the central lawn area) through January 19.  This is private property, but birders are welcome.  Please be thoughtful of the residents.

 Another SUMMER TANAGER continued at Veteran’s Park in Sylmar through January 23.  It was last reported southeast of restroom 5.

Rare Bird Alert - Jan 18, 2019

Birds Mentioned:

“Eurasian” Green-winged Teal | Red-necked Grebe | Spotted Dove | White-winged Dove | American Oystercatcher Pacific Golden-Plover | Mountain Plover | Neotropic Cormorant | Zone-tailed Hawk | Rough-legged Hawk | Burrowing Owl | Short-eared Owl | Williamson’s Sapsucker | Yellow-bellied Sapsucker | Northern “Yellow-shafted” Flicker | Ash-throated Flycatcher | Tropical Kingbird | Scissor-tailed Flycatcher | Hammond’s Flycatcher | Pacific-slope Flycatcher | Eastern Phoebe | RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL | Clay-colored Sparrow | Swamp Sparrow | White-throated Sparrow | Harris’s Sparrow | Dark-eyed “Gray-headed” Junco | Orchard Oriole | RUSTY BLACKBIRD | Black-and-white Warbler | Tennessee Warbler | Painted Redstart

This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for January 18. 

A "EURASIAN" GREEN-WINGED TEAL continued through January 14 at the San Gabriel Coastal Basin Spreading Grounds in Pico Rivera.  Enter the basins from the east end of Mines Avenue, east of Passons Blvd.

The RED-NECKED GREBE on Lake Palmdale was seen through January 11.  There is no public access, but the lake can be viewed from Barrel Springs Road (just north of Lago Lindo Road). 

Up to four SPOTTED DOVES were in Compton from January 14-17.  Check the area around 9114 Compton Ave.

A WHITE-WINGED DOVE was along the LA River in Long Beach through January 11.  It is south of Hill Street (which is below the Willow Street crossing).

 The continuing AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER was at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro through January 16.

Another AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHER was seen near the restrooms at Topanga State Beach on January 13.

The PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER along Ballona Creek was seen through January 16.  It is often by the UCLA boat ramp north of Pacific Avenue, but does move up and down the channel a fair distance.

 Up to 45 MOUNTAIN PLOVERS continued in the east Antelope Valley though January 13 in the field north of Ave. I and east of 110thStreet East. 

 The NEOTROPIC CORMORANT at Echo Park in Los Angeles was reported through January 15.  What is probably the same bird was seen at MacArthur Park on January 13. 

 A ZONE-TAILED HAWK has been in Monrovia from January 12-18.  It is in the area around Grand Park, often seen flying in the vicinity.

 A ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK continued at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB through January 12.  It has been at the Rosamond Dry Lake area (no access), but can be viewed from outside that area.  A letter of permission is required for entry.      

A BURROWING OWL was at the Rio Hondo Spreading Basins in Pico Rivera on January 13 on the west side of the southeast basin.  The entrance to these basins is at the west end of Mines where it intersects Paramount.

 A SHORT-EARED OWL was observed briefly before flying off at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale on January 18.

 A female WILLIAMSON’S SAPSUCKER was in Sierra Madre from January 16-17.  It was at the corner of Sunnyside and Grandview.

 The YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER in the Sepulveda Basin was seen through January 13.  It has been in the trees around the amphitheater and along Haskell Creek just north of the wildlife area's north entrance.  Also check the large pines south of the restrooms. 

 A NORTHERN “YELLOW-SHAFTED” FLICKER continued at Veteran’s Park in Sylmar through January 16.

 The TROPICAL KINGBIRD at Entradero Park in Torrance was seen through January 17 in the area around the pond.

The SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER continued along the LA River south of Willow Street in Long Beach through January 13.  Check the east side of the river (and the bare trees in the river channel) below Hill Street, just north of PCH. 

 A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER continued at Vina Vieja Park in Pasadena through January 15.

A PACIFIC-SLOPE FLYCATCHER was at Wardlow Park on January 11.

 An EASTERN PHOEBE continued at Apollo Park near Lancaster through January 15.  It has been near the north shore, east of the small bridge south of the playground area. 

The RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL at Clark Library in the West Adams district of Los Angles was still present as of January 18.  The library grounds are open to the public from 9-5 on weekdays only.  The area near the southeast U-shaped hedge may be the most reliable area for this bird, but it moves around and can be quite secretive.

A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through January 15.  A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER was here through January 13 and an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER was reported through January 15.  Official hours of the preserve are 10-5 Tuesday through Sunday. 

Two SWAMP SPARROWS continued at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas through January 14.  Look for them by the southwest corner of the large square parking lot.  This spot is just northwest of the lake by the small dry pond.

A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW continued at Ralph Dills Park in Paramount through January 16.  It was last seen south of San Juan Street.

A HARRIS’S SPARROW was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena around the sports field from January 16-17.

DARK-EYED “GRAY-HEADED” JUNCOS continued at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas through January 15 by the north shore picnic area and at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena (around the sports field on the west side of the basin) through January 17. 

The adult male ORCHARD ORIOLE was at Loyola Marymount University in Westchester through January 14.  It has most often been observed behind the chapel and in the coral tree on the bluff west of there.

A RUSTY BLACKBIRD continued at Jesse Owens Park in Los Angeles through January 17.  Check the area by the ball fields and playground.

A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER was behind the tennis courts at DeForest Park in Long Beach on January 13.

A TENNESSEE WARBLER continued at a residence in Pasadena through January 13.

The PAINTED REDSTART at Brookside Park in Pasadena was present through January 13.  It is being seen behind the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center between the playground area and Arroyo Terrace and seems to favor the large dead pine tree.