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1. I arrived at the hot spot in the Hills above Malibu this afternoon 4:30 p.m. I was amazed at how quickly I got to the Brooktree Road location. The number of cars that drove at high speed up and down that small suburban side street was astounding. There are others of you out there, like me, who have absolutely incredible hearing. If I was a superhero, my name would be Ear Man (my hearing is so good that when I'm in a crowded restaurant I can hear the couple having an argument two tables away from me, the cooks clinking the pots and pans in the kitchen, and the Cassin's Kingbird down the street. I get overwhelmed by all of the auditory data coming at me and people talking with me get the opposite impression: that I am hard of hearing because I can't understand what they are saying.). The constant noise of German sport cars with after market mufflers (Das ist so kitschig!) driving up and down the street drowned out my ability to hear birds off in the distance. Oh, and there are no sidewalks. 2. A dark, streaky female Merlin spent 30 minutes arguing with a crow. They flew back and forth overhead, putting on quite a show. 3. I am trying to figure out where this confluence of the two channels (concrete creeks) where Brian Daniels had the bird. I couldn't figure it out by looking at The Google, or by walking and driving around. 4. While standing around on Brooktree, multiple people stopped and asked me if I was "looking for the bird." One lady came out of her house, and said that at sunrise today two guys were looking for the bird. One guy had a camera, and the other guy walked up to him and played a sound quietly, on his cell phone, while both of them stood close, and listened. She gave me the impression that the birder with the cell phone recorded the Pewee. 5. There is a lot of habitat in that whole neighborhood where this bird could be doing the same thing that the Greater Pewee above the 101 freeway did when it spent the winter: It would only actually fly through that park for about a minute in between its actual locations where it was spending the rest of the day. Thomas Geza Miko 653 S. Indian Hill Blvd.,#C Claremont, CA 91711 cell one: 909.241.3300 cell two: 213.471.6001 home: 909.445.1456 office: 213.351.7382 office main 213.351.7897 www.tgmiko.com From: bren.galvin@... [LACoBirds] Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 4:26:15 PM To: thomas_miko@... Subject: Re: Greater Pewee update (chaseable) Yesterday October 16, Samuel Bressler and I chased the Greater Pewee and were able to successfully locate it while on public roads. We were able to view it from Brooktree road south of sunset as advised by Brian Daniels on Saturday. The details of the exact spot and gps as well as photos and sound recordings are on our ebird checklist attached below. There is a decent chance this bird will winter given the history of greater pewees in Southern California also of note one stayed through December in this exact location in 1974. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39957317 Good birding, Brendan Galvin
Hi Has anybody searched for the Greater Pewee since it was seen Saturday Is it a goner, or staying for the winter I can chase it this afternoon (and take over 2 hours to get home), or get home in time and watch game 3 of the Dodgers vs. the Cubs. Decisions, decisions... Tom Miko
Hi All, Before the Red-necked Grebe crushed the competition I was already happy to have re-found the Tropical Kingbird reported by David Bell and Gregg Gentry. I got an identifiable digiscope. Tropical kingbird Tropical kingbird Explore eegriffin2's photos on Flickr. eegriffin2 has uploaded 150 photos to Flickr. Very noticeable notched tail. Gray head with dark eyeliner. Bill appears larger than on Cassin's. Greenish back.I was standing at 33°475 N118°1751 W and looking NNEinto a large tree with Bear branches at the top. There were 3 Cassin's in the tree at the same time so you have to look carefully. The forked tail and the light gray head are obvious even without optics. Ed Griffin Rancho Palos Verdes California Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
Hi All, This is about the best picture I got so far. The bill looks somewhat foreshortened in this picture. Hope it helps. RNGR RNGR Explore eegriffin2's photos on Flickr. eegriffin2 has uploaded 149 photos to Flickr. Ed Griffin Rancho Palos Verdes California Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
Hi all, I have been watching a rednecked grebe actively swimming diving and feeding in the northern half of Lake Machado for about 30 minutes. I have seen it from each of the three fishing platforms in the northern half of the lake. I am currently standing at 33°4717 N 118°1742 W still trying to get a decent picture. Ed GriffinRancho Palos VerdesCalifornia Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
Birders, Lucy's Warbler and Lark Bunting continue Sunday 0ct 15 along Agua Amarga Cyn Trail along Paseo Del Mar in PV. Lark Bunting near upper end of ravine, Lucy worked downstream quite a way. Tom Wurster and Liga Auzins Wurster Garden Grove Sent from my iPhone Sent from my iPhone
Hi Birders At 4:40pm, Nick and I came across two PLUMBEOUS VIREOS calling and giving chase to each other. This was the northwest corner of Carson and Woodruff of Heartwell Park in Long Beach. They were in the trees in the parking lot next to the ongoing youth soccer games. Mary Freeman Glendale CA Sent from my iPhone
Good morning, Tommie Hite just reported that the Lucy’s Warbler is located across from 2700 Paseo Del Mar. Happy Birding! Tracy Tracy Drake City of Torrance
Good Morning! Ovenbird is seen in the meadow area. Seen feeding on the ground by itself. Black and white warbler was seen as well. Lat: 33.8262 Lon: -118.3437 (ovenbird ) Happy birding. Dinuk Magammana Torrance CA.
Damn autocorrection. I meant agua amarga canyon. Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 8:02, Jun W junco_robin@... [LACoBirds] wrote: Mixed with bushtits in the canyon near lark bunting location. Jun & Bin RB 7:57am. 10/14 Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
Damn auto correction. I meant agua amarga canyon. Jun & Bin RB 815am 10/14 Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
Mixed with bushtits in the canyon near lark bunting location. Jun & Bin RB 7:57am. 10/14 Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
Seen at 10 and Crenshaw exit. Driving while texting bad. Loretta Selinger West Los Angeles
Birders, Fri 13 Oct This morning at the L.A.River there were three Dunlins in the Cudahy area....one in a peep flock north of Clara St and two more in separate flocks well south of Clara. The birds are best seen from the semi-abandoned walking/bike path on the east side of the river. Poor photos due to hazy overcast conditions early this morning: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/37681477011 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/37423228950 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/37010291643 Late morning at Earvin Magic Johnson Recreation Area in Willowbrook, a Greater White-fronted Goose (continuing per eBird) was with one of the Canada flocks. Also present is the resident Snow Goose, now in it's tenth year at the park. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/37423185390 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/23828166898 Richard Barth West Hollywood
- RBA * California * Los Angeles RBA *October 13, 2017 * CALA1710.13 -Birds mentioned White-winged Dove Ridgway’s Rail Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Yellow-crowned Night-Heron “Harlan’s” Red-tailed Hawk Short-eared Owl Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Northern “Yellow-shafted” Flicker Vermilion Flycatcher Tropical Kingbird Gray Vireo DUSKY WARBLER Lapland Longspur Chestnut-collared Longspur Green-tailed Towhee Clay-colored Sparrow Lark Bunting Dark-eyed “Pink-sided” Junco Bobolink Ovenbird Black-and-white Warbler Tennessee Warbler Chestnut-sided Warbler Palm Warbler Painted Redstart Summer Tanager Rose-breasted Grosbeak Indigo Bunting Dickcissel California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form): http://www.californiabirds.org/ Enter your bird sightings on eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher at JonF60@... Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted -Transcript This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for October 13. A RIDGWAY’S RAIL continued at Legacy Park in Malibu through October 10. A WHITE-WINGED DOVE continued there through October 10. A FORK-TAILED STROM-PETREL was by the Palos Verdes Escarpment on October 7. The YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued near the “elbow” of the Ballona Freshwater Marsh near Playa Vista through October 7. A WHITE-WINGED DOVE was present here through October 7. A HARLAN’S RED-TAILED HAWK was in the east Antelope Valley on October 8. It was in the row of trees by 117 th Street East and Ave. I. A SHORT-EARED OWL was in the west Antelope Valley on October 8. An juvenile YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER was seen briefly at Maywood Riverfront Park on October 11. It was east of the playground on the west side of the LA River south of Slauson. A NORTHERN “YELLOW-SHAFTED” FLICKER was in Area 2 of El Dorado Park in Long Beach on October 8. A TROPICAL KINGBIRD was in Area 3 on the east side of the lake on October 8. An immature male VERMILION FLYCATCHER continued through October 10 in Area 2 between the southbound exit road and the power lines. A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER also continues at the park. A CHESTNUT-COLLORED LONGSPUR continued through October 6 at Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale near parking lot 5. A GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE was at White Point Nature Preserve in San Pedro on October 9. Up to three CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS were at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia this past week with at least one remaining through October 12. A BOBOLINK also continued here through October 9. A PALM WARBLER was here from October 8-12 and an INDIGO BUNTING was reported on October 8. All these birds have been in the same area. From the parking lot go west through the lawn and picnic area and then to your left and down the slope to the weedy flat area (adjacent to the north shore of the south lake). A LARK BUNTING continued at Agua Amarga Canyon on the Palos Verdes Peninsula through October 11. It was last reported by the south rim of the canyon. A DARK-EYED “PINK-SIDED” JUNCO was at Apollo Park near Lancaster on October 10. An OVENBIRD continued at Madrona Marsh in Torrance through October 12 around the east-west trail. Two OVENBIRDS were present together there on October 10. A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER also continues. A TENNESSEE WARBLER was at Malibu Lake on October 6. Another TENNESEEE WARBLER was at Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach on October 10 inside the fence at the bottom of the hill. A CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER was in tamarisks in the northeast part of Pearblossom Park in the Antelope Valley on October 5. A PALM WARBLER was at Legacy Park in Malibu on October 11 on the north side of the pond area. A PAINTED REDSTART was found at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook on October 10 and seen at adjacent Culver City Park on October 12. It was up the hill from the handicapped parking across from the Little League field. A female type SUMMER TANAGER was at Malaga Dunes on the Palos Verdes Peninsula on October 10. A ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was in San Pedro on October 10. An INDIGO BUNTING was at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on October 7 by the stream crossing in the northeast part of the park. San Clemente Island produced a GRAY VIREO on October 7, a CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR on October 5, a LAPLAND LONGSPUR from October 8-11, a LARK BUNTING from October 5-6 and a DICKCISSEL on October 8. More remarkable was a DUSKY WARBLER found on October 11. - end transcript Jon L Fisher Glendale, CA JonF60@... EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS For all events, field trips and announcements, please see our website at http://www.laaudubon.org
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