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  1. Los Angeles RBA- 11 May 2018 LINK
    DATE: May 11, 2018 @ 4:41pm, 5 month(s) ago
    - RBA * California * Los Angeles RBA *May 11, 2018 * CALA1805.11
     -Birds mentioned
    Red-breasted Merganser Red Knot Common Loon Neotropic Cormorant Brown Pelican Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Tropical Kingbird Purple Martin Brown Thrasher Green-tailed Towhee Black-chinned Sparrow Hooded Warbler GRACE'S WARBLER Summer Tanager
    California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form):
     Enter your bird sightings on eBird:
     Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher atJonF60@... Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted
    This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for May 11.
    A RED-BREASTED MERGANSER was at Lake Hollywood from May 6-7.
    A RED KNOT was at Del Rey Lagoon on May 5.
    A COMMON LOON continued at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas through May 7.
    Also continuing here was a NEOTROPIC CORMORANT at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas also through May 7.
    It has usually been near the north shore of the reservoir, sometimes across from the RV Park.
    A BROWN PELICAN was at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley on April 25.
    Others were at Alondra Park Reservoir on May 5, over the Santa Monica Mountains NRA on May 8 and at Entradero Park in Torrance on May 10.
    An immature YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh near Playa Vista through May 7.
    The marsh is at the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson.
    What may well have been the same bird was at Ballona Lagoon on May 9.
    Another YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was at Sim's Pond Bio Reserve in Long Beach on May 6.
    The TROPICAL KINGBIRD at Entradero Park in Torrance continued around the pond through May 10.
     PURPLE MARTIN reports included four at Cabrillo Beach on May 3 and one at Augustus Hawkins Natural Park in Los Angeles on May 8.
    A BROWN THRASHER was at Lower Malaga Creek from May 7-10.
    It has been in acacias along the creek side of the pathway (before the baseball field) and also around a dark paved circular parking lot.
    A BLACK-CHINNED SPARROW was at Forrestal Nature Preserve on May 8.
    Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach reported a GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE on May 6 and two HOODED WARBLERS on May 11.
    At least one HOODED WARBLER was in the large Grevillea Tree in the center of the park.
    A GRACE'S WARBLER was found along Blue Ridge Road in the eastern San Gabriel Mountains on May 5.
    Heading up Blue Ridge Road from Highway 2, the bird was by the first ski run crossing.
    Two SUMMER TANGERS were in the riparian near the pullout along Soledad Canyon Road on May 6.
     - end transcript
    Jon L Fisher Glendale, CA JonF60@...
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