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  1. ABC Missing Species LINK
    DATE: Apr 30, 2018, 53 day(s) ago
    Greetings Everyone,
    
    Here are the species that we found in previous years that were not reported this past weekend:
    
    # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # American Dipper # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Some of these are incredibly rare but others are not: for example, Wilson's phalarope, Wilson's snipe, white-throated sparrow (there were several in the area very recently), burrowing owl, and both jaegers.
    
    In addition, there were a number of species in the county recently that we have never found during ABC weekend:
    
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Did anybody find any of these birds
    
    If so, please let us know!
    
    Thank you again,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
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  3. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 29, 2018, 54 day(s) ago
    Hi Everyone,
    
    As of 19:45 on Sunday, here are the species we're missing that we found in previous years:
    
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # American Dipper # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Has anyone seen any of these species this weekend
    In addition, here are species we've never found that were in the area recently:
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Has anyone seen any of these
    
    There's still at least one birdathon team that has yet to report, and more species could appear in eBird from people who don't subscribe to the listserves, so our total could grow.
    
    Thank you,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
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  5. ABC MISSSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 29, 2018 @ 8:57am, 53 day(s) ago
    All,
    
    Here are the species we haven't found yet that were reported in previous years:
    
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Prairie Falcon # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    and
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Thank you!
    
    --Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
  6. -back to top-
  7. ABC MISSING species 8 am Sunday LINK
    DATE: Apr 29, 2018 @ 8:00am, 53 day(s) ago
    Greetings Everyone,
    Here are the species found on previous ABC weekends that we haven't found yet this time:
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Here are the species in the area recently that would be new if we could get them:
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Thank you!
    
    --Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
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  9. Re: [LACoBirds] ABC MISSING species: 21:10 on Saturday LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 9:55pm, 54 day(s) ago
    Common Tern (black outer web of outer rectrices easy to see, hard to photograph in flight)among the multiple Forster’s Terns at Puddingstone Reservoir/Bonelli Regional Park, around 5:30 p.m.Good looks at it, but no photos. I scanned
    all over the reservoir for the Neotropic Cormorant, but no. There was afemale Purple Martin at the weedy, scrubby patch of trees between the jungle trail and the grove of tall eucalyptus at the far eastern of the north shore parking. The eucalypti there
    were hopping with warblers, and a Lawrence’s Goldfinch.
    Tom Miko
    Claremont 909.241.3300
    
    Get Outlook for iOS
    
    From: LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com on behalf of lbenner@... [LACoBirds]
    
    Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:14:47 PM
    
    To: 'PasadenaAudubon@yahoogroups.com'; 'LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com'
    
    Subject: [LACoBirds] ABC MISSING species: 21:10 on Saturday
    
     Here's the list of species we're still missing;
    
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    Some of the missing pelagic species were seen today from a boat, but unfortunately we can't count them.
    
    Attempts to find American dippers on the Barrett-Stoddard Road creek and on the West Fork of the San Gabriel River came up empty.There was also a search at Hidden Springs off Angeles Forest Highway yesterday.That species is proving to be more difficult
    than usual this year.
    
    Here are species reported recently that we've never gotten before (and don't have yet this weekend):
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Thank you again,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
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  11. ABC MISSING species: 21:10 on Saturday LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 9:14pm, 54 day(s) ago
    Here's the list of species we're still missing;
    
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    Some of the missing pelagic species were seen today from a boat, but unfortunately we can't count them.
    
    Attempts to find American dippers on the Barrett-Stoddard Road creek and on the West Fork of the San Gabriel River came up empty.There was also a search at Hidden Springs off Angeles Forest Highway yesterday.That species is proving to be more difficult than usual this year.
    
    Here are species reported recently that we've never gotten before (and don't have yet this weekend):
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Thank you again,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
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  13. ABC MISSING species 14:50 on Saturday LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 2:53pm, 54 day(s) ago
    All,
    
    Here are species reported in previous years that we have yet to find this year:
    
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # Lesser Scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Bald Eagle # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Ruddy Turnstone # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Lesser Yellowlegs
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Calliope Hummingbird # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Golden-crowned Kinglet # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Lark Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    A few days ago I circulated an email with notable species that have been in the area.We've found some of them but there are still quite a few we haven't located yet:
    
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Apr 01
    
    canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Alondra Park Reservoir Mar 25
    
    canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Lancaster Sewage Ponds Mar 17
    
    canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Hansen Spreading Grounds Mar 11
    
    canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Crystalaire Country Club Apr 04
    
    greater scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    Castaic Lagoon Mar 29
    
    greater scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    Ballona Freshwater Marsh Mar 14
    
    greater scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    Westlake Lake Mar 28
    
    white-winged scoter
    
     Dockweiler Beach Apr 04
    
    black scoter
    
    
    
    
    
     Topanga Beach/Lagoon Apr 03
    
    black scoter
    
    
    
    
    
     Playa del Rey Beach Mar 27
    
    black scoter
    
    
    
    
    
     Dockweiler Beach Apr 17
    
    common goldeneye
    
    
    
     Lake Palmdale Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Apr 16
    
    northern fulmar
    
    
    
     King Harbor, Redondo Beach Apr 25
    
    pink-footed shearwter
    
    San Clemente Island Apr 20
    
    neotropic cormorant
    
     Bonelli Park north side Apr 07
    
    American bittern
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 14
    
    American bittern
    
    
    
     Ballona Freshwater Marsh Mar 19
    
    American bittern
    
    
    
     Harbor Regional Park Apr 15
    
    yellow-crowned night heron Ballona Creek Apr 22
    
    yellow-crowned night heron Ballona Freshawater Marsh Apr 21
    
    yellow-crowned night heron Topanga County Beach/Lagoon Apr 08
    
    white-tailed kite
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 11
    
    white-tailed kite
    
    
    
    Newhall Ranch development Apr 04
    
    bald eagle
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Pyramid Lake visitor center Apr 09
    
    bald eagle
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Six Flags Magic Mountain vicinity Mar 28
    
    bald eagle
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Highway 39, San Gabriel Dam Mar 28
    
    bald eagle
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Covina Hills Mar 26
    
    bald eagle
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Little Harbor Road, Santa Catalina Island Apr 06
    
    bald eagle
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    San Clemente Island, Lemon Tank Apr 14
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     Quail Lake Apr 14
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     270th St West, Neenach Apr 03
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     Six Flags Magic Mountain area Apr 02
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Apr 01
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     E Ave. E/65th St. E, Antelope Valley Mar 29
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     Ave. A at 90th W, Antelope Valley (county line) Mar 25
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     Aqueduct/300th St. West, Antelope Valley Mar 25
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     Highway 138 between 269th and 265th West, Antelope Valley Mar 19
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     Ave. B/47th St. West, Antelope Valley Mar 16
    
    ferruginous hawk
    
    
    
     Nebeker Ranch Apr 12
    
    Ridgway's rail
    
    
    
     Ballona Fresh Water Marsh Apr 07
    
    stilt sandpiper
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 14
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Crystalaire Country Club (private) Apr 19
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Ballona Freshwater Marsh Apr 18
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Entradero Park Apr 19
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Madrona Marsh Apr 25
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Mar 29
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Playa Vista Riparian Corridor Mar 29
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Hansen Dam Mar 27
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Harbor Regional Park Mar 25
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Aqueduct/300th St. West, Antelope Valley Mar 20
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Six Flags Magic Mountain park vicinity Apr 12
    
    Wilson's snipe
    
    
    
    
    
    Newhall Ranch site Apr 24
    
    solitary sandpiper
    
    
    
    Madrona Marsh Apr 14
    
    solitary sandpiper
    
    
    
    Hansen Dam Apr 25
    
    solitary sandpiper
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 02
    
    solitary sandpiper
    
    
    
    San Clemente Island, Lemon Tank Apr 21
    
    lesser yellowlegs
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 22
    
    pomarine jaeger
    
    
    
     Malibu Lagoon Apr 22
    
    parasitic jaeger
    
    
    
     Malibu Lagoon Apr 08
    
    parasitic jaeger
    
    
    
     Dockweiler State Beach Mar 26
    
    common murre
    
    
    
    
    
     Point Vicente Apr 01
    
    Cassin's auklet
    
    
    
     Zuma Beach Mar 24
    
    Sabine's gull
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 15
    
    Franklin's gull
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04
    
    Franklin's gull
    
    
    
     Aqueduct: 165th East, Antelope Valley Mar 12
    
    Franklin's gull
    
    
    
     Ballona Creek/Pacific Ave Bridge Apr 16
    
    mew gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Polliwog Park Mar 19
    
    mew gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Bonnelli Park east
    
    Mar 18
    
    mew gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Golden Shore Reserve Apr 16
    
    mew gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Malibu Lagoon Apr 21
    
    mew gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Ballona Creek--Pacific Ave. Bridge Apr 04
    
    Iceland (Thayer's) gull Lake Balboa, Sepulveda Basin Mar 19
    
    Iceland (Thayer's) gull Bonelli Park Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 01
    
    long-eared owl
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Mar 25
    
    red-naped sapsucker
    
     St. Andrew's Priory Mar 28
    
    red-naped sapsucker
    
     O'Melveny Park Apr 14
    
    prairie falcon
    
    
    
    
    
    Pinon Hills Apr 18
    
    prairie falcon
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 01
    
    prairie falcon
    
    
    
    
    
    Castaic sports complex Apr 16
    
    prairie falcon
    
    
    
    
    
    CA aqueduct 300th St. West Mar 23
    
    prairie falcon
    
    
    
    
    
    Nebeker Ranch Apr 22
    
    dusky-capped flycatcher Ladera Park Mar 16
    
    dusky-capped flycatcher Runnymede Recreation Center Mar 19
    
    dusky-capped flycatcher North Weddington Recreation Center Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Apr 11
    
    plumbeous vireo
    
    
    
     Wheeler Park, Claremont Apr 05
    
    plumbeous vireo
    
    
    
     Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery Apr 05
    
    plumbeous vireo
    
    
    
     Garvey Ranch Park Apr 02
    
    plumbeous vireo
    
    
    
     Farnsworth Park Mar 31
    
    plumbeous vireo
    
    
    
     Los Nietos Park Mar 30
    
    plumbeous vireo
    
    
    
     Wardlow Park Mar 27
    
    plumbeous vireo
    
    
    
     Linden H. Chandler Preserve Mar 25
    
    plumbeous vireo
    
    
    
     Bell Gardens Veterans Park Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 08
    
    golden-crowned kinglet
    
    Apollo Park Apr 07
    
    golden-crowned kinglet
    
    Placerita Canyon Nature Center Mar 30
    
    golden-crowned kinglet
    
    Buckhorn CG Mar 25
    
    golden-crowned kinglet
    
    Chilao Visitor Center Mar 24
    
    golden-crowned kinglet
    
    Descanso Gardens Mar 18
    
    golden-crowned kinglet
    
    Table Mountain Mar 22
    
    mountain bluebird
    
    
    
    CA aqueduct at 120th west Mar 19
    
    mountain bluebird
    
    
    
    Brackett Airport Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 18
    
    sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Crystalaire Country Club (private) Apr 02
    
    sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Nebeker Ranch area Mar 30
    
    sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    San Clemente Island, Airfield Mar 30
    
    sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    San Clemente Island, Lemon Tank Mar 28
    
    sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    180th St. West/route 138, Antelope Valley Mar 26
    
    sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    60th St. West/Ave C10, Antelope Valley Mar 24
    
    sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Ave. E, 80th-90th St. East, Antelope Valley Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 22
    
    black and white warbler Chilao Campground Apr 12
    
    black and white warbler American Gold Star Manor/Long Beach Apr 14
    
    black and white warbler Madrona Marsh Apr 11
    
    black and white warbler LA County Arboretum Mar 27
    
    black and white warbler Library Park Apr 07
    
    black and white warbler DeForest Park Apr 07
    
    palm warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Entradero Park
    
    
    
    
    
    Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Apr 11
    
    American redstart
    
    
    
    El Dorado Park near softball fields Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Mar 24
    
    painted redstart
    
    
    
     Culver City Park Apr 26
    
    clay-colored sparrow
    
     Rio de Los Angeles State Park Mar 19
    
    clay-colored sparrow
    
     Westchester Park Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Apr 05
    
    lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Garvey Ranch Park Apr 19
    
    Harris's sparrow
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Apr 21
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    Cypress park private residence Apr 16
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    Crystalaire neighborhood (private residence) Apr 16
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    Palos Verdes private residence Apr 10
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    Agua Amarga/Lunada Canyon Trail Apr 09
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    Ed Thomas' yard Mar 11
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    LA Arboretum Mar 18
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    Descanso Gardens Apr 18
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    Montrose Community Park
    
    Mar 25
    
    white-throated sparrow
    
    Hopkins Wilderness Park Apr 14
    
    summer tanager
    
    
    
    
    
    Village Green Apr 20
    
    summer tanager
    
    
    
    
    
    Veteran's Park, Sylmar Mar 18
    
    summer tanager
    
    
    
    
    
    LA Arboretum
    
    
    
    
    
    Apr 05
    
    Baltimore oriole
    
    
    
     San Clemente Island, China Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Please let us know if you find any of these birds!
    
    Thank you,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
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  15. ABC Missing Species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 11:51am, 54 day(s) ago
    Everyone,
    
    As of 11:45 am on Saturday, here are species found in previous years that we haven't found yet this year:
    
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # Lesser Scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Northern Harrier
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Bald Eagle # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgeway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Ruddy Turnstone # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red-necked Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Lesser Yellowlegs
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Calliope Hummingbird # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Golden-crowned Kinglet # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Lark Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Vesper Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Plus the uncommon birds that we've never found that have been reported in recent weeks:
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Thanks again to everyone!
    
    --Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
  16. -back to top-
  17. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 11:08am, 54 day(s) ago
    All,
    
    Here's the latest list of species we haven't found yet:
    
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # Lesser Scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Northern Harrier
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Bald Eagle # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgeway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Marbled Godwit # Ruddy Turnstone # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Dunlin # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red-necked Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Lesser Yellowlegs
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Calliope Hummingbird # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Gray Flycatcher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Purple Martin
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # American Dipper # Golden-crowned Kinglet # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Brewer's Sparrow # Lark Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Vesper Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Plus the birds in the area recently that we've never found:
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Thank you,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
  18. -back to top-
  19. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 10:42am, 54 day(s) ago
    Here are the species found in previous ABC counts that we haven't found yet this year:
    
    # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # Lesser Scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Clark's Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Northern Harrier
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Bald Eagle # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgeway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Black-bellied Plover
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Snowy Plover
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Marbled Godwit # Ruddy Turnstone # Red Knot # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Dunlin # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red-necked Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Lesser Yellowlegs
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous-winged Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Calliope Hummingbird # Red-naped Sapsucker # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Gray Flycatcher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Cassin's Vireo # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Purple Martin
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # American Dipper # Golden-crowned Kinglet # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # LeConte's Thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Brewer's Sparrow # Lark Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Vesper Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    In addition, here are the species in the area recently that we've never found:
    
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Finally, don't forget California condor!
    
    Thank you,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
  20. -back to top-
  21. Re: [LACoBirds] ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 8:57am, 54 day(s) ago
    While I was stuck in traffic yesterday inching my way home I was at a red light for a long time at MacArthur Park in the Ross's Goose was sitting there contemptuously laughing at me. I did not see the cackling goose.
    
    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: LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com on behalf of lbenner@... [LACoBirds]
    
    Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2018 12:52:23 AM
    
    To: 'LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com'; 'PasadenaAudubon@yahoogroups.com'
    
    Subject: RE: [LACoBirds] ABC MISSING species
    
     All,
    
    Yes, we have a Steller's Jay.I labelled it incorrectly.
    
    ZZZZzzzzz,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
    
    -----------------------------------------
    From: "lbenner@... [LACoBirds]"
    
    To: "LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com", "PasadenaAudubon@yahoogroups.com"
    
    Cc:
    
    Sent: Saturday April 28 2018 12:49:41AM
    
    Subject: [LACoBirds] ABC MISSING species
    
    Howdy folks,
    
    Here are species we've found in previous years that we didn't find on Friday:
    
    # Ross's Goose # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Wood Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Cinnamon Teal # Northern Shoveler # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Redhead
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # Lesser Scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Red-throated Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Clark's Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Cattle Egret
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-faced Ibis
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Northern Harrier
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Bald Eagle # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgeway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Black Oystercatcher # Black-bellied Plover
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Snowy Plover
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Marbled Godwit # Ruddy Turnstone # Black Turnstone # Red Knot # Surfbird # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Sanderling # Dunlin # Baird's Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red-necked Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Wandering Tattler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Lesser Yellowlegs
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous-winged Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Black Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Greater Roadrunner
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Calliope Hummingbird # Red-naped Sapsucker # Ladder-backed Woodpecker
    
    
    
    
    
    # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Gray Flycatcher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Tropical Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Cassin's Vireo # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Steller's Jay
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Purple Martin
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Tree Swallow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Marsh Wren # California Gnatcatcher
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Golden-crowned Kinglet # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # LeConte's Thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Brewer's Sparrow # Lark Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Vesper Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Hepatic Tanager # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    Here are the potentially new species that have been in the area recently that we haven't found:
    
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds (and numerous other places) Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
     Note also that we've NEVER found a California Condor!Could this be the year when we finally get one
    
    Bedtime for Bonzo,
    Lance
    Lance Benner Altadena
  22. -back to top-
  23. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 12:49am, 55 day(s) ago
    Howdy folks,
    
    Here are species we've found in previous years that we didn't find on Friday:
    
    # Ross's Goose # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Wood Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Cinnamon Teal # Northern Shoveler # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Redhead
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # Lesser Scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Red-throated Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Clark's Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Cattle Egret
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-faced Ibis
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Northern Harrier
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Bald Eagle # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgeway's Rail # Sandhill Crane # Black Oystercatcher # Black-bellied Plover
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Snowy Plover
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Marbled Godwit # Ruddy Turnstone # Black Turnstone # Red Knot # Surfbird # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Sanderling # Dunlin # Baird's Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red-necked Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Wandering Tattler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Lesser Yellowlegs
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous-winged Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Black Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Greater Roadrunner
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Calliope Hummingbird # Red-naped Sapsucker # Ladder-backed Woodpecker
    
    
    
    
    
    # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Gray Flycatcher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Tropical Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Cassin's Vireo # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Steller's Jay
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Purple Martin
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Tree Swallow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Marsh Wren # California Gnatcatcher
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Golden-crowned Kinglet # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # LeConte's Thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Brewer's Sparrow # Lark Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Vesper Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Hepatic Tanager # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    Here are the potentially new species that have been in the area recently that we haven't found:
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds (and numerous other places) Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
     Note also that we've NEVER found a California Condor!Could this be the year when we finally get one
    Bedtime for Bonzo,
    Lance
    Lance Benner Altadena
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  25. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 27, 2018 @ 6:23pm, 55 day(s) ago
    Here are species we've found on previous counts that we haven't got yet this year.Some are really rare and we don't expect to find them (e.g., yellow-billed loon, field sparrow, etc) but some are relatively common:
    # Ross's Goose # Greater White-fronted Goose # Brant
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Wood Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Blue-winged Teal # Cinnamon Teal # Northern Shoveler # Northern Pintail
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Canvasback
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Redhead
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Greater Scaup # Lesser Scaup
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-winged Scoter # Black Scoter
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Long-tailed Duck
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Goldeneye
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Common Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Red-breasted Merganser
    
    
    
    
    
     # Chukar # Red-throated Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-billed Loon
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Horned Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Western Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Clark's Grebe
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Black-footed albatross
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Fulmar
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Pink-footed Shearwater
    
    
    
    
    
     # Neotropic Cormorant # American Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Bittern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Cattle Egret
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Yellow-crowned Night-Heron # White-faced Ibis
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # White-tailed Kite
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Northern Harrier
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Bald Eagle # Ferruginous Hawk
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ridgeway's Rail # Common Gallinule
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Sandhill Crane # Black Oystercatcher # Black-bellied Plover
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Snowy Plover
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Whimbrel # Marbled Godwit # Ruddy Turnstone # Black Turnstone # Red Knot # Surfbird # Ruff # Stilt Sandpiper # Sanderling # Dunlin # Baird's Sandpiper # Semipalmated Sandpiper # Short-billed Dowitcher # Wilson's Snipe # Wilson's Phalarope # Red-necked Phalarope # Red Phalarope # Solitary Sandpiper
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Wandering Tattler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Greater Yellowlegs
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Willet
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Lesser Yellowlegs
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Pomarine Jaeger # Parasitic Jaeger # Common Murre # Scripps's Murrelet # Cassin's Auklet # Rhinoceros Auklet # Sabine's Gull # Laughing Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Franklin's Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Mew Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Ring-billed Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Herring Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Iceland Gull (Thayer's Gull) # Glaucous-winged Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Glaucous Gull
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Least Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Black Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Common Tern
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # White-winged Dove
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Greater Roadrunner
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Barn Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Flammulated Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Burrowing Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Spotted Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Long-eared Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Northern Saw-whet Owl
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Calliope Hummingbird # Red-naped Sapsucker # Ladder-backed Woodpecker
    
    
    
    
    
    # Crested Caracara # Merlin # Prairie Falcon # Gray Flycatcher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Dusky-capped Flycatcher # Tropical Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Thick-billed Kingbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Cassin's Vireo # Plumbeous Vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Steller's Jay
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Purple Martin
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Tree Swallow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Marsh Wren # California Gnatcatcher
    
    
    
    
    
     # American Dipper # Golden-crowned Kinglet # Mountain Bluebird # Varied Thrush # LeConte's Thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     # Red-throated Pipit # Northern Waterthrush # Black-and-white Warbler # Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Hooded Warbler # American Redstart # Northern Parula # Chestnut-sided Warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     # Palm Warbler # Painted Redstart
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Grasshopper Sparrow # Clay-colored Sparrow
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Field Sparrow # Brewer's Sparrow # Lark Sparrow # Harris's Sparrow # White-throated Sparrow # Vesper Sparrow # Swamp Sparrow # Hepatic Tanager # Summer Tanager # Indigo Bunting # Orchard Oriole # Baltimore Oriole # Tricolored Blackbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    # Evening Grosbeak # Red Crossbill
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Here are uncommon and/or rare birds that that we've never found, that have been in the area recently, and that we haven't found yet today:
    Mar 14 n tundra swan
    
    
    
    
    
     Piute Ponds Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     Hansen Dam Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon
    
    
    
     King Gillette Ranch Mar 28 n red-necked grebe
    
    
    
     Castaic Lagoon Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry) Apr 20 n gray vireo
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end Mar 29 n black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB Apr 21 n sage thrasher
    
    
    
    
    
    Piute Ponds Apr 09 n ovenbird
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler
    
    
    
    
    
    North Weddington Recreation Park Mar 18 n pine warbler
    
    
    
    
    
     Runnymede Recreation Area Apr 08 n Grace's warbler
    
    
    
     Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Apr 14 n lark bunting
    
    
    
    
    
     Agua Amarga Canyon Mar 24 n rusty blackbird
    
    
    
     Almansor Park
    
    Thank you!
    
    --Lance
    Lance Benner Altadena
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  27. America's Birdiest County starts at midnight TONIGHT LINK
    DATE: Apr 26, 2018 @ 12:42pm, 56 day(s) ago
    Hi Everyone,
    
    This is a reminder that America's Birdiest County starts at midnight tonight and runs through midnight on Sunday night.
    
    Here's an updated list of uncommon and/or challenging birds that have been reported recently:
    
    Mar 14 n tundra swan Piute Ponds
    Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon Hansen Dam
    Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon King Gillette Ranch
    Apr 01 canvasback Alondra Park Reservoir
    Mar 25 canvasback Lancaster Sewage Ponds
    Mar 17 canvasback Hansen Spreading Grounds
    Mar 11 canvasback Crystalaire Country Club
    Apr 04 greater scaup Castaic Lagoon
    Mar 29 greater scaup Ballona Freshwater Marsh
    Mar 14 greater scaup Westlake Lake
    Mar 28 white-winged scoter Dockweiler Beach
    Apr 04 black scoter Topanga Beach/Lagoon
    Apr 03 black scoter Playa del Rey Beach
    Mar 27 black scoter Dockweiler Beach
    Apr 17 common goldeneye Lake Palmdale
    Apr 25 hooded merganser Apollo Park
    Apr 07 hooded merganser Malibu Creek State Park
    Apr 06 hooded merganser LA River/Los Feliz Golf Course area
    Apr 01 hooded merganser Orcas Park
    Mar 29 hooded merganser Big Tujunga Wash N of 210
    Mar 27 hooded merganser LA River/Sunnynook Bridge
    Mar 26 hooded merganser Hansen Dam
    Mar 25 hooded merganser Franklin Canyon Park
    Apr 15 hooded merganser Hollywood Reservoir
    Mar 24 hooded merganser Hahamongna Park
    Apr 12 hooded merganser Piute Ponds
    Mar 31 hooded merganser Ballona Freshwater Marsh
    Mar 26 hooded merganser Del Rey Lagoon
    Mar 23 hooded merganser Bette Davis picnic area
    Mar 20 hooded merganser Atwater Village
    Mar 18 hooded merganser Sepulveda Basin
    Mar 18 hooded merganser LA River/Oros St.
    Mar 18 hooded merganser LA River/Glendale Narrows
    Mar 16 hooded merganser Barranca east side of hole #8
    Mar 28 n red-necked grebe Castaic Lagoon
    Apr 16 northern fulmar King Harbor, Redondo Beach
    Apr 25 pink-footed shearwter San Clemente Island
    Apr 25 sooty shearwater San Clemente Island
    Apr 08 black-vented shearwater Dockweiler State Beach
    Apr 05 black-vented shearwater Cabrillo Beach Park
    Apr 02 black-vented shearwater San Clemente Island
    Apr 01 black-vented shearwater Zuma Beach
    Apr 03 black-vented shearwater Point Dume
    Apr 20 neotropic cormorant Bonelli Park north side
    Apr 07 American bittern Piute Ponds
    Apr 14 American bittern Ballona Freshwater Marsh
    Mar 19 American bittern Harbor Regional Park
    Apr 15 yellow-crowned night heron Ballona Creek
    Apr 22 yellow-crowned night heron Ballona Freshawater Marsh
    Apr 21 yellow-crowned night heron Topanga County Beach/Lagoon
    Apr 08 white-tailed kite Piute Ponds
    Apr 11 white-tailed kite Newhall Ranch development
    Apr 04 bald eagle Pyramid Lake visitor center
    Apr 09 bald eagle Six Flags Magic Mountain vicinity
    Mar 28 bald eagle Highway 39, San Gabriel Dam
    Mar 28 bald eagle Covina Hills
    Mar 26 bald eagle Little Harbor Road, Santa Catalina Island
    Apr 06 bald eagle San Clemente Island, Lemon Tank
    Apr 14 ferruginous hawk Quail Lake
    Apr 14 ferruginous hawk 270th St West, Neenach
    Apr 03 ferruginous hawk Six Flags Magic Mountain area
    Apr 02 ferruginous hawk Hansen Dam
    Apr 01 ferruginous hawk E Ave. E/65th St. E, Antelope Valley
    Mar 29 ferruginous hawk Ave. A at 90th W, Antelope Valley (county line)
    Mar 25 ferruginous hawk Aqueduct/300th St. West, Antelope Valley
    Mar 25 ferruginous hawk Highway 138 between 269th and 265th West, Antelope Valley
    Mar 19 ferruginous hawk Ave. B/47th St. West, Antelope Valley
    Mar 16 ferruginous hawk Nebeker Ranch
    Apr 12 Ridgeway's rail Ballona Fresh Water Marsh
    Apr 07 stilt sandpiper Piute Ponds
    Apr 14 Wilson's snipe Crystalaire Country Club (private)
    Apr 19 Wilson's snipe Ballona Freshwater Marsh
    Apr 18 Wilson's snipe Entradero Park
    Apr 19 Wilson's snipe Madrona Marsh
    Apr 25 Wilson's snipe Piute Ponds
    Mar 29 Wilson's snipe Playa Vista Riparian Corridor
    Mar 29 Wilson's snipe Hansen Dam
    Mar 27 Wilson's snipe Harbor Regional Park
    Mar 25 Wilson's snipe Aqueduct/300th St. West, Antelope Valley
    Mar 20 Wilson's snipe Six Flags Magic Mountain park vicinity
    Apr 12 Wilson's snipe Newhall Ranch site
    Apr 24 solitary sandpiper Madrona Marsh
    Apr 14 solitary sandpiper Hansen Dam
    Apr 25 solitary sandpiper Piute Ponds
    Apr 02 solitary sandpiper San Clemente Island, Lemon Tank
    Apr 21 lesser yellowlegs Piute Ponds
    Apr 22 pomarine jaeger Malibu Lagoon
    Apr 22 parasitic jaeger Malibu Lagoon
    Apr 08 parasitic jaeger Dockweiler State Beach
    Mar 26 common murre Point Vicente
    Apr 01 Cassin's auklet Zuma Beach
    Mar 24 Sabine's gull Piute Ponds
    Apr 15 Franklin's gull Piute Ponds
    Apr 04 Franklin's gull Aqueduct: 165th East, Antelope Valley
    Mar 12 Franklin's gull Ballona Creek/Pacific Ave Bridge
    Apr 16 mew gull Polliwog Park
    Mar 19 mew gull Bonnelli Park east
    Mar 18 mew gull Golden Shore Reserve
    Apr 16 mew gull Malibu Lagoon
    Apr 21 mew gull Ballona Creek--Pacific Ave. Bridge
    Apr 04 Iceland (Thayer's) gull Lake Balboa, Sepulveda Basin
    Mar 19 Iceland (Thayer's) gull Bonelli Park
    Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry)
    Apr 01 long-eared owl Piute Ponds
    Apr 14 Lewis's woodpecker Sycamore Canyon, Whittier
    Apr 24 Lewis's woodpecker Chilao Campground
    Apr 20 Lewis's woodpecker Rose Hills Cemetery, Whittier
    Mar 25 red-naped sapsucker St. Andrew's Priory
    Mar 28 red-naped sapsucker O'Melveny Park
    Apr 14 prairie falcon Pinon Hills
    Apr 18 prairie falcon Piute Ponds
    Apr 01 prairie falcon Castaic sports complex
    Apr 16 prairie falcon CA aqueduct 300th St. West
    Mar 23 prairie falcon Nebeker Ranch
    Apr 17 purple martin Piute Ponds
    Apr 17 purple martin LA River, North Atwater Park
    Apr 06 purple martin Charlton Flat
    Apr 22 vermilion flycatcher Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena
    Apr 25 vermilion flycatcher La Mirada Park
    Apr 13 vermilion flycatcher Griffith Park in Claremont
    Apr 05 vermilion flycatcher Castaic sports complex
    Apr 04 vermilion flycatcher Glen Haven Memorial Park
    Apr 22 vermilion flycatcher Crystalaire Country Club
    Apr 25 vermilion flycatcher Rancho Sierra Golf Club
    Apr 01 vermilion flycatcher Santa Anita Golf Course
    Apr 25 vermilion flycatcher Oakdale Memorial Park, Glendora
    Mar 23 vermilion flycatcher Malibu Creek State Park
    Apr 22 dusky-capped flycatcher Ladera Park
    Mar 16 dusky-capped flycatcher Runnymede Recreation Center
    Mar 19 dusky-capped flycatcher North Weddington Recreation Center
    Apr 25 tropical kingbird Entradero Park
    Mar 19 tropical kingbird Harbor Regional park
    Apr 20 n gray vireo Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end
    Apr 11 plumbeous vireo Wheeler Park, Claremont
    Apr 05 plumbeous vireo Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery
    Apr 05 plumbeous vireo Garvey Ranch Park
    Apr 02 plumbeous vireo Farnsworth Park
    Mar 31 plumbeous vireo Los Nietos Park
    Mar 30 plumbeous vireo Wardlow Park
    Mar 27 plumbeous vireo Linden H. Chandler Preserve
    Mar 25 plumbeous vireo Bell Gardens Veterans Park
    Mar 24 purple martin El Dorado Regional Park
    Apr 17 purple martin Piute Ponds
    Apr 17 purple martin LA River, North Atwater Park
    Apr 06 purple martin Charlton Flat
    Apr 19 bank swallow Hansen Dam
    Apr 19 bank swallow Harbor Regional Park
    Apr 20 bank swallow LA River--North Atwater Park
    Apr 14 bank swallow Rancho Sierra Golf Club
    Apr 08 bank swallow Malibu Creek State Park
    Apr 20 bank swallow Piute Ponds
    Mar 29 black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB
    Apr 08 golden-crowned kinglet Apollo Park
    Apr 07 golden-crowned kinglet Placerita Canyon Nature Center
    Mar 30 golden-crowned kinglet Buckhorn CG
    Mar 25 golden-crowned kinglet Chilao Visitor Center
    Mar 24 golden-crowned kinglet Descanso Gardens
    Mar 18 golden-crowned kinglet Table Mountain
    Mar 22 mountain bluebird CA aqueduct at 120th west
    Mar 19 mountain bluebird Brackett Airport
    Apr 21 n sage thrasher Piute Ponds
    Apr 18 sage thrasher Crystalaire Country Club (private)
    Apr 02 sage thrasher Nebeker Ranch area
    Mar 30 sage thrasher San Clemente Island, Airfield
    Mar 30 sage thrasher San Clemente Island, Lemon Tank
    Mar 28 sage thrasher 180th St. West/route 138, Antelope Valley
    Mar 26 sage thrasher 60th St. West/Ave C10, Antelope Valley
    Mar 24 sage thrasher Ave. E, 80th-90th St. East, Antelope Valley
    Apr 09 n ovenbird Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    Apr 22 black and white warbler Chilao Campground
    Apr 12 black and white warbler American Gold Star Manor/Long Beach
    Apr 14 black and white warbler Madrona Marsh
    Apr 11 black and white warbler LA County Arboretum
    Mar 27 black and white warbler Library Park
    Apr 07 black and white warbler DeForest Park
    Apr 07 palm warbler Entradero Park
    Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler North Weddington Recreation Park
    Apr 11 American redstart El Dorado Park near softball fields
    Mar 18 n pine warbler Runnymede Recreation Area
    Apr 08 n Grace's warbler Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    Mar 24 painted redstart Culver City Park
    Apr 25 clay-colored sparrow Rio de Los Angeles State Park
    Apr 14 n lark bunting Agua Amarga Canyon
    Apr 05 lark bunting Garvey Ranch Park
    Apr 05 vesper sparrow Piute Ponds
    Apr 02 vesper sparrow Six Flags Magic Mountain area
    Apr 01 vesper sparrow California Poppy Preserve
    Mar 25 vesper sparrow 265th St. West/Ave. A, Antelope Valley
    Mar 19 clay-colored sparrow Westchester Park
    Apr 19 Harris's sparrow Hansen Dam
    Apr 21 white-throated sparrow Cypress park private residence
    Apr 16 white-throated sparrow Crystalaire neighborhood (private residence)
    Apr 16 white-throated sparrow Palos Verdes private residence
    Apr 10 white-throated sparrow Agua Amarga/Lunada Canyon Trail
    Apr 09 white-throated sparrow Ed Thomas' yard
    Mar 11 white-throated sparrow LA Arboretum
    Mar 18 white-throated sparrow Descanso Gardens
    Apr 18 white-throated sparrow Montrose Community Park
    Mar 25 white-throated sparrow Hopkins Wilderness Park
    Apr 14 summer tanager Village Green
    Apr 20 summer tanager Veteran's Park, Sylmar
    Mar 18 summer tanager LA Arboretum
    Apr 05 Baltimore oriole San Clemente Island, China Canyon
    Mar 24 n rusty blackbird Almansor Park
    
    n = new to the count if we can find it.
    
    I'm planning to circulate the first update describing how we're doing by early on Friday afternoon. I'll provide another one late in the day, and probably a third that night.
    
    Please feel free to post whatever you find on the county listserve. Also, you're more than welcome to email eBird lists to me, which I can scan quickly to tally species we were missing.
    
    Thank you again, and good luck to us!
    
    Regards,
    
    Lance
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena
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  29. America's Birdiest County April 27, 28, and 29: More information LINK
    DATE: Apr 20, 2018 @ 5:34pm, 62 day(s) ago
    Hi Everyone,
    
    Here's additional information about the "America's Birdiest County" event that will happen in Los Angeles County on April 27-29, 2018.
    
    The count starts at midnight on Thursday night/Friday morning and ends at midnight on Sunday night/Monday morning.
    
    The objective is to find as many species in Los Angeles County over this three day interval as possible. We've been doing this since 2003 and regularly find more than 260 species.
    
    Birds can be identified by sight or sound, and as usual, rare species require documentation. All birds must be counted from land, so we can't accept anything seen on a whale watch, or from a boat on a lake, but we'd be glad to count any birds seen from Santa Catalina and San Clemente Islands or from seawatches at places such as Point Vicente and Point Dume.
    
    I will act as compiler again this year. Thank you again to Wanda Dameron for helping out as compiler in 2017.
    
    HISTORY
    
    America's Birdiest County started in 2003 in San Diego as a friendly competition among counties across the country to see how many species people could find in a single 24-hour period.
    
    After the first three years, the organizers changed the protocol to make it a three-day event. There were also various categories across the country to try to level the playing field so that counties in very different areas wouldn't be competing against those in other areas that have vastly more birds. Thus, counties in, say, Maine weren't competing against counties in California. Los Angeles was in the "Coastal West" category and our chief competition, at least initially, was with San Diego and Monterey. After the format changed to a three-day event, Monterey stopped competing in order to continue their traditional one-day county-wide birdathon. After 2011, the organizers discontinued the nationwide event, but selected counties continued due to strong local interest. Los Angeles and Kern Counties, which usually did very well, have both continued, and recently Orange and Ventura Counties have started similar events around the same time. In 2017 San Bernardino County started a count and had reported more than 230 species as of Sunday night.
    
    Here are the number of species found in Los Angeles County since 2003:
    Year Total
    2017 264
    2016 270
    2015 275
    2014 272
    2013 265
    2012 262
    2011 277
    2010 271
    2009 264
    2008 255
    2007 272
    2006 265
    2005 246
    2004 240
    2003 239
    
    Our total jumped in 2006 due to better organization and increased interest.
    
    This event has turned into an intensive sweep of the whole county each spring, and has provided a useful snapshot of the species that are present in late April. Many people who participate also record their observations in eBird, and as a result, tens of thousands of bird sightings are permanently archived, so in addition to having fun, we're also making a scientifically useful contribution.
    
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    LOGISTICS
    
    Please email reports to me at lbenner@... and/or to the LA County listserve.
    
    We welcome forwarding eBird checklists--they make checking for new species really easy. The easiest way to do this is to email the eBird list to yourself and then forward it to me.
    
    I will provide updates two to four times each day to track our progress and to help guide searches for species we're missing. The first update will probably happen by mid afternoon on Friday. We will also provide updates each night so that we everyone can see what we still need first thing in the morning.
    
    Please note that we can't count birds seen from boats, but birds seen from Santa Catalina and San Clemente Island count. Also, the Gambel's quail and chukars on San Clemente Island are self-sustaining so we can count them. Also, to continue the protocol we adopted last year, we are now glad to count bald eagles seen from Santa Catalina and San Clemente Islands.
    
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    NON-NATIVE SPECIES:
    
    Kimball Garrett asks us to please report established non-native species even if they're not the list that's accepted by the AOS (formerly known as the AOU) or the CBRC.
    
    This means that we want to hear about introduced species such as parakeets and parrots, pin-tailed whydahs, orange bishops, red-whiskered bulbuls, Mandarin ducks, and so forth. Monitoring those populations is becoming increasingly important so please report them, and, of course, enter your sightings into eBird.
    
    We'll keep them in a supplemental list separate from the "regular" species.
    
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    RARE OR UNCOMMON SPECIES
    
    We've been keeping track of some notable species that have been in the area recently. Some are truly rare but others are regular winter visitors that become scarce and challenging to find in late April. Below is a partial list; we're sure there are some things that we missed. Please note that some of these species have not been found during previous ABC weekends, and for some birds it's been a few weeks since we've seen reports in eBird, on the listserve, or in various rare bird alerts.
    
    The list below includes species reported since about the middle of March, and we realize that some have probably left the area by now.
    
    n = new to the count if we find it
    
    Apr 04 n Eurasian wigeon Hansen Dam
    Mar 18 n Eurasian wigeon King Gillette Ranch
    Apr 01 canvasback Alondra Park Reservoir
    Mar 25 canvasback Lancaster Sewage Ponds
    Mar 17 canvasback Hansen Spreading Grounds
    Mar 11 canvasback Crystalaire Country Club
    Apr 04 greater scaup Castaic Lagoon
    Mar 29 greater scaup Ballona Freshwater Marsh
    Mar 14 greater scaup Westlake Lake
    Mar 28 white-winged scoter Dockweiler Beach
    Apr 04 black scoter Topanga Beach/Lagoon
    Apr 03 black scoter Playa del Rey Beach
    Mar 27 black scoter Dockweiler Beach
    Apr 17 common goldeneye Lake Palmdale
    Apr 18 hooded merganser Apollo Park
    Apr 07 hooded merganser Malibu Creek State Park
    Apr 06 hooded merganser LA River/Los Feliz Golf Course area
    Apr 01 hooded merganser Orcas Park
    Mar 29 hooded merganser Big Tujunga Wash N of 210
    Mar 27 hooded merganser LA River/Sunnynook Bridge
    Mar 26 hooded merganser Hansen Dam
    Mar 25 hooded merganser Franklin Canyon Park
    Apr 15 hooded merganser Hollywood Reservoir
    Mar 24 hooded merganser Hahamongna Park
    Apr 12 hooded merganser Piute Ponds
    Mar 31 hooded merganser Ballona Freshwater Marsh
    Mar 26 hooded merganser Del Rey Lagoon
    Mar 23 hooded merganser Bette Davis picnic area
    Mar 20 hooded merganser Atwater Village
    Mar 18 hooded merganser Sepulveda Basin
    Mar 18 hooded merganser LA River/Oros St.
    Mar 18 hooded merganser LA River/Glendale Narrows
    Mar 16 hooded merganser Barranca east side of hole #8
    Mar 28 n red-necked grebe Castaic Lagoon
    Apr 16 northern fulmar King Harbor, Redondo Beach
    Mar 31 neotropic cormorant Bonelli Park north side
    Apr 07 American bittern Piute Ponds
    Mar 24 American bittern Ballona Freshwater Marsh
    Mar 19 American bittern Harbor Regional Park
    Apr 12 yellow-crowned night heron MacArthur Park
    Apr 15 yellow-crowned night heron Ballona Creek
    Apr 18 yellow-crowned night heron Ballona Freshawater Marsh
    Apr 04 yellow-crowned night heron Topanga Beach/Lagoon
    Apr 04 bald eagle Pyramid Lake visitor center
    Apr 09 bald eagle Six Flags Magic Mountain vicinity
    Mar 28 bald eagle Highway 39, San Gabriel Dam
    Mar 28 bald eagle Covina Hills
    Mar 26 bald eagle Little Harbor Road, Santa Catalina Island
    Apr 06 bald eagle San Clemente Island, Lemon Tank
    Apr 17 ferruginous hawk Quail Lake
    Apr 17 ferruginous hawk 270th St West, Neenach
    Apr 03 ferruginous hawk Six Flags Magic Mountain area
    Apr 02 ferruginous hawk Hansen Dam
    Apr 01 ferruginous hawk E Ave. E/65th St. E, Antelope Valley
    Mar 29 ferruginous hawk Ave. A at 90th W, Antelope Valley (county line)
    Mar 25 ferruginous hawk Aqueduct/300th St. West, Antelope Valley
    Mar 25 ferruginous hawk Highway 138 between 269th and 265th West, Antelope Valley
    Mar 19 ferruginous hawk Ave. B/47th St. West, Antelope Valley
    Mar 16 ferruginous hawk Nebeker Ranch
    Apr 12 Ridgeway's rail Ballona Fresh Water Marsh
    Apr 07 stilt sandpiper Piute Ponds
    Apr 14 Wilson's snipe Crystalaire Country Club (private)
    Apr 19 Wilson's snipe Ballona Freshwater Marsh
    Apr 18 Wilson's snipe Entradero Park
    Apr 19 Wilson's snipe Madrona Marsh
    Apr 12 Wilson's snipe Piute Ponds
    Mar 29 Wilson's snipe Playa Vista Riparian Corridor
    Mar 29 Wilson's snipe Hansen Dam
    Mar 27 Wilson's snipe Harbor Regional Park
    Mar 25 Wilson's snipe Aqueduct/300th St. West, Antelope Valley
    Mar 20 Wilson's snipe Six Flags Magic Mountain park vicinity
    Apr 12 Wilson's snipe Newhall Ranch site
    Apr 19 solitary sandpiper Madrona Marsh
    Apr 14 solitary sandpiper Hansen Dam
    Apr 10 solitary sandpiper Piute Ponds
    Apr 02 solitary sandpiper San Clemente Island
    Apr 17 lesser yellowlegs Piute Ponds
    Mar 26 common murre Point Vicente
    Apr 01 Cassin's auklet Zuma Beach
    Mar 24 Sabine's gull Piute Ponds
    Apr 15 Franklin's gull Piute Ponds
    Apr 04 Franklin's gull Aqueduct: 165th East, Antelope Valley
    Mar 12 Franklin's gull Ballona Creek/Pacific Ave Bridge
    Apr 16 mew gull Polliwog Park
    Mar 19 mew gull Bonnelli Park east
    Mar 18 mew gull Golden Shore Reserve
    Apr 04 Iceland (Thayer's) gull Lake Balboa, Sepulveda Basin
    Mar 15 n lesser black backed gull Pico Rivera Spreading ponds (dry)
    Apr 01 long-eared owl Piute Ponds
    Apr 14 Lewis's woodpecker Sycamore Canyon, Whittier
    Apr 15 Lewis's woodpecker Chilao Campground
    Mar 31 Lewis's woodpecker Rose Hills, Whittier
    Mar 25 red-naped sapsucker St. Andrew's Priory
    Mar 28 red-naped sapsucker O'Melveny Park
    Apr 14 prairie falcon Pinon Hills
    Apr 18 prairie falcon Piute Ponds
    Apr 01 prairie falcon Castaic sports complex
    Apr 16 prairie falcon CA aqueduct 300th St. West
    Mar 23 prairie falcon Nebeker Ranch
    Apr 17 purple martin Piute Ponds
    Apr 17 purple martin LA River, North Atwater Park
    Apr 06 purple martin Charlton Flat
    Apr 19 vermilion flycatcher La Mirada Park
    Apr 13 vermilion flycatcher Griffith Park in Claremont
    Apr 05 vermilion flycatcher Castaic sports complex
    Apr 04 vermilion flycatcher Glen Haven Memorial Park
    Apr 14 vermilion flycatcher Crystalaire Country Club
    Apr 14 vermilion flycatcher Rancho Sierra Golf Club
    Apr 01 vermilion flycatcher Santa Anita Golf Course
    Apr 09 vermilion flycatcher Oakdale Memorial Park, Glendora
    Mar 23 vermilion flycatcher Malibu Creek State Park
    Apr 03 dusky-capped flycatcher Ladera Park
    Mar 16 dusky-capped flycatcher Runnymede Recreation Center
    Mar 19 dusky-capped flycatcher North Weddington Recreation Center
    Apr 18 tropical kingbird Entradero Park
    Mar 19 tropical kingbird Harbor Regional park
    Apr 20 n gray vireo Bob's Gap, dirt road at south end
    Apr 11 plumbeous vireo Wheeler Park, Claremont
    Apr 05 plumbeous vireo Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery
    Apr 05 plumbeous vireo Garvey Ranch Park
    Apr 02 plumbeous vireo Farnsworth Park
    Mar 31 plumbeous vireo Los Nietos Park
    Mar 30 plumbeous vireo Wardlow Park
    Mar 27 plumbeous vireo Linden H. Chandler Preserve
    Mar 25 plumbeous vireo Bell Gardens Veterans Park
    Mar 24 purple martin El Dorado Regional Park
    Apr 17 purple martin Piute Ponds
    Apr 17 purple martin LA River, North Atwater Park
    Apr 06 purple martin Charlton Flat
    Apr 03 bank swallow Piute Ponds
    Mar 29 black-tailed gnatcatcher Edwards AFB
    Apr 07 golden-crowned kinglet Placerita Canyon Nature Center
    Mar 30 golden-crowned kinglet Buckhorn CG
    Mar 25 golden-crowned kinglet Chilao Visitor Center
    Mar 24 golden-crowned kinglet Descanso Gardens
    Mar 18 golden-crowned kinglet Table Mountain
    Mar 22 mountain bluebird CA aqueduct at 120th west
    Mar 19 mountain bluebird Brackett Airport
    Apr 14 n sage thrasher Piute Ponds
    Apr 18 sage thrasher Crystalaire Country Club (private)
    Apr 02 sage thrasher Nebeker Ranch area
    Mar 30 sage thrasher San Clemente Island, Airfield
    Mar 30 sage thrasher San Clemente Island, Lemon Tank
    Mar 28 sage thrasher 180th St. West/route 138, Antelope Valley
    Mar 26 sage thrasher 60th St. West/Ave C10, Antelope Valley
    Mar 24 sage thrasher Ave. E, 80th-90th St. East, Antelope Valley
    Apr 09 n ovenbird Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    Apr 12 black and white warbler American Gold Star Manor/Long Beach
    Apr 14 black and white warbler Madrona Marsh
    Apr 11 black and white warbler LA County Arboretum
    Mar 27 black and white warbler Library Park
    Apr 07 black and white warbler DeForest Park
    Apr 07 palm warbler Entradero Park
    Apr 01 n Lucy's warbler North Weddington Recreation Park
    Apr 11 American redstart El Dorado Park near softball fields
    Mar 18 n pine warbler Runnymede Recreation Area
    Apr 08 n Grace's warbler Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    Mar 24 painted redstart Culver City Park
    Apr 14 n lark bunting Agua Amarga Canyon
    Apr 05 lark bunting Garvey Ranch Park
    Apr 05 vesper sparrow Piute Ponds
    Apr 02 vesper sparrow Six Flags Magic Mountain area
    Apr 01 vesper sparrow California Poppy Preserve
    Mar 25 vesper sparrow 265th St. West/Ave. A, Antelope Valley
    Mar 19 clay-colored sparrow Westchester Park
    Apr 19 Harris's sparrow Hansen Dam
    Apr 16 white-throated sparrow Crystalaire neighborhood (private residence)
    Apr 16 white-throated sparrow Palos Verdes private residence
    Apr 10 white-throated sparrow Agua Amarga/Lunada Canyon Trail
    Apr 09 white-throated sparrow Ed Thomas' yard
    Mar 11 white-throated sparrow LA Arboretum
    Mar 18 white-throated sparrow Descanso Gardens
    Apr 18 white-throated sparrow Montrose Community Park
    Mar 25 white-throated sparrow Hopkins Wilderness Park
    Apr 14 summer tanager Village Green
    Mar 28 summer tanager Veteran's Park, Sylmar
    Mar 18 summer tanager LA Arboretum
    Apr 05 Baltimore oriole San Clemente Island, China Canyon
    Mar 24 n rusty blackbird Almansor Park
    
    As always, anything flagged as "rare" in eBird is going to require documentation, so please take photos, jot down notes, obtain recordings and videos, or make sketches.
    
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    SPECIES PREVIOUSLY RECORDED
    
    Below is the master list of every species we've found during previous ABC weekends.
    
    There are some species that we get regularly that are actually quite local and require special effort to find and/or that are just leaving or arriving at this time of year . Among them, in no particular order, are prairie falcon, American dipper, common ground-dove, Inca dove, spotted owl, northern saw-whet owl, northern pygmy owl, flammulated owl, burrowing owl, golden-crowned kinglet, Le Conte's thrasher, Williamson's sapsucker, red crossbill, Swainson's hawk, common merganser, hooded merganser, summer tanager, golden eagle, and wandering tattler.
    
    We often struggle to find pelagic species; alcids are particularly difficult.
    
    The table below lists every species we've recorded during the ABC weekend since 2004 and the number of years in which we've found it.
    
    N = number of years we've found a species from 2004-present.
    
    N SPECIES
    13 Greater White-fronted Goose
    10 Snow Goose
    14 Ross's Goose
    13 Brant
    13 Cackling Goose
    14 Canada Goose
    14 Wood Duck
    14 Gadwall
    14 American Wigeon
    14 Mallard
    14 Blue-winged Teal
    14 Cinnamon Teal
    14 Northern Shoveler
    13 Northern Pintail
    14 Green-winged Teal
    03 Canvasback
    14 Redhead
    14 Ring-necked Duck
    01 Greater Scaup
    14 Lesser Scaup
    01 White-winged Scoter
    14 Surf Scoter
    03 Black Scoter
    01 Long-tailed Duck
    14 Bufflehead
    03 Common Goldeneye
    07 Hooded Merganser
    11 Common Merganser
    13 Red-breasted Merganser
    14 Ruddy Duck
    14 Mountain Quail
    14 California Quail
    10 Gambel's Quail
    10 Chukar
    14 Red-throated Loon
    14 Pacific Loon
    14 Common Loon
    01 Yellow-billed Loon
    14 Pied-billed Grebe
    10 Horned Grebe
    14 Eared Grebe
    14 Western Grebe
    14 Clark's Grebe
    01 Black-footed albatross
    03 Northern Fulmar
    11 Pink-footed Shearwater
    14 Sooty Shearwater
    06 Black-vented Shearwater
    14 Brandt's Cormorant
    01 Neotropic Cormorant
    14 Double-crested Cormorant
    14 Pelagic Cormorant
    13 American White Pelican
    14 Brown Pelican
    04 American Bittern
    14 Least Bittern
    14 Great Blue Heron
    14 Great Egret
    14 Snowy Egret
    12 Cattle Egret
    14 Green Heron
    14 Black-crowned Night-Heron
    01 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
    14 White-faced Ibis
    14 Turkey Vulture
    14 Osprey
    14 White-tailed Kite
    12 Golden Eagle
    02 Bald Eagle
    13 Northern Harrier
    13 Sharp-shinned Hawk
    14 Cooper's Hawk
    14 Red-shouldered Hawk
    13 Swainson's Hawk
    14 Red-tailed Hawk
    04 Ferruginous Hawk
    01 Sandhill Crane
    13 Virginia Rail
    14 Sora
    01 Ridgeway's Rail
    14 Common Gallinule
    14 American Coot
    14 Black-bellied Plover
    02 Pacific Golden-Plover
    14 Snowy Plover
    14 Semipalmated Plover
    14 Killdeer
    14 Black Oystercatcher
    14 Black-necked Stilt
    14 American Avocet
    14 Spotted Sandpiper
    12 Solitary Sandpiper
    14 Wandering Tattler
    14 Greater Yellowlegs
    14 Willet
    13 Lesser Yellowlegs
    14 Whimbrel
    12 Long-billed Curlew
    14 Marbled Godwit
    14 Ruddy Turnstone
    14 Black Turnstone
    14 Surfbird
    02 Red Knot
    14 Sanderling
    02 Semipalmated Sandpiper
    14 Western Sandpiper
    14 Least Sandpiper
    03 Baird's Sandpiper
    14 Dunlin
    01 Ruff
    01 Stilt Sandpiper
    11 Short-billed Dowitcher
    14 Long-billed Dowitcher
    09 Wilson's Snipe
    11 Wilson's Phalarope
    14 Red-necked Phalarope
    01 Red Phalarope
    01 Sabine's Gull
    14 Bonaparte's Gull
    01 Laughing Gull
    07 Franklin's Gull
    13 Heermann's Gull
    02 Mew Gull
    14 Ring-billed Gull
    14 Western Gull
    13 California Gull
    12 Herring Gull
    02 Thayer's Gull (Iceland Gull)
    14 Glaucous-winged Gull
    01 Glaucous Gull
    13 Least Tern
    14 Caspian Tern
    04 Black Tern
    01 Common Tern
    14 Forster's Tern
    14 Royal Tern
    14 Elegant Tern
    14 Black Skimmer
    07 Pomarine Jaeger
    08 Parasitic Jaeger
    05 Common Murre
    02 Scripps' Murrelet
    02 Cassin's Auklet
    03 Rhinoceros Auklet
    14 Rock Pigeon
    14 Band-tailed Pigeon
    13 Eurasian Collared-Dove
    14 Spotted Dove
    02 White-winged Dove
    14 Mourning Dove
    10 Inca Dove
    12 Common Ground-Dove
    14 Greater Roadrunner
    14 Barn Owl
    09 Flammulated Owl
    14 Western Screech-Owl
    14 Great Horned Owl
    13 Northern Pygmy-Owl
    14 Burrowing Owl
    14 Spotted Owl
    05 Long-eared Owl
    12 Northern Saw-whet Owl
    14 Lesser Nighthawk
    14 Common Poorwill
    14 Vaux's Swift
    14 White-throated Swift
    14 Black-chinned Hummingbird
    14 Anna's Hummingbird
    14 Costa's Hummingbird
    14 Rufous Hummingbird
    14 Allen's Hummingbird
    10 Calliope Hummingbird
    14 Belted Kingfisher
    10 Lewis's Woodpecker
    14 Acorn Woodpecker
    12 Williamson's Sapsucker
    14 Red-breasted Sapsucker
    01 Red-naped Sapsucker
    11 Ladder-backed Woodpecker
    14 Nuttall's Woodpecker
    14 Downy Woodpecker
    14 Hairy Woodpecker
    14 White-headed Woodpecker
    14 Northern Flicker
    14 American Kestrel
    11 Merlin
    14 Peregrine Falcon
    12 Prairie Falcon
    01 Crested Caracara
    14 Red-crowned Parrot
    14 Olive-sided Flycatcher
    14 Western Wood-Pewee
    14 Hammond's Flycatcher
    14 Gray Flycatcher
    14 Dusky Flycatcher
    14 Pacific-slope Flycatcher
    14 Black Phoebe
    14 Say's Phoebe
    05 Vermilion Flycatcher
    03 Dusky-capped Flycatcher
    14 Ash-throated Flycatcher
    04 Tropical Kingbird
    14 Cassin's Kingbird
    02 Thick-billed Kingbird
    14 Western Kingbird
    14 Loggerhead Shrike
    14 Bell's Vireo
    08 Plumbeous Vireo
    14 Cassin's Vireo
    14 Hutton's Vireo
    14 Warbling Vireo
    14 Steller's Jay
    14 Western Scrub-Jay
    13 Clark's Nutcracker
    14 American Crow
    14 Common Raven
    14 Horned Lark
    14 Northern Rough-winged Swallow
    06 Purple Martin
    14 Tree Swallow
    14 Violet-green Swallow
    12 Bank Swallow
    14 Barn Swallow
    14 Cliff Swallow
    14 Mountain Chickadee
    14 Oak Titmouse
    13 Verdin
    14 Bushtit
    14 Red-breasted Nuthatch
    14 White-breasted Nuthatch
    14 Pygmy Nuthatch
    14 Brown Creeper
    14 Rock Wren
    14 Canyon Wren
    14 House Wren
    14 Marsh Wren
    14 Bewick's Wren
    14 Cactus Wren
    14 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
    14 California Gnatcatcher
    10 American Dipper
    05 Golden-crowned Kinglet
    14 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
    14 Wrentit
    14 Western Bluebird
    01 Mountain Bluebird
    11 Townsend's Solitaire
    14 Swainson's Thrush
    14 Hermit Thrush
    14 American Robin
    01 Varied Thrush
    14 Northern Mockingbird
    14 California Thrasher
    10 Le Conte's Thrasher
    14 European Starling
    01 Red-throated Pipit
    14 American Pipit
    14 Cedar Waxwing
    14 Phainopepla
    02 Northern Waterthrush
    05 Black-and-white Warbler
    01 Tennessee Warbler
    14 Orange-crowned Warbler
    14 Nashville Warbler
    14 MacGillivray's Warbler
    14 Common Yellowthroat
    01 Hooded Warbler
    02 American Redstart
    01 Northern Parula
    14 Yellow Warbler
    01 Chestnut-sided Warbler
    07 Palm Warbler
    14 Yellow-rumped Warbler
    14 Black-throated Gray Warbler
    14 Townsend's Warbler
    14 Hermit Warbler
    14 Wilson's Warbler
    01 Painted Redstart
    14 Yellow-breasted Chat
    14 Green-tailed Towhee
    14 Spotted Towhee
    14 Rufous-crowned Sparrow
    14 California Towhee
    14 Chipping Sparrow
    02 Clay-colored Sparrow
    11 Brewer's Sparrow
    01 Field Sparrow
    14 Black-chinned Sparrow
    01 Vesper Sparrow
    13 Lark Sparrow
    14 Black-throated Sparrow
    14 Bell's Sparrow
    14 Savannah Sparrow
    04 Grasshopper Sparrow
    14 Fox Sparrow
    14 Song Sparrow
    13 Lincoln's Sparrow
    01 Swamp Sparrow
    10 White-throated Sparrow
    03 Harris' Sparrow
    14 White-crowned Sparrow
    14 Golden-crowned Sparrow
    14 Dark-eyed Junco
    06 Summer Tanager
    14 Western Tanager
    14 Black-headed Grosbeak
    14 Blue Grosbeak
    01 Indigo Bunting
    14 Lazuli Bunting
    14 Red-winged Blackbird
    14 Tricolored Blackbird
    14 Western Meadowlark
    14 Yellow-headed Blackbird
    14 Brewer's Blackbird
    14 Great-tailed Grackle
    14 Brown-headed Cowbird
    03 Orchard Oriole
    14 Hooded Oriole
    14 Bullock's Oriole
    01 Baltimore Oriole
    14 Scott's Oriole
    14 Purple Finch
    14 Cassin's Finch
    14 House Finch
    11 Red Crossbill
    12 Pine Siskin
    14 Lesser Goldfinch
    14 Lawrence's Goldfinch
    14 American Goldfinch
    01 Evening Grosbeak
    14 House Sparrow
    04 Scaly-Breasted Munia 2014 was the first year we could count it
    
    Total: 333 species
    
    Removed: black swift and willow flycatcher because we think those reports were in error.
    
    Added in 2017:
    Yellow-crowned night-heron
    
    Please start thinking of where you might be able to contribute, and we look forward to hearing from you on April 27, 28, and 29!
    
    Best wishes,
    
    Lance Benner
    
    Lance Benner
    Altadena, CA
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