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   Reddish Egret
Reddish Egret
Egretta rufescens


   Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) - REEG (recent eBird sightings, view CBRC records, range map
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  1. Los Angeles RBA- 3 August 2018 LINK
    DATE: Aug 3, 2018 @ 1:38pm, 14 day(s) ago
    - RBA * California * Los Angeles RBA *August 3, 2018 * CALA1808.03 -Birds mentioned Solitary Sandpiper Reddish Egret Yellow-crowned Night-Heron GRACE'S WARBLER Rose-breasted Grosbeak California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form):http://www.californiabirds.org/ Enter your bird sightings on eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher atJonF60@... Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted -Transcript This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for August 3. A SOLITARY SANDPIPER was on San Clemente Island from July 27-30. A REDDISH EGRET flew over the Ballona Creek mouth and stopped briefly on July 28. YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS included a juvenile along Ballona Creek (adjacent to the Ballona salt pan) on July 30 and an adult at the nearby Ballona Freshwater Marsh on August 1 (along the Lincoln arm of the marsh). The GRACE'S WARBLER at Chilao Flat in the San Gabriel Mountains was reported through July 28.
    Google Earth coordinates for the specific location are 34 19 40.88 N 118 00 31.00 W.
    The bird has been in tall pines along the road past the Visitor's Center and just beyond the picnic area loop "exit" where it intersects the main Chilao road again. A male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was in Topanga on July 30. - end transcript Jon L Fisher Glendale, CA JonF60@... EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS For all events, field trips and announcements, please see our website athttp://www.laaudubon.org
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  3. Reddish egret, ballona creek LINK
    DATE: Jul 28, 2018, 21 day(s) ago
    Hi,
    
    Just had a Reddish Egret at Ballona Creek, 925am Jul 28. It flew over the creek toward the ocean, landed in the salt pan where it stayed only for a few minutes, then flew south over Culver Ave and out of sight.
    
    Not sure if it is still in the area.
    
    Mark Scheel
    Ron Cyger
    
    Pasadena/Monrovia
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  5. Los Angeles RBA- 28 July 2017 LINK
    DATE: Jul 28, 2017 @ 11:14am, 1 year(s) ago
    - RBA
    * California * Los Angeles RBA *July 28, 2017 * CALA1707.28
    
     -Birds mentioned
    
    Long-tailed Duck Common Merganser Red-breasted Merganser Red Knot Stilt Sandpiper Semipalmated Sandpiper Reddish Egret Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Cedar Waxwing Tennessee Warbler
    
    
    
    California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form):
    
    http://www.californiabirds.org/
    
     Enter your bird sightings on eBird:
    
    http://ebird.org/content/ebird
    
     Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher at
    
    JonF60@... Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted
    
     -Transcript
    
    This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for July 28.
    
    A LONG-TAILED DUCK was along the lower LA River in Long Beach just below Willow Street from July 23-26.
    
    A continuing summering COMMON MERGANSER was along the LA River near North Atwater Park through July 27.
    
    The male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER continued on the lake at Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City through July 25.
    
    Another RED-BREASTED MERGANSER (female) was on the lake at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas through July 24.
    
    A RED KNOT was along Ballona Creek near Playa del Rey just below the UCLA boat ramp on July 24.
    
    A STILT SANDPIPER was on the lower LA River above Willow Street on July 23. One to two SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS were at this spot from July 22-26.
    
    The REDDISH EGRET continued at Malibu Lagoon through July 21.
    
    Both an adult and an immature YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON were at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh near Playa del Rey through July 26. Most recently they have been
    seen near the bend of the marsh adjacent to the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson.
    
    An unseasonal CEDAR WAXWING was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena on July 23.
    
    A TENNESSEE WARBLER was at the La County Natural History Museum Nature Gardens on July 27.It has been seen both east and west of the north entrance bridge.
    
     - end transcript
    
    Jon L Fisher Glendale, CA JonF60@...
    
     EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
    
    For all events, field trips and announcements, please see our website at
    
    http://www.laaudubon.org
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  7. Los Angeles RBA- 21 July 2017 LINK
    DATE: Jul 21, 2017 @ 1:49pm, 1 year(s) ago
    - RBA
    * California
    * Los Angeles RBA
    *July 21, 2017
    * CALA1707.21
    
    
    -Birds mentioned
    
    Red-breasted Merganser
    Inca Dove
    White-winged Dove
    Reddish Egret
    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
    
    
    
    California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form):
    
    http://www.californiabirds.org/
    
    
    Enter your bird sightings on eBird:
    
    http://ebird.org/content/ebird
    
    
    Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
    E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher at
    
    JonF60@...
    Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted
    
    
    -Transcript
    
    This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for July 21.
    
    The male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER continued on the lake at Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City through July 20.
    
    Another RED-BREASTED MERGANSER (female) was on the lake at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on July 14.
    
    Two INCA DOVES continued at Col. Leon H. Washington Park in Los Angeles through July 9 and one was observed there through July 19.
    
    A WHITE-WINGED DOVE was at Malibu Lagoon on July 18 and a REDDISH EGRET was at there from July 14-20.
    
    An adult YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh near Playa del Rey from July 19-20.
    
    
    
    - end transcript
    
    Jon L Fisher
    Glendale, CA
    JonF60@...
    
    
    EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
    
    For all events, field trips and announcements, please see our website at
    
    http://www.laaudubon.org
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  9. Re: [LACoBirds] Reddish Egret @ Malibu Lagoon LINK
    DATE: Jul 15, 2017 @ 12:12pm, 1 year(s) ago
    I think more Santa Monica Audubon volunteers than LA Audubon, but
    
    certainly representatives of both.
    
    What are we...chopped liver
    
    A little credit there, please.
    
    Chuck Almdale
    
    SMBAS
    
    North Hills
    
    At 08:19 PM 7/14/2017, dan_cooper_90042@... [LACoBirds] wrote:
    >People seem to be respecting the snow fencing protecting the terns
    
    >and plovers for the most part, which is amazing given the level of
    
    >hu man traffic at the site. L.A. Audubon volunteers continue to
    
    >monitor regularly.
    
    >
    
    >Dan Cooper
    
    >Ventura Co. 
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  11. Reddish Egret @ Malibu Lagoon LINK
    DATE: Jul 14, 2017 @ 8:19pm, 1 year(s) ago
    This evening during the quarterly survey I do, I had a subadult Reddish Egret in the "backwater" SW corner of the lagoon, near where the path to the beach ends. It was actively foraging with Snowy and Great egrets.
    
    Shorebirds are starting to return, and I had Black-bellied and Semipalmated plovers, a Ruddy Turnstone, a few dozen Western Sandpipers, and a handful of Whimbrel, godwit, and Willet.
    
    The lagoon level is high and hasn't breached in a while, but Least Terns are actively diving here, which is a treat as this is the first time they've been successful at breeding (so far 4 chicks with add'l adults on eggs). Snowy Plover count up to 7, including a chick hatched at the site earlier this summer (first time this has occurred on a beach in LA Co. in 70 years!). People seem to be respecting the snow fencing protecting the terns and plovers for the most part, which is amazing given the level of human traffic at the site. L.A. Audubon volunteers continue to monitor regularly.
    
    Dan Cooper
    Ventura Co.
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  13. Los Angeles RBA- 23 June 2017 LINK
    DATE: Jun 23, 2017 @ 1:17pm, 1 year(s) ago
    - RBA
    * California
    * Los Angeles RBA
    *June 23, 2017
    * CALA1706.23
    
    
    -Birds mentioned
    
    Common Merganser
    Red-breasted Merganser
    Inca Dove
    Whimbrel
    Glaucous-winged Gull
    Reddish Egret
    Purple Martin
    CAPE MAY WARBLER
    
    
    California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form):
    
    http://www.californiabirds.org/
    
    
    Enter your bird sightings on eBird:
    
    http://ebird.org/content/ebird
    
    
    Hotline: Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
    E-mail reports to: Jon Fisher at
    
    JonF60@...
    Coverage: Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted
    
    
    -Transcript
    
    This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for June 23.
    
    A COMMON MERGANSER was along the LA River between Los Feliz and Glendale Blvd. (adjacent to Sunnynook Drive) on June 22.
    
    A RED-BREASTED MERGANSER was on the lake at newly reopened Harbor Regional Park in Harbor City from June 17-22.
    
    Colonel Leon H. Washington Park in Los Angeles had a continuing INCA DOVE through June 19.
    
    A WHIMBREL continued at Duckbill Lake at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required) through June 16.
    
    One of two GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULLS continued at Lake Balboa in Van Nuys through June 17.
    
    A REDDISH EGRET was at Malibu Lagoon on June 20.
    
    A PURPLE MARTIN was at the Sepulveda Basin in Van Nuys (along the LA River by the dam, south of Burbank Blvd.) on June 22.
    
    Wilson Cove on San Clemente Island produced a CAPE MAY WARBLER on June 21 (there is no public access to the island).
    
    
    - end transcript
    
    Jon L Fisher
    Glendale, CA
    JonF60@...
    
    
    EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
    
    For all events, field trips and announcements, please see our website at
    
    http://www.laaudubon.org
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  15. Los Angeles RBA- 16 September 2016 LINK
    DATE: Sep 16, 2016 @ 2:57pm, 2 year(s) ago
    - RBA * California * Los Angeles RBA * September 16, 2016 * CALA1609.16  
     
    -Birds mentioned
     
    Common Merganser
    Ridgway’s Rail
    MASKED/NAZCA BOOBY
    Reddish Egret
    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
    Vermilion Flycatcher
    Northern Waterthrush
    Tennessee Warbler
    Virginia’s Warbler
    American Redstart
    Green-tailed Towhee
    Clay-colored Sparrow
    Black-throated Sparrow
    Summer Tanager
    Indigo Bunting
     
     
     
    California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form): 
    http://www.californiabirds.org/
     
     
    Enter your bird sightings on eBird:   http://ebird.org/content/ebird
     
     
    Hotline:  Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
    E-mail reports to:  Jon Fisher at
    JonF60@...
    
    Coverage:  Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted
     
     
    -Transcript
     
    This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for September 16.
     
    A COMMON MERGANSER continued to be seen both on the LA River adjacent to North Atwater Park and at Rowena Reservoir through September 12.
     
    A continuing RIDGWAY’S RAIL was still at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh (along the Lincoln arm of the marsh) through September 10.   
    
     
    A MASKED or NAZCA BOOBY was seen and photographed in LA County waters about halfway between Oceanside and Santa Catalina Island on September 15.
     
    A REDDISH EGRET (originally reported on last week’s RBA as a Little Blue Heron) was at Malibu Lagoon on September 6. 
    
     
    An immature YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was along the south side of Ballona Creek just upstream from Pacific Ave on September 10.  It was by the first channel/inlet into the Ballona Wetlands area.
     
    A VERMILION FLYCATCHER continued at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required) through September 15.  It is being seen near the southeast corner of Duckbill Lake.
     
    A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was in the southwest part of Madrona Marsh in Torrance from September 13-15.
     
    A VIRGINIA’S WARBLER was at Piute Ponds from September 10-11.  It was along Ave C by the portable restroom.
     
    At Sand Dune Park in Manhattan Beach, a VIRGINIA’S WARBLER continued at the south end of the park through September 15.  A TENNESSEE WARBLER was in this area from September 12-14.  An immature male SUMMER TANAGER
    was at the park on September 13.
     
    The VIRGINIA’S WARBLER at Wilson Cove on San Clemente Island remained through September 15. 
    
     
    An adult male AMERICAN REDSTART was along the San Gabriel River below Peck Road on September 11.  Also present was an INDIGO BUNTING.
     
    An immature female AMERICAN REDSTART was in the east Antelope Valley on September 15.  It was about a third of the way down the row of elms running south from Ave. I at 117 th Street East.
     
    A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail from September 10-12.  It was about 300-400 feet south of Monte Verde Park.  A GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE was at the south end of the Nature
    Trail on September 11.
     
    Another CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Arcadia County Park on September 15.
     
    An immature BLACK-THROATED SPARROW was along the San Gabriel River opposite Encanto Park in Duarte on September 12.  It was on the east side of the river around the fenced concrete drainage channel (accessed by crossing
    the concrete bridge just south of Encanto Park, then walking up the east side bike path just past the first drop).
    
     
     
    - end transcript
     
    Jon L Fisher
    Glendale, CA
    JonF60@...
     
     
    EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
     
    For all events, field trips and announcements, please see our website at
    http://www.laaudubon.org  
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  17. Heron at Malibu Lagoon LINK
    DATE: Aug 5, 2016 @ 7:43am, 2 year(s) ago
    After much review and research in field guides.it seems that my erroneous ID of a heron at Malibu turned out to be a LIttle Blue Heron, not a white Reddish Egret. Sorry for the wrong call.
    
    Irwin Woldman
    Studio City
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  19. Los Angeles RBA- 5 August 2016 LINK
    DATE: Aug 5, 2016 @ 1:21pm, 2 year(s) ago
    - RBA * California * Los Angeles RBA * August 5, 2016 * CALA1608.05  
     
    -Birds mentioned
     
    Red-breasted Merganser
    Magnificent Frigatebird
    Little Blue Heron
    Reddish Egret
    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
    Northern Harrier
    Wilson’s Snipe
    Purple Martin
    White-crowned Sparrow
    Indigo Bunting
    
    California Bird Records Committee (report rarities as appropriate on the rare bird report form): 
    http://www.californiabirds.org/
     
     
    Enter your bird sightings on eBird:   http://ebird.org/content/ebird
     
     
    Hotline:  Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert
    E-mail reports to:  Jon Fisher at
    JonF60@...
    
    Coverage:  Los Angeles County, Ventura County as warranted
     
     
    -Transcript
     
    This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for August 5.
     
    A RED-BREASTED MERGANSER continued at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley through August 1.
     
    A probable MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD was seen over Redondo Beach on August 2.
     
    An immature LITTLE BLUE HERON was found at Malibu Lagoon on August 4.
     
    A REDDISH EGRET was at Malibu Lagoon on July 30 and what may have been the same bird was at the Topanga Creek mouth along the Pacific Coast Highway on August 2.
     
    At least one of two YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS sighted in the Ballona area continued through July 31.  It was last reported at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh from along the path south of the intersection of Jefferson
    and Lincoln.
     
    A NORTHERN HARRIER continued west of the Ballona Freshwater Marsh through July 30.
     
    A WILSON’S SNIPE was at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB on July 30 and a female PURPLE MARTIN was there on July 31.  A letter of permission is required for entry.
     
    Very early was a WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena on July 30.
     
    A male INDIGO BUNTING was at the northwest corner of the upper lake at Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia on July 31. 
    
     
    Another male INDIGO BUNTING was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena (along Flint Wash near Berkshire Ave.) on August 5.
     
     
    - end transcript
     
    Jon L Fisher
    Glendale, CA
    JonF60@...
     
     
    EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
     
    For all events, field trips and announcements, please see our website at
    http://www.laaudubon.org  
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  21. Re: [LACoBirds] Malibu Lagoon this morning - eBird record corrected LINK
    DATE: Aug 6, 2016 @ 10:05am, 2 year(s) ago
    Tom,
    
    Kimball corrected the mistake and confirmed that the bird is indeed a juvenile Little Blue Heron.The eBird record, I understand, has been corrected.
    
    Tom
    
    Tom Hinnebusch, WLA
    
    On Aug 5, 2016, at 6:12 AM, Tom Benson
    Thomasabenson@... [LACoBirds] < LACoBirds-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    There are no records of white morph Reddish Egrets from California. The photos in the eBird checklist do appear to show a juvenile Little Blue Heron.
    
    http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S30977467
    
    Tom Benson
    San Bernardino, CA
    
    Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S® 6.
    
    -------- Original message --------
    From: "Irwin Woldman
    
    iwoldman@...
    
    [LACoBirds]" < LACoBirds-noreply@yahoogroups.com >
    Date: 8/4/16 1:52 PM (GMT-08:00)
    To:
    
    lacobirds@yahoogroups.com ,
    
    jwhy1a@... ,
    
    kenjudge2@...
    Subject: [LACoBirds] Malibu Lagoon this morning
    
    Wayne Hyland and Ken Chotiner joined me at Malibu Lagoon this morning. We saw and studied the white-morphed Reddish Egret near the north overlook about 3/4 of the way along the path to the beach from the parking lot at PCH. The length of the bill along with
    its light colored broad base/dark tip gave us more certainty. The all dark legs and the feet (the latter shown when it flew) were added field marks. There was a suggestion of dark feathering in the wingtips while standing, but that did not show in flight.
    The bird was along the lagoon shore in close proximity to several Snowy Egrets for comparison. In addition, we had 4 species of plovers (Kildeer, Semi-palmated. Snowy and Black-bellied), 5 species of Tern(Caspian, Royal. Elegant, Least and Forsters).Other shorebirds included Willet, Whimbrel, Marbled Godwit, Sanderling,
    Least and Western Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstone.
    T he Brant (Goose) was still present on the sandy ridge near the roosting Brown Pelicans. An Osprey periodically flew about and dove into the lagoon, flushing many of the gulls, terns and shorebirds while in flight.
    One of the Snowy Plovers had leg bands which Ken will report separately.
    
    A good time was had by all.
    
    Irwin Woldman
    Studio City
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  23. RE: [LACoBirds] Malibu Lagoon this morning LINK
    DATE: Aug 5, 2016 @ 6:12am, 2 year(s) ago
    There are no records of white morph Reddish Egrets from California. The photos in the eBird checklist do appear to show a juvenile Little Blue Heron.
    
    http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S30977467
    
    Tom Benson
    San Bernardino, CA
    
    Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S® 6.
    
    -------- Original message --------
    From: "Irwin Woldman iwoldman@... [LACoBirds]"
    Date: 8/4/16 1:52 PM (GMT-08:00)
    To: lacobirds@yahoogroups.com, jwhy1a@..., kenjudge2@...
    Subject: [LACoBirds] Malibu Lagoon this morning
    
    Wayne Hyland and Ken Chotiner joined me at Malibu Lagoon this morning. We saw and studied the white-morphed Reddish Egret near the north overlook about 3/4 of the way along the path to the beach from the parking lot at PCH. The length of the bill along with its light colored broad base/dark tip gave us more certainty. The all dark legs and the feet (the latter shown when it flew) were added field marks. There was a suggestion of dark feathering in the wingtips while standing, but that did not show in flight. The bird was along the lagoon shore in close proximity to several Snowy Egrets for comparison. In addition, we had 4 species of plovers (Kildeer, Semi-palmated. Snowy and Black-bellied), 5 species of Tern(Caspian, Royal. Elegant, Least and Forsters).Other shorebirds included Willet, Whimbrel, Marbled Godwit, Sanderling, Least and Western Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstone.
    T
    he Brant (Goose) was still present on the sandy ridge near the roosting Brown Pelicans. An Osprey periodically flew about and dove into the lagoon, flushing many of the gulls, terns and shorebirds while in flight.
    One of the Snowy Plovers had leg bands which Ken will report separately.
    
    A good time was had by all.
    
    Irwin Woldman
    Studio City
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  25. RE: [LACoBirds] Malibu Lagoon this morning LINK
    DATE: Aug 5, 2016 @ 10:08am, 2 year(s) ago
    Just to clear up any confusion…. The reported “white morph” Reddish Egret at Malibu Lagoon is an immature Little Blue Heron; a real immature Reddish Egret
    was photographed at Malibu Lagoon earlier (30 July) and (same bird) at the mouth of Topanga Creek 2 August.We do not expect white morph Reddish Egrets on the west coast (although the juvenile photographed there on 30 July was rather pale rufous/gray); the
    occasional west Mexico/s. CA bird will have a few white feathers, but true white morph birds seem to be largely restricted in the USA to the southeastern coasts.
    
    Both species (Little Blue Heron and Reddish Egret) are quite rare in L. A. County (despite being quite regular in Orange County and borderline routine in San
    Diego County.
    
    Kimball
    
    Kimball L. Garrett Ornithology Collections Manager Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007 USA (213) 763-3368 kgarrett@... http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/ornithology
     From: LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com [mailto:LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com]
    On Behalf Of Irwin Woldman iwoldman@... [LACoBirds]
    
    Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2016 1:53 PM
    
    To: lacobirds@yahoogroups.com; jwhy1a@...; kenjudge2@...
    
    Subject: [LACoBirds] Malibu Lagoon this morning
    
     Wayne Hyland and Ken Chotiner joined me at Malibu Lagoon this morning. We saw and studied the white-morphed Reddish Egret near the north overlook about 3/4 of the
    way along the path to the beach from the parking lot at PCH. The length of the bill along with its light colored broad base/dark tip gave us more certainty. The all dark legs and the feet (the latter shown when it flew) were added field marks. There was a
    suggestion of dark feathering in the wingtips while standing, but that did not show in flight. The bird was along the lagoon shore in close proximity to several Snowy Egrets for comparison.
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  27. Malibu Lagoon this morning LINK
    DATE: Aug 4, 2016 @ 1:52pm, 2 year(s) ago
    Wayne Hyland and Ken Chotiner joined me at Malibu Lagoon this morning. We saw and studied the white-morphed Reddish Egret near the north overlook about 3/4 of the way along the path to the beach from the parking lot at PCH. The length of the bill along with its light colored broad base/dark tip gave us more certainty. The all dark legs and the feet (the latter shown when it flew) were added field marks. There was a suggestion of dark feathering in the wingtips while standing, but that did not show in flight. The bird was along the lagoon shore in close proximity to several Snowy Egrets for comparison. In addition, we had 4 species of plovers (Kildeer, Semi-palmated. Snowy and Black-bellied), 5 species of Tern(Caspian, Royal. Elegant, Least and Forsters).Other shorebirds included Willet, Whimbrel, Marbled Godwit, Sanderling, Least and Western Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstone.
    The Brant (Goose) was still present on the sandy ridge near the roosting Brown Pelicans. An Osprey periodically flew about and dove into the lagoon, flushing many of the gulls, terns and shorebirds while in flight.
    One of the Snowy Plovers had leg bands which Ken will report separately.
    
    A good time was had by all.
    
    Irwin Woldman
    Studio City
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  29. Reddish Egret, Topanga State Park, 3 August LINK
    DATE: Aug 4, 2016 @ 7:34am, 2 year(s) ago
    From the Los Angeles RBA on Facebook:
    
    Jeffrey Sondheimer reports (with photo) a juvenile REDDISH EGRET from Topanga County Lagoon within Topanga State Park.
    
    To my eye, this bird is more worn than the bird at Malibu Lagoon from a few days ago.
    
    Relaying the message,
    
    Justyn Stahl
    
    San Clemente Island
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-revision history-
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v1.22 - 12/03/11 - Corrected GMT offsets on dates. Added last 5 posts at top.
v1.21 - 11/24/11 - Added direct link to range map for NA birds.
v1.2  - 11/23/11 - Greatly improved graphing technology - separates month vs. year by posts. Added species auto-complete functionality.
v1.14 - 11/22/11 - Added cloud bubble for common thread topics.
v1.13 - 11/22/11 - Added integrated photos where available.
v1.12 - 11/22/11 - Added multiple input boxes for additional refinement, negative search criteria (eg. -keyword).
v1.11 - 11/22/11 - Added banding code, species look-up. Also direct link to recent eBird observations.
 v1.1 - 11/22/11 - Added 'date' functionality. Shows top 'month/year' combinations for a query. Restrict results to that 'month/year'.
 v1.0 - 11/21/11 - Initial version coded. Currently archiving 'lacobirds' and 'calbirds'.