Message Board Search Tool
Banding Code Translator | Recent Rare Bird Sightings
©2018 Christopher Taylor (Kiwifoto.com)
Help Support!
lacobirds        search ebird rarities [plot]
filter rba/cbc

  647 result(s) found...Displaying messages 1 through 15, sorted by date descending.
  next page

 Month/Year Breakdown (Top 15):

 Apr, 2015 - 23 e-mail(s)...
 Apr, 2012 - 22 e-mail(s)...
 Apr, 2018 - 18 e-mail(s)...
 Apr, 2013 - 17 e-mail(s)...
 Jan, 2013 - 17 e-mail(s)...
 Jan, 2014 - 15 e-mail(s)...
 Apr, 2008 - 15 e-mail(s)...
 Jan, 2011 - 15 e-mail(s)...
 Apr, 2007 - 14 e-mail(s)...
 Feb, 2014 - 14 e-mail(s)...
 Dec, 2012 - 14 e-mail(s)...
 Feb, 2011 - 14 e-mail(s)...
 Apr, 2014 - 13 e-mail(s)...
 Apr, 2011 - 12 e-mail(s)...
 Dec, 2013 - 12 e-mail(s)...



   White-throated Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Zonotrichia albicollis


   White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) - WTSP (recent eBird sightings, view CBRC records, range map
)

  1. Los Angeles RBA- 5 May 2018 LINK
    DATE: May 5, 2018 @ 5:58pm, 3 month(s) ago
    - RBA
    * California * Los Angeles RBA * May 5, 2018 * CALA1805.05
    
     -Birds mentioned
    
    Inca Dove Common Ground-Dove Solitary Sandpiper Common Loon MASKED BOOBY Brown Pelican Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Tropical Kingbird Plumbeous Vireo Purple Martin White-throated Sparrow Northern Waterthrush
     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 May 5.
    
    An INCA DOVE continued at Col. Leon H. Washington Park
    in Los Angeles through May 5 .
    
    Three COMMON GROUND-DOVES were along the San Gabriel River in Bellflower on April 29. They were on the west side about 200 yards south of Trabuco.
    A SOLITARY SANDPIPER was briefly at the main lakeat Hansen Dam on May 4.
    A COMMON LOON was on the lake at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas from May 1-4.
    A MASKED BOOBY was seen and photographed in an area ofthe west basin of the Port of Los Angeles (no public access)on May 1.
    
     Always unusual inland was a BROWN PELICAN continuingat Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley through May 3. Five were seenover Arroyo Seco Canyon above Pasadena and one wasover Wheeler Park in Claremont on May 2. A nother
    was in Culver City on May 3.
    
    An immature YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh near Playa Vista through May2.
    The marsh is at the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson and the heron is usually at the part of the marsh nearest that intersection.
    
    The TROPICAL KINGBIRD at Entradero Park in Torrance continued around the pond through May 1.
     A PLUMBEOUS VIREO was at Huntington Park Civic Park on April 29.
    PURPLE MARTIN reports this past week included three at Bob's Gap near Valyermo, one at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas and four at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB (letter of permission required).
    
    A NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB on May 1. It was at the west end of Big Piute Pond at the end of Ave. C. A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was at the ponds on May 3.
    
    Another NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was at Madrona Marsh in Torrance on May 4. It was at the end of the central trail east of the flat plywood bridge. Official hours of the preserve are 10-5, Tuesday through Sunday.
    
    - 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
  2. -back to top-
  3. ABC Missing Species LINK
    DATE: Apr 30, 2018, 4 month(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
  4. -back to top-
  5. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 29, 2018, 4 month(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
  6. -back to top-
  7. ABC MISSSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 29, 2018 @ 8:57am, 4 month(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
  8. -back to top-
  9. ABC MISSING species 8 am Sunday LINK
    DATE: Apr 29, 2018 @ 8:00am, 4 month(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
  10. -back to top-
  11. Re: [LACoBirds] ABC MISSING species: 21:10 on Saturday LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 9:55pm, 4 month(s) ago
    Common Tern (black outer web of outer rectrices easy to see, hard to photograph in flight)among the multiple Forsterís 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 Lawrenceís 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
  12. -back to top-
  13. ABC MISSING species: 21:10 on Saturday LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 9:14pm, 4 month(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
  14. -back to top-
  15. ABC MISSING species 14:50 on Saturday LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 2:53pm, 4 month(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
  16. -back to top-
  17. ABC Missing Species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 11:51am, 4 month(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
  18. -back to top-
  19. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 11:08am, 4 month(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
  20. -back to top-
  21. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 10:42am, 4 month(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
  22. -back to top-
  23. Re: [LACoBirds] ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 8:57am, 4 month(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
  24. -back to top-
  25. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 28, 2018 @ 12:49am, 4 month(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
  26. -back to top-
  27. ABC MISSING species LINK
    DATE: Apr 27, 2018 @ 6:23pm, 4 month(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
  28. -back to top-
  29. Los Angeles RBA- 27 April 2018 LINK
    DATE: Apr 27, 2018 @ 2:26pm, 4 month(s) ago
    - RBA * California * Los Angeles RBA * April 27, 2018 * CALA1804.27
    
     -Birds mentioned
    
    Brant Hooded Merganser Inca Dove Neotropic Cormorant Brown Pelican Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Vermilion Flycatcher Tropical Kingbird Clay-colored Sparrow White-throated Sparrow Harris's Sparrow Summer Tanager
    
     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 April 27.
    
    Thirty BRANT were at the Piute Ponds on Edwards AFB on April 26.
    A letter of permission is required for entry.
    
    Up to five HOODED MERGANSERS continued at Apollo Park in Lancaster, with two still present as of April 25.
    
    A single INCA DOVE continued at Col. Leon H. Washington Park in Los Angeles through April 26.
    
    The NEOTROPIC CORMORANT at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas was seen through April 20.
    It was last in a tree in the cove by the RV park (extreme northwestern part of the lake).
    
    A BROWN PELICAN was at Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley on April 25.
    
    An immature YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Freshwater Marsh near Playa Vista through April 22.
    The marsh is at the corner of Lincoln and Jefferson.
    
    Another immature YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at Topanga Lagoon through April 21.
    
    A male VERMILION FLYCATCHER (possibly two birds) continued in the central and western part of La Mirada Park on April 23.
    Another male VERMILION FLYCATCHER was in the southeast corner of Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena and three continued at Oakdale Memorial Park in Glendora.
    
    The TROPICAL KINGBIRD at Entradero Park in Torrance continued around the pond through April 25.
     A CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was at Rio de Los Angeles State Park from April 25-26.
    It has been in the weedy area by the retention basin in the north central area of the park.
    
    A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW as at Cypress Park in Los Angeles on April 21.
    
    The HARRISíS SPARROW at Hansen Dam was last reported on April 19.
    The location can be reached by taking Dronfield Ave. off Osborne St. to the T-intersection inside the park; turn turning left.
    Then go right at the end into the fishing lake and swimming pool area.
    The bird was at the northeast corner of the first parking lot you come to on the left.
    Look for the large beige fenced tank- the bird has usually been on the slope to the west of the tank.
    
    An immature male SUMMER TANAGER continued at Veteran's Park in Sylmar through April 20.
    It is usually seen by the north restrooms.
    
     - 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
  30. -back to top-


-revision history-
v1.30 - 01/05/16 - Revamped cloud logic, optimized database queries, linked to eBird rarities.
v1.23 - 12/08/11 - Added direct link to CBRC records.
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'.