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· Additional impressions on numbers of migrants (TODAY)
· migrants (TODAY)
· Los Angeles Audubon Society WEDNESDAY Sept 9, 2015 meeting (Sep 4, 2015)
· Virginia Warbler continues at Hahamongna (Sep 4, 2015)
· RE: [LACoBirds] Mini-"fallout" in Exposition Park (including Tennessee Warbler) (Sep 4, 2015)
  1. Additional impressions on numbers of migrants LINK
    DATE: TODAY @ 10:41pm, TODAY
    I just had to add to the previous comments on the impressive number of migrants locally, today (4 Sept.). I was doing some work again out at Silverwood Lake Reservoir (SLR), and from 06:45 to mid-day, I was super impressed with the overall number of migrants moving through the trees on both the east and west sides of SLR. It was pretty hard to estimate, as birds seemed to really be on the move (interestingly, like 90% of the birds seemed to be moving north, when I was looking through the trees on the west side (mostly "lerpy" Eucalyptus but also an occasional conifer of some sort). I think I could conservatively estimate a figure of somewhere around 150 migrants were moving through the trees, with the majority of these on the west side (which was primarily just because I was on the west side for the majority of the morning). By mid day, after the sun came out and a fairly stiff breeze picked up, there seemed to be much fewer birds. After all was said and done, I didn't have anything of real note, with just singles of things like MacGillivray's and Nashville warblers, Willow Flycatcher etc. Largest numbers included Wilson's Warblers (rough estimate of 35-40), Yellow Warbler (30+), Black-throated Gray Warbler (15-20); actually only 7 spp. of warblers overall. Also good numbers of Warbling Vireos (15+), Western Tanagers (12-14), and a number of Black-headed Grosbeak (including one calling late morning, that I couldn't get a visual on, whose call reminded more of the slightly sharper call of Rose-breasted). When it was dark overcast still in the earlier morning a number of swifts were foraging over SLR, including a number of Vaux's. After the sun came out, oddly enough the Vaux's seemed to remain, even foraging rather low, while the White-throateds vanished.
    
    Anyway, always lots of fun to see large concentrations of migrants like that.
    
    Doug Willick
    Orange, CA
    
    
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  3. migrants LINK
    DATE: TODAY @ 5:54pm, TODAY
    Dear Birders,
    Just to add to earlier comments, O’Melveny Park was full of dark-eyed juncos and western tanagers, I saw a few Wilson warblers, but my canine companion made searching for warblers difficult. There were more western blue birds than I had
    ever seen there before.
    Loretta Selinger
    West Los Angeles
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  5. Los Angeles Audubon Society WEDNESDAY Sept 9, 2015 meeting LINK
    DATE: Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:11pm, 1 day(s) ago
    Hi Birders
    
    Los Angeles Audubon Society is resuming their monthly meetings, 7:30pm, Wednesday September 9, 2015 in Debs Park (just off the 110 Pasadena Freeway), free parking: Meetings start at 7:30 p.m. and are over at 9:30 p.m. If you want to not deal with LA traffic, arrive early and bird the local area or Debs Park and enjoy supper at a local eatery in the area. All are welcome!
    Audubon Center at Debs Park4700 North Griffin Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90031Phone: 323-221-2255
    http://debspark.audubon.org/visit-us
    Birding Alaska: ABA Young Birder of the Year 2015, Dessi Sieburth, presents his 2015 Alaska Birding Trip
    Young birder, Dessi Sieburth, who is 12 years old, has already birded in many States. This July, he went to Alaska and this trip was for sure a highlight among his birding trips in the U.S. Dessi will present some photos and relate interesting facts learned about the birds he saw in Alaska. His goal was to see many specialty birds of Alaska such as: Gyrfalcon, Northern Hawk Owl and Ptarmigan. He started out his birding trip to Denali National park where he also got a chance to interview Carol McIntyre, a biologist who studies the reproductive success of Golden Eagles. Then, he travelled to Seward to find seabirds at Resurrection Bay. Black-legged Kittiwakes, Marbled Murrelet, Puffins, and Harlequin ducks were some highlights on his boat trip. After that, Dessi went to the Homer spit where he saw the Rock Sandpiper and more pelagic birds such as the Kittlitz's Murrelet. Dessi ended up with over 90 species including 23 lifers. This year Dessi will participate in the 2015 ABA young birder photography contest. Some of the photos taken during the Alaska trip will be part of the contest. Good Luck Dessi!
    
    Upcoming fieldtrips: 9/13, South Bay Parks - Dave Moody, 9/19-20, Mojave Desert weekend for MIGRANTS - N&M Freeman, 9/27, Huntington Central Park/Bolsa Chica Wetlands - Irwin Woldman, 10/3 Malibu to McGrath - Barbara Johnson, 10/10 Oxnard Plain for MIGRANTS - M&N Freeman. 10/17/15 Condors at Bitter Creek is filled. More info is in the LAAS website. Join us for fun and knowledge!
    
    Remember, we were all baby birders and Dessi has accomplished a lot in his young life with birding, bird photography, and bird conservation. I?ll see you Wednesday September 9, 2015.
    
    Happy Birding!
    
    Mary Freeman
    Glendale, CA
    Program Chair and Fieldtrip Leader for Los Angeles Audubon Society
    http://losangelesaudubon.org/index.php
    
    
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  7. Virginia Warbler continues at Hahamongna LINK
    DATE: Sep 4, 2015 @ 2:39pm, 1 day(s) ago
    Friday, September 4
    Birders,
    
    The Virginia Warbler continued this morning in the stand of eucalyptus above the small pond on the southeast side of Hahamongna. For the small group of birders present, the bird was best viewed from the dirt road above the pond, as it moved mostly in the upper canopy of the trees. This area and the pond below are very ?birdy" right now. One birder told me that he had observed 10 species of warbler. I had 8.
    
    Julia Ray
    
    La Crescenta
    
    
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  9. RE: [LACoBirds] Mini-"fallout" in Exposition Park (including Tennessee Warbler) LINK
    DATE: Sep 4, 2015 @ 12:06pm, 1 day(s) ago
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  11. Mini-"fallout" in Exposition Park (including Tennessee Warbler) LINK
    DATE: Sep 4, 2015 @ 11:18am, 1 day(s) ago
    Birders in most of North America would be in stitches at the notion this could be called a “fallout” of migrants, but there were far more birds moving in Exposition Park this cloudy morning (4 September) than on any previous date this fall.
    The highlight was a Tennessee Warbler in the coral trees at the east end of the Rose Garden; that area had the most activity by far. Lots of Western Tanagers, a scattering of warblers, both Pacific-slope and Willow Flycatchers, Hooded and Bullock’s Orioles,
    etc. A Dark-eyed Junco was a first fall arrival, and two Downy Woodpeckers represented a species with just a handful of records for the park. My eBird checklist is here:
    
    http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S24886534
    
    This list does not include a handful of additional migrants in the Natural History Museum Nature Gardens (different survey earlier in the morning), including MacGillivray’s Warbler, Common Yellowthroat and Ash-throated Flycatcher.
    
    More of a cautionary tale than a sighting: I was pretty certain I had a female Orchard Oriole in the coral trees -- small, short-billed, strong wing-pattern, and did not appear to be a juvenile -- but after looking through 4+ Hoodeds in
    the same tree and not being able to pick out the bird again, I decide I had probably (once again) been fooled.
    
    Happy migrant hunting.
    
    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
    
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  13. Prairie Warbler- Apollo Park, Lancaster LINK
    DATE: Sep 4, 2015 @ 7:44am, 2 day(s) ago
    4 September 2015
    
    Prairie Warbler at the SW corner of the park. Just outside the west side fence in the tamarisks. About 100 feet N of maintenance yard.
    
    Jon Fisher
    Glendale, CA
    
    Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini ?, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
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  15. Virginia's Warbler at Hamamonga LINK
    DATE: Sep 4, 2015 @ 7:40pm, 1 day(s) ago
    Seen today at 4:15 working the back side of the scum pond. Adding to
    Sandy?s useful directions to get to the bird, the walk is much shorter if you
    park on the east side of the dam. It?s OK to park on La Canada Verdugo
    Road near the east entrance to the riparian area.
    
    Jim Moore
    Agua Dulce
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  17. Los Angeles RBA- 3 September 2015 LINK
    DATE: Sep 3, 2015 @ 4:38pm, 2 day(s) ago
    - RBA
    * California
    * Los Angeles
    RBA
    * September
    3, 2015
    * CALA1509.03
    
    -Birds mentioned
    
    Eurasian Wigeon
    Common Loon
    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
    Swainson?s Hawk
    Solitary Sandpiper
    Baird?s Sandpiper
    Pectoral Sandpiper
    Semipalmated Sandpiper
    White-winged Dove
    Tennessee Warbler
    Virginia?s Warbler
    Black-throated Sparrow
    White-crowned Sparrow
    Yellow-headed Blackbird
    
    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 3.
    
    An
    eclipse plumaged male EURASIAN WIGEON was at Hansen Dam from August
    31-September 2. It has been both on the
    main lake and observed flying over the area.
    
    A COMMON LOON
    continues at Quail Lake near Gorman, being reported through August 27.
    
    The YELLOW-CROWNED
    NIGHT-HERON in the Ballona area was last seen on August 29 at Del Rey Lagoon.
    
    Three
    SWAINSON?S HAWKS were over Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on September 2.
    
    SOLITARY
    SANDPIPERS included one on the LA River below the Rosecrans crossing on August
    29 and three along the Rio Hondo between Garvey and Rush Street on August 30,
    with two still there on September 3 along with a PECTORAL SANDPIPER.
    
    Another
    SOLITARY SANDPIPER was along the LA River in the Sepulveda Basin (about 150
    yards south of Burbank Blvd.) on September 2.
    
    A SEMIPALMATED
    SANDPIPER was along the lower LA River in Long Beach at the Willow Street
    crossing on August 28 and 29.
    
    BAIRD?S
    SANDPIPERS were on the LA River north of the Del Amo crossing on August 31 and
    north of the Alondra crossing on September 1.
    
    A WHITE-WINGED
    DOVE was at Colonel Leo H. Washington Park in Los Angeles on September 3.
    
    A juvenile
    VERMILION FLYCATCHER was at Wheeler Park in Claremont on August 30. It was by the southeast corner at the west
    end of the fence that borders Doane St.
    
    A NORTHERN
    WATERTHRUSH was at Hansen Dam from September 1-2. It was at the extreme northeast corner of the
    main lake. From the soccer fields, take
    one of the several paths down to the lake and work your way east to the
    northeast corner of the lake.
    
    A VIRGINIA?S
    WARBLER was at Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena from August 28-September
    2. It has been by the small pond near
    the southeast corner of the basin, both at the pond itself and in the lerp
    infested eucalyptus trees just above the east side of the pond. A TENNESSEE WARBLER was found here on
    September 1.
    
    A juvenile
    BLACK-THROATED SPARROW was along Haines Creek in Big Tujunga Wash on August
    29. From the end of Tujunga Valley
    Street in Sunland the bird was slightly downstream and on the south side of the
    channel.
    
    A
    WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW continues at the Sepulveda Basin, being reported through
    September 2. It has been near the north
    end of the Wildlife Area by the first paved lake overlook area.
    
    A
    YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD was along the LA River at Willow Street in Long Beach
    on August 30.
    
    This report is
    sponsored by the Los Angeles Audubon Society.
    
    - 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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  19. Re: White winged Dove LH Washington Park LINK
    DATE: Sep 3, 2015 @ 1:51pm, 2 day(s) ago
    Tom,
    From ebird and reports, it sounds like they're not at the park itself, but in the nursery across the street (to the west), and there are two birds left at most. I've looked a couple times unsuccessfully, but both times in the middle of the day. I didn't really scour the alleys and trees of the nursery, which it sounds like you might need to do. A few ebird notes mention seeing the bird feeding with the ubiquitous collared-doves, on the ground. Maybe bring birdseed next time?
    
    Dan Cooper
    Moderator/Ventura Co.
    
    ---In LACoBirds@yahoogroups.com, <thomas_miko@...> wrote :I stopped at Colonel Leo H Washington Park today at 11 a.m. and spent under an hour walking around searching for, but not finding Spotted Doves. I did however have a White winged Dove. There were also multiple warblers, and other normal western migrants, including Western Tanager, Warbling Vireo, et.. No Inca Doves, either.
    Actually, I may have had one spotted dove, but of course, it flew at me from the side and went behind me, flying into the Sun. I can't count this one. What is the secret to finding them?
    
    Thomas Geza Miko
    653 S. Indian Hill Blvd., #C
    Claremont CA 91711
    
    Http://www.tgmiko.com
    
    Personal cell 909.241.3300
    Work cell 213.471.6001
    Office 213.351.7382
    Home 909.445.1456
    
    Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone
    
    
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  21. White winged Dove LH Washington Park LINK
    DATE: Sep 3, 2015 @ 12:55pm, 2 day(s) ago
    I stopped at Colonel Leo H Washington Park today at 11 a.m. and spent under an hour walking around searching for, but not finding Spotted Doves. I did however have a White winged Dove. There were also multiple warblers, and other normal western migrants, including Western Tanager, Warbling Vireo, et.. No Inca Doves, either.
    Actually, I may have had one spotted dove, but of course, it flew at me from the side and went behind me, flying into the Sun. I can't count this one. What is the secret to finding them?
    
    Thomas Geza Miko
    653 S. Indian Hill Blvd., #C
    Claremont CA 91711
    
    Http://www.tgmiko.com
    
    Personal cell 909.241.3300
    Work cell 213.471.6001
    Office 213.351.7382
    Home 909.445.1456
    
    Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone
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  23. Reminder: "Open Wetlands" at Ballona this Saturday (9/5) from 9 - 12 LINK
    DATE: Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:56am, 2 day(s) ago
    All -
    
    Just a reminder about Los Angeles Audubon's first Saturday of the month Open Wetlands days. This has been a very popular program for kids and adults alike. Demonstrating broad public support for our local areas of important bird habitat helps ensure that sufficient resources are allocated to their ongoing maintenance.
    
    http://losangelesaudubon.org/index.php/recreation-mainmenu-189/bird-walks-mainmenu-190/1563-1st-saturday-open-wetlands-at-ballona-salt-marsh
    
    The gates are open from 9 - 12 so you can drop in for as long or as little as you like during those hours. Park behind Gordon's Market (303 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey) or take your bike (the Ballona Creek Bike Trail is accessible via the Expo Line at the Culver City stop - contact me offline if you would like more detail on getting to Ballona by train and bike).
    
    See you there!
    
    Walter Lamb
    Culver City
    
    
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  25. Bonelli Park Swainson's Hawk LINK
    DATE: Sep 3, 2015 @ 8:38pm, 2 day(s) ago
    Today 9/2 three dark phase Swainson's Hawks were observed circling over Bonelli Park and adjacent East Shore RV Park about 7:10 pm.
    
    Rod & Pat Higbie
    San Dimas
    
    
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  27. Continuing Virginia's Warbler LINK
    DATE: Sep 2, 2015 @ 1:28pm, 3 day(s) ago
    The VIRGINIA'S WARBLER continued this morning at Hahamonga Watershed Park. It was sometimes in the lerpy eucalyptus trees, and sometimes in the vegetation over the pond. This was a very birdy spot; in all, I managed to see ten species of warblers (but not
    the Tennessee Warbler reported yesterday by the Scheels).
    
    If, like me, you are unsure where this location is, take the broad trail that leaves from the east side of the dam, going along the east side of the large basin below the dam. In 100-200 yards, the short row of eucapyltus trees will be on your left, with
    the small green scum-covered pond just to the west of those trees. Viewing of the trees, at least in the morning, was best from the trail; however, it wasn't until I went down next to the pond that I found the Virginia's Warbler.
    
    Sandy
    
    Sandy Koonce
    Department of Mathematics
    University of Redlands, Redlands, CA 92373
    
    
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  29. Solitary Sandpiper LINK
    DATE: Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:52am, 3 day(s) ago
    About 9:30 this morning I had a Solitary Sandpiper about 150 yards south of Burbank Blvd on the LA River in Van Nuys. It usually hung out with a Greater Yellowlegs, but d rifted farher away as time elapsed. It was also near a basic plumaged American Avocet, There were at least 3 Green Herons feeding in the River- two adults and one immature. Western Sandpipers, Least Sandpiper and Kildeer rounded out the shorebird variety.
    Hopefully someone will cover this area for the Worldwide Shorebird Count on Sunday.
    
    Irwin Woldman
    Studio City
    
    
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  31. Northern Waterthrush and Eurasian Wigeon continue at Hansen Dam LINK
    DATE: Sep 2, 2015 @ 9:59am, 3 day(s) ago
    The Hansen Dam Northern Waterthrush was quite visible this morning (2 September) as it foraged on the muddy ground with fallen branches just in from the shore of the main lake at Hansen Dam – at the far northeast corner of the lake near
    a patch of cattails. The eclipse male Eurasian Wigeon flew over twice with a group of about 15 Mallards, but I didn’t see it on the lake.
    
    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
    
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  33. another L.A.River Baird's LINK
    DATE: Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:21pm, 4 day(s) ago
    Birders,
    
    Tues 1 Sep
    
    This bird was north of Alondra Blvd, about 2.5 miles upstream of the one seen yesterday at Del Amo Blvd. Poor photos from across the river. Late morning.
    
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/21042416596
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/20881826379
    
    Richard Barth
    West Hollywood
    
    
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  35. Northern Waterthrush at Hansen Dam LINK
    DATE: Sep 1, 2015 @ 10:12am, 4 day(s) ago
    OK, I just heard it call once, but there was a Northern Waterthrush at the extreme northeast corner of the main lake at Hansen Dam this morning (1 September) around 0725 hr. This area has lots of wet ground, leaf litter, fallen willow
    branches and muddy lake shore – perfect for this species. Take any of the small pathways downhill through the willows opposite about the mid-point of the lower soccer fields and work to the NE corner of the lake – keep your ears open (for the bird), and keep
    your eyes open for trash, human excrement, etc. I did not see the eclipse male Eurasian Wigeon this morning.
    
    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
    
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  37. Baird's @ LAR Del Amo LINK
    DATE: Aug 31, 2015 @ 12:53pm, 5 day(s) ago
    Birders,
    
    Mon 31 Aug
    
    Approx 0830 there was a juvenile Baird's Sandpiper at the L.A.River just north of Del Amo Blvd. It was alone and then with a small group of Semipal Plovers. A bit overdue, this is the first BASA at the river this season that I'm aware of. Photos.
    
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/20418245574
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbarth/21048493291
    
    Richard Barth
    West Hollywood
    
    
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  39. Eurasian Wigeon at Hansen Dam LINK
    DATE: Aug 31, 2015 @ 10:59am, 5 day(s) ago
    Birders,
    
    This morning (31 August) there was an eclipse-plumaged male Eurasian Wigeon on the main lake at Hansen Dam (south of the soccer fields and amphitheater off Foothill Blvd.). It was loosely associating with a Northern Shoveler (no other ducks
    seen on the lake, though Mallards and Gadwall should be around). An interesting plumage (well-shown in the Sibley Guide), and a good “August bird” for those who care (but you must act quickly).
    
    This is likely the same adult male that has lingered at Hansen Dam well into the spring the past two years (to 29 April this year, and to 9 April in 2014); that bird virtually never associated with American Wigeon and it now appears that
    it might be summering somewhere locally.
    
    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
    
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  41. 2nd World Shorebirds Day LINK
    DATE: Aug 30, 2015 @ 2:03pm, 6 day(s) ago
    L.A. Birders:
    I'm reposting this message, as Malibu Lagoon is still the only counting
    location registered in L.A. County.
    Chuck Almdale
    North Hills, CA
    ***********************Dear Friends,
    The 2nd World Shorebirds Day is at the corner and we would be delighted
    to see you in the field next weekend. If you feel the Global Shorebird
    Counting Program is an initiative worth supporting, please register your
    counting location. Please find more details in this blog post.
    https://goo.gl/lglbj4
    Should you have any question, please feel free to contact
    me.
    Best, Szimi
    
    Gyorgy Szimuly
    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
    
    https://worldshorebirdsday.wordpress.com
    
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  43. Virginias warbler hamahonga LINK
    DATE: Aug 30, 2015 @ 1:01pm, 6 day(s) ago
    Dear people,
    The virginias warbler was there again this morning around 9. I arrived at 630 and saw a lot of birds but it took me untill nine to find the virginia warbler. Seen the eyering the conspicious yellow vent amd less conspiciohs yellow breast spot. All grey back with no wing stripes. Bird was smaller than all the orange-crowned and yellow warblers and more like the nashvill warblers also there.
    I saw the virginias warbler with other birders on the scene from the higher path in the eucalyptis just west from the remains of the pond. It left pretty soom without showing well to everyone but I got some good views of all the id marks.
    Thanks to the discoverer for this goodie!
    With kind regards
    Bas van Schooten-Garcia
    Altadena
    
    
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  45. Vermilion Flycatcher Claremont LINK
    DATE: Aug 30, 2015 @ 9:33am, 6 day(s) ago
    Hi Folks,
    There is a very young, probably fresh off the nest, juvenile Vermillion flycatcher in Wheeler Park, in Claremont. Wheeler Park is very close to the Indian Hill Boulevard exit off the 10 freeway. At the southeast corner of the park, there is a fence that runs east and west along Doane Street. At the west end of the fence there is a very large ash tree. The bird perches in the ash tree, then lands on the ground to catch insects, then flies back up into the ash tree.
    Tom
    PS: Even though people who live close to LA County are probably subscribed to this LA County list, I am CC'ing the inland county list in case somebody in Upland or there abouts wants to see the bird. I would not be surprised if this bird flew here from Prado Regional Park.
    
    Thomas Geza Miko
    653 S. Indian Hill Blvd., #C
    Claremont CA 91711
    
    Http://www.tgmiko.com
    
    Personal cell 909.241.3300
    Work cell 213.471.6001
    Office 213.351.7382
    Home 909.445.1456
    
    Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone
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  47. Solitary Sandpipers Rio Hondo at Garvey LINK
    DATE: Aug 30, 2015 @ 8:48am, 6 day(s) ago
    Hello birders,
    
    There were three not so Solitary Sandpipers in the mud area between Garvey
    and Rush in the Rio Hondo riverbed this morning at 7AM. When I rode back by an
    hour later, only one Solitary remained and most of the 300 or so
    other sandpipers had left as well.
    
    Larry Schmahl
    Whittier
    
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  49. Virginias seen this am at Hahamongna LINK
    DATE: Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:04pm, 6 day(s) ago
    4 birders got a few good looks of Virgina Warbler around 8am at the SE area pond near the dam-keepers house on Canada Verdugo Road. Many other warbler species present, along with Pac Slope and Willow FC.
    
    R Fisher, Glendora CA
    
    
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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'. 




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