Posted in Birds, California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Red-flanked Bluetail, Uncategorized, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
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Usually found on the east coast, this Blue-winged Warbler visited El Dorado Park in February 2019. The bird was last seen in Southern California in the 20th century.
Posted in Birds, Blue-winged Warbler, California, El Dorado Park, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Southern California, Uncategorized, Warblers
Tagged Blue-winged Warbler, El Dorado Park, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Rare Bird Alert, Warblers
Published in the Grunion Gazette, a weekly newspaper in Long Beach, on Feb. 21, 2019.
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People have been flying in from all over the country to see this rare visitor to Los Angeles, or even the United States. It’s usually found in Asia and Europe.
Read the LA Times story.
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One of several Black-crowned Night Herons at El Dorado Park West.
After seeing two females (below) two days earlier, I found at least two males and two females on a return visit to Moulton Meadows Park in Laguna Beach.. The male is strikingly more blue.
Three Mountain Bluebirds, which are uncommon in this low altitude area, have been hanging out in scenic Moulton Meadows Park overlooking Laguna Beach in Southern California. This is a female.
This was the first sighting of a common nighthawk in Orange County since 1983. The bird was seen flying over the Santa Ana River in Anaheim at dusk for several days in October. These were taken on 10/25/18.
A rare Prothonotary warbler migrated through Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley this week.
This Pectoral sandpiper spent several days at San Joaquin.