Tag Archives: Rare Bird Alert

Red-flanked Bluetail, Los Angeles (Part 2)


People have been flying in from all over the U.S. to see this extremely rare visitor who’s way out of its normal range. See my original post with more photos below. The bird decided to make the William Clark Library in Los Angeles its temporary home in the winter of 2019.

Blue-winged Warbler, Long Beach


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.

Blue-winged Warbler featured in Grunion Gazette


Published in the Grunion Gazette, a weekly newspaper in Long Beach, on Feb. 21, 2019.

Rare Red-flanked Bluetail, Los Angeles


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.