Los Angeles RBA- March 17 2023

Jon Fisher

- RBA   
* California   

* Los Angeles RBA   

* March 17, 2023   

* CALA2303.17  


-Birds mentioned  


White-winged Dove 

Sandhill Crane 

Lesser Black-backed Gull 

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 

Ancient Murrelet 

Manx Shearwater 

California Condor 

Zone-tailed Hawk 


Hammond’s Flycatcher 

Pacific Wren 

Chestnut-collared Longspur 

Dark-eyed “Pink-sided” Junco 

Swamp Sparrow 

Green-tailed Towhee 

Baltimore Oriole 

Scott’s Oriole 

Black-and-white Warbler 

Tennessee Warbler 

Nashville Warbler 

Palm Warbler 

Painted Redstart 

Summer Tanager 

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This is the Los Angeles Rare Bird Alert for March 17, 2023. 


A TUNDRA BEAN-GOOSE continued at the Lancaster Water Reclamation Plant in the Antelope Valley through March 17.  The bird has most recently been in the open space immediately southwest of the reclamation plant ponds and west of the entrance gate (along the north side of Ave. D). 


A WHITE-WINGED DOVE continued in Duarte through March 12.  It has been seen near these Google Earth coordinates 34.1536, -117.9276. 


A continuing SANDHILL CRANE has been in the San Gabriel River channel adjacent to the San Gabriel Coastal Basin Spreading Grounds in Pico Rivera through March 13.   


A first cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL continued at MacArthur Park through March 16. 


Two ANCIENT MURRELETS were offshore south of San Pedro on March 11. 


A MANX SHEARWATER was offshore from the Palos Verdes Peninsula on March 11. 


A YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON continued at the Ballona Lagoon through March 17. 


Three CALIFORNIA CONDORS were south of Lebec on March 12 and one was by Gorman Post Road on March 13. 


A ZONE-TAILED HAWK continued around Kiwanis Park at Grand Ave. in Monrovia through March 17. 


The THICK-BILLED KINGBIRD at Griffith Park continued through March 12 by the golf course clubhouse. 


A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER continued at the Bette Davis Picnic Area in Glendale through March 13.  This bird has been east of the restrooms. 


Another HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER continued at Tournament Park near Cal Tech in Pasadena through March 15 along the east fence line and another continued at the William Andrews  Clark Memorial Library in Los Angeles though March 16. 


A PACIFIC WREN continued at La Mirada Community Park through March 12. The bird has been at the west edge of the northern part of the park in the vegetation near the blue and yellow water slide. 


Seventeen CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPURS were in the west Antelope Valley on March 15. 


A DARK-EYED “PINK-SIDED” JUNCO continued at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas (Sailboat cove area) through March 12. 


Up to three SWAMP SPARROWS continued at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas through March 17 around the small north shore pond.  A HAMMOND’S FLYCATCHER continued in this area through March 11.  This spot adjacent to the large square parking lot near the northeast corner of the lake.  A BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER continued just northwest of here in the oaks through March 15. 


A GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE continued along the pathway at the West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trial south of Monte Verde Park in Lakewood through March 16. 


A BALTIMORE ORIOLE was at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas on March 16 on the north side by Picnic Area #1. 


The SCOTT’S ORIOLE at Crystalaire in Llano continued through March 14. 


A NASHVILLE WARBLER was at Wheeler Park in Claremont on March 11. 


A PALM WARBLER continued along the lower Los Angeles River in Long Beach through March 17.  It has been below the Willow Street crossing near 19th Street. 


A SUMMER TANAGER was at Ed Vincent Park in Inglewood on March 11.  Another SUMMER TANAGER continued by the Whittier Narrows Nature Center in South El Monte through March 11. 

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Jon L Fisher   

Glendale, CA   






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