Orange County RBA
March 30, 2011
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 20:49:34 -0700
Reply-To: Joel Weintraub <jweintraub@FULLERTON.EDU>
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From: Joel Weintraub <jweintraub@FULLERTON.EDU>
Subject: [BIRDWEST] Or Co CA RBA 3/30/2011
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* Orange County
* March 30th, 2011
- Birds mentioned
hotline: Orange County, California sponsored by Sea and Sage Audubon
date: March 30th, 2011; number: (949) 487-6869; compiler: Joel Weintraub.
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275 Imperial Beach, CA 91933-0275 The species in caps on the bird mentioned
list (if present) are all Review Species; the committee would appreciate
documentation on their occurrence in Orange County. There is a website for
discussing birds/birding in Orange County California.
Please visit: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OrangeCountyBirding. Radio
Codes for Birders in Orange County: channel 11 subcode 22 (national code).
We have an accessory website that has recent photos of rarities (when
submitted) and maps of some birding spots in the County, including a map of
Huntington Central Park showing the "local" names for birding areas at:
Observers: Peter Knapp, Doug Willick, Brian Knott, Charles Baker, Mabel
Alazard, Steve & Marian Alter, Neil Gilbert, Brian Robinson, Dwight Mudry,
WILSON'S PLOVER today at Bolsa Chica Preserve BUT seen on non-public land
and not visible from public viewing points....... but perhaps this bird will
move around and be seen. Towards the south part of Bolsa Chica Preserve.
SWAINSON'S HAWK: a flight of as many as 25 to 30 individuals coming from the
south, over Lake Forest associated with a Nature Reserve along the closed
El Toro Marine Corp air station....roughly between Irvine Blvd on the south
and the 241 tollroad and Portola Parkwy to the north
At Mason Regional Park on the 27th, the continuing EASTERN PHOEBE, a first
spring male AMERICAN REDSTART, and on the 25th a likely BALTIMORE ORIOLE
among a flock of Bullock's and a continuing PLUMBEOUS VIREO. (Note there
is a Persian New Year Festival at Mason this Sunday).
BALD EAGLE, near adult, seen on the 25th over the eastern end of Irvine
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