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Small mystery bird - Playa Del Rey, CA - USA

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Old Sunday 6th May 2007, 02:53   #1
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Small mystery bird - Playa Del Rey, CA - USA

Went out to the Ballona Marsh after the Kentucky Derby (shameless racing plug) this afternoon.

I saw a small bird with black wings that had white circles on them fly by me.

All I got was one quick glance.

The bird was about the size of an american goldfinch or slightly larger.

The tips of the wings looked rounded to me.

Any idea what I saw???
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Old Sunday 6th May 2007, 13:37   #2
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Just a guess but how about a redstart. American would make more sense but painted sounds like what your are describing.
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