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How's your 2021 list going? (1 Viewer)


Aves en Los Ángeles
Opus Editor
Back in LA this past week, playing catch up with SoCal spring migration:
233. Black-headed Grosbeak
234. Hooded Oriole
235. Mountain Quail
236. Black-chinned Sparrow
237. Ash-throated Flycatcher
238. Warbling Vireo
239. Nashville Warbler
240. Swainson’s Thrush
241. Western Tanager
242. Lazuli Bunting
243. Wilson’s Warbler
244. Hutton’s Vireo
245. Western Kingbird
246. Canyon Wren
247. Hammond’s Flycatcher
248. Hermit Warbler
249. Black-throated Gray Warbler
250. Vaux’s Swift
251. Cliff Swallow


David Daniels
United States
After a week of cold weather that slowed migration significantly, it has finally warmed up and birds are starting to arrive in good numbers.

This afternoon I picked up three additions to the Year List.

217. Bobolink
218. Yellow Warbler
219. Orchard Oriole



United States
112 Lincoln's Sparrow

113 Common Loon

114 Cliff Swallow

115 Brown Thrasher

116 Wilson's Phalarope

117 Spotted Towhee

118 Hudsonian Godwit

119 Least Sandpiper

120 Pectoral Sandpiper

121 Spotted Sandpiper

122 House Wren

123 Long-billed Dowitcher

124 Willet

125 Forster's Tern

126 White-faced Ibis

127 Western Kingbird

128 Clay-colored Sparrow

129 Red-eyed Vireo

130 Rose-breasted Grosbeak

131 Warbling Vireo

132 Greater Yellowlegs

133 Eastern Kingbird

134 Baltimore Oriole

135 Common Yellowthroat


David Daniels
United States
Today I found a nice selection of new arrivals.

221. Wood Thrush
222. Worm-eating Warbler
223. Henslow’s Sparrow
224. Magnolia Warbler



David Daniels
United States
Spring migration activity has increased signicantly over what it was yesterday. Picked up eight new species this morning.

225. Kentucky Warbler
226. Scarlet Tanager
227. Cerulean Warbler
228. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
229. Indigo Bunting
230. Eastern Kingbird
231. Grasshopper Sparrow
232. Prairie Warbler



David Daniels
United States
This afternoon, after heavy rain showers passed, there was a lot of bird activity. Included in that activity were two new birds for the year.

233. Blackburnian Warbler
234. Red-eyed Vireo



David Daniels
United States
Despite cold temperatures and strong winds, I had a pretty good day adding to my Year List.

239. Willow Flycatcher
240. Bay-breasted Warbler
241. Tennessee Warbler
242. Chestnut-sided Warbler



Will Jones
Four more new species for the year during a morning stroll in the park:

145. Spotted Flycatcher
146. Wood Warbler
147. Eurasian Hoopoe
148. European Pied Flycatcher


David Daniels
United States
Steady rain kept me from adding much to the Year List today, but I did pick up one new bird, flushed from roadside hemlocks as I was driving through a boreal bog.

243. Barred Owl



Aves en Los Ángeles
Opus Editor
With work picking up steam, getting some nice outings in before my schedule gets too packed:
252. Zebra Finch (LIFER #1200 - intro/escapee, bizarre sighting)
253. Spotted Dove
254. American Avocet
255. Western Wood-Pewee
256. Green-tailed Towhee
257. Franklin’s Gull
258. Western Sandpiper
259. Forster’s Tern
260. Red-necked Phalarope
261. Dunlin
262. Black Tern (CA lifer)
263. Bank Swallow (CA lifer)

264. Wilson’s Phalarope
265. Semipalmated Plover
266. Bell’s Sparrow
267. Cactus Wren
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David Daniels
United States
Nothing new during my after-work birding walk, but I did pick up a new bird later in the afternoon in my yard.

244. Red-headed Woodpecker


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