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  1. Masked and Brown Boobies off Huntington Beach 9/2/2013 LINK
    DATE: Sep 3, 2013 @ 10:28am, 8 month(s) ago
    OC Birders,
    
    My apologies for the late report, but it took me a while to analyze the locations of some birds on our whale watching trip out of San Pedro (Los Angeles County) yesterday Monday Sept-2-2013.
    
    Our preliminary review of the location suggests that both the adult Masked Booby (found by Darren Dowell) and immature Brown Booby (John Garrett) were seen in Orange County waters. The Masked Booby also crossed into LA County waters.
    
    The flickr link below provides an overview of where the birds were seen if anyone is interested in chasing them. Both birds were SW of the oil rigs off Huntington Beach near the edge of the San Pedro Escarpment: http://www.flickr.com/photos/27774764@N06/9665614730/
    
    The trip was the noon whale watching cruise run by Harbor Breeze. Unfortunately they follow different routes every day depending on weather conditions and where they think they will see the most whales. Don't expect them to stop, slow down or to change their route to help you see birds.
    
    Here is the eBird checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S15082071 Better photos were obtained by others. The photos seem good enough to rule out Nasca Booby.
    
    Dave Bell
    Pasadena, CA
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  3. Clapper Rail at Bolsa Chica Today LINK
    DATE: Sep 1, 2013 @ 5:26pm, 8 month(s) ago
    This morning (Aug. 31) about 10:30, the Clapper Rail walked from the pickleweed on the left side (facing the walkbridge) of the parking lot, going under the walkbridge and heading to its normal side (south?). Also present today were 2 white Muscovy Ducks just to the south of the parking lot, at least 1 Reddish Egret, 3 Red Knots, 1 White-faced Ibis, several Ruddy Turnstones, and at least 3 Royal Terns. Lots of birds seen from the first viewpoint. I was there from about 8:15 to 10:30. I too have found this new set-up confusing. At first, I thought something was wrong with my computer! So you're not the only one, Jim Pike! Terry Hill Huntington Beach, Calif.
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  5. Harriett Wieder results LINK
    DATE: Jul 19, 2013 @ 6:38pm, 9 month(s) ago
    This morning's survey at Harriett Wieder Regional Park turned up only small
    numbers of birds. The ponds at the south end of Bolsa Chica are quite dry and
    there were few shorebirds or waterfowl. The exception was a flock of about 50
    Wilson's Phalaropes in a small remnant pond on the John Thomas oil lease area
    below the inland end of Harriett Wieder Park.
    Vic Leipzig
    Huntington Beach
    
    
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  7. WFO Annual Conference Registration Open LINK
    DATE: May 15, 2013 @ 6:00pm, 11 month(s) ago
    Registration is now open for the 38th Annual Conference of Western Field
    Ornithologists. Go to the WFO web site
    (http://www.westernfieldornithologists.org/conference.php) to get more info and
    register.
    Given the many options available, we recommend that you download the
    Conference Details document from the website before you click on the REGISTER
    NOW button to begin registration.
    This joint Conference with the Washington Ornithological Society, hosted
    by Black Hills Audubon Society includes:
    - Workshops to enhance your field skills
    - Fall Warblers: Jon Dunn and Kimball Garrett
    - Sapsuckers ? ID challenges and research update: Steve Shunk
    - Gull Identification: Mike Donahue
    - Dragonflies: Dennis Paulson (includes both classroom and field sessions)
    - Wilderness First Aid: Heath Wakelee
    - Making full use of eBird: Brian Sullivan
    - Keynote talk by John Marzluff on those amazing Corvids
    - Two sessions of talks on recent research in the region with a plenary
    talk by Dennis Paulson
    - A full set of field trips (including Pelagics)
    - Photo and Bird Sounds ID sessions
    This year WFO is awarding two Pasadena Audubon/WFO Youth Scholarships to
    defray expenses of attending this conference. Go to
    (http://www.westernfieldornithologists.org/scholarship.php) for details.
    Ed Pandolfino
    Sacramento, CA
    
    
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  9. Palm warblers, Red Knots LINK
    DATE: Apr 22, 2013 @ 3:09am, 12 month(s) ago
    On our annual spring trip from Huntington Central Park to Bolsa Chica, we had a
    full day with 95 species! Highlights included Palm Warbler (thanks to the
    birding acquaintances who helped us locate it), several Hutton's Vireos
    ('singing' loudly) and a Willow Flycatcher at Huntington Central Park. We saw
    the Solitary Sandpiper that wintered at John Baca Park (it flew north, hope that
    wasn't the last of it!). The highlight for us at Bolsa Chica was 62+ Red Knots
    in every plumage from very basic to beautiful breeding plumage. Initially we saw
    them along the inner channel where it parallels PCH, north/west of lifeguard
    station 21 at about 4:30. By the time we got back to the parking lot, they were
    near the wooden bridge. One was banded with 2 bands, one red bead-like one with
    a yellow pennant-type above it. Could not distinguish numbers, but have not
    looked at photos yet.
    
    Good birding!
    Ann and Eric Brooks
    Los Angeles
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  11. John Baca Park - continuing birds LINK
    DATE: Apr 13, 2013 @ 2:55pm, 1 year(s) ago
    Just hit Baca Park. Got the ovenbird easily within 30 seconds of getting to the
    spot where it's been seen. Unfortunately missed my one photo opportunity on
    getting a visual ID with binos even though it was calling anyway but oh well. It
    was definitely there. Solitary sandpiper flew in to the basin or came out about
    five minutes ago. I checked three times and finally got it as I was about to
    give up. Never got the least flycatcher, but there was also a Cooper's hawk that
    flew in, so I'm sure that didn't help.
    
    Ryan Winkleman
    RSM
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  13. Solitary Sandpiper Still Present at Baca Park LINK
    DATE: Apr 11, 2013 @ 8:10pm, 1 year(s) ago
    I spent 40 minutes (10:40 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) this morning, April 11, at John
    Baca Park. The Solitary Sandpiper was not present when I first arrived, but
    just as I was about to leave, it flew in and landed in the catch basin. I
    didn't see any of the other rarities, just mostly the "common" birds, but I did
    see one Hutton's Vireo along the riparian trail.
    
    Terry Hill
    Huntington Beach, Ca.
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  15. John baca bids continue 3 April 2013 LINK
    DATE: Apr 4, 2013 @ 4:29am, 1 year(s) ago
    Hi OC birders,
    Just wanted to report that the OVENBIRD, SOLITARY SANDPIPER, and LEAST
    FLYCATCHER were all still present between 2:40-3:45 in their respective
    locations this afternoon at John baca park kin Huntington Beach. The ovenbird
    only took me five minutes of arriving to hear it calling incessantly and then
    jump up on branch for a brief view just west of the solitary pond! Lucky day!
    
    Rob Fowler
    Humboldt county, CA
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  17. OC birding day LINK
    DATE: Mar 30, 2013 @ 5:52am, 1 year(s) ago
    I had today off, so I spent the day birding around OC based on some recent "hot
    spots" that I had noticed in my daily emails. I started off the day at Fairhaven
    Memorial Park, where I not only missed Doug by a very short margin of time, but
    I missed the BTGW that he and Chris found today. I did find plenty of chipping
    sparrows, though, a bird that I still needed to cross off. I then drove over to
    Huntington Central Park after reading about some good "missing" birds that were
    seen in the Talbert Lake area within the last week; unfortunately they'll all
    stay missing for now, but the highlight was probably three downy woodpeckers all
    hanging out together within feet of each other foraging by the playground. Then
    to John Baca Park where I found the solitary sandpiper with no effort at all. I
    didn't try for the ovenbird.
    
    The best part of my day was at Bolsa Chica, where I parked at the PCH lot and
    birded with my scope for about three hours all the way down to the northern
    bridge on the bike paths. New birds that I checked off for the year included
    brant, horned grebe, whimbrel, long-billed curlew, ruddy turnstone, western
    sandpiper, and elegant tern. I also got a couple mystery birds, gull and
    sparrow. I have uploaded their photos to the Mystery Birds folder. No reddish
    egret :-( Since it was getting late afternoon by the time I finished, I wrapped
    up the day by quickly visiting Crescent Bay Park, Heisler Park, and Treasure
    Island Park in Laguna Beach and the Salt Creek area in Dana Point; however, the
    only bird of note that I observed was a black oystercatcher off of Treasure
    Island Park.
    
    All in all a great day and a great opportunity to get lots of water birds in.
    Some selected photos below.
    
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/rswinkleman/
    
    Ryan Winkleman
    RSM
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  19. Least Flycatcher - John Baca Park - Huntington Beach LINK
    DATE: Mar 23, 2013 @ 12:55am, 1 year(s) ago
    After two trys and approximately 6.5 hours total birding, finally SAW the Least
    Flycatcher today. After hearing the Least twice on my first visit and once
    (just before seeing it) today, Mar 22, was able to actually get a visible of it.
    
    The Hermit Thrush that had been there on Wednesday when I visited was calling
    this morning. Other birds of note; 2 Cooper's Hawks (male and female with
    photos of them sitting side by side for a nice gender size comparison) that were
    there on Wednesday 3/20 as well, Black-throated Gray Warbler, singing
    Yellow-rumped Warblers, Orange-crowned Warblers (one with a black face), Common
    Yellowthroat, Huttons Vireos, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, American Goldfinch, and
    other less noteworthy species.
    
    For details / specifics contact me at:
    support AT tsuru-bird DOT NET
    
    Monte Taylor
    Irvine/Tustin Ranch, CA
    http://www.tsuru-bird.net
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  21. John Baca Park birds and more LINK
    DATE: Mar 21, 2013 @ 11:09pm, 1 year(s) ago
    (3/21/13) I was finally able to get to John Baca Park (my first time there) in
    hopes of finding the continuing rarities. As I was walking down the paved path
    from Ellis street (southwest corner), a thrush-sized bird flew across the path
    and up the slope. I only caught a glimpse of its back and the side of its face,
    sticks obscured the rest, so all I can say for certain is that it had a light
    brown back and a clean white eye-ring. It was probably just a Hermit Thrush,
    but as this is the area where the Ovenbird has been seen, I thought I should
    mention it just in case. At this time, about 10:30, the concrete drainage pond
    was devoid of birds. I continued on toward the dirt trail the runs along the
    riparian area. At about 11:00, I heard the LEAST FLYCATCHER calling. It was at
    the end of the trail's first bend (about 1/3 of the way down), where a prominent
    dirt burm/cut-through is visible. I decided to obey the signs and stay on the
    trail, but that left me with only fleeting glimpses of the bird over the course
    of a half hour. It went silent for long periods during that time. As I headed
    back to my car on Ellis, I checked the drainage pond again and was delighted to
    see the SOLITARY SANDPIPER. It was still present when I left at noon.
    
    I then headed over to Mile Square Park in hopes of seeing the Harris's Hawk that
    had been there in previous months. I did not find it, although after reading
    the ebird reports, I think I may have been searching the wrong area. I did,
    however, have a pair of fos Hooded Orioles on palm island. Four White-faced
    Ibis were along the lake shore.
    
    Last Tuesday, I went to Laguna Niguel Regional Park in hopes of finding the
    female Black-and-white Warbler that has been seen on and off there this winter.
    According to ebird, it was last seen on 3/9/13 near the foot bridge at the
    Alicia end of the park. I had no luck with the warbler, but I did have 3 fos
    Bullock's Orioles and two Northern Flickers in that same area.
    
    Nice to finally have some birds worth reporting!
    
    Happy Birding,
    Zachary Perry
    Ladera Ranch
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  23. Re: Solitary SP in John Baca park LINK
    DATE: Mar 17, 2013 @ 9:53pm, 1 year(s) ago
    I reported the Least Flycatcher on eBird yesterday: sorry for not posting it
    here until today (http://ebird.org/ebird/ca/view/checklist?subID=S13422427).
    
    The call note, when I heard it, was on the sharper side (I am not sure if this
    helps anyone but me, but while the call was sharp, it was still a "pwit" and not
    a "tsee"). The call note was one syllable, and it was calling about every 10
    seconds for the several minutes that I watched it.
    
    The bird was located at the second-to-last place that goes perpendicular across
    the creek.
    
    Kevin Gin
    Pasadena
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  25. Solitary SP in John Baca park LINK
    DATE: Mar 17, 2013 @ 8:39pm, 1 year(s) ago
    Saw it in the basin this morning, but not right away. At first, nothing, so I
    tried for the Ovenbird for quite a long time with no luck. When I went back to
    the basin the Solitary Sandpiper was in plain view. Also saw and heard a
    flycatcher in the riparian area, but I can't say for sure that it was a Least
    Flycatcher, which has been reported. It's call was unfamiliar.
    
    In Huntington Beach Central Park in the U at the end of the lake below the
    library saw for me FOS Hooded Orioles.
    
    Rick Shearer
    Huntington Beach
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  27. Re: Seagate Park update? LINK
    DATE: Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:36am, 1 year(s) ago
    I guess it was luck but I went at about 1:30 this afternoon (3/16) and found the
    Solitary Sandpiper in the concrete drainage ditch just about in the middle. I
    also dipped on the Ovenbird if that helps. There was a handsome male Allen's
    Hummingbird there as well keeping me company.
    
    Here's a very bad photo of the Solitary.
    
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/duckypam/8562758023/in/photostream
    
    Pam Quittmeyer
    Redlands, CA
    
    --- In OrangeCountyBirding@yahoogroups.com, "Rick 'Proto-rustie'"
    wrote:
    >
    > I missed the entire event due to travel, so I went today. I can safely say
    there was no sandpiper. I didn't see an Ovenbird, but there lots of room for
    him to hide. It was after 12 noon and there wasn't much bird action at all.
    And it's definitely John Baca park now. I parked on Ellis right under the sign
    saying so. Good luck finding it in Google Maps with that name
    >
    > Rick Shearer
    > HB
    >
    > --- In OrangeCountyBirding@yahoogroups.com, "juji23" wrote:
    > >
    > > Hi,
    > > Has anyone been to Seagate recently? Ovenbird and/or Solitary Sandpiper
    still continuing?
    > >
    > > Thanks,
    > > Jim Evans
    > > Torrance
    > >
    >
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  29. Re: Seagate Park update? LINK
    DATE: Mar 16, 2013 @ 10:17pm, 1 year(s) ago
    I missed the entire event due to travel, so I went today. I can safely say
    there was no sandpiper. I didn't see an Ovenbird, but there lots of room for
    him to hide. It was after 12 noon and there wasn't much bird action at all.
    And it's definitely John Baca park now. I parked on Ellis right under the sign
    saying so. Good luck finding it in Google Maps with that name
    
    Rick Shearer
    HB
    
    --- In OrangeCountyBirding@yahoogroups.com, "juji23" wrote:
    >
    > Hi,
    > Has anyone been to Seagate recently? Ovenbird and/or Solitary Sandpiper still
    continuing?
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Jim Evans
    > Torrance
    >
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  31. swainson's hawks LINK
    DATE: Mar 13, 2013 @ 1:00am, 1 year(s) ago
    Today at Peter's Canyon we had 3 Swainson's Hawks circling over the north side
    of the park at just after noon.
    John Fitch???? Buena Park
    
    
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  33. Re: [OrangeCountyBirding] Ovenbird continues in Huntington Beach LINK
    DATE: Mar 4, 2013 @ 6:04pm, 1 year(s) ago
    Ovenbird, least flycatcher and solitary sandpiper still present at 10 am this
    morning
    
    Sent from my iPad
    
    John Sterling
    530 908-3836
    26 Palm Ave
    Woodland, CA 95695
    
    On Mar 3, 2013, at 6:30 PM, "Doug" wrote:
    
    > During the early afternoon today (3 Mar.), made my fourth (at least) visit to
    John Baca Park in the hopes of seeing the Ovenbird found by Brian Daniels during
    the OC Coastal Christmas Bird Count (held 30 December, 2012). Although I'd seen
    a brief glimpse of the bird on a previous visit, it was far from being an "SSV"
    ("soul satisfying view"--a saying I remember hearing birders occasionally using
    some 25 or 30 years ago). Anyway, today was able to get decent looks at the bird
    in its usual haunts, near the top of the slope along the southwestern side of
    the concrete-lined basin (the basin being just below the Ellis Street entrance
    to the park). I just plopped myself down under the mature shrub plantings (Toyon
    and Camarostaphylis ["Summer Holly"]) about 50' back in from the concrete path.
    After a good hour of sitting quietly, the Ovenbird finally walked into view.
    >
    > None of the other exceptional birds that have been present off and on here
    this winter (such as the Bell's Vireo, Solitary Sandpiper or Least Flycatcher)
    were detected--though didn't go much past the north end of the park.
    >
    > Doug Willick
    > Orange, CA
    >
    >
    
    
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  35. Ovenbird continues in Huntington Beach LINK
    DATE: Mar 4, 2013 @ 2:30am, 1 year(s) ago
    During the early afternoon today (3 Mar.), made my fourth (at least) visit to
    John Baca Park in the hopes of seeing the Ovenbird found by Brian Daniels during
    the OC Coastal Christmas Bird Count (held 30 December, 2012). Although I'd seen
    a brief glimpse of the bird on a previous visit, it was far from being an "SSV"
    ("soul satisfying view"--a saying I remember hearing birders occasionally using
    some 25 or 30 years ago). Anyway, today was able to get decent looks at the bird
    in its usual haunts, near the top of the slope along the southwestern side of
    the concrete-lined basin (the basin being just below the Ellis Street entrance
    to the park). I just plopped myself down under the mature shrub plantings (Toyon
    and Camarostaphylis ["Summer Holly"]) about 50' back in from the concrete path.
    After a good hour of sitting quietly, the Ovenbird finally walked into view.
    
    None of the other exceptional birds that have been present off and on here this
    winter (such as the Bell's Vireo, Solitary Sandpiper or Least Flycatcher) were
    detected--though didn't go much past the north end of the park.
    
    Doug Willick
    Orange, CA
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  37. White-throated sparrow, Fullerton arboretum, 2/18 LINK
    DATE: Feb 18, 2013 @ 8:09pm, 1 year(s) ago
    Hi birders:
    
    Paid a visit to the Fullerton arboretum earlier this morning, and was very
    surprised to find a white-throated sparrow. The bird was located just north of
    the desert garden area along a maintenance road, along with a large flock of
    white-crowned sparrows. My wife was able to snap a decent photo (see the link
    below). Also of interest were a hermit thrush, a female Western tanager, and a
    very bright Wilson's warbler.
    
    Also, the solitary sandpiper was present in the concrete detention basin at John
    Baca at around 8 am this morning.
    
    Charles Baker
    Tustin
    
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/50296680@N06/8485854515/in/photostream/
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  39. Continuing rarities, photos LINK
    DATE: Feb 18, 2013 @ 5:13am, 1 year(s) ago
    I spent today (Feb 17) hunting down some continuing rarities around Orange
    County. I started the morning at Huntington Central Park in a dense fog (that
    was the weather, not my mental state) looking for Cackling Geese on Huntington
    Lake before dawn, but as far as I could tell there were no geese roosting on the
    lake. On the east side of the park I had the continuing male Hairy Woodpecker,
    as well as an intergrade Yellow-rumped Warbler (yellow throat, white
    supercilium, called like a Myrtle Warbler). Being unable to locate the wintering
    Swamp Sparrow at Huntington Central Park after several attempts, I decided to
    try for the one that Jim Pike found back on Dec 15 in the isolated stand of
    cattails adjacent to the bike path along Cherry Avenue at its intersection with
    Cedarspring in Lake Forest. I actually saw that one this morning and was able to
    get a photo during one if its brief semi-cooperative moments. At Canyon Park in
    Costa Mesa, in the southwest corner of the northwest portion of the park there
    are two very well worked eucalyptus trees that last year hosted a Yellow-bellied
    Sapsucker, but this year unfortunately are hosting a Red-breasted Sapsucker (I
    haven't had much luck with sapsuckers this year either). A stop at Seagate/John
    Baca Park late in the afternoon yielded the Solitary Sandpiper but not the
    Ovenbird or the Plumbeous Vireo reported earlier in the day. Finally, a stop at
    the Breitburn driveway along PCH produced three Pacific Golden-Plovers on Seal
    Beach NWR. Photos of the Swamp Sparrow from today and the Sage Thrasher found
    yesterday by Sandy Koonce at Burris Basin are on my Flickr page; the link is
    below.
    
    Tom Benson
    San Bernardino, CA
    
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/40928097@N07/
    
    
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  41. Solitary Sandpiper and Ovenbird at John Baca Park LINK
    DATE: Feb 17, 2013 @ 9:57pm, 1 year(s) ago
    The Ovenbird and Solitary Sandpiper were seen today at John Baca Park, HB. We
    could not find the Least Flycatcher, but did see a Plumbeous Vireo and a Great
    Horned Owl in the willows.
    
    Steve & Marian Alter
    Tustin
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  43. Re: [OrangeCountyBirding] Re: John Baca and Orange Birding LINK
    DATE: Feb 7, 2013 @ 9:38pm, 1 year(s) ago
    Brian,
    Thank for looking up "John Baca" and drawing him to our attention! I won't
    visit that park again without thinking of him.
    Vic
    
    
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  45. Re: [OrangeCountyBirding] Re: John Baca and Orange Birding LINK
    DATE: Feb 7, 2013 @ 8:38pm, 1 year(s) ago
    All,
    
    Decided to see who this John Baca fellow is and found the following. I know
    there sometimes is reluctance to accept names of places dedicated to politicians
    (understandable), but this person is truly worthy of the honor.
    
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Baca
    
    Brian Daniels
    
    ________________________________
    From: bixski mark@...>
    To: OrangeCountyBirding@yahoogroups.com
    Sent: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 9:34 PM
    Subject: [OrangeCountyBirding] Re: John Baca and Orange Birding
    
     
    I second the motion to avoid using place names such as "Seagate Park" that have
    passed into history and no longer appear on contemporary maps. The city council
    approved the renaming to John Baca Park in 2001 and the park was formally
    dedicated as such in 2002.
    
    I sent a long email to city staff last weekend regarding various John Baca Park
    issues such as public access vs. all of those "private property" signs, the
    "protected ecological area", and more. Multiple city departments are involved
    so it may take a while to get answers to my questions, but I will report back
    with the results.
    
    - Mark B.
    
    --- In OrangeCountyBirding@yahoogroups.com, "Brian Daniels" wrote:
    >
    > I noted on a birding app that the Solitary Sandpiper was reported at Seagate
    Park, but with no further directions. Unfortunately there is no more Seagate
    Park - it is defunct. Some of us like local history (look at the location on
    google earth and use the historical aerial map tab - its from 1994 and shows no
    structures on this side of Ellis Street and only a grassy/ruderal swale where
    the "Seagate" drainage is today), but I think the continued reference to this
    birding location as Seagate will only lead to confusion.
    
    
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  47. Re: John Baca and Orange Birding LINK
    DATE: Feb 7, 2013 @ 5:34am, 1 year(s) ago
    I second the motion to avoid using place names such as "Seagate Park" that have
    passed into history and no longer appear on contemporary maps. The city council
    approved the renaming to John Baca Park in 2001 and the park was formally
    dedicated as such in 2002.
    
    I sent a long email to city staff last weekend regarding various John Baca Park
    issues such as public access vs. all of those "private property" signs, the
    "protected ecological area", and more. Multiple city departments are involved
    so it may take a while to get answers to my questions, but I will report back
    with the results.
    
    - Mark B.
    
    --- In OrangeCountyBirding@yahoogroups.com, "Brian Daniels" wrote:
    >
    > I noted on a birding app that the Solitary Sandpiper was reported at Seagate
    Park, but with no further directions. Unfortunately there is no more Seagate
    Park - it is defunct. Some of us like local history (look at the location on
    google earth and use the historical aerial map tab - its from 1994 and shows no
    structures on this side of Ellis Street and only a grassy/ruderal swale where
    the "Seagate" drainage is today), but I think the continued reference to this
    birding location as Seagate will only lead to confusion.
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  49. Ovenbird + Solitary Sandpiper LINK
    DATE: Feb 5, 2013 @ 6:40am, 1 year(s) ago
    Monday, Feb 4, 2013
    This morning around 7:30 AM, the Solitary Sandpiper and the Ovenbird were
    present at John Baca Park.
    Vic Leipzig
    Huntington Beach
    
    
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v1.21 - 11/24/11 - Added direct link to range map for NA birds.
v1.2  - 11/23/11 - Greatly improved graphing technology - separates month vs. year by posts. Added species auto-complete functionality.
v1.14 - 11/22/11 - Added cloud bubble for common thread topics.
v1.13 - 11/22/11 - Added integrated photos where available.
v1.12 - 11/22/11 - Added multiple input boxes for additional refinement, negative search criteria (eg. -keyword).
v1.11 - 11/22/11 - Added banding code, species look-up. Also direct link to recent eBird observations.
 v1.1 - 11/22/11 - Added 'date' functionality. Shows top 'month/year' combinations for a query. Restrict results to that 'month/year'.
 v1.0 - 11/21/11 - Initial version coded. Currently archiving 'lacobirds' and 'calbirds'. 




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