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High Noon Birding in the Mountains of Los Angeles

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For now, I present a story of an excellent day''s birding on a visit to Los Angeles last week.]. There are two excellent things about birding Los Angeles County: the weather is always beautiful (well, maybe hot, but I’m one of those no-humidity=great weather people) and the diverse range of birding habitats.

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Black Panther In Los Angeles?

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WEIRD ANIMAL SIGHTING this happened a few days after Christmas December 2022 So me and my buddy were fishing in the San gabriel mountains late into the night and we ended up leaving around 5-5:30AM while it was still dark.

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From Today's Los Angeles Times

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Lisa Edmondson, Los Angeles As an intelligent primate, I’d much rather be an ambassador for my species in a secure environment—served the best food and tended to by top-notch veterinarians—than take my chances in a national park where poverty and corruption result in little or no protection for the non-human residents.

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Scandal at Los Angeles Animal Shelter

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LA Animal Services is the subject of an internal investigation surrounding missing animals. At first, it sounds like employees may have been taking them, but volunteers had access too. Excerpt from CityWatch.

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After a wildfire, mountain lions outside of Los Angeles take more risks.

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What’s the Next ABA-Countable Exotic?

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Outside of Florida, there are also growing populations in Los Angeles, San Antonio, and Houston. Red-masked Parakeet, a near-threatened endemic of southwestern Ecuador and northwestern Peru, has sizeable population clusters in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale.

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of April 2018?

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Hopefully, you can find consolation for this oversight in the fact that I saw lots of juicy (figuratively, not literally) birds from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. With all of my gallivanting across a small swath of the American Southwest last week, I plumb forgot to ask you where you were birding.

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