Monthly Archives: October 2014

the black phoebe

The Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) spotted next to the LA River just above Atwater Village. According to The Cornell Lab of Ornithology allaboutbirds.org/guide/Black_Phoebe/lifehistory this is a “dapper flycatcher” that scans the surrounding area for insects… they’re very petite, and usually spotted down near the … Continue reading

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the heritage sycamore and crystal springs

Earlier this month a protest was held in Crystal Springs to protect a Heritage Sycamore (and other native tree species including Black Walnuts and Live Oaks) slated for demolition by LA Rec & Parks in order to build two little league-style baseball … Continue reading

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