5. Bird and Parrot classifieds. Find more information on other birds of Los Angeles County at www.whatbird.com: List Alphabetically. Birds are the only vertebrates that have feathers. This breaks down into over 270 non-passerines and over 210 passerines, a higher species count than 80% of the other 49 states. Small loon with scaled gray back and white underparts. Pick a bird, any bird. Adventure through condor mountain, spot creatures lurking in the shadowy rainforest, and listen to the daily rhythms of the marsh. ... As Los Angeles Times assistant Travel editor, Mary Forgione writes and edits stories for the digital and print Travel section. Open up the our specimen drawers and peek into nest holes to learn about the unique adaptations of birds in the Ralph W. Schreiber Hall of Birds. Browse through available Birds in Los Angeles, California by aviaries, breeders and bird rescues. MORE LOS ANGELES COUNTY INFORMATION USEFUL TO BIRDERS As of July 2006, Los Angeles County had over 490 species of birds, not counting the parrots and various uncommon escaped or feral species. Head and sides of neck are gray, throat is dark red, nape is black-and-white striped. The Mockingbird is especially common in southern California backyards. Allen's Hummingbird is restricted to the coastal strip the length of the state, but there is a … Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Adaptations such as hollow bones enable most birds to fly, although there are flightless birds, including the ostrich. There are a couple of birds that are more common in Los Angeles than in the state as a whole. Birds of Los Angeles book. Feeds on … All birds are warm-blooded, and they lay eggs. Red-throated Loon. Eyes are red. The Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens is owned, operated, and maintained by the City of Los Angeles.