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Presumably, these birds trickle down from Alaska...With more observer coverage, does feel like there could be a lot more Asian birds being found in late autumn/winter along the southern California coast. The list is growing of these random, mega finds. Baja has had Olive-backed Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler, Dotterel and Little Bunting. Desert Oasis outside LA have had Dusky and Arctic Warblers and a spring Eye-browed Thrush. The northern CA Taiga Flycatcher a few autumns ago makes you wonder just how many of these vagrants are filtering through unseen. No clear pattern is emerging of where best to go to find them and the area to cover, of course, is huge.