Rare Bird Alert Calgary: July 13

Have you seen an unusual bird in Calgary? If it is on this Reportable_Birds (PDF), please report it to the Nature Calgary Rare Bird Alert line at 403 221-4519 and leave a message after the beep at the end of the recording. If you would like some help with species identification, us email us at zoxox@shaw.ca  To report injured wildlife call the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society at 403 239-2488, or the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation at 403 946-2361.

This report was prepared on Thursday July 14.

June 26
— UPLAND SANDPIPER, near Frank Lake, Peter Roxburgh, group

July 1
— ARCTIC TERN, Kitsim Reservoir near Brooks, Gerald Romanchuk, Steve Knight

July 2
— COMMON POORWILL, Cypress Hills Provincial Park, GR, SK
— DUSKY FLYCATCHER, same

July 3
— CASSIN’S VIREO possible, east of Edworthy Park (Calgary), Marcel Gahbauer

July 4
— HUDSONIAN GODWIT, Murray Marsh (Edmonton area), Don Delaney

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday July 18.