Rare Bird Alert Calgary: July 18

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 Monday July 18.

Bird Sightings

July 13
— GREAT EGRET, Silver Lake, east side of Hwy 2 about 4 km. north of Nanton (or 1 km. north of Mosquito Creek), Gus Yaki

July 16
— OVENBIRD, Fish Creek Provincial Park west of bridge 7, Bill Wilson

July 17
— WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, Ralph Klein Park, north side of Glenmore Trail and just east of 84th St., Terry Poulton and Grant Danielson
— PACIFIC WREN, Sibbald Meadows Pond, Sibbald Creek Trail (Hwy 68), BW

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday July 21.