Rare Bird Alert Calgary: July 25

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 25.

May 14
— GRAY FLYCATCHER, Jasper NP (first record), report by Jason Rogers

July 23
— GREATER YELLOWLEGS, Weed Lake (Langdon), various observers
— LESSER YELLOWLEGS, same
— SANDERLING, same
— SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, same
— BAIRD’S SANDPIPER, same
— PECTORAL SANDPIPER, same
— STILT SANDPIPER, same
— SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER, same
— LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, same
— RED-NECKED PHALAROPE,same
— SHORT-EARED OWL, Weed Lake, Chris & Ken Havard

July 24
— BONAPARTE’S GULL, Ralph Klein Park (Calgary), Terry Korolyk

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday July 28.

2 thoughts on “Rare Bird Alert Calgary: July 25

  1. Where would I report a rare bird in Alberta , I was at Reesor Lake in the Cypress Hills region I am certain I saw a Caspian Tern .
    I know this is a rare species.
    Thanks
    Amanda

    • You can call the Rare Bird Alert line at 403-221-4519 for any sighting in southern Alberta. We put it up on the Birds Calgary blog, but the alert does cover rare bird sightings in all of the southern part of the province.

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