Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Sept 1

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 September 1.

August 28

— SHORT-EARED OWL, n of Rge. Rd. 24 and s of Twp. Rd. 263, by Phil and Rosemary Evans

August 29

— RUDDY TURNSTONE, Weed Lk., by Mike Mulligan; 3-4 at Cattleland Slough n of Strathmore

August 31

— PEREGRINE FALCON, Weed Lk., by Ian Halliday

— RED KNOT(5), n end of same, by IH

— BONAPARTE’S GULL(20), same, by IH

— CASSIN’S VIREO, Confederation Park, by Bill Wilson

— BLUE-HEADED VIREO, same, by BW

— PHILADELPHIA VIREO, same, by BW

— PALM WARBLER, Tillebrook PP, e of Brooks, by Malcolm and Joan McDonald

— MACGILLIVRAY’S WARBLER, same, by MJM

— NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, Confed. Park, by BW

September 1

— TOWNSEND’S WARBLER, North Capitol Hill Park, by BW; Bowness Park, by MJM

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday September 5.