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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Bird Alert was recorded on Thursday Nov 10.
WEDNESDAY, NOV 9
–NORTHERN HAWK OWL (1) – Grand Valley Rd and RgeRd 274 by Ron Kube
–DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT (3) – weir on the Bow River in Calgary by Terry Korolyk. Terry also saw the birds earlier on Monday, Nov 7.
TUESDAY, NOV 8
–AMERICAN BLACK DUCK (1) – Bankside recreation area in E Fish Creek PP by Greg Wagner.
–HARLEQUIN DUCK (2m) – Bow River near Inglewood Bird Sanctuary by Gus Yaki and Friends of Fish Creek PP Society
MONDAY, NOV 7
–RED-BREASTED MERGANSER (4f) – Glenmore Reservoir by Jeff Bank
SUNDAY, NOV 6
–GYRFALCON (1 dark morph) – south end of Eagle Lake by Ross Lein
–PRAIRIE FALCON (1) – near a slough on north side Twp 232 near Eagle Lake by Andrew Slater
–RUSTY BLACKBIRD (1) – along the Bow River in the Southland Dog Park by Eugene West
The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday November 14.