Rare Bird Alert Calgary: March 8

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 birdscalgary@gmail.com.  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.

Mar 4:
RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER overwintered in High River, George Lane Park is still there, Eugene and Lynn West.

Mar 5:
BARROW’S GOLDENEYE, 2 pairs, at the boat launch, Hull’s Wood, FCPP, Gus Yaki,FFCPP.
CEDAR WAXWINGS (7) and AMERICAN ROBINS (25) on a hill above the Glencoe Club 29th St SW, Phil Cram.

Mar 7:
NORTHERN SHRIKE as well as the WAXWINGS and ROBINS as above, unkown observer.
HARRIS’S, WHITE-CROWNED and SONG SPARROW east of the substation at 51 Ave & 68 St SE, Phil Cram.
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS (12), seen between Priddis, Turner Valley, Black Diamond, DeWinton, Terry Korolyk.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday Mar 12.