Rare Bird Alert Calgary: June 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, 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.

Compiler: Terry Korolyk

May 26
— AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER possible, Third Lake, Jeff Bank

May 27
— SURF SCOTER, Glenmore Reservoir, FFCPP field trip
— RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD, Weaselhead area, FFCPP
— CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD, same, FFCPP
— ALDER FLYCATCHER, same, FFCPP
— WILLOW FLYCATCHER, same, FFCPP
— VEERY, same, FFCPP
— BROWN THRASHER, same, FFCPP
— SPOTTED TOWHEE, same, FFCPP

May 28
— RED-HEADED WOODPECKER, Elkwater (Cypress Hills PP), Leena Tirrul

May 29
— SHARP-SHINNED HAWK, Confluence Park, CFNS field trip
— LEWIS’S WOODPECKER, Pearce Estate Park, Derek Gastle
— RED-HEADED WOODPECKER, Black and White Trail (Medicine Hat), MacKenzie Fai

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday June 4.