Rare Bird Alert Calgary: June 11

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

June 7:
WHITE-FACED IBIS (3), N side of Inverlake Rd, NE of Chestermere Lake, Randy Kimura.
RED-TAILED HAWK, rufous morph, Votier’s Flats, FCPP seen for the 3rd summer in this area, Terry Korolyk.

June 8:
RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD pr, along the creek in Votier’s Flats, reached via S end of Elbow Dr, Matthew Sim.

June 9:
SEMI-PALMATED SANDPIPER, wetland at Hwy 547/Rge Rd 255, TK.

June 10:
CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD (2), cross large pedestrian bridge over river, turn rt. cross small bridge, turn left and follow new boardwalk on W side of channel, CFNS, FFCPP.
RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD (2), near blooming caragana along trail along N slope of Elbow River , W of Weaselhead parking, as above.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday June 14.

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