Rare Bird Alert Calgary: June 28

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.

Compiled by Terry Koryluk

JUN 19

GREATER YELLOWLEGS – Lafarge Meadows in east Fish Creek PP, seen by Gus Yaki and the FFCPP

JUN 23

LESSER YELLOWLEGS – 20 at Pakowki Lake in southeastern Alberta reported by Earle Covert and Ken Orich

JUN 25

GREATER YELLOWLEGS – 2 at a wetland on Rge Rd 284 southeast of Carstairs, Terry Korolyk
BLUE-HEADED VIREO – in aspens on Rge Rd 284 about 5 km south of Hwy 581 southwest of Carstairs. TK
SAY’S PHOEBE – at a farm on the south side of Yankee Valley Boulevard about 5 km east of the Airdrie airport, TK

The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Mon, Jul 2.