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 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.
Compiler Terry Korolyk
CHUKAR, one bird seen by McKenzie Amerongen in the West Springs area of Calgary, and one on the 28th by Carly Marshall in the Glamorgan area.
June 28 PEREGRINE FALCON, downtown Calgary, a fledgling, north side of the Hyatt Hotel
June 29 RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD, Griffith Wood Park, by Bill Wilson
June 30 LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, west of Hwy.24,on Hwy. 560, by BW.
July 1 TENNESSEE WARBLER(6), in spruce trees along Spruce Drive, by Penny Smith.
GREATER YELLOWLEGS(10) and LESSER YELLOWLEGS(200) are being seen in good numbers in sloughs E. and SE of Calgary. Reported by Terry Korolyk.
The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Thurs., Jul 5.