Rare Bird Alert Calgary: July 19

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 Korolyk

Possible south bound migration is on the way with the sightings recently of one OVENBIRD, SWAINSON’S THRUSH(2), and one TENNESSEE WARBLER, all seen near Marcel Gahbauer’s home, or nearby Lowery Gardens, which is location just west of the Crowchild Trail bridge.

July 14
TRUMPETER SWAN,(adult), oversummering at a slough E.of Hwy.#22, sw of Calgary, by Terry Korolyk.

July 18
SWAINSON’S THRUSH(4), DARK-EYED JUNCO(oregon subsp), seen by Bill Wilson in Griffith Woods.
RED-TAILED HAWK (rufous morph), Votier’s flats, FCPP, there for the third summer, by TK.

The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Mon Jul.23.