Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Aug 6

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

Aug 2:
LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE (2) SW of Linden, Twn Rd 302 on Rnge Rd 260, Corinne Griffin.

Aug 4:
RED PHALAROPE, 4 juveniles in a flock of 400-500 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES, BrantHutterite Colony Slough, W of Hwy 804, Tony Timmons, Al Borgardt, Howard Heffler.
CLARKE’S GREBE, 1 at Basin 1 Frank Lake, and 1 with 2 young at Basin 2, TT, AB, HH.
PEREGRINE FALCON, Basin 2 as above.
PEREGRINE FALCON at the lookout, Brown-Lowery PP, Andrew Hart and CFNS Field Trip.

Aug 5:
RED PHALAROPE, 1 juveniles in a large mixed flock of shorebirds, in a slough on 304 St SE, 2 km S of Hwy 552, Terry Korolyk.
WESTERN SANDPIPER, juvenile, as above.
WESTERN SANDPIPER, SANDERLING, HUDSONIAN GODWIT (5) at Weed Lake, Langdon ,TK.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday Aug 9.

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