Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Aug 16

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 13:
PURPLE FINCH, OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER (3), ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK , HERRING GULL at Inglewood BS, Bill Wilson.
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER by bridge 5 , Marshall Springs, FCPP, Al Borgardt.

Aug 14:
WILSON’S WARBLER (8), AMERICAN REDSTART, NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, SOLITARY SANDPIPER (2), Confederation Park, BW.
WESTERN SANDPIPER, slough at 304 St SE, 2km S of Hwy 552, and 19 species of SHOREBIRDS, slough at Hwy 560 W of Hwy 24, Richard Clarke.

Aug 15:
AMERICAN REDSTART (7), ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK, WILSON’S WARBLER, OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, Willow Pk, Matthew Sim.
TENNESSEE WARBLER (6), NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH at Hull’s Wood, FCPP, MS.
CANADA WARBLER, S end IBS, Pat Mitchell.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday Aug 20.

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