Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Nov 15

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

Nov. 12

–STELLAR’S JAY, seen around Bragg Creek for past two weeks, by Michael Woertman.
–SNOWY OWL(2),Twp.Rd.262 and RR255, by Eddie Matoud.
–NORTHERN PYGMY OWL,Powderface Tr.,Mt.McDougall Memorial parking lot, by Dan Arndt.
–SURF SCOTER(imm),Pinde Coulee Res., by Terry Korolyk
–RED-BREASTED MERGANSER(imm), same as above, by TK.

–TOWNSEND SOLITAIRE, Bebo Grove, FCPP, by Gus Yaki et al. Also seen there on the 14th.

Nov. 14
–MEW GULL, IBS, by DA. North end.
–NORTHERN PINTAIL/MALLARD hybrid, by TK, SW corner 22x and McLeod Tr.
–DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT,Bow River, Beaverdam Flats,by Bill Wilson.
–GREATER SCAUP(f), same as above, by BW.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Mon. Nov. 19th .