Have you seen an unusual bird in Calgary? If it is a species on this Reportable_Birds (PDF), please report it to the 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, us 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.
This Bird Alert was recorded on Monday May 23.
2 WHITE-FACED IBIS at wetlands on Hwy 567 between Airdrie & Hwy 791, John Corbin.
EURASIAN-COLLARED DOVE pairs at Patricia and Duchess, Lois Martin and Arlene Torkeson.
2 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS on Glenmore Res., Jeff Banks.
BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK (or a hybrid ) between Airdrie and Irricana, Doug McQueen.
4 CASPIAN TERNS at Glenmore Res., Bill Wilson.
A WILLOW FLYCATCHER, ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK, SWAINSON’S THRUSHES (10) at IBS,
BLACKPOLL WARBLERS(3), SWAINSON’S THRUSH (7), ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK, RED-EYED
VIREO, WARBLING VIREO, EASTERN & WESTERN KINGBIRDS, WESTERN TANAGER, CALLIOPE
HUMMINGBIRD between IBS and Glenmore Res, Bill Wilson.
GLOSSY IBIS or GLOSSY/WHITE-FACED hybrid feeding with WHITE-FACED IBIS at Third Lake, 224 St SE approx. 1-2 km south of Hwy 552, Terry Korolyk.
BLACKPOLL WARBLER, TENNESSEE WARBLER at IBS, Bill Wilson.
An unidentified HUMMINGBIRD at Priddis, unknown observer.
An albinistic SWAINSON’S HAWK, Hwy 560 east of Hwy 24, TK.
The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday May 26.