Rare Bird Alert: June 2

Have you seen an unusual bird in Calgary? If it is 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 zoxox@shaw.ca  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 report was prepared on Thursday, June 2.

May 29
— LARK BUNTING, One on 402Ave.SW,E.of 288, W.of Millarville, by Terry Korolyk. One W.of Nanton along Meridian Rd, by Mike T.
— BOBOLINK(2)(M),W.of Nanton along Meridian Rd, by M.T.

May 29/30
— SABINE’S GULL(30),SE Frank Lk. Bob Worona. For details, call Bob at 403-984-7655.
— MEW GULL, Glenmore Reservoir, reporter not known.

May 31
— RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD, in backyard of Richard Rappel, High River.
— WESTERN KINGBIRD, La Farge meadows, E.Fish Creek PP, by Dave Vernon.

June 1
— BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER, S.Glenmore park, west end, Ray Wershler et.al.
— LARK BUNTING, Fish Creek PP,west of Votier’s Flats , by Peter Roxburgh.

Other recent reports included a BOBOLINK SE of Frank Lk. and a LARK
SPARROW N.of Strathmore. No details available on these reports.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday, June 6.

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