Rare Bird Alert: June 6

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 Monday June 6.

May 28/29
–CAPE MAY WARBLER(11), Brown-Lowery PP, May species count weekend.
No further details.

June 4
–WESTERN SANDPIPER(2),Twp Rd 232, 1.5km W.of Hwy.297, by Terry Korolyk.

June 5
–LARK BUNTING(F&M),Grassy field of Tsu Tina Reserve, S.Glenmore Res.700m.W.on paved footpath accessed from the parking lot W.end of 90Ave.

June 6
–OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER(2),along Twp Rd 290 near Winchell Lake, by Andrew Slater.
–BLUE-HEADED VIREO(1),Twp Rd 290 and Rge Rd.52 by AS.
–CONNECTICUT WARBLER(1), same location as above, by AS.
–LE CONTE’S SPARROW(3), Horse Creek Rd, 10km.N.of Hwy 1a.by AS.
–NELSON’S SPARROW(3A), same location and observer as above.
–SWAMP SPARROW(1), Twp Rd 290 near Winchell Lake, by AS.

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

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