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, 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 Albert was recorded on Jun 30, 2011.
WEDNESDAY June 29
–HARLEQUIN DUCK (3) – Bow River at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary by Greg Meyer
TUESDAY June 28
–CATTLE EGRET (1) – W of Hwy 4 approximately 1 km from where originally seen on June 27 (see location description below for original sighting) by several Lethbridge birders
–ALDER FLYCATCHER (3) – Porcupine Valley on Nose Hill by Bill Wilson
MONDAY June 27
–CATTLE EGRET (1) – small slough E side of Hwy 4 about 3-4 km S of Hwy 845 junction (SE of Lethbridge) by Jerry Pilny. Sighting one of only about 10 records for the province.
SUNDAY June 26
–UPLAND SANDPIPER (1) – 2 km east of entrance to Frank Lake on Hwy 23 by Peter Roxburgh and four other birders
The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Monday July 4.