Rare Bird Alert Calgary: July 4

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 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 Bird Albert was recorded on July 4, 2011.

–BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER (1) – Jumping Pound Gorge at the first bend in the Powderface Tr. Powderface Tr is S of Hwy 68, W of Calgary-
by Andrew Slater
–PACIFIC SLOPE FLYCATCHER (1) – location and observer as above
–TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE (1) – location and observer as above
–ALDER FLYCATCHER (5) – along Hwy 68 by AS
–WILOW FLYCATCHER (12) – along Hwy 68 by AS
–SOLITARY SANDPIPER (1) – Lowery Gardens (S side of Bow River just W of Crowchild Tr bridge) by Marcel Gahbauer
–WESTERN TANAGER (1) – location and observer as above
–BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON (3) – along irrigation canal on Dead Horse Rd, S of Langdon and E of Boulder Creek community, by Gary Kurtz

–NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH (1) – heard singing in Bebo Grove in Fish Creek PP, S side of the creek along the trail from the SE corner of the
parking lot by Terry Korolyk
–MARBLED GODWIT (60) – just N of Hwy 564 on RgeRd 254 (E of Hwy 9) by Kathleen Roman & Mary Coughlin

–NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD (1) – North Glenmore Park, 150 m W of the point by the Rowing Club by AS
–CASPIAN TERN (1) – observed flying over Glenmore Reservoir by AS
–GREATER YELLOWLEGS (1) – Boundary Rd/Twp Rd 232 junction, SE of Langdon, by TK

–SHORT-EARED OWL (1) – Chain Lakes PP by Victor Basok

The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Thursday July 7.

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