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 report was prepared on Monday July 25.
— GRAY FLYCATCHER, Jasper NP (first record), report by Jason Rogers
— GREATER YELLOWLEGS, Weed Lake (Langdon), various observers
— LESSER YELLOWLEGS, same
— SANDERLING, same
— SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, same
— BAIRD’S SANDPIPER, same
— PECTORAL SANDPIPER, same
— STILT SANDPIPER, same
— SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER, same
— LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER, same
— RED-NECKED PHALAROPE,same
— SHORT-EARED OWL, Weed Lake, Chris & Ken Havard
— BONAPARTE’S GULL, Ralph Klein Park (Calgary), Terry Korolyk
The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday July 28.