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 Aug 25, 2011.
AMERICAN REDSTART – Al and Helga Borgardt at Mallard Point
PHILADELPHIA VIREO – Hull’s Wood by Terry Korolyk, 2 birds
SWAINSON’S THRUSH – Hull’s Wood by TK
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, immature COOPER’S HAWK – Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, seen by Andrew Slater
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON – 2 seen at Confluence Park by Bernie Diebolt, Janet Gill and a Nature Calgary group immature WESTERN TANAGER – TK at Hull’s Wood
The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Mon Aug 29.
Nature Calgary Bird Study Group Meeting
Bird Study Group meets 1st Wednesday of the month, Room 211, Bio Sciences Building, U of C. Meeting is free and open to everyone interested in birding.
September meeting is Wednesday, September 7 with Ken Havard presenting “Birding in Northwest India”. Meeting time is 7:30pm.