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 Thursday September 1.
— SHORT-EARED OWL, n of Rge. Rd. 24 and s of Twp. Rd. 263, by Phil and Rosemary Evans
— RUDDY TURNSTONE, Weed Lk., by Mike Mulligan; 3-4 at Cattleland Slough n of Strathmore
— PEREGRINE FALCON, Weed Lk., by Ian Halliday
— RED KNOT(5), n end of same, by IH
— BONAPARTE’S GULL(20), same, by IH
— CASSIN’S VIREO, Confederation Park, by Bill Wilson
— BLUE-HEADED VIREO, same, by BW
— PHILADELPHIA VIREO, same, by BW
— PALM WARBLER, Tillebrook PP, e of Brooks, by Malcolm and Joan McDonald
— MACGILLIVRAY’S WARBLER, same, by MJM
— NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, Confed. Park, by BW
— TOWNSEND’S WARBLER, North Capitol Hill Park, by BW; Bowness Park, by MJM
The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday September 5.