Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Sept 5

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 Alert was recorded on Monday Sept 05 at 10:10 am.
Bird Sightings:

Aug 29:
BAY-BREASTED WARBLER at IBS, Richard Clarke.

Sept 1:
CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, PHILADELPHIA VIREO (2), at Confederation Pk, Ed Kissinger.
BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER, NASHVILLE WARBLER, OVENBIRD, OLIVE SIDED FLYCATCHER at Mallard Pt, FCPP, Peter Roxborough.
BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER, TOWNSEND’S WARBLER, Bowness Pk, Malcolm MacDonald.
ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Confederation Pk, David Pugh.
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER at Hull’s Woods, FCPP, Terry Korolyk.
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER (6), WESTERN WOOD PEEWEE (10), WESTERN TANAGER (6), on the Elbow River Survey, Gus Yaki.

Sept 2:
SANDHILL CRANE (2) at Zoo Ranch, Dunbow Rd. Dwight Knapik.
CANADA WARBLER, TOWNSEND’S WARBLER, OVENBIRD at IBS, RC.
CANADA WARBLER, Bowness Pk, EK.
TOWNSEND’S WARBLER, ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Confederation Pk, Bill Wilson.
COMON NIGHTHAWK, Confederation Pk, Michael Geldorp.

Sept 3:
RED-NECKED PHALAROPES (600), SANDERLING (1), Weed Lake, Bill Wilson & Richard Clarke.
MACGILLIVRAY’S WARBLER, Zoo Ranch, DK.
HERRING GULL, Mallard Pt, FCPP, TK.

Sept 4:
RED KNOT, north of Ensign, TK.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday Sept 8.

BIRD STUDY GROUP – Meets the first Wednesday of the month, September – May at 7:30 pm, Room 211, BioSciences Building, University of Calgary. The next meeting will be Wednesday September 7. The program will be “Birding in Northwest India”, presented by Ken Havard.

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