Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Oct 25

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 Oct 24 at 10:10 am.

Bird Sightings:

Oct 20:
DUNLIN (1), PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, STILT SANDPIPERS, 400 DOWITCHERS at Weed Lake, Phil Cram, Brian Elder & Ray Woods.

Oct 22:
PACIFIC LOON, SURF SCOTER female at Glenmore Res., Bill Wilson.
1000 GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE, 800 SNOW GEESE at Namaka Lake SE of Strathmore, Andrew Slater.
GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET (2), PINE GROSBEAK (2) at Big Hill Spr. PP, Steve Kassai.
COOPER’S HAWK, TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE, BOHEMIAN WAXWING (60) at Votier’s Flats, FCPP, Katrina Lybbert.
FRANKLIN’S GULL (1) at Shepherd Landfill, Terry Korolyk.
TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE (7), AMERICAN ROBIN (25), RED CROSSBILL (6), GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET, Votier’s Flats, FCPP, Gus Yaki & FFCPP.

Oct 23:
DUNLIN (1) at Chestermere Lake, Terry Korolyk.
DOWITCHER (400), BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER (5 juv.), PECTORAL SANDPIPER (3), 1st yr. THAYER’S GULL at Weed Lake, TK.
MAGNOLIA WARBLER, Mount Royal district, Phil Cram.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday Oct 27.

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