Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Nov 17

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 Thursday Nov 17.

Bird Sightings:

WEDNESDAY, NOV 16
BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER (1) – Police Point Park in Medicine Hat by Marty Drut. For more info call Milt Spitzer at 403-528-3120
–SNOWY OWL (1f) – Hwy 1 just west of junction with Hwy 9 (east of Calgary) by Angela Steffens
–NORTHERN HAWK OWL (1) – near intersection of TwpRd 262 and RgeRd 261 (Irricana Sloughs area) by Eddy Matuod

TUESDAY, NOV 15
–GLAUCOUS GULL (1 1st yr) – Bow River at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary by Yousif Attia
–MEW GULL (1 ad) – location and observer as above
–THAYER’S GULL (1 ad) – location and observer as above

MONDAY, NOV 14
–PINE GROSBEAK (15) – Fish Creek PP between Bebo Grove and Shannon Terrace by Gus Yaki and Friends of Fish Creek PP Society
–TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE (2) – location and observers as above
–WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (30+) – location and observers as above
–COMMON REDPOLL ( 25+) – location and observers as above

THURSDAY, NOV 10
-SNOWY OWL (1) – Arbour Lake subdivision of NW Calgary by unidentified observer

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday November 21

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