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 email@example.com. 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.
EURASIAN WIGEON – male at Third Lake 2 kms south of Hwy 552 on 224 St SE (Terry Korolyk)
HARLEQUIN DUCK – still at IBS (Gus Yaki and FFCPP)
GOLDEN EAGLE – 1st year southeast of Calgary at Hwy 562 and 160 St SE (TK)
SNOWY OWL – one 5 kms north of Vulcan, one northeast of Frank Lake (Tim Allison)
VARIED THRUSH – still in Dover near the west end of 41A Ave
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – a pair at Weed Lake (TK)
PILEATED WOODPECKER – a pair in Hull’s Wood of Fish Creek PP (Keith Craig)
The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Mon Mar 19.