Rare Bird Alert Calgary: March 20

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 birdscalgary@gmail.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.

March 14
DARK-EYED JUNCO(20+), Weaselhead area, by Kerri Martin

March 15
NORTHERN HAWK OWL(1),NW of Cochrane, by Phil Cram et al.
MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD, Grand Valley Rd. NW of Cochrane, by PC et al.

March 16
AMERICAN KESTREL, North of Calgary, observer unknown.
NORTHERN HARRIER(3), two seen by Tery Korolyk on 210 Ave SW, and one seen on the 17th at Frank Lake by Dill Bahr.
GYRFALCON(1),north of Calgary, by unknown observer.
PILEATED WOODPECKER(3),one seen by Steve Kassai at IBS, and two by Bob English at Carburn park.

March 17
SNOW GOOSE(1), Bow River at IBS (Inglewood Bird Sanctuary), by Gus Yaki et al.

March 18
SHARP-SHINNED HAWK, two at IBS by GY et al, and one by Richard Clarke in Kingsland area.
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE(1),at IBS, by GY et al.,
GREATER SCAUP(2) Clear Lake by TK.
KILLDEER(1) Frank Lake
EURASIAN WIGEON,Clear Lake, by TK, and three at Carseland Weir, by Andrew Slater.
HERRING GULL(2), IBS, by GY et al.
TREE SWALLOW(1), IBS, by GY et al.

The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Thursday March 22.

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