Rare Bird Alert Calgary: March 22

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.

Mar 18:
RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER still at George Lane Park, High River, Terry Korolyk.
HARLEQUIN DUCK at Inglewood BS, Bernie Diebolt, Janice Gill.

Mar 19:
RED-WINGED BLACKBIRDS (12), EURASIAN WIGEON, male, east of Elliston Park, 17 Ave, 68 St SE, Gus Yaki, FFCPP.
MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD, male, 8 km west of Turner Valley, Richard Clarke.

Mar 20:
SNOWY OWLS (2), Hwy 564, RRd 253, Terry Poulton, Sam Williams.
GLAUCOUS GULL at Elliston Park, TP, SW, and at IBS, Brian Elder, Ray Wershler, Mike Mulligan.
RED-TAILED HAWK, west of Eagle Lake near Hwy 24, TP, SW.
FRANKLIN’S GULL, IBS, Sam Jones.
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, SNOW GOOSE, IBS, BE, RW, MM.

Mar 22:
DARK-EYED JUNCOS (4-5) in a yard, Calgary Temple, Amanda Bradley.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday Mar 26.

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