Rare Bird Alert Calgary: June 7

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, 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.

Compiler: Terry Korolyk

June 4:
–BARROW’S GOLDENEY(5), W. end of Glenmore Reservoir, by Matthew Simm.
–TURKEY VULTURE(10).Dry Island Buffalo Jump near Drumheller, by Cedric Hitchon.
–CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD(2), RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD(3), EASTERN PHOEBE, (3),VEERY. Weaselhead area,west end Glenmore Reservoir, by Gus Yaki et al.

–CASSIN’S VIREO(1), Queen’s Park Cemetery, by Bill Wilson.

June 5:
–OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, Votier’s Flats, FCPP, by Jeff Bank
-ROCK WREN(2),SPRAGUE’S PIPIT, LE CONTE’S SPARROW(3), NELSON’S  PARROW(2), by Joan and Malcolm MacDonald. For location details, see recent report on Alberta Birds.
–WESTERN KINGBIRD(2), La Farge Meadows, FCPP, by Nimali Seneviratne et al.

June 6:
–VEERY(5), Weaselhead area, by Warren Costello et al

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday June 11.

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