Rare Bird Alert Calgary: June 14

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

Bird Sightings:

June 11:
–TURKEY VULTURE(2), one at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary by Kerri Martin, one over house of Matthew Sim.
–GREAT-GREY OWL(2), RR52 and Grand Valley Rd, by Frank Wood.
–LAZULI BUNTING, Millarville, by Twyla Collier.
–ROSE-BREASTED/BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK hybrid, S.Glenmore park, by Gus Yaki et al.

June 12:
–THAYER’S GULL, Glenmore Reservoir, by Terry Korolyk
–BONAPARTE’S GULL(2), same as above.
–RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD, near Linden, by Corinne Griffin.
–ALDER FLYCATCHER(4), Nose Hill, Porcupine Valley, by Bill Wilson.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday June 14.


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