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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
LAZULI BUNTING: backyard of Marcel Gahbauer, Spruce Cliff area of SW Calgary.
CHUKAR PARTRIDGE: Glamorgan area, by Eugene West.
NELSON’S SPARROW(2), one seen by Bill Wilson east of Calgary, one by Andrew Slater near Namaka Lake on the 17th.
UPLAND SANDPIPER: a few km. E. of Carstairs turnoff and Hwy.2, by Terry Korolyk.
LE CONTE’S SPARROW(4): Namaka Lake area, by AS.
GRAY JAY: North Glenmore Park, west end, by Lorne Bogdan.
LAZULI BUNTING(1)male,Fish Creek Prov. Park between bridge 4+5, by Helga and Al Borgardt.Also seen on the 19th.
RED-TAILED HAWK(HARLAN’S): LaFarge Meadows, FCPP, by Gus Yaki et al.
GREATER YELLOWLEGS(1): LaFarge Meadows, FCPP, by GY et al.
The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday 25.