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.
Compiled by Terry Korolyk
YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER – Raven Rocks area of west Fish Creek Prov Park
HARLEQUIN DUCK – on Kananaskis River at Hay Meadow near Mt. Lorette in Kananaskis Country
STILT SANDPIPER – 33 at the slough at the junction of Hwy 547 and Rge Rd 255 north of Herronton – Terry Korolyk; 80 seen by Bill Wilson at Weed Lake
PECTORAL SANDPIPER – 6 as above (TK); 3 seen as above by BW
SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER – 8, as above (TK); 3 seen as above by BW
LEAST SANDPIPER – 1 as above (TK)
SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER – 50, as above (TK)
BAIRD’S SANDPIPER – 3, as above (TK)
GREATER AND LESSER YELLOWLEGS – 300 seen by TK at a large slough on 304 St SE, 2 kms south of hwy 552
RED-NECKED PHALAROPE – 2 at Weed Lake, BW
LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER – 15 as above
UPLAND SANDPIPER – 338 Ave, just east of 320 St north of Blackie, TK
EVENING GROSBEAK – Glenfield in east Fish Creek Prov Park
The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Thu Jul 19.