Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Aug 6

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.

Compiled by Terry Korolyk

Aug 2:
LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE (2) SW of Linden, Twn Rd 302 on Rnge Rd 260, Corinne Griffin.

Aug 4:
RED PHALAROPE, 4 juveniles in a flock of 400-500 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES, BrantHutterite Colony Slough, W of Hwy 804, Tony Timmons, Al Borgardt, Howard Heffler.
CLARKE’S GREBE, 1 at Basin 1 Frank Lake, and 1 with 2 young at Basin 2, TT, AB, HH.
PEREGRINE FALCON, Basin 2 as above.
PEREGRINE FALCON at the lookout, Brown-Lowery PP, Andrew Hart and CFNS Field Trip.

Aug 5:
RED PHALAROPE, 1 juveniles in a large mixed flock of shorebirds, in a slough on 304 St SE, 2 km S of Hwy 552, Terry Korolyk.
WESTERN SANDPIPER, juvenile, as above.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday Aug 9.


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