Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Aug 13

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 12

WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER – at slough on Hwy 560 just west of Hwy 24 , Terry Korolyk
WESTERN SANDPIPER – 2 at large slough on 304 St. SE 2 kms south of Hwy 552
SANDERLING – At Weed Lake on Hwy 560 at Landon, TK
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER – Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Steve Kassai
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH – 3 by west bridge in Confederation Park reported by Dan Arndt
LINCOLN’S SPARROWS – 4, as above
LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE – 4 northeast of Chestermere Lake on Inverlake Road between RR 274 and Hwy 9, DA

The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Mon Aug 16.


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