Rare Bird Alert Calgary: Sept 10

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

Bird Sightings:

Sept 1-2:
COMMON REDPOLLS at feeder near Willow Park Golf Course, Marilyn Bushell.

Sept 6:
LAPLAND LONGSPUR (9) Nose Hill Park, Bill Wilson.
BROAD-WINGED HAWK, IBS, Gus Yaki with FFCPP.
MAGNOLIA WARBLER, TOWNSEND’S WARBLER, Confederation Pk, BW.
BLACKPOLL WARBLER, OLIVER-SIDED FLYCATCHER (2), IBS, Gus Yaki with FFCPP.

Sept 7:
TOWNSEND’S WARBLER, BLACKPOLL WARBLER, Confederation Pk, BW.
TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE, Mallard Pt FCPP, Helga Borgardt.

Sept 8:
LAPLAND LONGSPUR (16) Nose Hill Pk, BW
WESTERN TANAGER (2), Confed. PK, BW.
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, HERRING GULL, IBS, Gus Yaki with FFCPP.
OVENBIRD, IBS, Kingsley Blades.

Sept 9:
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE (2) at Third Lake, and 28 at Eagle Lake via Rnge Rd 245 access, Andrew Slater.
RED-TAILED HAWK dark phase immature, Mallard Pt, FCPP, BW.
OREGON DARK-EYED JUNCO, Carburn Pk, BW.
SOLITARY SANDPIPER(9), IBS, Bob Lefebvre with FFCPP.

The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday Sept 13.

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