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
ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRD, female coming regularly to feeder at 4919-21 St SW, Barbara & Lloyd Trevor.
LONG-TAILED DUCK, female, at Rowing Club, Glenmore Res., Yousif Attia.
REDHEAD x CANVASBACK in pond s of Shepard Landfill at end of McIvor Blvd, Terry Korolyk, Nature Calgary field trip.
FRANKLIN’S GULL, THAYER’S GULLS (2), Shepard LF. TK etc.
THAYER’S GULL’S (6) juv.. SNOW GOOSE, n of Hwy 22X bridge, FCPP. as above.
GLAUCOUS x HERRING GULLS as above.
TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE, RUSTY BLACKBIRDS (2), Elliston Pk.
AMERICAN PIPIT, RUSTY BB, at IBS, Kingsley Blades/NC.
LONG-TAILED DUCKS, (6) Glenmore Res. Dan Arndt., and 2 from S shore, Chip Scialfa.
RED-THROATED LOON, Glenmore Res.
SPRUCE GROUSE (8), Larsen Pasture Rd, Grand Valley Rd, Eddie Matoud.
RUSTY BB (2), IBS, Steve Kassai.
The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday Nov 8.
The next meeting of the Nature Calgary Bird Study Group will be held on Wednesday November 07 in Room 211 of the Biosciences Building of the University of Calgary. Doors are open at 7:00 PM and the meeting will begin at 7:30 PM.
Dan Arndt and David Pugh, both members of the BSG advisory group, will be sharing their experiences with technology in the field of birding.