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> * Alberta (Canada)
> * Calgary, AB
> * June 7, 2012
> * ABCA1206.07
> - Birds mentioned:
> --Barrow's Goldeneye
> --Turkey Vulture
> --Calliope Hummingbird
> --Rufous Hummingbird
> --Olive-sided Flycatcher
> --Eastern Phoebe
> --Western Kingbird
> --Cassin's Vireo
> --Rock Wren
> --Sprague's Pipit
> --Le Conte's Sparrow
> --Nelson's Sparrow
> Hotline: City of Calgary and Calgary Field Naturalists' Society
> Bird Alert
> Number: 403-221-4519
> To Report: 403-221-4519
> Coverage: Southern Alberta
> Compiler: Terry Korolyk
> Transcriber: Hank Vanderpol (hvbirdman@...)
> Welcome to the City of Calgary and CFNS Bird Alert. This report was
> on Thursday June 7th. To report a bird sighting, call 403-221-4519 and
> leave a message after the recording. To speak to a naturalist,
> phone 311
> during office hours and ask for the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary.
> June 4:
> --BARROW'S GOLDENEY(5), W. end of Glenmore Reservoir, by Matthew Simm.
> --TURKEY VULTURE(10).Dry Island Buffalo Jump near Drumheller, by
> Cedric Hitchon.
> --CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD(2), RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD(3), EASTERN PHOEBE
> (3),VEERY. Weaselhead area,west end Glenmore Reservoir, by Gus
> Yaki et al.
> --CASSIN'S VIREO(1), Queen's Park Cemetery, by Bill Wilson.
> June 5:
> --OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, Votier's Flats, FCPP, by Jeff Bank
> --ROCK WREN(2),SPRAGUE'S PIPIT, LE CONTE'S SPARROW(3), NELSON'S
> SPARROW(2), by Joan and Malcolm MacDonald. For location details,
> see recent report on Alberta Birds.
> --WESTERN KINGBIRD(2), La Farge Meadows, FCPP, by Nimali
> Seneviratne et al.
> June 6:
> --VEERY(5), Weaselhead area, by Warren Costello et al.
> The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Monday June 11.
> BIRD STUDY GROUP - Meets the first Wednesday of the month,
> September - May
> at 7:30 pm, Room 211, BioSciences Building, University of Calgary.
> The next
> meeting will be Wednesday September 5.
> BIRDING FIELD TRIPS
> Nature Calgary (CFNS) field trips are free and open to all.
> Sat Jun 9, 6am: It's possible to see 5 (maybe 6) species of Empidonax
> flycatchers along Hwy 68 in K-country. Meet at Assumption School,
> 34 Av NW
> (NW Corner Sarcee Tr/Hwy #1) to carpool. Bring lunch. Register with
> Scott Lovell, (403) 975-7032 or sflovell*@*ucalgary.ca.
> Sun Jun 10, 3:30am: Dawn Chorus, Weaselhead. Hear 40+ bird species.
> parking lot, 66 Av & 37 St SW. Leaders, Gus Yaki/Aileen Pelzer,
> Mon Jun 11, 6:30pm: Tour of Don Stiles' Bluebird Trail in
> foothills, just SW
> of Calgary. Meet Anderson LRT station, next to Macleod Tr, S of
> overpass. See young bluebirds in nest and other locally nesting
> Leader, Don Stiles, 403-271-4689.
> Tue Jun 12, 6:30pm: Birding Weaselhead Natural Area. Meet parking
> lot, 37
> St/66 Av SW. Leader, Andrew Hart, 403-279-5209.
> Sat Jun 16, 9am, Birding Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, E end of 9 Av
> SE. Leader,
> Penny Smith, 403-283-9260.
> Sun Jun 17, 1:30pm, See Rock Wren, Say's Phoebe, Poison Ivy,
> McKinnon Flats.
> Meet Anderson LRT Station, next to Macleod Tr, S of pedestrian
> overpass, for
> car-pooling. Leader, Gus Yaki, 403-243-2248.
> Tue Jun 26, 6:30pm: Birding Edworthy Park. Meet S side of Boothman
> Pedestrian Bridge accessed from Shaganappi Tr & Bowness Rd if N of
> river, or
> from W end of Spruce Dr if S of river. Leaders Janet Gill, 403
> 230-5671 &
> Bernie Diebolt, 403 210-2446.
> Sat Jun 30, 9am: Bird Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, E end of 9 Av SE.
> Penny Smith, 403-283-9260.
> Inglewood Bird Sanctuary is a City of Calgary Natural Area. Staff
> information, courses and field trips relating to natural history. For
> information call 311 during office hours and ask for the Inglewood
> Nature Calgary (Calgary Field Naturalists' Society) promotes the
> observation, study and conservation of the native habitat through
> field trips and collection of scientific data. For membership or event
> information, email naturecalgary@... or visit the website at
> www.naturecalgary.com. The Birding section of the website
> http://birdcomp.fanweb.ca/index.html includes descriptions of birding
> locales in the Calgary area. Nature Calgary also publishes a
> Nature News, available to members by email and on the website.
> - End transcript
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