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RBA; Calgary, AB, June 11, 2012
* Alberta (Canada)
* Calgary, AB
* June 11, 2012
- Birds mentioned
City of Calgary and Calgary Field Naturalists' Society (Nature Calgary) Bird Alert
Number: 403 221-4519
To Report: 403 221-4519
Coverage: Southern Alberta
Compiler: Terry Korolyk (CFNS & IBS)
Transcriber: Pat Mitchell (deemit@...)
Welcome to the City of Calgary and CFNS Bird Alert. This Bird Alert was recorded on Monday June 11 at 10 am. To report a bird sighting, leave a message after the recording, or to bypass the recorded message, press the pound key on your touch tone phone. To speak to a naturalist, please phone 311 if calling locally during office hours and ask for Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, or dial 403-268-2489 if calling from outside the city
If you wish to report an injured bird or animal, please call Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation at 403-239-2488 or the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation at 403-946-2361.
WHITE-FACED IBIS (3), N side of Inverlake Rd, NE of Chestermere Lake, Randy Kimura.
RED-TAILED HAWK, rufous morph, Votier's Flats, FCPP seen for the 3rd summer in this area, Terry Korolyk.
RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD pr, along the creek in Votier's Flats, reached via S end of Elbow Dr, Matthew Sim.
SEMI-PALMATED SANDPIPER, wetland at Hwy 547/Rge Rd 255, TK.
CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD (2), cross large pedestrian bridge over river, turn rt. cross small bridge, turn left and follow new boardwalk on W side of channel, CFNS, FFCPP.
RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD (2), near blooming caragana along trail along N slope of Elbow River , W of Weaselhead parking, as above.
The next scheduled update of the Bird Alert is on Thursday June 14.
Nature Calgary Field Trips
· New trips, updates, http://www.naturecalgary.com/field_trips.html
· Many meeting places are mapped on http://birdcomp.fanweb.ca/location.html
· Note: Highlighted trips require pre-registration.
> 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.
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