RBA: Calgary, AB Aug 9, 2012
* Alberta (Canada)
* Calgary, AB
* Aug 9, 2012
- Birds mentioned
Red-tailed Hawk, rufous morph
Hotline: City of Calgary and Nature Calgary's Bird Alert
To Report: 403-221-4519
Coverage: Southern Alberta
Compiler: Terry Korolyk
Transcriber: Chris Havard (ckhavard@...)
Welcome to the City of Calgary and Nature Calgary's Bird Alert. This
Bird Albert was recorded on Aug 9, 2012. To report a bird sighting,
leave a message after the beep at the end of the recording, or to
bypass the recorded message, press the pound key on your touch tone
phone. To speak to a naturalist during office hours, please dial 0
after reaching the Bird Alert. For inquiries after hours, call 311 to
speak with a Customer Service Agent. To report injured wildlife,
please call Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation at 403-239-2488 or the
Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation at 403-946-2361.
No reports of the BLACK-HEADED GULL at Pakowki Lake this week.
TRUMPETER SWAN - adult on large marsh on east side of Hwy 22, 1 km
south of the Plummer's Road Junction, Terry Korolyk observed its
presence all summer
RED PHALAROPE - 4 juveniles seen by Tony Timmons, Al Borgardt and
Howard Heffler on a slough near the Brant Hutterite Colony west of Hwy
RED PHALAROPE - 1 juvenile seen by TK 1 km south of Hwy 552 on 304 St
RED-TAILED HAWK - adult female rufous morph at Votier's Flats seen by
TK , noted there for 3rd consecutive season
The next scheduled update of the bird alert is on Mon Aug 13.
BIRD STUDY GROUP:
Bird Study Group meets 1st Wednesday of the month, 7:30 pm, Room 211,
BioSciences Building, U of C, except June through August when field
trips replace the meetings.
Contact Andrew Hart at andrewhart@...
NATURE CALGARY (CFNS) FIELD TRIPS:
Sat Aug 11, 8am: Bird Bearspaw area. Meet W end of Royal Oak Shopping
Centre, 8888 Country Hills Blvd NW, in front of Sleep Country, to
carpool. Leader, Ruth Gentry, 403-454-0589.
Tue Aug 14, 6:15 pm: By special arrangement! Learn about the Swift Fox
breeding program at Cochrane Ecological Institute and the other animal
rescue work they do. We'll be there at feeding time (7 - 9pm) in hope
of seeing the foxes. Meet Crowfoot Co-op (35 Crowfoot Way NW), in the
NE parking lot, closest to Nose Hill Dr to carpool. $5/person donation
for CEI. Contact Lynne Colborne (403) 272-1457 or email HYPERLINK "mailto:lynnec1*@*shaw.ca
Tue Aug 14, 6:30pm: Evening Bird Walk, Hull�s Woods, FCPP, off Bow
Bottom Tr SE. Leaders, Dick/Lenora Flynn, 403-271-1269.
Sun Aug 19, 8am: Bird Weed Lake. We'll walk in from various access
points to cover as much of Weed Lake as we can. Expect to walk several
km. Bring lunch. Meet at Carburn Park parking lot, S from Glenmore Tr.
at 18 St SE to 2nd stoplight, then right & follow signs. Leader,
Andrew Hart, 279-5209.
Tue Aug 21, 6:30pm: Evening Bird Walk, Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, E end
of 9 Av SE. Leader, David Pugh, 403-708-1925.
Sat Aug 25, 8am: Birding Frank Lake. Meet Anderson LRT (MacLeod Tr.),
S of pedestrian overpass. Bring lunch. Leaders: Bernie Diebolt, 403
210-2446 and Janet Gill, 403 230-5671.
Sat Aug 25, 9am: Bird Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, E end of 9 Av SE.
Leader, Penny Smith, 403-283-9260.
Sat Sep 1, 7:30am: Monthly Elbow River Birding Survey. Meet Stanley
Park, 42 Av SW, just W of Macleod Tr. Walk to Glenmore Reservoir, ride
back (3.5 hours). Call leaders, Aileen Pelzer/Gus Yaki, 403-243-2248,
to ensure vehicle space for return.
Field trips are free and open to all. Lead a field trip! To share your
knowledge of a favourite location call Gus at 403-243-2248
CFNS & Inglewood 24hr Rare Bird Alert 403-221-4519 Updated Mon & Thu
Field trip leaders please turn in signed waiver forms. Mail to Nature
Calgary, Box 981 Stn. M, Calgary, AB, T2P 2K4
For recent additions and changes go to http://www.naturecalgary.com/field_trips.html
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary is a City of Calgary Natural Area. Staff
offers information, courses and field trips relating to natural
history. For information, call 311 during office hours and ask for
the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary.
NATURE CALGARY (Calgary Field Naturalists' Society) promotes the
observation, study and conservation of the native habitat through
lectures, 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 websitehttp://birdcomp.fanweb.ca/index.html includes descriptions
of BIRDING LOCALES in the Calgary area. NATURE CALGARY also publishes
a newsletter, NATURE NEWS, 8 times per year, available to members by
email and on the website.
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