Rare bird sighting in Kananaskis Country

Recently, Angélique and Allan Mandell were lucky enough to spot a Say’s Phoebe up the north north fork of Canyon Creek at an  altitude of  2300 m (7546 ft.) just below the col between peaks  412443 and 409435. It appeared to be picking off insects from the lichen on the rocks. For a bird of the prairies and badlands, it seems way off course. They wonder if anyone else has seen this bird in the mountains?

Says Phoebe
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  • Colleen Murray Sep 6, 2011, 9:37 am

    Congratulations to Angelique and Allan Mandel on identifying a bird so far out of it’s range.

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