This Week's Rare Bird Alert
A red-headed woodpecker has been seen on numerous days visiting a birdfeeder in Alstead since about Jan. 1, and was last reported on March 9.
A Barrow’s goldeneye, 333 common goldeneyes, two greater scaup, 20 ring-necked ducks, nine buffleheads, 68 American black ducks, and 21 common mergansers were seen on the Connecticut River above the Vernon Dam in Hinsdale on March 8, and two RED-NECKED GREBES were seen here on the 11th.
Four greater scaup were seen on Paugus Bay, two lesser scaup were seen on the Winnepesaukee River, and a red-necked grebe was seen in Opechee Bay, all in Laconia on March 7.
A pair of peregrine falcons was seen atop the Christian Science Church in Concord, and single birds were reported from Orford, Manchester, and Dover, all during the past week.
A northern goshawk was seen in Hanover on March 7.
A fish crow was reported from Hooksett on March 9, and one was reported from Durham on the 11th.
A killdeer was seen in Dover on March 11, and another was seen in Manchester on the 12th.
A hermit thrush was seen in Newmarket on March 10.
There were several reports of turkey vultures during the past week including seven in Concord, two in Nashua, one in Hanover, and one in Newmarket.
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