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Last Week's Rare Bird Alert

June 08. 2018 6:48PM

This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, June 4.

Three Mississippi kites were seen along Madbury Road near the town library in Durham on June 2.

Two sandhill cranes were photographed at Dead Pond near North Mountain in Pawtuckaway State Park in Nottingham on June 3, and there was an unconfirmed report of a sandhill crane in Sunapee on May 31.

An American oystercatcher was seen along the coast on May 30.

Three piping plovers were seen at Hampton Beach State Park on June 3.

Eight least terns were seen on Seabrook Beach on June 2.

A black guillemot was seen in Rye Harbor on June 2.

A common eider was seen at Long Pond in Lempster on June 3.

A long-tailed duck and a red-throated loon were seen in coastal Rye on May 29.

A Nelson’s sparrow was reported from the pools on the west side of Route 1A just south of Odiorne Point State Park in Rye on June 3, and two saltmarsh sparrows were reported from Lubberland Creek in Newmarket on June 2.

Six grasshopper sparrows were reported from near Walmart in Hinsdale on May 30, five were reported from the Concord Airport on June 1, and three were reported from the Cemetery Fields in Amherst on June 2.

A fox sparrow was reported from the summit of Mount Pierce in the White Mountains on June 3.

Five red crossbills were reported from Mount Monadnock on June 3.

Several red crossbills and white-winged crossbills, and a pair of rusty blackbirds were reported from Pittsburg on June 2.

Three evening grosbeaks were seen at a private residence in Keene on June 2.

Two common nighthawks were reported from Plymouth on June 2, and one was reported from Richmond on May 30.

A yellow-bellied flycatcher was seen at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye on June 2, and an olive-sided flycatcher was reported from Perch Pond in Holderness on June 1.

Yellow-billed cuckoos and black-billed cuckoos were reported from N.H. Audubon’s Brookside Sanctuary in South Hampton on June 3.

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