This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, March 11.
A snowy owl was seen on the coast on March 9.
An immature golden eagle was photographed in Dover near the Maine state line on March 6.
A Northern shrike was seen in South Sutton on March 10; one was seen at Pickering Ponds in Rochester on the 9th; and one was seen in Croydon on the 4th.
A male Barrow’s goldeneye continues to be seen on the Androscoggin River in Errol, and was last reported on March 7th. A female Barrow’s goldeneye continues to be seen off of Pulpit Rocks in Rye, and was last reported on March 9.
Four redheads were seen at Osprey Cove on Great Bay in Greenland on March 9.
A male green-winged teal was seen on the Androscoggin River in Gorham on March 6. This is an unusually far north occurrence in winter.
An Iceland gull was seen on the coast on March 9. A Glaucous gull continues to be seen in Seabrook at Hampton Harbor and was last reported on the 9th.
A lesser black-backed gull, a Glaucous gull, and four Iceland gulls were seen at the Rochester Wastewater Treatment Plant on March 8.
A mixed flock of over 30 birds consisting mainly of Bohemian waxwings with a few cedar waxwings was seen near Church Landing in Meredith on March 9. Two Bohemian waxwings were seen in Hanover on the 9th.
Three pine grosbeaks were seen along Wolf Road in Amherst, and two were seen along Morgan Drive in Lebanon, all on March 9.
A flock of 12 evening grosbeaks was seen in East Kingston on March 8, and a flock of 26 was seen in Ellsworth on the 10th.
There were a few common redpolls reported from scattered locations during the past week.
Two fish crows were reported from Hampton on March 9.
A yellow-rumped warbler was seen again in East Kingston on March 8.
Eleven snow buntings were seen in Seabrook on March 9, and eight were seen in Northfield on the 8th.
A peregrine falcon was seen in Bedford, a Merlin was seen on the coast, and an American kestrel was seen along Lee Hook Road in Lee, all on March 9.
A Northern goshawk was seen in Orford on March 8, and one was seen in Milford on the 5th. A Northern harrier was seen in Seabrook on the 9th.
An Eastern screech-owl was photographed in Hollis on March 7.
Forty-three turkey vultures were seen roosting in Exeter on March 9.
Three black-backed woodpeckers were seen near Little Cherry Pond at the Pondicherry National Wildlife Refuge in Jefferson on March 9.
Small numbers of returning common grackles and red-winged blackbirds were reported during the past week.
Lingering migrant species reported during the past week included: winter wren, hermit thrush, red-shouldered hawk, and Northern flicker.
This listing can be seen in its entirety at www.nhaudubon.org.