This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, March 25.

Two sandhill cranes were seen at Moore Fields on Route 155A in Durham on March 19.

Two black vultures were seen in Brookline, and 2 were seen in Nashua, all on March 25. Two black vultures and two peregrine falcons were seen at Fall Mountain in Walpole on March 24.

Two Barrow’s goldeneyes were seen on the Androscoggin River in Errol on March 19th.

A Ross’s goose was seen along Route 12 in Walpole on March 19 and 20. Two snow geese and a cackling goose were seen on the Connecticut River downstream from the Route 123 bridge between Walpole and Vermont on March 24.

A Northern shrike was seen at the Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Newington on March 20; one was seen in Warren on the 21st; and one was seen in Gilford on the 24th.

A rough-legged hawk was reported from Exeter on March 23.

An Iceland gull was seen in Plaistow on March 24.

An Iceland gull and a Glaucous gull were seen at the Rochester Wastewater Treatment Plant on March 21.

A flock of over 60 Bohemian waxwings was seen in Warren on March 22.

A flock of 35 evening grosbeaks was seen in Jefferson on March 23; a flock of 28 was seen in Groveton on the 22nd; a flock of 10 was seen in Exeter on the 23rd; a flock of nine was seen in Jaffrey on the 23rd; a flock of seven was seen in East Kingston was seen on the 21st; and a flock of 5 was reported from Nottingham on the 22nd.

A flock of 56 common redpolls was seen in Jefferson on March 22; a flock of 40 was seen in Groveton on the 22nd; and a flock of six was seen in Conway on the 24th.

A yellow-rumped warbler was seen again in East Kingston on March 24.

There was an influx of returning migrants during the past week, including a pied-billed grebe, gadwalls, Northern pintails, common goldeneyes, ring-necked ducks, hooded mergansers, common mergansers, buffleheads, green-winged teal, wood ducks, great egrets, great blue herons, turkey vultures, Merlins, osprey, Eastern phoebes, tree swallows, greater yellowlegs, Wilson’s snipe, American woodcock, killdeer, Eastern meadowlarks, common grackles, red-winged blackbirds, rusty blackbirds, brown-headed cowbirds, white-crowned sparrows, fox sparrows, chipping sparrows, Savannah sparrows, fish crows, and pine siskins.


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