This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, April 15.
A trumpeter swan was seen at N.H. Audubon’s Abe Emerson Marsh in Candia on April 13, 14 and 15.
An adult little blue heron was seen in a wetland along Great Rock Road in Sandwich on April 15.
A flock of 10 sandhill cranes was seen in Concord on April 12; a flock of 16 was reported from Jackson on the 13th; one was seen along the Connecticut River in Hanover on the 10th; and one was seen in Deerfield on the 12th.
A golden eagle was seen in Barrington on April 14.
Two black vultures were seen in Contoocook on April 12, and two were seen in Westmoreland on the 13th.
Two Caspian terns were seen at Wilson Pond in Swanzey on April 9.
A lesser black-backed gull was seen on the Connecticut River at the Wilder Dam on April 8; one was seen in coastal Rye on the 8th; and one was seen at the Upper Suncook Recreation Area in Center Barnstead on the 12th.
Two Bonaparte’s gulls were seen on the Connecticut River in Hinsdale on April 13, and a few Laughing gulls were seen on the coast during the past week.
Three snow geese were seen in Lancaster on April 9, and one was seen in Concord on the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th. A flock of 35 brant was seen in coastal Rye on April 10.
A pair of Northern shovelers was seen in Nashua on April 9; a pair was seen in Laconia on the 9th; and a pair was seen in Concord on the 12th.
Three horned grebes, three red-necked grebes, two surf scoters, a long-tailed duck, three gadwall, four Northern pintails, two ruddy ducks and two blue-winged teal were seen on the Connecticut River and in the Connecticut River valley during the past week. Two red-necked grebes were seen in Laconia on April 9, and seven were seen at World End Pond in Salem on the 15th.
A few Greater scaup and numerous lesser scaup were reported from scattered inland locations during the past week.
A Northern shrike was seen in Warren on April 13.
Two glossy ibis were seen in Hampton on April 13, and three were seen in North Hampton on the 15th.
Two Iceland gulls were seen in Exeter on April 13, and two Glaucous gulls were seen in Rochester on the 12th.
A flock of 105 Bohemian waxwings was seen in West Lebanon on April 12.
A flock of 23 evening grosbeaks, and a flock of 88 common redpolls were all seen at a feeding station in Jefferson, all on April 8. A flock of 70 common redpolls was seen in Warren on the 15th; a flock of 12 was seen in Jackson on the 13th; and a few flocks of common redpolls were seen in the Connecticut River valley during the past week
Two evening grosbeaks were seen in East Kingston on April 10; one was seen in Canaan on the 14th; and one was seen in Epping on the 9th.
Four snow buntings were seen in Shelburne on April 9 and 10.
A few white-crowned sparrows and fox sparrows were reported from scattered locations during the past week.
Two piping plovers were seen at Hampton Beach on April 10.
A few Northern harriers were reported from scattered locations during the past week.
Three Northern rough-winged swallows were seen in Nashua on April 9; one was seen in Salem on the 9th; and two were seen in Hinsdale on the 14th. A barn swallow was seen in Rochester on the 12th.
A Louisiana waterthrush was reported from East Kingston on April 11; two were reported from Atkinson on the 13th; and one was reported from Westmoreland on the 14th.
A few blue-gray gnatcatchers, Eastern towhees and brown thrashers were reported from southern counties on April 13 and 14.
A gray catbird was reported from Errol on April 8.
Four Vesper sparrows were reported from the Concord Airport on April 14.
Seven American pipits were seen in Sunapee on April 14.
This listing can be seen in its entirety at www.nhaudubon.org.