This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, June 24.

The previously reported little egret that had been seen with snowy egrets in the marsh located on the west side of Route 1A opposite Wallis Sands in Rye was last reported on June 19, but it may still be in the area.

A trumpeter swan was discovered at N.H. Audubon’s Abe Emerson Marsh in Candia on April 13, has continued being seen there, and was last reported on June 22.

Three Mississippi kite breeding territories, one each in Durham, Newmarket and Stratham, continue to have reports of adult birds. The easiest birds to see are in Durham usually along Madbury Road near Maple Street.

Two sandhill cranes were seen in the vicinity of Sweat Meadows on the Androscoggin River in Errol on June 17.

A least bittern was again reported from the Cranberry Pond wetlands behind the shopping center in West Lebanon on June 23.

Two pairs of piping plovers and one pair of least terns are nesting at Hampton Beach State Park. Please be careful not to disturb these birds when you are at the beach.

A great egret was seen in Horseshoe Pond in Merrimack on June 20 and 21.

Four purple martins were seen at Awcomin Marsh in Rye on June 21.

Grasshopper sparrows were again reported from the Concord Airport, and Cemetery Fields in Amherst during the past week.

Six fox sparrows were reported from the White Mountains during the past week.

A nesting pair of blue-winged warblers was seen in Lyme on June 18.

An out-of-season red-necked grebe and an out-of-season great cormorant were both seen on the coast on June 22.


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