This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, June 10th, 2019.

A little egret was seen with five snowy egrets in the marsh located on the west side of Route 1A opposite Wallis Sands on June 8.

A trumpeter swan was discovered at NH Audubon’s Abe Emerson Marsh in Candia on April 13, has continued being seen there, and was last reported on June 8.

Two Mississippi kites were seen soaring over Madbury Road and Oyster River High School in Durham, two were seen in Newmarket, and one was seen near the Great Bay Discovery Center in Greenland, all on June 8.

Two black vultures were seen at Fall Mountain in North Walpole on June 10.

An Acadian flycatcher was reported from NH Audubon’s Popple Island Wildlife Sanctuary in Epsom on June 6. The bird was singing from a beaver-dammed section of Lockes Brook just north of the Loop Trail. Access to and around the sanctuary is challenging due to parking constraints (roadside only, and please do not block the road or any driveways) and Class VI road conditions, which are currently very muddy.

There was an unconfirmed report of a cerulean warbler in Hancock on June 9.

A flock of 10 red knots was seen in Hampton Harbor on June 7.

A purple sandpiper and a dunlin were seen on the coast on June 3.

A flock of 25 brant were seen along the coast in Rye on June 5.

Ten purple martins were seen nesting south of Hampton Harbor in Seabrook on June 7.

Five grasshopper sparrows were reported from the Concord Airport on June 5.

Four American pipits were seen on Mount Washington, above the treeline where they breed, on June 9.

Late migrants seen along the coast included a red-throated loon on June 4, and a red-necked grebe on June 5.


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