This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, June 17.

A little egret continues to be seen with snowy egrets in the marsh located on the side of Route 1A opposite Wallis Sands in Rye, and was last reported on June 16.

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 16.

An American oystercatcher was seen flying by Rye Harbor on June 13.

Three Mississippi kite 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 golden eagles were seen at Tuckerman’s Ravine on Mt. Washington on June 10.

A black vulture was seen in Walpole on June 16.

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 least bittern was reported from the Cranberry Pond wetlands behind the shopping center in West Lebanon on June 17, and two were reported from World End Pond in Salem on June 13.

A late-migrating great egret was seen in the Dixville Notch area on June 14.

Twelve purple martins were seen along the coast on June 16.

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

A fox sparrow was reported from Millsfield on June 12.

Five Bicknell’s thrushes were reported from Cannon Mountain on June 14, and three Bicknell’s thrushes, an olive-sided flycatcher, and three mourning warblers were reported from the trail up Dixville Peak on June 15.

Two late-migrating red-necked grebes were seen in coastal Rye on June 16.


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