This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, April 1.

Two sandhill cranes were reported from Kingston on March 27.

A snowy owl was photographed in a field along Deer Valley Road in Bradford on March 31.

Seven black vultures were seen in the Connecticut River valley in Westmoreland on March 31, and two were reported from Londonderry on March 30.

Five snow geese were seen on the Connecticut River in Walpole on March 27.

Two Brant were seen off of the coast in Rye on March 29.

There was an unconfirmed report of a Barrow’s goldeneye seen on the Connecticut River in North Walpole on March 27.

A redhead was seen in Dover on March 26.

A pair of Northern shovelers was seen in Exeter, and two lesser scaup were seen on the Connecticut River in Charlestown, all on March 30.

A red-breasted merganser was seen on the Connecticut River in the Upper Valley on March 31.

A glossy ibis and a red-throated loon were seen from Adam’s Point in Great Bay on March 30.

Six Northern fulmars, two black-legged kittiwakes, 12 common murres, a thick-billed murre, eight razorbills and four black guillemots were seen by birders on a fishing boat out of Hampton on March 29.

An Iceland gull was seen in Salem on March 29.

A Northern shrike was seen at Bodwell Farm in Kensington on March 29.

A Lapland longspur and three snow buntings were seen at Hampton Beach State Park on March 28, and two snow buntings were seen in Etna on the 25th.

A flock of 15 Bohemian waxwings was seen in Sandwich on March 27, and three were seen in Hanover on the 29th.

A flock of 42 evening grosbeaks was seen in Ellsworth on March 28; a flock of 32 was seen in Jefferson on the 30th; and a single bird was seen in Exeter on April 1st.

A flock of 25 common redpolls was seen in Etna on March 29; a flock of 30 was seen in Dunbarton on the 30th; and a flock of 40 was seen in Charlestown on the 30th. A possible Hoary redpoll was seen in Hollis on March 27.

A pine warbler was seen in Newton on March 25; one was reported from Hampton on the 30th; and one was seen in Campton on April 1. A few yellow-rumped warblers were reported during the past week.

A field sparrow was seen in Westmoreland on March 31.

An American bittern was seen in Plainfield on March 31.

There were a number of inland sightings of double-crested cormorants from scattered locations during the past week.


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