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

Two American oystercatchers and an Arctic tern were seen at White Island and Seavey Island in the Isles of Shoals on June 25.

Two Caspian terns and an Arctic tern were seen in Hampton Harbor on June 29.

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 30.

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, and they were last reported from there on June 29.

Two sandhill cranes were seen in the vicinity of Sweat Meadows on the Androscoggin River in Errol on June 17, and again on the 26th.

A least bittern continues to be reported from the Cranberry Pond wetlands behind the shopping center in West Lebanon and was last reported on June 29.

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

Eight purple martins were seen from Cross Beach Road in Seabrook on June 29.

A red crossbill was reported from N.H. Audubon’s Hoyt Sanctuary in East Madison on June 23, and four were reported from Hancock on the 30th.

Grasshopper sparrows were again reported from the Concord Airport, Woodmont Orchard in Hollis, the old racetrack in Hinsdale, and Cemetery Fields in Amherst during the past week.

Two fox sparrows were reported from the White Mountains, including from the summit of Cannon Mountain, during the past week.

A cerulean warbler was again reported from the Lake Wantastiquet Natural Area in Chesterfield and Hinsdale on June 28.

An olive-sided flycatcher was heard on the west side of Huntress Bridge Road in Effingham on June 23.


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