This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, May 3.

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A Virginia’s warbler was photographed in Hampton on April 28 but has not been relocated.

A yellow-throated warbler was found in Orford on April 28, and was seen again on April 29 and 30. It was last reported from Prettyman Road on May 1.

A hooded warbler and a summer tanager were seen at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye on May 3.

A summer tanager was seen at Riverside Park in Raymond on April 30.

A blue grosbeak was seen in Concord on April 29, and one was seen in Rye on the 30th, but neither has been relocated.

A sandhill crane was seen flying over Center Conway on April 29, and one was seen in a farm field at 77 Raymond Road in Nottingham on the 28th.

A black vulture was seen at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye on April 30.

A red-headed woodpecker was seen again along Old Concord Road in Henniker on April 30, and one continues to be seen along Jordan Road in Keene and was last reported on April 26.

A Caspian tern was seen at the Connecticut River in Hinsdale on April 30.

A red-necked grebe was seen in the Connecticut River in Hinsdale on May 2.

A pair of gadwall was seen in Hampton Marsh and 1 was seen in Lake Tarleton, both on May 1.

Two Bonaparte’s gulls were seen at Opechee Bay in Laconia on May 1.

A willet and an overwintering semipalmated plover were seen on the coast on April 30. A white-rumped sandpiper was seen in Rochester on April 29, and two spotted sandpipers were seen at Horseshoe Pond in Concord on May 2.

A glossy ibis was seen moving between farmland and Reed’s Marsh in Orford on April 30 and May 1. Four glossy ibis were seen at Chapman’s Landing in Stratham on April 29, and a great egret was seen in Hollis on May 2.

A single common redpoll was seen in Glen, and two were seen in Errol, all during the past week.

A white-winged crossbill was reported from Nottingham on April 30. Recent red crossbill sightings included 16 in Swanzey on April 28, and 10 in Rye on May 1.

There were numerous reports of ruby-throated hummingbirds during the past week.

A bank swallow was seen in Exeter on April 28. Two marsh wrens were seen at Turtle Pond in Concord on April 28.

Three horned larks were seen at Hampton Beach State Park on April 30 and May 1.

An American pipit was seen at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye on May 2.

A Lincoln’s sparrow was seen in Antrim on May 1.

An eastern whip-poor-will was heard at the USFWS Karner Blue easement in Concord on April 28; one was heard at Roxbury Street in Keene on the 28th; and one was heard at Hoit Road in Concord on the 29th.

New arrivals reported during the past week included: common tern, chimney swift, wood thrush, yellow-throated vireo, rose-breasted grosbeak, Baltimore oriole, orchard oriole, black-throated green warbler, Northern parula, ovenbird, magnolia warbler, prairie warbler, and gray catbird.


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