Date: 7/9/18 5:09 pm From: Mark Suomala <mrsuomala...> Subject: [NHBirds] Rare Bird Alert, New Hampshire, July 9, 2018
This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Monday, July 9th, 2018.
A MISSISSIPPI KITE was seen near Mockingbird Lane in Newmarket on July 4th,
1 was seen near South Main Street in Newmarket on the 8th, and 1 was seen
near Edgewood Road in Durham on the 8th.
A ROYAL TERN was seen from Great Boar’s Head in Hampton on July 6th, and a
ROSEATE TERN was seen in Hampton Harbor on the 4th.
A BRANT was seen at Rye Harbor State Park on July 6th.
8 PIPING PLOVERS were seen at Seabrook Beach on July 4th.
A flock of 12 GLOSSY IBIS was seen flying over Hampton Marsh on July 4th.
2 PHILADELPHIA VIREOS were seen at Week’s State Park in Lancaster on July
4th. Also of note, 2 MOURNING WARBLERS were seen near the parking area.
3 WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS and several BICKNELL’S THRUSHES were seen near the
summit of Cannon Mountain on July 7th.
3 WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS, a FOX SPARROW, and 4 BICKNELL’S THRUSHES were
reported from the Caps Ridge Trail located off of Jefferson Notch Road in
the White Mountains on July 8th.
A SWAINSON’S THRUSH continues to be seen in Lempster, and was last reported
on July 8th. This is a relatively southern breeding record for the state.
2 PURPLE MARTINS were seen north of Cross Beach Road in Seabrook on July
A SOLITARY SANDPIPER was seen at Cherry Pond in Jefferson on July 8th.
A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen at Hampton Marsh on July 4th.
Birders on a whale watch trip out of Rye Harbor reported seeing a GREAT
SHEARWATER, 3 WILSON’S STORM-PETRELS, 3 NORTHERN GANNETS, and a LAUGHING
GULL on July 4th.
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press 4 as directed or ask to be transferred. If you have seen any
interesting birds recently, you can leave a message at the end of the
recording or send your sightings to the RBA via e-mail at:
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