Date: 6/10/19 4:29 pm From: Mark Suomala <mrsuomala...> Subject: [NHBirds] Rare Bird Alert, New Hampshire, June 10, 2019
This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Monday, June 10th, 2019.
A LITTLE EGRET was seen with 5 SNOWY EGRETS in the marsh located on the west
side of Route 1A opposite Wallis Sands on June 8th, but it has not been
A TRUMPETER SWAN was discovered at NH Audubon’s Abe Emerson Marsh in Candia
on April 13th, has continued being seen there, and was last reported on June
2 MISSISSIPPI KITES were seen soaring over Madbury Road and Oyster River
High School in Durham, 2 were seen in Newmarket, and 1 was seen near the
Great Bay Discovery Center in Greenland, all on June 8th.
2 BLACK VULTURES were seen at Fall Mountain in North Walpole on June 10th.
An ACADIAN FLYCATCHER was reported from NH Audubon’s Popple Island Wildlife
Sanctuary in Epsom on June 6th. The bird was singing from a beaver-dammed
section of Lockes Brook just north of the Loop Trail. Access to and around
the sanctuary is challenging due to parking constraints (roadside only, and
please do not block the road or any driveways) and Class VI road conditions,
which are currently very muddy.
There was an unconfirmed report of a CERULEAN WARBLER in Hancock on June
A flock of 10 RED KNOTS was seen in Hampton Harbor on June 7th.
A PURPLE SANDPIPER and a DUNLIN were seen on the coast on June 3rd.
A flock of 25 BRANT were seen along the coast in Rye on June 5th.
10 PURPLE MARTINS were seen nesting south of Hampton Harbor in Seabrook on
5 GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS were reported from the Concord Airport on June 5th.
4 AMERICAN PIPITS were seen on Mount Washington, above treeline where they
breed, on June 9th.
Late migrants seen along the coast included a RED-THROATED LOON on June 4th,
and a RED-NECKED GREBE on June 5th.
This message is also available by phone recording: call (603) 224-9909 and
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:
<birdsetc...> Please put either "bird sighting" or "Rare Bird
Alert" in the subject line and be sure to include your mailing address and
phone number. The RBA is also available on-line at the New Hampshire Audubon
web site, www.nhaudubon.org