This Week's Rare Bird Alert
A fish crow was reported from Laconia on June 28.
An evening grosbeak was seen along Eaton Road in Swanzey on June 29, and two were reported from Freedom on the 24.
A pair of merlins nesting in Ashland appears to be feeding at least one chick.
A pair of nesting American kestrels feeding chicks was reported from along Route 113 in North Chatham on June 28.
An immature double-crested cormorant was seen on Lily Lake in Piermont on July 1.
This information is also available by phone recording: call 224-9909 and press 2 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.