This week's Rare Bird Alert
This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Tuesday, July 16.
A little gull, a least tern, 20 roseate terns, three piping plovers, and two black-crowned night-herons were seen in Hampton Harbor on July 13.
An Acadian flycatcher was seen north of Horseshoe Pond in Concord on July 14. To try to see this bird, follow the railroad track and then the river path north of Horseshoe Pond – the bird has been seen foraging in and around a large tree at the foot of the railroad embankment, beside a large meadow.
Three Bicknell’s thrushes were reported from the top of Cannon Mountain on July 12, six Bicknell’s thrushes and two boreal chickadees were reported from the top of Mount Moosilauke on the 13th, and two Bicknell’s thrushes and an American pipit were reported from the Mount Washington Auto Road on the 14th.
Two Nelson’s sparrows were reported from Philbrick Marsh (sometimes called townline cove marsh) in North Hampton on July 13.
A pair of orchard orioles was seen along with a fledgling on July 15.
A red-throated loon, 21 common loons, a red-breasted merganser, 22 black scoters, and eight white-winged scoters were seen along the coast on July 13.