This Week's Rare Bird Alert
A black skimmer was seen in Hampton Harbor on Oct. 1, 2, and 3.
A little gull, four Forster’s terns, a common tern, and a western sandpiper were all seen in Hampton Harbor on Oct. 5.
A Bonaparte’s gull was seen on the Connecticut River near Hanover on Oct. 6.
A lark sparrow was seen at Morrill’s Farm in Penacook on Oct. 5.
A long-billed dowitcher was seen in Hampton on Oct. 3 and 4.
Two American golden plovers and a lesser yellowlegs were seen at Morrill’s Farm in Penacook on Oct. 6.
Two pectoral sandpipers were seen in Rochester on Oct. 4.
A short-eared owl was seen flying over Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey on Oct. 5, and four horned larks were also seen.
A snow goose and a rusty blackbird were reported from the Carter Hill Orchard in Concord on Oct. 8.
A red-breasted merganser was seen at Lake Nubanusit in Hancock on Oct. 4.
A flock of 18 black scoters was seen on the Connecticut River in Hinsdale, and seven surf scoters were seen at the Moore Reservoir in Littleton, all on Oct. 6.
A pair of gray jays was seen on the summit of Mount Webster, and a pair was seen on the summit of Mount Jackson in the White Mountains on Oct. 5. Three gray jays were seen in Errol on the 6th.
A pair of black-backed woodpeckers and a pied-billed grebe were seen at Little Cherry Pond in Jefferson on Oct. 5.
Two American bitterns were seen at World End Pond in Salem on Oct. 9, and a fish crow, a great cormorant, a rusty blackbird, a sora, two Virginia rails, and two marsh wrens were seen here on the 5th.
An eastern screech-owl was heard in Bedford on Oct. 6.
Twenty turkey vultures were seen in Weare on Oct. 6, 20 were seen in Berlin on the 4th, and 30 were seen in Durham on the 3rd.
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