Conservation News


Bald Eagle Rehabbed in 2014 Confirmed in 2017 Pair

Posted on March 29, 2017

Walpole Bald Eagle WS1 identified from photo taken on March 23, 2017 by Michael LaClair.

By Chris Martin

It is unusual to get information on the success of returning rehabilitated raptors to the wild, but … Read More

Protect NH’s Alpine Ecosystem

Posted on February 23, 2017

New Hampshire’s alpine ecosystem is a rare gem located at high elevations within New Hampshire’s White Mountains. That’s why NH Audubon is proud to be part of a partnership of conservation groups opposing a proposal … Read More

Peregrine Falcon Breeding Report for 2016

Posted on September 29, 2016

Vocal peregrine fledgling in Nashua. Photo by Chris Sheridan.

By Chris Martin

This spring marked the 36th breeding season in the post-DDT recovery era for New Hampshire’s peregrine falcons. Our state’s peregrine population–once classified as … Read More

Good News for Purple Martins

Posted on June 29, 2016

By Pam Hunt

Volunteers raising the martin gourds at Prescott Farm. Photo by Pam Hunt.

2016 is proving to be an excellent year for Purple Martins in New Hampshire. Long-term followers of recovery efforts for … Read More

Birdathon/Bloomathon a Great Success!

Posted on June 29, 2016

By Ruth Smith

On May 21, over 100 birders and wildflower enthusiasts participated in the annual Birdathon/Bloomathon to raise funds for NH Audubon. Participants ranged from small backyard teams of new birders to crazy statewide … Read More

Falcon Chick Rescued from Piscataqua River

Posted on June 29, 2016
In June, a Peregrine falcon chick was rescued out of the Piscataqua River by boaters. High winds  appeared to have caused the chick to fall from its nesting site under the I-95 bridge in Portsmouth. … Read More

Four Fluffy Falcons

Posted on May 9, 2016

All four falcon chicks hatched successfully! Watch the live action as they grow and share your comments:

Falcon web cam: day or night.

Empty shells – chicks hatched!

Posted on May 3, 2016

Peregrine Falcon chicks are hatching – as of this morning, three of four chicks are on the scene! Stay tuned for chick number 4…

Check out the action from the web cam day or nightRead More

Purple Martin Update

Posted on May 1, 2016

Volunteer Dennis Skillman at the newly installed Purple Martin gourd rack in Hampton. Photo by Warren Trested

By Pam Hunt

This year could turn out to be a good year for Purple Martins in New … Read More

Chick Watch 2016! Peregrines set to hatch this weekend.

Posted on April 26, 2016

Keep your eyes on the Peregrine Cam! We anticipate the eggs starting to hatch April 30-May 1. The Peregrine pair are sitting on 4 eggs. It can take up to 48 hours to hatch, with … Read More