Conservation News


36th annual New Hampshire Mid-winter Bald Eagle Survey Update by Chris Martin

Posted on February 1, 2016
We have just wrapped up the 36th annual NH Mid-winter Bald Eagle Survey, part of the national Mid-winter Bald Eagle Survey coordinated by the U.S. Geological Survey. The 2016 count results are comparable to our outstanding count numbers in 2015.

The 2016 Super Bowl of Birding with The Twitchers by Rebecca Suomala

Posted on February 1, 2016

The 2016 Twitchers in the Rye (left to right): Peg Ackerson, Andrea Robbins, Becky Suomala, and Pat Myers.

The Twitchers in the Rye had a very fun day in the Super Bowl of Birding Saturday, … Read More

Winter Bird Survey Coming Up by Paul Nickerson

Posted on February 1, 2016

Northern Flicker is a migratory woodpecker that is not typically seen in the winter in New Hampshire. This one was photographed by Christopher Bailey on the 2015 Backyard Winter Bird Survey.

Stock up those bird … Read More

Statement from NH Audubon on State Bobcat Proposal

Posted on February 1, 2016
A letter from New Hampshire Audubon President, Michael Bartlett to New Hampshire Fish and Game outlining the organization's position on the State bobcat proposal.

Birding Team to Support NH Audubon

Posted on January 4, 2016

The 2015 Twitchers in the Rye (clockwise, Andrea Robbins, driver Becky Suomala, captain Pam Hunt, and Pat Myers). Photo by Pam Hunt.

The “Twitchers in the Rye” will be taking part in the annual Superbowl … Read More

Backyard Winter Bird Survey is Coming!

Posted on December 28, 2015
NH Audubon’s annual Backyard Winter Bird Survey is coming Feb. 13 & 14. This is a great way to have fun watching birds and contribute to our knowledge of backyard birds. Anyone can participate by counting the birds in their own backyard on the survey weekend and sending in the results.

Peregrine Falcon Raised in Lyme, NH Breeds in North Carolina

Posted on November 24, 2015

5-yr old female peregrine ‘A30’ guards her young in 2015. Courtesy Christine Kelly/North Carolina Wildlife.

NH Audubon’s raptor biologist Chris Martin recently learned from North Carolina biologist Christine Kelly that one of the Holts Ledge … Read More

Don’t Miss LIVE! Birds of Prey with Tom Ricardi

Posted on November 4, 2015
Back for two more performances on Nov. 14 at 12 & 2pm. Get a close-up look at a live Bald Eagle or American Kestrel and other birds of prey with this outstanding presentation by Tom Ricardi, a licensed rehabilitator and wildlife biologist. Call 668-2045 to reserve a seat. Hurry as these shows always sell out!

Whip-poor-will Research in 2015

Posted on November 1, 2015

Map of Eastern Whip-poor-will territories (shaded polygons) at Mast Yard State Forest (red outline) in 2015. The orange outlines represent new timber harvests in 2013. Note that both the new cuts supported whip-poor-wills – the

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NH Bat Survey Project 2015 Season

Posted on November 1, 2015

Volunteers conducting a maternity roost count at the Willard Pond barn. Photo by Cynthia Nichols.

The Bat Survey Team got busy early this year, revving up their bat mobiles and heading out on the road … Read More