Category: Bird of the Month

Bird of the Month: Common Grackle

(by Pam Hunt) Most people probably don’t pay a lot of attention to Common Grackles (Quiscalus quiscula). Although they’re colorful enough in the right light, they don’t have a particularly

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Bird of the Month: Whimbrel

(by Pam Hunt) For most shorebirds, fall begins in July while many of our local songbirds are still nesting, and peaks in August and early September when over 15 species

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Bird of the Month: Barn Swallow

(by Pam Hunt) Sometime in late April the first Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica) will return to New Hampshire from their tropical wintering grounds, potentially as far away as the pampas

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