Category: Wildlife Projects

2020 Rusty Blackbird Breeding Season

Breeding Rusty Blackbirds were found at 40 sites in 2020 with confirmed fledging from 17 nests. Researchers continue to follow Rusty Blackbirds with nanotags including the female pictured above that […]

Written by on February 23, 2021

Robins on the Backyard Winter Bird Survey

American Robins were once considered the harbingers of spring but they’ve been increasing on NH Audubon’s Backyard Winter Bird Survey since 1996. Becky Suomala found a flock of about 100 […]

Written by on February 9, 2021

New Hampshire Peregrine Falcon Recovery Turns 40!

(by Chris Martin) New Hampshire’s Peregrine Falcon breeding population continues its very gradual rebound. Spring 2020 marked the 40th consecutive year of Peregrine Falcon breeding season monitoring and management in […]

Written by on February 2, 2021

Bald Eagle 2020 Breeding Season

by Chris Martin There were 76 active pairs of Bald Eagles in New Hampshire in 2020! That’s an amazing number for a species that had once disappeared from the state. […]

Written by on December 22, 2020

2018 Brady Sullivan Peregrine Seen in NJ

by Chris Martin, Senior Biologist With fledging of this year’s Brady Sullivan Tower Peregrine Falcon chicks, and their absence from camera view on Single Digits’ nest box webcam, some of […]

Written by on July 1, 2019

Peregrine Banding Today at 11am

The young Peregrine Falcons in Manchester will be banded today at 11am – use this link to watch! During banding, the three live nest cams will go dark, and at […]

Written by on May 28, 2019

Rusty Blackbird Season

Carol Foss and her team are well into their field season already, conducting research on Rusty Blackbirds from a remote location in northern NH. She shares these photos from the […]

Written by on May 21, 2019

Peregrine's Eye View

Raptor Biologist Chris Martin shares these images of a trip to Franconia Notch last week in search of Peregrine Falcons. “Climbing upslope to a gully by the Eaglet Spire (top […]

Written by on May 13, 2019

A Nighthawk Adventure

by Dyanna Smith It’s 6:15 on Friday evening and I am on my way out the door at McLane Center. Tonight I have finally carved out the time to venture […]

Written by on August 28, 2018

Vermont Eagle Moves Across the River

On Thursday, July 19, NH Audubon raptor biologist Chris Martin and volunteer Jack Dorsey paddled a short section of the Connecticut River along River Road in West Chesterfield, NH. They […]

Written by on July 30, 2018