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This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Monday, July 24, 2023

A ROYAL TERN was photographed flying in Hampton Harbor on July 23rd.

2 AMERICAN OYSTERCATCHERS and a GREAT CORMORANT continued to be seen at the Isles of Shoals during the past week.

A PECTORAL SANDPIPER was seen in Hampton Salt Marsh on July 21st.

A SANDHILL CRANE at Bedell Bridge State Park in Haverhill on July 19. Photo by Mark Suomala.

A female KING EIDER continues to be seen in coastal Rye, often from the second pullout just south of Odiorne Point State Park. It was last reported on July 23rd.

A juvenile LITTLE BLUE HERON was seen in pools located west of Route 1A and south of Odiorne Point State Park in Rye on July 21st.

3 LEAST BITTERNS were reported from World End Pond in Salem on July 21st.

A possible juvenile BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was reported from Three Mile Island in Meredith on July 18th, and a possible juvenile YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was reported from the dam area at Elm Brook Park in Hopkinton on July 22nd.

A SANDHILL CRANE was seen in fields at Bedell Bridge State Park in Haverhill on July 19th.

3 BLACK VULTURES were seen in Manchester on July 20th.

4 RED CROSSBILLS were reported from Albany, and 1 was reported from Center Barnstead, all during the past week.

An EVENING GROSBEAK was reported from Marlborough on July 17th.

A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW was seen at Moore Fields on Route 155A in Durham on July 22nd, and 2 were seen in Newington on the 21st.

Several FOX SPARROWS were reported from the White Mountains during the past week.

A FISH CROW was reported from Plymouth during the past week.

4 ORCHARD ORIOLES were seen at Pickering Ponds in Rochester on July 22nd and 23rd.

This message is also available by phone recording: call (603) 224-9909 and press 4 as directed or ask to be transferred. If you have seen any interesting birds recently, you can leave a message at the end of the recording or send your sightings to the RBA via email. Please put either “bird sighting” or “Rare Bird Alert” in the subject line and be sure to include your mailing address and phone number.

Thanks very much and good birding.

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