The Twitchers out of the Rye had a wonderful time in the Superbowl of Birding on January 27, 2024, competing for the Townie Award in Hampton, NH. The weather was fairly mild for January with cloudy skies and just a light wind.
The large and colorful Blue Grosbeak has expanded its range northward since the mid-twentieth century, but it has not yet established itself as a breeding bird in New England. Although sightings are sporadic and unpredictable, it is an increasingly regular visitor to New Hampshire primarily in the Spring and Fall.
NH Audubon’s “Twitchers” will be taking part in this year’s Superbowl of Birding on January 27, 2024. The Superbowl is a competition that takes place in January – but this Superbowl has nothing to do with football.