• By New Hampshire Bird Records November 23, 2022

    It is not always easy to keep a cat indoors but learn why it’s important and get some encouragement from Poe, the indoor cat. He lives with his best cat-friend Raven and his photographer-publicists, Roger and Kathryn Frieden.

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    By New Hampshire Bird Records November 21, 2022

    If you’re a fan of NH Audubon’s Peregrine Cam, you look forward to seeing Manchester’s Peregrine pair return to the Brady-Sullivan Tower nest box each year; but if you were watching back in 2009 all you saw was an empty box! Eight years of consistent nesting in the tower and suddenly – gone!

  • By New Hampshire Bird Records November 11, 2022

    Whether you simply watch the birds that come to your yard or actively bird local parks or New Hampshire’s many sanctuaries and conservation lands, you’ve probably seen a bird you just can’t identify. One of the first things you might try to do is google it based on color, but this can be quite exasperating.

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    By New Hampshire Bird Records October 24, 2022

    The winter of 2018-2019 saw Barred Owl reports up 34% from the previous winter and 71% from the average of the previous three winters. There were numerous daytime sightings of Barred Owls in unusual locations with high numbers of road-killed owls reported and up to six owls a day brought to rehabilitation centers.

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    By New Hampshire Bird Records September 27, 2022

    North Conway, located in the Mt. Washington valley, is a popular destination for outlet shopping, and if you’re thinking of heading that way for some early (dare we mention it?) holiday shopping, then make some time to stop off at one of NH Audubon’s premier sanctuaries located off Route 16 just before the LL Bean outlet store.

  • By New Hampshire Bird Records September 20, 2022

    Here in the Northeast we’re used to saying goodbye to our summer songbirds as summer fades into fall and by winter we’re checking out finches and grosbeaks, juncos and sparrows. But the winter of 2019-2020 brought surprising visitors that survived temperatures down to the single digits!

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    By New Hampshire Bird Records September 1, 2022

    Ever wonder if that particular bird you’ve sighted should be reported as “rare”? If so, why and how should you document it?

  • By New Hampshire Bird Records August 23, 2022

    Hurricanes destroy human homes and birds’ breeding habitat. Yet some of New Hampshire’s most notable bird rarities are a direct result of these major storms.

  • By New Hampshire Bird Records August 8, 2022

    It’s hard enough trying to identify those white-plumaged egret-like members of the heron family, and at this time of year it’s even more confusing! Is that juvenile you’re looking at a Snowy Egret or a Little Blue Heron?

  • By New Hampshire Bird Records July 26, 2022

    The Merlin App is a new, exciting tool to help identify birds by sound. It’s simple to use but there are a few tips that will help you use it most effectively.