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Previous Issues

Spring 2016 [Vol. 35 No. 1]

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • 2016 Goodhue-Elkins Award – Davis Finch
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2016 by Eric Masterson
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Rebecca Suomala and Kathryn Frieden
    • Nesting Turkey Vulture by Michael Harris
    • Raven Felony at Trudeau Road by Henry Walters
    • Raptor Attack at Pondicherry! by Jeanne-Marie Maher
    • Great Horned Owl Rescue by Chris Cummings
    • Confiding Black-capped Chickadee by Rob Woodward
    • Warblers Begin Nesting Quickly
    • Hunting Owl Video by Hunter Brooks
    • Lowe’s Ravens on Daniel Webster Highway in Nashua by Chris Sheridan
  • Discovering a New State Record!
    • Tufted Duck in Salem by Kyle Wilmarth
    • Sunday, March 13 was a Good Day! by Christopher McPherson
    • Mountain Bluebird! by Katrina Fenton
    • Eurasian Collared-Dove in East Kingston, May 25, 2016 by Davis W. Finch
  • Field Trip Report
    • Good Luck Chuck by Michael Pahl
    • Birdathon at Everett Dam Conservation Lands by Rob Woodward
  • Spotlight on Blue Grosbeak by David B. Donsker
  • Birding at Mink Brook in Hanover, NH by Adam Burnett
  • Backyard Birder – Hummingbird Courtship Behavior by Brenda Sens
  • The Next Ten . . . (or 13) New Species for the NH Bird Checklist by Iain MacLeod
  • Volunteers and Research – Birds and Adelgids by Jen Weimer
  • New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee Report: Winter 2011-12 through Fall 2012
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Winter 2015-16 [Vol. 34, No. 4]

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2015 through February 29, 2016 by Pamela Hunt
  • Field Trip Report – “December Mud Season,” Christmas Bird Count in Pittsburg and Errol, NH by Glen Chretien
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary & Map by David Deifik
  • 116th Christmas Bird Count Table by David Deifik
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Rebecca Suomala and Kathryn Frieden
    • Great Horned Owl Release by Terri Fratus
    • Site Fidelity of Wintering Gulls by Stephen Mirick
    • Whooper Swan on the NH Coast
  • 2016 Superbowl of Birding – A New Hampshire Compilation
  • Where are the Evening Grosbeaks? by Pamela Hunt
  • Photo Gallery – Gray Jays (and People!) at Deer Mountain Campground by Rebecca Suomala
  • Backyard Birder – Foot Quivering and Other Odd Behaviors of Hermit Thrushes by Brenda Sens
  • Birding in Hollis by Christopher McPherson
  • Owl Harassment by Rebecca Suomala and Kathryn Frieden
  • Snowy Owl Viewing – Observe without Disturbing from the NH Audubon website
  • Technology Series – Trail Cameras: They’re for the birds, not just deer hunters! by Eric Aldrich
  • Rare Birds Committee Report, Calendar year: 2012 by David B. Donsker
  • Corrections
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Fall 2015 [Vol. 34, No. 3]

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2015 by Lauren Kras and Ben Griffith
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Rebecca Suomala and Kathryn Frieden
    • Color Banded Birds by Stephen Mirick
    • Late Cliff Swallow Fledging by Scott Heron
    • Berry-eating Coot
    • Leucistic Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Fall 2015 New Hampshire Raptor Migration Report by Iain MacLeod
  • Concord Nighthawk Migration Study – 2015 Update by Rob Woodward
  • Powder Mill Pond – the Return of the Shorebirds by Eric Masterson
  • The Curious Case of Ruddy Ducks by Robert A. Quinn
  • Field Trip Reports
    • Star Island in September by Rebecca Suomala
    • Annual Hawk Migration Watch, Lebanon Airport by Blake Allison
  • Shorebird Identification by Stephen Mirick
  • Spring and Fall Migrations of the Races of Palm Warbler through New England by Hector Galbraith, Chris Rimmer, Steve Faccio, and Trevor Lloyd-Evans
  • Birding New Hampshire’s Lake Sunapee by Dylan Jackson
  • Research – Does a Reduction in Caterpillars Caused by Exotic Shrubs Lower the Reproductive Success of Common Yellowthroats? by Matt Tarr
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Corrections Winter 2012-13, Spring 2013

Summer 2015 [Vol. 34, No. 2]

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2016 by Tony Vazzano
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Rebecca Suomala
    • Northern Gannet on Hampton Beach
    • Gray Jays Panhandlingt
    • Merlin Chick Rescue by Scott Heron and Rebecca Suomala
    • Eastern Screech-Owl Chicks at Ponemah Bog
    • Summer is Baby Bird Time
  • Spotlight on Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Backyard Birder – Cross-Species Feeding Among Birds by Brenda Sens
  • Birding While Kayaking – Hampton Harbor by Scott Heron
  • Field Trip Reports
    • Birding in the Connecticut River’s Upper Valley by Blake Allison
    • Capital Area Chapter Walk in Concord, July 2015 by Robert A. Quinn
  • Common Nighthawk 2015 Nesting Season by Rebecca Suomala
  • Have You Seen a Twigger? by Robert A. Quinn
  • Birding Notes from the 1930s by Sandy Turner
  • Cuckoo Mysteries – A Partial Explanation by Robert A. Quinn
  • Old Bird Names – A Fun Quiz by Robert A. Quinn
  • Research – Identifying Hybrid Saltmarsh-Nelson’s Sparrows – Appearances Aren’t Everything by Jennifer Walsh & Adrienne Kovach
  • Nest Finding in Concord by Rob Woodward
  • Photo Gallery – Nesting Least Terns and Piping Plovers
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Corrections

Spring 2015 [Vol. 34, No. 1]

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • 2015 Goodhue-Elkins Award – David Donsker
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2015 by Eric Masterson
  • Field Trip Reports
    • Dancing Woodcocks by Brynlee Kimball
    • Connecticut River Waterfowl Safari by Phil Brown
    • Birds and Whales by Steve Mirick
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Jane Wing and Rebecca Suomala
    • Sign of Snowy Owl Predation by Eric Masterson
    • Raven Behavior by Mary Wright
    • Yellow-throated Vireo Nest by Robert A. Quinn
    • The “Black Swallows” of Nashua, NH By Christine Sheridan
    • Great Black-backed Gull Versus American Eel/Lamprey
  • Birdathon/Bloomathon 2015 by Rebecca Suomala
  • Backyard Birder – Bluebird Mortality by Iain MacLeod
  • Warbler World . . . Birding Old Cherry Mountain Road by Charlie Nims
  • Osprey Satellite Tagging by Iain MacLeod
  • Photo Essay: Herring Gull Plumage by Jon Woolf
  • Volunteers and Research – How to Count Birds by Rebecca Suomala
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Winter 2014-15 [Vol. 33, No. 4]

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Thank You to Donors
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2014 through February 28, 2015 by Pam Hunt
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2014-15 by David Deifik
  • 115th Christmas Bird Count Table & Map
  • Field Trip Report – My First Christmas Bird Count Experience by Robbie Prieto
  • Smith’s Longspur in New Hampshire by Tony Vazzano
  • Gyrfalcon Alert! by Stephen Mirick
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Jane Wing and Rebecca Suomala
    • Rockingham Bald Eagle by Scott Heron
    • Six Woodpeckers at Once! by George Robbins
    • Barred Owl Visitor by Connie McDade
    • Peregrine Courtship – Nashuans Look UP! By Christine Sheridan
    • Northern Goshawk Preys on Wild Turkey by Valerie Walters
    • Owl versus Crow by Iain MacLeod
    • Crabapple Tree Visitors by Robert A. Quinn
  • Technology Series – New Mega-zoom Cameras by Iain MacLeod
  • Backyard Birder – Northern Saw-whet Owls by Theresa Kiley and Kate Hartnett
  • Superbowl of Birding XII with the “Twitchers in the Rye” by Pam Hunt
  • Winter Birding in Manchester, NH by Rebecca Suomala and Zeke Cornell
  • Volunteers and Research – Emerald Ash Borer, What You Need to Know and How Birders Can Help by Phil Brown, Molly Heuss, and Steve Roberge
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Fall 2014 (Vol. 33, No. 3)

Contents
  • Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2014 by Lauren Kras and Ben Griffith
  • Concord Nighthawk Migration Study – 2014 Update by Rob Woodward
  • Field Trip Report – Concord Sparrow Field Trip by Rob Woodward
  • Fall 2014 New Hampshire Raptor Migration Report by Iain MacLeod
  • The Life and Death of a Roseate Tern by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Backyard Birder – What is That Strange Bird? Leucism in Birds by Aiden Moser
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Jane Wing and Rebecca Suomala
    • Eagle with Lamprey by Chris Sheridan
    • Piper-thon by Evy Nathan
    • Black-billed Cuckoo Flight by Stephen R. Mirick
    • Yellow-rumped Warbler Flight by Stephen R. Mirick
    • Following the Flight of a New England Sandhill Crane Flock
  • Birding the Lake Umbagog Region – Part 1 by Robert A. Quinn and Phil Brown
  • Technology Series – Recent Upgrades in eBird Submission – What’s a Complete Checklist? by Kent McFarland
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Summer 2014 (Vol. 33, No. 2)

Contents
  • From the Editor Volunteer Update
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2014 by Tony Vazzano
  • Summer 2014 Field Notes compiled compiled by Jane Wing and Rebecca Suomala
    • Moore Dam Eagles Identified by Chris Martin
    • Owlet in Prout Park, Manchester by Colleen Baxter
    • Blueberry Island Eagle Rehabilitated by Chris Martin
    • Boreal Chickadee Nest at Jefferson Notch by Mark Suomala
    • Cormorant and Eel Struggle
  • No Routine Year for Manchester’s Peregrine Falcons by Chris Martin
  • Common Nighthawk 2014 Summary by Rebecca Suomala
  • Breeding Least Bitterns at World End Pond by Kyle Wilmarth and Amanda Altena
  • Purple Martins on the Seacoast by Dennis Skillman
  • Field Trip Reports
    • Harriers Hike in the White Mountains by Aiden Moser
    • Canoe Birding on the Merrimack River by Robert A. Quinn
  • Spotlight on Sandhill Crane by Pamela Hunt
  • Backyard Birder – Great Blue Heron Hunting Methods by Brenda Sens
  • Birding NH Audubon’s dePierrefeu-Willard Pond Wildlife Sanctuary by Phil Brown
  • The View from a Log – A Great Horned Owl Nest by Ellen Kenny
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Spring 2014 (Vol. 33, No. 1)

Contents
  • From the Editor by Rebecca Suomala
  • 2014 Goodhue-Elkins Award – Allan Keith and Robert Fox
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2014 by Eric Masterson
  • The Inland White-winged Scoter Flight of May 2014 by Robert A. Quinn
  • Beyond the Sandhill Crane: Birding Hidden Towns of Northwestern Grafton County by Sandy and Mark Turner, with Phil Brown
  • Backyard Birder – Waggle Dance of the Woodpeckers by Brenda Sens (watch the dance on youtube)
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Jane Wing and Rebecca Suomala
    • Screech-Owl Entangled in Fishing Line by Jane Wing
    • Red-throated Loon Drops in for a Visit to the Lilac City by Dan Hubbard
    • Merlin Dines on Cape May Warbler! by Iain MacLeod
    • Odd Tanagers by Rebecca Suomala
    • Lincoln’s Sparrow with an Identity Crisis? by Dan Hubbard
    • NH Bald Eagle Settles in Vermont by Chris Martin
    • Breeding Season Starts Early for NH Bald Eagles by Chris Martin
    • Golden Eagle in Boscawen by Jen Esten
    • “Northern” Common Eider by Stephen R. Mirick
    • Banded Gull by L. William Clark
    • American Bittern Swimming!
  • A Tale of Two Waterthrushes by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Centennial Birdathon/Bloomathon a Resounding Success! by Phil Brown and Ruth Smith
  • Field Trip Report – Pickering Ponds by Dan Hubbard
  • Photo Gallery – Warbler Fallout at Pondicherry National Wildlife Refuge by Phil Brown
  • Volunteers and Research – Olive-sided Flycatcher Blitz by Pam Hunt
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Winter 2013/2014 (Vol. 32, NO. 4)

Contents
  • From the Editor by Rebecca Suomala
  • Thank You to Donors
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014 by Pam Hunt
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2013-14 by David Deifik
  • 114th Christmas Bird Count Map and Table
  • Photo Gallery – Snowy Owl Extravaganza
  • Field Trip Report – Winter Offshore, Dovekies! by Rebecca Suomala
  • Backyard Birder – Barred Owls at Your Feeder by Brenda Sens
  • Field Notes compiled compiled by Jane Wing
    • What’s on the Snowy Owl Menu this Winter? by Brian Cassie
    • Gyrfalcon Kleptoparasitizes a Peregrine Falcon by Ben Griffith
    • Downed Red-necked Grebe by Jane Hills
  • Winter Birding in Urban Nashua – Beyond House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon and European Starling by Christine Sheridan
  • Superbowl of Birding Adventures with the “Twitchers in the Rye” by Pam Hunt
  • Volunteers and Research – Counting on Birds, the Christmas Bird Count by Rebecca Suomala
  • Birding World End Pond & Other Salem Hotspots by Kyle Wilmarth
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Fall 2013 (Vol. 32, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor – Volunteer Update
  • Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2013 by Ben Griffith and Lauren Kras
  • Fall 2013 New Hampshire Raptor Migration Report by Iain MacLeod
  • Photo Gallery – Hawkwatchers at Work by Phil Brown
  • Field Trip Report – Fall Warbler Walk at the Freedom Town Forest by Tony Vazzano
  • Fall 2013 Field Notes compiled by Jane Wing and Rebecca Suomala
    • Comparing Short-billed and Long-billed Dowitcher by Steve Mirick
    • Ruby-throated Hummingbird Attends Lunch by Donna Ellis
    • Scavenging Red-tailed Hawk by Steve Mirick
    • Late Barred Owl Fledgling by Jane Wing
    • Spruce Grouse Dust Bathing by Robert A. Quinn
  • Concord November Challenge Sets New Record! by Pam Hunt
  • Spotlight on White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) by Steve Mirick
  • Backyard Birder – Insect-eating Birds Eat Berries by Brenda Sens
  • Birding World End Pond & Other Salem Hotspots by Kyle Wilmarth
  • Volunteers and Research – Concord Nighthawk Migration Study by Rob Woodward and Zeke Cornell
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Summer 2013 (Vol. 32, No. 2)

Contents
  • From the Editor – Volunteer Update
  • New Reference – The Birds of New Hampshire
  • 2013 Goodhue-Elkins Award Recipient – Susan Fogleman
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2014 by Tony Vazzano
  • Field Notes compiled by Rebecca Suomala
    • Banded American Pipit on Mt. Washington by Pam Hunt
    • Osprey Nest in Concord, NH by Chris Martin
    • Red-breasted Nuthatch at Woodpecker Nest by Rebecca Suomala
    • Bald Eagle with Radio-transmitter Reappears in Boscawen by Chris Martin
    • Nighthawk in a Building? by Rebecca Suomala
  • Black-backed Woodpecker Nest in Bethlehem compiled by Rebecca Suomala
  • Photo Gallery – Purple Martin Nest in Seabrook
  • Forty Years of New Hampshire Birds at an Elevated Locale by Robert I. Rotberg
  • The Birds of New Hampshire, Sandhill Crane by Allan Keith and Robert Fox
  • Birding in the White Mountains in June and July by Mark Suomala
  • Technology Series – BirdLog by Ben Griffith
  • NH Rare Birds Committee Report 2011 – Part 2
  • The Next New Hampshire Breeders by Pam Hunt
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Spring 2013 (Vol. 32, No. 1)

Contents
  • From the Editor – Welcome to a New Look!
  • New Guide to New Hampshire Birding by Eric Masterson
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2013 by Eric Masterson
  • The Connecticut River Valley – Vernon Dam and Hinsdale Setbacks by Eric Masterson
  • Fallout!! May, 2013 by Tony Vazzano
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2013 by Ben Griffith and Lauren Kras
  • Inland Spring Red-throated Loons by Robert A. Quinn
  • Field Notes compiled by Robert A. Quinn and Rebecca Suomala
    • Red-shouldered Hawks in Brentwood NH Peregrine Falcon Found After 12 Years by Chris Martin
    • Peregrine Falcon versus Blue Jay by Hector Galbraith
    • Red-headed Woodpecker in a Chimney by Rebecca Suomala
    • Owl went a Froggin’ by Tony Vazzano
    • Bald Eagle versus River Otter by Bob Quinn
  • NH Audubon 2013 Birdathon Results by Phil Brown
  • Backyard Birder – An American Woodcock at the Back Door by Brenda Sens
  • Photo Gallery – Hummingbirds in the Snow by Betsy Fraser
  • Field Trip Reports
    • Memorable Star Island Trip: The Fallout of May 24, 2013 by Robert A. Quinn and Phil Brown
    • Pickering Ponds and Rochester Wastewater Treatment Plant by Dan Hubbard
  • NH Rare Birds Committee Report 2011 – Part 1
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Winter 2012-13 (Vol. 31, No. 4)

Contents
  • Thank You to Donors
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2012 through February 28, 2013 by Pam Hunt
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2012-13 by David Deifik
  • 113th Christmas Bird Count Table and Map
  • Field Notes compiled by Robert A. Quinn and Rebecca Suomala
    • Snowy Owl Sighting at UNH by Hanna Petersen
    • Manchester Peregrine Falcon Pair Identified by Chris Martin
    • Bald Eagle Family Tree by Chris Martin
    • American Coot on Lake Winnipesauke by Wendy Chatel
    • Extreme Tidal Currents Encourage Rapacious Birds by Steve Mirick
    • Why Birds Sing in the Middle of Winter by R.A. Quinn
  • Canvasbacks in Winter, Why “Cans” Can, and Do (Migrate) by Robert A. Quinn and Eric Masterson
  • Photo Gallery – Snow Angels by Brenda Sens
  • Spotlight on “Winter” Warblers by Lauren A. Kras and Benjamin Griffith
  • Backyard Birder – Sword-billed Nuthatch by Brenda Sens
  • Birding Lake Winnipesaukee and Lake Winnisquam by Iain MacLeod
  • Big Year for Concord, NH and Big Year History by Pamela Hunt and Robert A. Quinn
  • Volunteers and Research – Reporting Banded Birds by Jon Woolf
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Fall 2012 (Vol 31, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor – Volunteer Update
  • Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2012 by Ben Griffith and Lauren Kras
  • Spotlight on Cave Swallow by Zeke Cornell
  • Backyard Birder – A Special October Hummingbird by Leslie Bergum
  • Birding the East Conway Fields by Bob Crowley
  • Fall 2012 New Hampshire Raptor Migration Report by Iain MacLeod
  • Satellite Tracking Reveals Remarkable Journey of a Young Osprey by Iain MacLeod
  • Say’s Phoebe in New Hampshire, A State First by Chris K. Borg
  • Diary of a Drawdown by Eric Masterson
  • Field Notes
    • Horned Grebe “Staging Area” on Lake Winnipesaukee by Iain MacLeod
    • The Perils of Vagrancy
    • Cave Swallow for Lunch by Rich Frechette
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Summer 2012 (Vol 31, No. 2)

Contents
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2012 by Tony Vazzano
  • Volunteers and Research – MAPS Returns to Massabesic by Jay Barry
  • Spotlight on the Breeding Shorebirds of New Hampshire by Benjamin Griffith
  • Birding Mount Kearsarge by Robert A. Quinn
  • Backpack Birder – Dustbathing by a Male Spruce Grouse by Chris K. Borg
  • Field Notes compiled by R.A. Quinn and R. Suomala
  • Kestrel Want a Cracker? – More Messing with the Order of Things by Pam Hunt
  • Common Nighthawk 2012 Breeding Season Summary by Rebecca Suomala and Jane Kolias
  • Field Trip Report – Mount Sunapee in Search of Boreal Birds by Rebecca Suomala
  • New Hampshire’s Summer 2012 Fox Sparrows by Will Lewis and Pam Hunt
  • Confronting the Challenges Facing Squam Lake’s Common Loons by Tiffany Grade
  • NH Rare Birds Committee Report 2010
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Spring 2012 (Vol 31, No. 1)

Contents
  • Blackbird’s Return by David Killam
  • 2012 Goodhue-Elkins Award – Roger Lawrence
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2012 by Eric Masterson and Iain MacLeod
  • Field Notes compiled by R.A. Quinn
    • A Wonderful Surprise Discovered in a Duck Nest Box as told by Lillian Stokes
    • How the Purple Sandpiper got its Name by Robert A. Quinn
    • Chimney Swift: The Fascinating Will-o-the-wisp of Urban Areas by Robert A. Quinn
    • Dancing Sandhill Cranes in New Hampshire! by Ben Griffith
    • NH-born Falcon Set New England Record for Breeding Dispersal by Chris Martin
  • Photo Gallery – Highlights from Star Island
  • New Hampshire Audubon’s 2012 Birdathon Results by Phil Brown
  • International Migratory Bird Day at Pondicherry NWR by David Govatski
  • The Story of Waumbek Junction at Pondicherry NWR by Joanne P. Jones
  • Birding Peterborough and Hancock Conservation Lands by Rich Frechette
  • Four Hills Landfill by Eric Masterson
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • NH Rare Birds Committee Report 2009

Winter 2011/2012 (Vol 30, No. 4)

Contents
  • Volunteer Update and Thank You to Donors
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2011 through February 28, 2012 by Pam Hunt
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2011-2012 by David Deifik
  • 112th Christmas Bird Count Table & Map
  • 2011 Isles of Shoals Christmas Bird Count by Ben Griffith
  • Backyard Birder – Do Birds Have Teeth? by Brenda Sens
  • A “Superbowl” Strategy for Coastal Birding by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Field Notes compiled by R.A. Quinn and Rebecca Suomala
    • Dovekie versus Red-tailed Hawk by Cliff Otto
    • Young Hawks Can’t be Fussy by Dan Hubbard
    • My Wintering Ovenbird by Barb Horton
  • Photo Gallery – A Snowy Owl Winter by Iain MacLeod
  • Volunteers and Research – A Surprising Late-Winter Eagle Watch by Rebecca Suomala
  • Satellite Tracking Answers Questions about NH Raptors by Iain MacLeod and Chris Martin
  • Birding by (smart) Phone by Jon Woolf
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Corrections

Fall 2011 (Vol 30, No. 2)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • 2011 Goodhue-Elkins Award – Stephen R. Mirick
  • Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2011 by Marshall Iliff
  • Hurricane Irene, August 2011 by Marshall Iliff
  • The 2011 October Coastal Fallout by Marshall Iliff
  • Spotlight on American Avocet by Benjamin Griffith
  • Backyard Birder – Late Nesting Black-capped Chickadee by Betsy Forsham and Rebecca Suomala
  • Field Notes compiled by R.A. Quinn and Rebecca Suomala
    • Lunar Migration Watch by Iain MacLeod
    • Selasphorus Hummingbird and the Halloween Snow Storm of 2011 by Elaine Danienska
    • Color-banded Semipalmated Plover
  • Photo Gallery – Hurricane Irene Storm-birding
  • Fall 2011 New Hampshire Raptor Migration Report by Iain MacLeod
  • Volunteers and Research – Hawkwatching at Carter Hill by Dave Howe

Summer 2011 (Vol 30, No. 2)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Photo Quiz
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2011 by Tony Vazzano
  • Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks in New Hampshire by Stephen R. Mirick
  • New Hampshire’s 2011 Breeding Bald Eagles by Chris Martin
  • Birding Freedom Town Forest by Andrea and George Robbins
  • Field Notes compiled by R.A. Quinn
    • A Roseate Tern Banded in the United Kingdom Visits New Hampshire by Robert A. Quinn
    • The “Runt” of the Litter Proves his Genes are Strong by Chris Martin
    • An American Kestral Banded in Maryland Nests in Manchester by Iain MacLeod
  • Photo Gallery – Common Nighthawk Nests in 2011 by Rebecca Suomala and Jane Kolias
  • Volunteers and Research – Gulls, Gulls, Gulls…They’re Everywhere by L. William Clark
  • NHBirds E-mail List by Stephen R. Mirick
  • A Shrub Full of Warblers and Other Taxonomic Stories by Pamela Hunt
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Corrections

Spring 2011 (Vol 30, No. 1)

Contents
  • From the Editor – Welcome New Spring Editors
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Spring Season: 3/1/2011 through 3/21/2011 by Ben Griffith, Lauren Kras, and Eric Masterson
  • Hawks Galore! by Iain MacLeod
  • Photo Gallery – Forget the Whales, Watch (out for) the Birds! by Jon Woolf
  • Field Notes compiled by R.A. Quinn
    • The Will to Survive by Christine Sheridan
    • Banded Tern Along the Connecticut River by Eric Masterson
    • Red-breasted Merganser Foraging in a Cornfield by Robert A. Quinn
  • New Hampshire Audubon’s 2011 Birdathon Highlights by Phil Brown
  • My First Birdathon by Aiden Moser
  • Birding New Hampshire’s Largest State Park – Pisgah by Ken Klapper
  • Backyard Birder– The Confused Bodyguard by George W. Gavutis, Jr.

Winter 2010-11 (Vol. 29, No. 4)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Photo Quiz
  • Winter Season: 12/1/2010 through 2/28/2011 by Pamela Hunt
  • Spotlight on Northern Fulmar by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Field Notes compiled by R.A. Quinn
  • Photo Gallery – Peregrine Falcons in Downtown Nashua by Chris Martin, photos by Deanne Fortnam
  • A “Superbowl” Strategy for Winter Birding in Interior Rockingham County by Phil Brown
  • Superbowl of Birding with the “Twitchers in the Rye” by Pam Hunt and Rebecca Suomala
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2010-2011 by David Deifik
  • 111th Christmas Bird Count Table
  • Christmas Bird Count Map
  • The Isles of Shoals Christmas Bird Count by Benjamin Griffith
  • NH eBird – Rare Sightings by Stephen R. Mirick and Rebecca Suomala

Fall 2010 (Vol. 29, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Photo Quiz Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2010 by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Field Notes
  • Using eBird to Find When and Where a Species Occurs by Steve Mirick
  • Volunteers and Research – Introduction to HawkCount.org by Iain MacLeod
  • Photo Gallery – Cave Swallows in November
  • Musings from Pack Monadnock’s Hawkwatch by Iain MacLeod
  • Spotlight on Orange-crowned Warbler by Robert A. Quinn
  • Herring and Seabirds: Prey to Industrialized Fishing by Greg Wells
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Corrections

Summer 2010 (Vol. 29, No. 2)

Contents
  • From the Editor – NH eBird, Mapping Locations
  • 2010 Goodhue-Elkins Award
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2010 by Tony Vazzano
  • Field Notes – Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle, and Rusty Blackbirds in 2010
  • Spotlight on Palm Warbler by Pamela Hunt
  • Birding Evans Mountain in Strafford, NH by Scott Young
  • Photo Gallery – Jump Day
  • Charles Goodhue and Kimball Elkins by Robert A. Quinn
  • The New Hampshire State Bird List by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Ospreys in the Lakes Region by Iain MacLeod
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Spring 2010 (Vol. 29, No. 1)

Contents
  • “New Hampshire State of the Birds” Report Released by Pam Hunt
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2010 by Pam Hunt
  • Field Note – White-faced Ibis Chase by Len Medlock
  • Spotlight on Royal Tern by Lauren A. Kras and Benjamin Griffith
  • NH Audubon’s Birdathon Highlights by Phil Brown
  • Gulls, Garbage, and Drinking Water – Understanding the Connection by Dan Clark
  • Backyard Birder – Dealing with an Injured Bird by Brenda Sens
  • Birding Newmarket’s Newest Wildlife Sanctuaries: “Smith Sisters” and “Kwaks” by Phil Brown
  • Photo Gallery – Mew Gull in Exeter by Steve Mirick
  • Pondicherry Celebrates Ten Years of International Migratory Bird Day by David Govatski
  • Birding and the Law by Eric Masterson
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Winter 2009/2010 (Vol. 28, No. 4)

Contents
  • Thank You to Donors
  • Photo Quiz
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2009 through January 31, 2010 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2008-2009 by David Deifik
  • 110th Christmas Bird Count Table
  • Christmas Bird Count Map A Western Fox Sparrow in New Hampshire –click HERE to purchase as a pdf. by Marshall J. Iliff and Louis R. Bevier
  • “Why don’t I do it?” by Lauren A. Kras
  • The First Red Crossbill Call Types 1, 2, 3, and 10 in New Hampshire by Matthew A. Young
  • Birding Southwest Park/Yudicky Farm, Nashua by Chris Sheridan
  • Photo Gallery – Winter Pelagic Boat Trips by Eric Masterson
  • Volunteers and Research – Binoculars For Haiti by Cliff Seifer
  • Tudor Richards and the Winter of 2009-2010 by Robert A. Quinn
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Fall 2009 (Vol. 28, No. 3)

Contents
  • Fall 2009, August 1-November 30, 2009 by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Fall 2009 Raptor Migration Report by Iain MacLeod
  • Spotlight on Sabine’s Gull by Michael Harvey
  • Fall Migration on the Monadnock Region’s Lakes and Ponds by Phil Brown
  • Photo Gallery – Stranded on the Flats with a Godwit by Len Medlock
  • Fall Departure Dates for Solitary Sandpiper and Spotted Sandpiper by Robert A. Quinn
  • Volunteers and Research – Monitoring Nighthawk Migration in NH by Lance Tanino
  • Tudor Richards and the Fall of 2009 by Robert A. Quinn

Summer 2009 (Vol. 28, No. 2)

Contents
  • In Memory of Tudor Richards
  • From the Editor – Announcing NH eBird
  • 2009 Goodhue-Elkins Award
  • Photo Quiz
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31 2009 by Pam Hunt
  • New Hampshire eBird and New Hampshire Bird Records by Marshall J. Iliff and Rebecca Suomala
  • Tudor Richards – The Legacy of a Remarkable Birder by Robert A. Quinn
  • Spotlight on Merlin by Iain MacLeod
  • Birding Pondicherry National Wildlife Refuge by Phil Brown
  • Photo Gallery – A Rare Visitor: Great Gray Owl in Durham by Marshall J. Iliff and Rebecca Suomala
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

Spring 2009 (Vol. 28, No. 1)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Photo Quiz
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2009 by Tony Vazzano
  • Common Loon 2009 Summary by John Cooley, Jr. and Harry Vogel
  • Peregrine Falcons – A Moving Experience
  • Spotlight on Long-tailed Jaeger by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Tudor Richards Legacy: Summer 2009 by Robert A. Quinn and Rob Woodward
  • Where are all the Swallows? by Pamela Hunt
  • Squam Lake Area Birding by Tony Vazzano and Iain MacLeod
  • Photo Gallery – Gull Bonanza at Hampton Harbor
  • Volunteers and Research – Nighthawks and Whip-poor-wills in NH by Rebecca Suomala and Pamela Hunt
  • Technology Series – An Overview of Digiscoping by Leonard Medlock
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee Report
  • A Chance Encounter: Red-billed Tropicbird seen flying by Lunging Island

Winter 2008-2009 (Vol. 27, No. 4)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Photo Quiz
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2008–2009 by David Deifik
  • 109th Christmas Bird Count Table
  • Christmas Bird Count Map
  • Big Year Fundraiser 2008 by Terry Bronson
  • Big Year Walkabout 2008 by Pam Hunt
  • Spotlight on Irruptive Finches in the Winter of 2008-09 by Pam Hunt
  • Backyard Birder – Redpoll Irruption and Birder Invasion by Tony Vazzano
  • Volunteers and Research – Winter Raptor Surveys in New Hampshire by Lance Tanino and Terry Bronson
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Winter Birding in Berlin and Points North by Kathy Dube
  • Photo Gallery – A Snowy Owl Winter by Steve Mirick

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records with its color cover is sponsored by the Woolf Family, in memory of Andy and Karen Woolf. Andy and Karen were life-long birders and conservationists, and strongly supportive of New Hampshire Audubon’s mission to preserve wild lands and wildlife.


Fall 2008 (Vol. 27, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor – Help the Birds by Drinking “Bird Friendly” Coffee
  • Photo Quiz
  • Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2008 by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Raptor Migration in New Hampshire by Ernesto Ruelas Inzunza and Julie Tilden
  • Spotlight on Caspian Tern by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Photo Gallery – A Visit to New Hampshire’s Tern Colony
  • Birding Powder House Pond in Exeter by Leonard Medlock
  • Volunteers and Research – Waterbird Surveys at Powwow Pond by Pam Hunt
  • Photo Gallery – Tri-State Pelagic Birding Trip by Jon Woolf
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records with its color cover is sponsored by John and Julie Bassi in memory of her mother, Julie Chapin. Julie took great pleasure in her volunteer work at NH Audubon. She loved birding, most often during walks in the woods or peering out her kitchen window at her abundant bird feeders. She shared her passion for birds with her children and grandchildren.


Summer 2008 (Volume 27, No. 2)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Photo Quiz
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2008 by Tony Vazzano
  • Mississippi Kites in New Hampshire by David B. Donsker
  • Breeding Season Monitoring 2008
    • Common Loon
    • Osprey
    • Bald Eagle
    • Peregrine Falcon
    • Common Nighthawk
    • Whip-poor-will
    • Rusty Blackbird
  • Fledgling Vocalizations of New England Landbirds by Hope Batcheller
  • Photo Gallery – A Visit to New Hampshire’s Tern Colony by Jon Woolf
  • Backyard Birder – Powder Down by Brenda Sens
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records with its color cover is sponsored by Pat Niswander in memory of her brother, Herb Damon, avid birder, farmer, forester, and all-around conservationist.


Spring 2008 (Volume 27, No. 1)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • 2008 Goodhue–Elkins Award – Kay Dyment
  • Photo Quiz
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2008 by Pam Hunt
  • Diurnal Migration along the New Hampshire Coast by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Spotlight on Northern Hawk Owl by Robert Fox
  • Backyard Birder – Blue Jay Behavior by Brenda Sens
  • Photo Gallery – Bird Nest Boxes by Jon Woolf
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records with its color cover is sponsored by the family and friends of Patricia Bruns. Patricia was a strong supporter of NH Audubon, serving as Executive Councilor throughout the 1970s, and sustaining a deep interest in birds and conservation.


Winter 2007-08 (Volume 26, No. 4)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Photo Quiz
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2007 through February 29, 2008 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2007–2008 by David Deifik
  • 108th Christmas Bird Count Table
  • Christmas Bird Count Map
  • Spotlight on Lesser Black-backed Gull by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Backyard Birder – An Owl in My Backyard by Helen Downing
  • Birding Great and Little Bays by Stephen R. Mirick and Terry Bronson
  • Photo Gallery – Gulls of the Rochester Wastewater Treatment Plant by Kathie Palfy
  • New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee Report
  • Photo Quiz – Redpoll Identification Clinic by David Donsker

The friends and family of Peggy Damon have sponsored this issue of New Hampshire Bird Records in her honor. Peggy’s binoculars were always within reach and she was an enthusiastic contributor to this publication and New Hampshire Audubon bird conservation projects for many years.


Fall 2007 (Vol. 26, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Photo Quiz
  • Fall Season : August 1 through November, 2007 by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Photo Gallery – “Ship Ahoy” by Jon Woolf
  • Pack Monadnock Raptor Migration Fall 2007 Report by Lance Tanino
  • Volunteers and Research – The Hummer/Bird Study Group by Liz Burton
  • Spotlight on Great Gray Owl by Robert Fox
  • Backyard Birder – Sunning Birds by Brenda Sens
  • Twenty-Five Years of New Hampshire Birding by Alan Delorey
  • Birding the Old-Fashioned Way! by Nicole Murphy
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records is sponsored by Jeannine Ayer in memory of her husband. Bill was a long time member of New Hampshire Audubon. He loved the birds and kept the feeders stocked every day no matter what the weather. He is greatly missed by all.


Summer 2007 (Volume 26, No. 2)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Summer 2006 Correction – Stilt Sandpiper Graph
  • Photo Quiz
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2007 by Tony Vazzano
  • 2007 Common Loon Monitoring Results by John Cooley
  • 2007 Bald Eagle Breeding Season Summary by Chris Martin
  • 2007 Peregrine Falcon Breeding Season Summary by Chris Martin
  • Upland Sandpiper Status at Pease International Tradeport 2006 and 2007 by Diane De Luca
  • The Great Ossipee Whip-poor-will Round-up by Pamela Hunt
  • Project Nighthawk Summary by Rebecca Suomala
  • Backyard Birder – Northern Goshawk Story by Nicole Murphy
  • Photo Gallery – My Summer of the Common Nighthawk by Kathy Palfy
  • Birding Concord’s Lakes, Ponds, Marshes, Fields and Woodlands by Robert A. Quinn
  • Volunteers and Research by Liz Burton
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Summer Rarity at New Hampshire Audubon by Kathie Palfy

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, is sponsored by Carol Foss.  It is dedicted to Sally Sutcliffe, in honor of her friendship and her contributions to bird conservation in New Hampshire through her work as New Hampshire Audubon’s Breeding Bird Atlas Coordinator.

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Spring 2007 (Volume 26, No. 1)

Contents
  • Photo Quiz
  • 2007 Goodhue-Elkins Award – Sandy Turner
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2007 by Pamela Hunt
  • The 2007 Fox Sparrow Fallout by Terry Bronson
  • Backyard Birder — Wild Turkey Behavior by Peter Stettenheim
  • Spring Birding in Southwestern New Hampshire: Swanzey, Keene and Surry by Lance Tanino
  • Photo Gallery – Spring on Squam Lake by Kathy Palfy, photos by Joe Kabat
  • Northern Goshawk Research in New Hampshire by Chris Costello and Mariko Yamasaki
  • Spring Arrival Dates Revisited by Pam Hunt
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, is sponsored by Sheila and Joseph Kabat in honor of their grandchildren: Delaney, Harrison and Jared who are learning to know and enjoy the birds of the Squam Lakes.


Winter 2006-07 (Volume 25, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor – New timeline for New Hampshire Bird Records
  • Donor Thank You
  • Photo Quiz
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2006–2007 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Map
  • 107 th Christmas Bird Count Table
  • Lake Winnipesaukee Loon Stranding by John Cooley
  • Photo Gallery – Dovekie, A Christmas Treat
  • A History of New Hampshire’s Published Bird Sightings by Jim Berry and Rebecca Suomala
  • Spotlight on Spruce Grouse by Mark Suomala
  • Backyard Birder – Snowflake-catching Bohemian Waxwings by David Mills
  • Winter Birding at Pickering Ponds by Dan Hubbard
  • Research – Effects of Wind Power Installations on Birds by Stephen R. Hale
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Two Second State Records! by Kathie Palfy

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, was sponsored by the friends and family of Bob Vernon, who was a longtime bird reporter and volunteer for this publication.

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Fall 2006 (Volume 25, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor – 25 Years of New Hampshire Bird Records
  • New Photo Quiz
  • Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2006 by Stephen R. Mirick
  • The Fall 2006 Hawk Flight by Susan Fogleman
  • Pack Monadnock Raptor Migration Observatory 2006 Report by Iain MacLeod
  • Western Reef-Heron in New Hampshire by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Spotlight on Kentucky Warbler by Robert Fox
  • Backpack Birder – Skydance of the American Pipit by David Govatski
  • Birding Along the Merrimack River in Concord by Robert A. Quinn
  • Photo Gallery – Western Reef-Heron
  • Volunteers and Research – Shorebird Use of Hampton Marsh by Peter McKinley
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • A Spectacular Fall Season – Fork-tailed Flycatcher and Northern Wheatear

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, was sponsored by Betsy Janeway in honor of Carol Foss, for her extraordinary contributions to field research, her inspiration, and her friendship.

(return to index of previous issues)


Summer 2006 (Volume 25, No. 2)

Contents
  • From the Editor – Thank You, Bob Vernon
  • New Photo Quiz
  • Summer Season: June 1 through July 31, 2006 by Tony Vazzano
  • Grasshopper Sparrow Breeding Season Monitoring by Pamela Hunt
  • 2006 Common Loon Field Season Overview by John Cooley
  • New Hampshire ’s 2006 Raptor Breeding Summary by Chris Martin
  • Photo Gallery: Partnerships – Ospreys and Power Poles by Chris Martin
  • Volunteers and Research – Monitoring Nightjars in the Northeast by Pam Hunt and Liz Burton
  • Spotlight on Stilt Sandpiper by Eric Masterson
  • The Connecticut River Birding Trail by Bill Taffe
  • Backyard Birder – Four Bird Species on a Raft by Tudor Richards and Brenda Sens
  • Concord Bird List and Quiz by Robert A. Quinn
  • NH Rare Birds Committee Report – Part 2
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Close Encounters – Babies, Babies, Everywhere! by Kathie Palfy

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, was sponsored by David Donsker. It is dedicated to his father, Stanley Donsker, who amongst many other things, inspired him to observe and enjoy the natural world.


Spring 2006 (Volume 25, No. 1)

Contents
  • From the Editor – New Hampshire Bird Records 25th Year!
  • New Photo Quiz
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2006 by Pamela Hunt
  • Photo Gallery – N. Saw-whet Owl in Downtown Concord by Kathie Palfy
  • Spotlight on Northern Wheatear by Bob Fox
  • Backyard Birder – Suet Feeder Attracts an Unusual Bird by Brenda Sens
  • Birding the Brentwood Mitigation Area by Terry Bronson
  • Volunteers and Research – Keeping Track of Hummingbirds by Sharon Stichter
  • New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee Report—Part 1
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • A Chance Encounter – Phalarope Fallout, Take Two!

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, was sponsored by Pat Niswander in honor of her family, all of whom enjoy nature as much as she does.


Winter 2005-06 (Volume 24, No. 4)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • 2006 Goodhue-Elkins Award
  • New Photo Quiz
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2005 through February 28, 2006 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2005-06 by David Deifik
  • 106th Christmas Bird Count Table
  • Christmas Bird Count Map
  • Spotlight on Gyrfalcon by Kathie Palfy and Rebecca Suomala
  • Backyard Birder – Daytime Encounters with Barred Owls by Kiah Walker
  • Photo Gallery – Thayer’s Gull in Rochester
  • New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee Report
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • At a Glance – Late Lingerers

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, was underwritten by David Deifik in loving memory of his father, Max H. Deifik, and in honor of his mother, Sylvia Deifik. There were both responsible for inspiring his lifelong love of birds and the natural world.


Fall 2005 (Volume 24, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • New Photo Quiz
  • Fall Season: August 1 through November 30, 2005 by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Fall 2005 Hawk Migration by Susan Fogleman
  • Keeping an Eye to the Sky – Pack Monadnock Raptor Migration by Iain MacLeod
  • Photo Gallery – Hawkwatching on Pack Monadnock
  • Spotlight on Franklin’s Gull by Rebecca Suomala and Kathie Palfy
  • The Order of Things by Kathie Palfy
  • Volunteers and Research – N. Saw-whet Owl Banding by Susan Story Galt
  • Answer to the Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Corrections At a Glance – “The River” Flows to Durham

This issue was sponsored by Rebecca Suomala in memory of her parents, Theodore A. Waldron and Nan Turner Waldron, who shared with her a love of the outdoors and all of nature, and were generous New Hampshire Bird Records supporters.


Summer 2005 (Volume 24, No. 2)

Contents

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, was sponsored by David B. Donsker in deep appreciation to the dedicated staff of New Hampshire Audubon.


Spring 2005 (Volume 24, No. 1)

Contents
  • From the Editor – Web Site Announcement
  • 2005 Goodhue-Elkins Award Recipient – Dick Hughes
  • Spring Season: March 1 through May 31, 2005 by Pamela Hunt
  • Spotlight on Ruff by Eric Masterson
  • Backyard Birder – A Birdsong Quiz by Kathy Palfy
  • Birdwatching on ACOE Lands in Weare by Mark Suomala
  • Volunteers and Research – Birders’ Exchange by Susan Story Galt
  • New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee Report
  • Photo Gallery – Can You Find the Bird?
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • A Chance Encounter at the Mt. Washington Observatory

This issue of New Hampshire Bird Records, with its color cover, was sponsored by Pat Niswander in honor of the Concord Bird and Wildflower Club on its 110 th Anniversary.


Winter 2004-05 (Volume 23, No. 4)

Contents

  • From the Editor
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2004-05 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Map
  • 105th Christmas Bird Count Table
  • Photo Gallery – Isles of Shoals Christmas Bird Count by Kathie Palfy and Paul Garrity
  • Spotlight on Yellow-throated Warbler by Eric Masterson
  • Backpack Birder – Spruce Grouse Encounters
  • Winter Birding Along the New Hampshire Seacoast by David B. Donsker
  • Volunteers and Research – Biodiversity Education Initiative by Stephen R. Hale
  • New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee Report
  • Yellow-throated Warbler in Dover by David Carr
  • Photo Quiz by David B. Donsker
  • Corrections
  • A Chance Encounter

Fall 2004 (Volume 23, No. 3)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Fall Season: August 1, 2004 through November 30, 2004 by Stephen R. Mirick
  • Spotlight on Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) by Eric Masterson
  • Pelagic Birding in New Hampshire by Stephen R. Mirick
  • The Backyard Birder – Red-tailed Hawk and Ferret Encounter by Lindsay Herlihy
  • Research – Banding Project Aims for Clearer Understanding of Gulls by Susan Story Galt
  • Photo Gallery – Peregrine Falcon Rehabilitation and Release by Kathie Palfy
  • Photo Quiz by David Donsker

Summer 2004 (Volume 23, No. 2 )

Contents
  • Volunteer Request
  • A Checklist of the Birds of New Hampshire – Revised!
  • Summer Season: June 1, 2004 through July 31, 2004 by Bill Taffe
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird Highlight
  • Spotlight on Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus) by Eric Masterson
  • Where to Watch Ospreys in New Hampshire by Chris Martin
  • The Backyard Birder – Struggles of a Young Green Heron by George Gavutis
  • Volunteers & Research – Mountain Birdwatch by Steve Hale
  • The Making of a Breeding Thrush Survey by Harriet Hofheinz
  • Photo Gallery – American Redstart Nest by Fred Tyrrell
  • Photo Quiz by David Donsker

Spring 2004 (Volume 23, No. 1)

Contents
  • 2004 Goodhue-Elkins Award Recipient – Dennis J. Abbott, III
  • Spring Season: March 1, 2004 through May 31, 2004 by Pam Hunt
  • Spotlight on Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius) by Eric Masterson
  • Research – The Case for Indoor Cats by Susan Story Galt
  • Spring Birding on the Lower Connecticut and Ashuelot Rivers by Wendy Ward
  • Photo Gallery – Manchester’s Peregrine Cam by Kathie Palfy
  • Winged Migration: A 1953 Version from Tuckerman Ravine by John C. Calhoun, Jr.
  • Photo Quiz by David Donsker
  • The Backyard Birder – Cranial Inertial Feeding by Bohemian Waxwings by Stephen R. Hale

Winter 2003-2004 (Volume 22, No. 4)

Contents
  • From the Editor
  • Winter Season: December 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Summary 2003-04 by David Deifik
  • Christmas Bird Count Map
  • 104th Christmas Bird Count Table
  • Spotlight on Dickcissel (Spiza americana) by Eric Masterson
  • Winter Birding in the Lakes Region by John Williams
  • The Backyard Birder – Red-breasted Nuthatch Caching Behavior by Tom Chase and Lindsay Herlihy
  • Golden Eagles in New Hampshire – Are there more around? by Iain McLeod
  • New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee Report by Pamela Hunt
  • Research on Early Successional Habitats by Stephen R. Hale
  • Photo Quiz by David Donsker Corrections