Rare Bird Committee Species List

The New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee has determined that the following species are of sufficient rarity in the state to require a review of all reports. This list will be updated by the RBC as warranted.

Observers are encouraged to document their sighting with a description of all pertinent details of all descriptive details. Photographs (even poor ones) are extremely helpful in documenting a species. Documentation may be submitted via New Hampshire Bird Records (forms available here).

The New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee reviews sightings of rarities to maintain accuracy and scientific integrity of the state’s historic records. It is independent of New Hampshire Audubon and New Hampshire Bird Records.

Click here to view/download the 4/27/11 New Hampshire Rare Birds Committee’s Species List.