May 2019

(Mon) May 20      5:30pm-8:30pm; Birds of the Sunapee Region, Slideshow Presentation and  Birdwalk.

Notable Sighting: Scarlet Tanager, Black-and-white Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Barred Owl (H)

​(Fri) May 17         Spring Migrant Birdwalk, Free event sponsored by the North Hampton Public Library.

Notable Sightings: Northern Parula, American Redstart, Common Nighthawk, Black-throated Green Warbler

​(Thu) May 16       Birds of the White Mountains, Slideshow Presentation, Gilford Free Library, Gilford, NH


​​(Wed) May 15      Redline Hiking, Slideshow Presentation, Smyth Library, Candia, NH.


​(Mon) May 13     NH Backyard Birds, Slideshow Presentation, Fiske Free Library, Claremont, NH.


​(Mon) May 13     Spring Migrant Birdwalk, Nesmith Library, Windham, NH.

Notable Sightings: Northern Parula, Yellow Warbler, Red-eyed Vireo, Eastern Phoebe

April 2019

(Thu) Apr 25        7:00am-9am; Marginal Way Birding, Ogunquit, ME.

Notable Sightings: Harlequin Duck, Common Loon, Long-tailed Duck, Great Egret

​Full Sightings


(Wed) Apr 10       6:30pm - 7:30pm; Bizarre Birds of the World, Slideshow Presentation, Derry Public Library.


(Mon) Apr 1          7:00pm - 8:00pm; Bizarre Birds of the World, Slideshow Presentation, Moultonborough Public                                             Library

March 2019

(Tue) Mar 19        6:30pm - 7:30pm; Birds of the White Mountains, Slideshow Presentation, North Hampton Public                                        Library.


(Wed) Mar 13       6:00pm - 7:00pm; Bizarre Birds of the World, Slideshow Presentation, Wiggin Memorial Library,                                          Free event sponsored by the Wiggin Memorial Library, Stratham, NH.

February 2019

(Wed) Feb 24       7:00pm - 8:00pm; Bizarre Birds of the World, Slideshow Presentation, Jackson Public Library, Free                                     event sponsored by the Jackson Public Library, Jackson, NH.


(Wed) Feb 6         7:00pm - 8:00pm; Bizarre Birds of the World, Slideshow Presentation, Dunbar Free Library, Free                                         event sponsored by the Dunbar Free Library, Grantham, NH.

January 2019

(Wed) Jan 23       NH Backyard Birds; Nesmith Public Library, Windham, NH.


(Tue) Jan 1           Marginal Way Birding, Ogunquit, ME.

​Notable Sightings - Harlequin Duck, White-winged Scoter, Surf Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Common Loon

December 2018

(Mon) Dec 31       Winter Hike, Tamworth, NH. Private Event.


​(Sat) Dec 1            Plum Island Birding, Newburyport, MA

Notable Sightings - Snowy Owl, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Northern Pintail, Northern Harreir

November 2018

(Sun) Nov 18      Marginal Way Birding, Ogunquit, ME.

Notable Sightings - Harlequin Duck, Purple Sandpiper, White-crowned Sparrow, White-winged Scoter

​Full Sightings


​(Wed) Nov 14       NH Backyard Birds, Slideshow Presentation, Paul Memorial Library.


(Sun) Nov 11      Winter Hike, Lonesome Lake in Franconia Notch, NH.

Notable Sightings - Lonesome Lake (and hut), Franconia Ridge (snow covered), Cascade Brook, Kinsman Falls


(Thu) Nov 8        Marginal Way Birding, Ogunquit, ME

​Notable Sightings - Razorbill, Harlequin Duck, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Bonaparte's Gull

​Full Sightings

October 2018

(Wed) Oct 24      Plum Island Birding, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newburyport, MA.

Notable Sightings - Snowy Owl, Eurasian Wigeon, Clay-colored Sparrow, Cape May Warbler, Peregrine Falcon

Full Sightings


(Thu) Oct 18       Plum Island Birding, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newburyport, MA.

Notable Sightings - Northern Goshawk, Tennessee Warbler, Swainson's Thrush, Black-throated Blue Warbler

Full Sightings


​(Wed) Oct 17      Bizarre Birds of the World, Slideshow Presentation, Smyth Public Library,  Candia, NH.


(Sat) Oct 13             Fall Foliage Hike, Mt. Israel, Sandwich, NH. 


​​(Fri) Oct 12              Plum Island Birding, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Newburyport, MA.

Notable Sightings - Clay-colored Sparrow, Peregrine Falcon, Black-throated Blue Warbler

Full Sightings


(Sat) Oct 6              Hawkwatch, Mt. Blue Job, Farmington, NH.

Notable Sightings - Northern Harrier, Merlin, American Kestrel, Sharp-shinned Hawk


(Wed) Oct 3            NH Backyards Birds, Slideshow Presentation, Kensington Public Library,  Kensington, NH.

​September 2018

(Sun) Sep 30          Hawkwatch. Blue Job Mtn, Farmington, NH. 

Notable Sightings - American Kestrel, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker


(Sat) Sep 22           Hawkwatch. Blue Job Mtn. Farmington, NH.

Notable Sightings - Peregrine Falcon, Broad-winged Hawk, Osprey, American Kestrel, Common Raven


(Fri) Sep 14-17      White Mountains Hut-to-Hut Backpack. 4 days / 3 nights. Private Event.

(Mon) Sep 10        Backyards Birds, Slideshow Presentation, Epsom Public Library, Free event                                                                               sponsored by Epsom Public Library, Epsom, NH.

(Sun) Sep 2            Birding Parker River NWR, Plum Island, Newburyport, MA
Notable Sightings - Northern Harrier, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Northern Gannet, American Black Duck(Sat)


(Sat) Sep 1           Birding Parker River NWR, Plum Island, Newburyport, MA

Notable Sightings - Northern Harrier, Willet, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Short-billed Dowitcher

August 2018

​​​(Thu) Aug 30        Talk and Walk; Bird of Wendell Marsh South, Free event sponsored                                                                                              by the Abbott Library in Sunapee, NH

Notable Sightings - Wood Duck, Canada Goose, Black-capped Chickadee


(Thu) Aug 23        Birding with AirBNB Experiences, Parker River NWR, Plum Island, Newburyport, MA

Notable Sightings - Peregrine Falcon, Northern Harrier, Black-bellied Plover

Full Sightings


(Tue) Aug 8           Mississippi Kite Viewing; Durham, NH. Special Event for OWE Email List Members. Free.

Notable Sightings - Fledgling Mississippi Kite


(Mon) July 16        Talk and Walk; Birds of the Sunapee Region; Free event sponsored by the Newbury Public Library                                     in Newbury, NH

(Mon) July 16        Bird Walk; John Hay NWR, Newbury, NH; Sponsored by the Newbury Recreation Department

Notable Sightings - Black-throated Blue Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler


(Sun) July 14         Birds and Blooms Hike; Mt. Osceola, Waterville Valley, NH. Private Birding Event

(Mon) July 2          Birding Hike; Five Finger Point Conservation Area, Holderness, NH. Private Birding Event


(Sat) Jun 23            8:00am-10:30am; Bicknell's Thrush Tour;  White Mountains National Forest

Notable Sightings - Bicknell's Thrush, Hairy Woodpecker, White-throated Sparrow, Slate-colored Junco


(Sat) Jun 16            8:30am-1:30am; Bicknell's Thrush Tour; White Mountains National Forest

Notable Sightings - Bicknell's Thrush, Gray Jay, Boreal Chickadee, Blackpoll Warbler

​Full Sightings


​(Sun) May 13         6:00am-10am; Mont Vernon, NH Private Birding Session​


(Sat) May 12          7:00am-9:00am; Bird Walk; Batchelder Easement, Thompson Rd.-Pittsfield, NH.

Notable Sightings - Blackburnian Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Louisiana Waterthrush

Full Sightings


(Thu) May 10         6:00pm-7:00pm; Slideshow Presentation - NH Backyard Birds;  Free to the Public. Sponsored by Gilmanton Public Library, Gilmanton, NH.


(Tue) May 8            7:00pm-8:00pm; Slideshow Presentation - Birds of the White Mountains; Free to the Public. Sponsored by the Wakefield-Brookfield Historical Society, Wakefield, NH.

(Sun) May 6           6:00am-1:00pm; Plum Island Birding  at Parker River NWR, Plum Island, MA.

Notable Sightings - Prothonotary Warbler, Snowy Owl, Northern Waterthrush, American Redstart, Northern Parula

Full Sightings


(Mon) Apr 23 6pm-8pm Weekly Birding Series - Pudding Pond, North Conway, NH.

Notable Sightings - Belted Kingfisher, Great Blue Heron,  Winter Wren, Pine Warbler

Full Sightings


(Tue) Apr 17  7pm-8pm Slideshow Presentation  Birds of the White Mountains, Dover Public Library.


(Sat) Feb 24 9:00am-12:00pm; Birding Trip; Snowy Owl Search; NH Seacoast.

Notable Sightings - Snowy Owl, Bald Eagle, Glaucous Gull, Greater Scaup, Great Cormorant, Surf Scoter


(Fri) Feb 23 2:00pm-3:00pm; Slideshow Presentation -  Wild Tales of Wildlife Encounters; RiverMead Retirement Community, Peterborough, NH.


(Thu) Feb 22 2:00pm-3:00pm; Slideshow Presentation -  Bizarre Birds of the World;  Free to the Public. Sponsored by The Howe Library; Hanover, NH


 (Wed) Feb 14; Slideshow Presentation - NH Backyard Birds; Hampton Garden Club. Hampton, NH

January 2018

(Wed) Jan 31 6:30pm - 8:00pm; Full Moon Snowshoe (Beginner Ability); Northwood Meadows SP, Northwood, NH

​December 2017

(Tue) Dec 26 9:00am-2:00pm; Pemi Trail - Day-After Christmas Winter Hike (Beginner Level). 

Notable Sightings - Pileated Woodpecker, Slate-colored Junco


(Mon) Dec 25 9:00am-3pm; Ore Hill section of the Appalachian Trail - Christmas Day Winter Hike (Intermediate Level). 

Notable Sightings - Pileated Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker

​(Sun) Dec 17 ALL DAY; Annual Lee/Durham Christmas Birdcount

Notable Sightings - 2nd highest count for Slate-colored Junco, Red-tailed Hawk, Eastern Bluebird, American Robin

November 2017

***PRIVATE EVENT*** ​(Tue) Nov 14; Slideshow Presentation - NH Backyard Birds; Lakes Region Retired Educators Association; Meredith, NH.


October 2017

***PRIVATE EVENT*** ​(Wed) Oct 20; Slideshow Presentation - Redline Hiking the White Mountains; RiverMead Retirement Community; Peterborough, NH


​(Wed) Oct 11 7:00pm-8:00pm; Slideshow Presentation - NH Backyard Birds; Free to Public. Sponsored by Newfields Public Library. Newfields, NH.

September 2017

(Sat) Sept 16; 9:00am - 1:00pm; Hawkwatch, Mt. Blue Job, Farmington, NH. 

Notable Sightings - Bald Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Broad-winged Hawk

Full Bird Sightings


​(Wed) Sept 13; 7:30pm-8:30pm; Slideshow Presentation - Franconia Breeding Bird Survey, Free to the Public. Sponsored by Seacoast Chapter of Audubon Society of New Hampshire, Rye, NH.

August 2017

​(Mon) August 21 - 24; 4 day / 3 night AMC hut to hut to hut backpack over northern Presidentials.


(Sun) Aug 6 8:00am-2:00pm; Pelagic Birding on Granite State Whale Watch, Rye Harbor, NH.

Notable Sightings - Northern Gannet, Wilson's Storm-Petrel, Black Guillemot ... Mola Mola

July 2017

(Mon) July 31 6:00pm-8:00pm; Weekly Birding Series; Vaughn Woods State Park, South Berwick, ME.

Notable Sightings - Osprey, Great Crested Flycatcher, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Belted Kingfisher

Full Bird Sightings


(Wed) July 19 7:00-8:30pm; Slideshow Presentation - Redline Hiking in the White Mountains, Free to the Public. Sponsored by the Amherst Town Library, Amherst, NH

(Tue) July 18 7:00am-9:00am; Private Group Birding; Riverlands Conservation Area, Canterbury, NH.

Notable Sightings - Green Heron, Baltimore Oriole, Black-and-white Warbler

Full Bird Sightings


(Mon) July 17 6:00pm-8:00pm; Weekly Birding Series; Massabesic Audubon Center, Auburn, NH.

Notable Sightings - Eastern Bluebird, Eastern Kingbird

Full Bird Sightings


(Thu) July 13 6:30pm-7:30pm; Slideshow - NH's Backyard Birds, North Hampton Library

June 2017

(Sat) Jun 24 3:30pm - 8:30pm; Smarts Mountain Twilight Hike; Lyme, NH.

Notable Birds - Bicknell's Thrush, Blackpoll Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Nashville Warbler

Full Bird Sightings


​(Sat) Jun 24 10am-12pm; Bear Brook SP; Allenstown, NH. Sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension - PRIVATE EVENT

Notable Birds - Alder Flycatcher, Prairie Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Veery

Full Bird Sightings


(Sat) May 27 - 10:00am - 3:00pm; Birds and Blooms; Sugarloaf Mtn., 4.2 miles RT; Groveton, NH.

Notable Birds - Boreal Chickadee, Blackpoll Warbler, Least Flycatcher

Notable Flowers - Painted Trilium, Hobblebush, Trout Lily

Full Bird Sightings


(Sat) May 13 - 7:00am - 9:00am Birding Trip; Fordway Brook Preserve, Candia, NH

Notable - Louisiana Waterthrush, Scartlet Tanager, Prairie Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler

Full Sightings

(Mon) May 8 6:00pm - 8:00pm Weekly Birding Series;  Chapman's Landing, Newfields, NH.

Notable - Incubating Bald Eagle, (3) Green Heron

April 2017

(Thu) Apr 20 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm Presentation: Birds of the White Mountains, Moultonborough, NH (Free Event) Sponsor- Loon Center

(Sun) Apr 16 - 8am-4pm Easter Birding Trip; Coastal NH to Plum Island.

Notable - Red-throated Loon, Great Egret, Osprey, Swamp Sparrow, Pine Warbler, Purple Finch, American Kestrel

March 2017

(Tue) Mar 28 - 6:30pm- 7:30pm Presentation: Redline Hiking in the Whites, Hanover, NH (Free Event); Sponsor- The Howe Library.

(Sun) Mar 5 - 9:00am - 2pm Snowshoe Climb  (Intermediate Ability); Nickerson Ledge; 4.0 miles (RT); Albany, NH.

February 2017

(Sun) Feb 26, 9:00am-2:00pm Snowshoe Climb (Advanced ability); 5.6 miles (RT); Mt. Tremont, Bartlett, NH.

(Sat) Feb 25, 9:00am-12:00pm Winter Ecology Snowshoe (Beginner ability); 2.0 miles (RT); Pudding Pond, Green Hills Preserve, North Conway, NH

(Sat) Feb 11, 6pm-8pm Full Moon Snowshoe (Beginner ability); Northwood Meadows State Park, Northwood, NH

January 2017

(Mon) Jan 16, 9:00am-1:00pm Winter Birding Class; Newburyport/Plum  Island

           Notable - Glaucous Gull, Northern Harrier, American Wigeon, Greater Scaup, Northern Pintail

           Full Sightings Seabrook Harbor

           Full Sightings Joppa Flats

December 2016

(Fri Dec 30) 9am-1:30pm; Winter Ecology Hike; Nickerson Ledge, Albany, NH

           Notable - Bald Eagle (on drive north); Common Raven; No winter tracks (too soon after storm)

(Wed Dec 27) 9am-2pm; Birding Class; Seabrook-Salisbury

           Notable - Peregrine Falcon, Northern Gannet, Razorbill, Glaucous Gull

           Full Sightings Hampton Beach State Park

           Full Sightings Seabrook Harbor

           Full Sightings Atlantic Ocean from Haverhill St., Seabrook, NH

(Tue Dec 26) 11am - 3p Snowshoe Hike; Diagonal Trail and Bee Line; Randolph, NH

(Mon Dec 25) 10a-12p Snowshoe Hike; Atwell Hill (Appalachian Trail segment), Orford, NH

(Sun Dec 4) 10a-1p Birding Class; Marginal Way, Ogunquit, ME

          Notable - Harlequin Duck, Black Scoter, Common Eider Full Sightings


(Sun Nov 12) 9a - 12p Fall Hike (All); Kelley Trail - Old Mast Rd, Wonalancet, NH

         Notable - Great gorge hike. Golden-crowned Kinglet, Lion's Mane Fungus


(Sun Oct 30) 9a - 12p Fall Hike (All); Red Hill, Moultonborough, NH

           Notable - Late (but good) Fall Foliage, Fire Tower views, The Cabin

(Sun Oct 16) 9a-3p;  Fall Hike (Advanced); Ice Gulch; Randolph, NH

         Notable - Fantastic Fall Foliage, Extreme rock scrambling through Ice Gulch, Ruffed Grouse


(Sat Sep 17) Hawk Watch, Mt. Blue Job, Farmington, NH

         Notable - Osprey, American Kestrel Full Sightings

(Fri Sep 9)  Presentation: Hawks and Hawk Watching in New Hampshire, Becoming an Outdoors-Woman; Private Event

(Sat Sep 3) - Hawk Watch, Mt. Agamenticus, York, ME

          Notable - Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Merlin Full Sightings


(Sat Aug 27) -  Hawk Watch, Mt. Blue Job, Farmington, NH

          Notable - Northern Goshawk, MerlinFull Sightings

(Sat Aug 13) - Optics Fair, Bird Watcher's Supply, Newburyport, MA

(Wed Aug 3) - Presentation: Birds of the White Mountains, Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, NH


(Sun Jul 31) - Bicknell's Thrush Tour, Caps Ridge Trail, Jefferson Notch, NH

         Notable - Bay-breasted Warbler, Boreal ChickadeeFull Sightings

(Sun Jul 17) - Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, NH

         Notable - Chestnut-sided Warbler Full Sightings

(Sun July 10) - Bicknell's Thrush Tour, Caps Ridge Trail, Jefferson Notch, NH

         Notable - Bicknell's Thrush, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Full Sightings


(Wed June 29) - Mississippi Kite Tour, Newmarket, NH

         Notable - Mississippi Kite, Northern Rough-winged Swallow Full Sightings

(Sun June 26) - Bicknell's Thrush Tour, Caps Ridge Trail, Jefferson Notch, NH

         Notable - Bicknell's Thrush, Black-backed Woodpecker Full Sightings

(Sat June 4) - Kayak and Bird, North River Lake, Barrington, NH (Private Event)

        Notable - Warbling Vireo, Black-throated Blue Warbler Full Sightings

(Sat June 28) - Birdwalk, Miller State Park, Peterborough, NH

        Notable - Pileated Woodpecker, Ovenbird Full Sightings


(Sat May 21) Birdwalk, Northwood Meadows State Park, Northwood, NH

        Notable - Brown Creeper, Scarlet Tanager Full Sightings

(Sat May 14) Birdwalk with Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, Deerfield, NH

        Notable - Blanding's Turtle, Wood Thrush Full Sightings

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