Often when we’re waiting for spring, we are looking for warm weather and wildflowers as our first marker that the season has arrived. But there’s another sign of spring in the air: birdsong! While some birds stay in New Hampshire all winter, others are just now returning to us after wintering further south. Here are a few migrants you can expect to see around New Hampshire now! We’ve included recordings of their calls as well as pictures–if you’re interested in birding, learning even just a few bird calls is a great way to get started.
On the first Saturday in April the sky in southern NH was finally blue and the temperature a balmy mid-50’s! I wanted to explore on foot a stretch of the Monadnock Recreational Rail Trail. My family and I brought our Bassett, Rue, to walk a section bordering Rindge and Jaffrey, between Rt. 202 and the […]