Kayla Drake- SCA NH Corps – Discover the Power of Parks Interpretive Ranger Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory Atop the summit of Pack Monadnock, a crowd is growing. All reservations for the day have been taken, and people are arriving in flocks. Some regulars are there, scanning the sky with their eyes, binoculars, or scopes. All […]
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.
By: Xandri Clifton, SCA Interpretive Ranger for Greenfield and Monadnock State Parks With the shift into Spring (or mud season as I hear it called here) some of our part-time residents have made their way back into the state. I’ve made a list of some of my favorites to look out for, in your backyard […]
Franconia Notch State Park is home to a wide variety of hawks, owls, and other birds. Walking along Profile Lake you will usually notice a Great Blue Heron hanging out with the fly-fishers waiting for the opportune moment to steal a fish. While hiking on Franconia Ridge you might be able to hear some Peregrine […]