On May 13, 2012 a southern NH birder reported a Lesser Sandhill Crane at Airport Marsh in Whitefield, NH. The report was spread to other birders in the area and I was able to photograph the bird. Records date back to 1899 and this was the first sighting and documentation ever.
You may see the story here.... http://public.fotki.com/lwa11/2012/may-2012/5-13-12-lesser-sand/screen-shot-2012-05.html
My images here...... http://public.fotki.com/lwa11/2012/may-2012/5-13-12-lesser-sand/
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