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Tin Mountain Conservation Center

Birding in New Hampshire

About Tin Mountain Conservation Center
Directions from South on NH-16: There are two entrances to Bald Hill Rd on the left side of NH-16, take the second one after the Welcome to Mt. Washington Valley sign. Drive one mile on Bald Hill Road to the Nature Learning Center on the left.

Directions from Conway Village on NH-16: Leaving Conway Village, drive past the Kennett Middle School, over the RR tracks, and through the NH-112 (Kancamagus Hwy) traffic light. Bald Hill Rd is the second right after the traffic light. Drive one mile on Bald Hill Road to the Nature Learning Center on the left.

Target Birds: Birds you might expect to see during the breeding season include: Wood Duck, Mallard, Turkey Vulture, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Broad-winged Hawk, Wild Turkey, Ruffed Grouse, American Woodcock, Mourning Dove, Barred Owl, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Belted Kingfisher, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Pileated Woodpecker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Least Flycatcher, Eastern Phoebe, Great Crested Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue-headed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Common Raven, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Brown Creeper, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Veery, Hermit Thrush, Wood Thrush, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Pine Warbler, Black-and-White Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Northern Waterthrush, Louisianna Waterthrush, Ovenbird, Scarlet Tanager, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Baltimore Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Evening Grosbeak, American Goldfinch, Purple Finch

Other species seen on the property include: Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Double-crested Cormorant, Canada Goose, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Eastern Bluebird, Winter Wren, Bay-breasted Warbler, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, and Northern Cardinal

Description: Tin Mountain Conservation Center is an environmental education non-profit located in the Mount Washington Valley. Tin Mountain’s solar-electric and solar-thermal Nature Learning Center is surrounded by 140 acres of forest and fields and includes many hiking trails, an active beaver pond, 25 acres of mountain laurel, and the White Mountain National Forest as a neighbor.

The Center is open Monday thru Saturday from 9 AM – 5 PM and has bathroom facilities and a natural history library to peruse. A Naturalist leads a weekly morning bird walk in May.