Bird Sightings: The Voice of Audubon

migrating flock © Richard Johnson, Mass Audubon
© Richard Johnson, Mass Audubon

The Voice of Audubon offers regular updates on birds sighted across the state to introduce you to the wide variety of species Massachusetts has to offer.

Below are the most recently published sightings.

Cape Cod

Several observers enjoyed watching and photographing a flock of 31 Bohemian waxwings at High Head in Truro over the weekend.

Some sea watching from Race Point in Provincetown on the 1st produced 40 red-throated loons, 11 common loons, 12 horned grebes, 26 red-necked grebes, 4 common murres, 12 thick-billed murres, over 4000 razorbills, a dovekie, a dead Atlantic puffin, 15 black-legged kittiwakes, 24 Iceland gulls, and an Ipswich savannah sparrow. Read More

Past Sightings

Eastern Massachusetts

Bitter cold temperatures and incredibly deep snow in many areas continued to keep many birds and birders under cover this week.  Feeder-watching may be the best way to enjoy this winter’s songbird bird populations right now, but where there is open freshwater, many waterfowl are currently gathering in large numbers where they afford nice looks at many species in their finest plumage of the year. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

Rough-legged hawks were found in Hadley, South Hadley, Lee, Dalton, Cheshire, and Williamstown.

A few Bohemian waxwings continue in Williamstown, and three were heard flying over Amherst. Read More

Past Sightings