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

Up to three swallow-tailed kites continued to be seen and photographed in South Truro and occasionally North Truro and Wellfleet this past week.

The greater white-fronted goose continued at various sites in Chatham, including Veteran’s Field, Monomoy Middle School, and Oyster Pond. Read More

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Eastern Massachusetts

More new migrants continued to arrive or increase in numbers this week despite several days of unseasonal cool weather.  Among these species were Blue-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Red-throated Loon,  Horned Grebe, American Bittern, Green Heron, Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Greater Yellowlegs, Willet, Lesser Yellowlegs, Pectoral Sandpiper, Chimney Swift, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, American Kestrel, Eastern Kingbird, Blue-headed Vireo, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Barn Swallow, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-crowned kinglet, Hermit Thrush, Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush, Black-and-white Warbler, Eastern Towhee, White-throated Sparrow, and Rusty Blackbird. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

Here are this week’s bird sightings fro the Western Voice of Audubon.

An unprecedented spring fallout of ruddy ducks occurred at many locations over the weekend.

A common tern and a long-tailed duck were found at Lake Pontoosuc. Read More                 

Past Sightings