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

The tufted duck was relocated at Sider’s Pond in Falmouth, where a bald eagle was also reported. The eared grebe present during the fall was also relocated this week at Attaquin Park on Mashpee Pond. Read More

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Eastern Massachusetts

A Black-backed Woodpecker that has been frequenting the hemlock grove on Magnolia Avenue at the Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain was still present today. The woodpecker has also been seen feeding on dead pine trees near the maintenance area close to the main entrance gate of the cemetery. Other recent sightings at the cemetery this week included a Bald Eagle and 2 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

Two barnacle geese and a white-fronted goose are among a large flock of Canada geese in the river beside and below the island in Longmeadow. They are best seen in early morning from the bike trail along River Road in Agawam.

A northern shoveler, a lesser black-backed gull and a glaucous gull were found at Turners Falls. Read More

Past Sightings