Bird Sightings: The Voice of 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.
A Mississippi kite was reported from Woods Hole on the 24th and the chuck-will’s-widow continues at Elain Ave in Falmouth.
Sightings at Race Point included 1700 Cory’s shearwaters, 1100 sooty shearwaters, 9 Manx shearwaters, 10 Wilson’s storm petrels, a pomarine jaeger, a parasitic jaeger, a little gull, 90 black-legged kittiwakes, 75 Bonaparte’s gulls, 2 lesser black-backed gulls, and a bald eagle. Read More
Despite the fact that spring migration has now passed, there is lots of nesting bird activity taking place right now, and the next few days should also witness the vanguard of the fall shorebird migration with the appearance of early migrant species such as Lesser Yellowlegs, Least Sandpiper, and Short-billed Dowitcher. Read More