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 black-necked stilt continued at Bell’s Neck conservation area in West Harwich this week. Other sightings at Bell’s Neck in recent days included a tricolored heron, a least bittern, a clapper rail, and several marsh wrens. Read more

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Eastern Massachusetts

With continued favorable weather this week, migration progressed about on schedule.  With every day that passes however, more and more species are also settling down to nest, so discretion is encouraged when birding in areas were sensitive species are likely to be breeding.  Some of the migrants appearing in increasing numbers now are Black-bellied and Semipalmated plover, Ruddy Turnstone, Semipalmated Sandpipr, Short-billed Dowitcher, Yellow-billed and Black-billed cuckoo, Willow Flycatcher, Common Nighthawk, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Alder and Willow flycatcher, Swainson’s Thrush, Cedar Waxwing, Mourning and Blackpoll warbler, and Saltmarsh Sparrow. Read more

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Western Massachusetts

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