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

Reports from Race Point in Provincetown have included including 500 Cory’s, 400 great, 55 sooty, and 30 Manx shearwaters, plus 25 white-rumped sandpipers, a pectoral sandpiper, 6 red knots, 2 black terns, 5 Forster’s terns, 10 roseate terns, 500 common terns, 10 parasitic jaegers, a black-legged kittiwake, a merlin, a peregrine falcon, and 10 horned larks. Read More

Past Sightings

Eastern Massachusetts

Hawk migration continues to headline the birding scene right now, with Broad-winged Hawks currently dominating the flights.   More than 15,000 Broad-wings have already been tallied at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, and that number continues to increase every day that favorable flight conditions exist. Any day with cool conditions the night before and accompanying north or northwest winds the following day is likely to produce a significant movement of hawks of several species right now.  Be particularly watchful from hill or mountaintops with a clear view of the northern horizon. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

A short billed dowitcher was found in the town of Washington.

An upland sandpiper, a marsh wren, American pipits,and a Connecticut warbler were in Northampton. Read More

Past Sightings