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 young female rufous hummingbird remains settled in at the private residence in Brewster where she has been since the 9th.

A Pacific loon passed Sandy Neck in Barnstable on the 23rd, along with 350 long-tailed ducks, 15 red-throated loons, 75 common loons, 2 horned grebes, 4 red-necked grebes, 15 Cory’s shearwaters, 2 Leach’s storm-petrels, 300 northern gannets, an osprey, a pomarine jaeger, 3 razorbills, and 3 American pipits. Read More

Past Sightings

Eastern Massachusetts

Mid-fall migration is now in full swing, with large numbers of sea ducks and other waterfowl appearing in increasing numbers near the coast and on inland ponds and lakes, Northern Gannets and Double-crested Cormorants conspicuously migrating southward during the day, and Yellow-rumped Warblers and a variety of sparrow species haunting brushy areas and weedy fields practically everywhere where these habitats exist.  The protracted Nor’easter late in the week also generated major movements of several seabird species at outlying coastal observation points and on Cape Cod. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

A golden eagle was seen in Holyoke, and a northern goshawk was reported in Northampton.

A greater white-fronted goose was found in Lee. Read More

Past Sightings