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

A Mississippi kite was seen at Mass Audubon’s Pilgrim Heights Hawk Watch in North Truro on Saturday.

A Pacific loon was seen at Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro on Saturday. Read More

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Eastern Massachusetts

As spring migration for many species reaches its peak in the next week or so, the variety of bird species being reported is equally spectacular. The variety of warblers heads the list, with no fewer than 30 species reported including such favorites as Worm-eating, Golden-winged, Lawrence’s, Orange-crowned, Hooded, Cape May, Bay-breasted, Canada, and Yellow-breasted Chat. Other migrants arriving this week included Yellow-billed and Black-billed cuckoo, Common Nighthawk, and Whip-poor-will. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

Clay-colored Sparrows have been found singing in Hadley and on Mt. Greylock.

Three snowy egrets were seen in Savoy, and two brant and a short-billed dowitcher were found in Pittsfield.

Groups of white-winged scoters have been seen on the Quabbin Reservoir, Cheshire Lake and Pontoosuc Lake. Read More

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