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
Now that July is upon us birders should increasingly be on the lookout for early southbound shorebird migrants mainly along the coast, but also inland where there are muddy pond edges to attract them. Among these early migrants are likely to be Solitary Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs, Hudsonian Godwit, Least Sandpiper, and Short-billed Dowitcher. Read More