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

Two gull-billed terns were at South Beach in Chatham this week and another was seen at North Beach, also in Chatham.

Other birds at South Beach included 7 Hudsonian godwits, 8 whimbrel, 17 American oystercatchers, over 200 red knots, a dunlin, a western sandpiper, a lesser black-backed gull, 75 roseate terns, a Forster’s tern, and a peregrine falcon. Read More

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Eastern Massachusetts

Numbers of seabirds, the first migrating raptors, numerous shorebirds, and an increasing scattering of migrating songbirds are dominating the birding scene these days. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

A black tern and a greater scaup have been seen off the Winsor Dam at the south end of the Quabbin Reservoir.

A black-crowned night-heron, a great egret, a pectoral sandpiper, a semipalmated sandpiper and a greater yellowlegs were reported in Pittsfield. Read More

Past Sightings