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

Sightings of Bohemian waxwings continue at High Head in Truro, with 26 reported as recently as the 9th.

An early osprey was reported from Cedar Pond by the Orleans rotary on the 9th.

Several reports of returning red-winged blackbirds around the area herald the impending, if hard imagine, spring. Read More

Past Sightings

Eastern Massachusetts

With the rain and mild weather this week migrant birds continued to arrive. Species being reported in increasing numbers include many waterfowl species, especially Wood Ducks, American Black Ducks, Northern Pintails, and Green-winged Teal, along with Double-crested Cormorants, Great Blue Herons, Turkey Vultures, Ospreys, Red-shouldered Hawks, Piping Plovers, American Woodcocks, Ring-billed Gulls, Northern Flickers, and small numbers of Rusty Blackbirds. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

A flock of more than 50 bohemian waxwings has been seen for several days at Hamilton Orchards on West Street in New Salem.

Another flock of 50 bohemian waxwings was reported in Cheshire, 14 were found in Gill and four were seen in Belchertown. Read More

Past Sightings