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 Brookline Bird Club “Extreme Pelagic” to the continental shelf waters 100 miles south of Nantucket this weekend produced some excellent birds despite difficult seas. Highlights over the two day trip included up to 3 black-capped petrels, a red-billed tropicbird, a white-faced storm petrel, a state record total of 100 Audubon’s shearwaters, 7 band-rumped storm petrels, 46 Leach’s storm-petrels, a south polar skua, 2 long-tailed jaegers, 350 red-necked phalaropes, and 9 red phalaropes, plus a whale shark, and both bottlenose and spotted dolphins. Read More

Past Sightings

Eastern Massachusetts

As summer gradually winds down the number of offshore seabirds, migrating raptors, shorebirds, and Common Nighthawks, and an increasing numbers of transient songbirds are dominating the birding scene these days. Read More

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Western Massachusetts

Eight common mergansers, six blue-winged teal, a sanderling, a pectoral sandpiper, a yellow-billed cuckoo and an olive-sided flycatcher were seen in Longmeadow. Read More

Past Sightings