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 survey of Stellwagen Bank marine sanctuary on the 21st tallied a northern fulmar, 250 Cory’s shearwaters, 30 great shearwaters, 300 sooty shearwaters, 6 northern gannets, 9 red-necked phalaropes, 6 pomarine jaegers, 50 parasitic jaegers, 4 long-tailed jaegers, and 1500 common terns. Read more

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Eastern Massachusetts

Decent numbers of migrating hawks continue to be reported from hawk watching localities like Mt. Wachusett in Princeton and Mt. Watatic in Ashburnham. At the same time the vanguard of migrating scoters is being seen along the coast and good numbers sparrows are showing up in local weed fields and community gardens. Offshore, numbers of shearwaters and jaegers are still being recorded in the Race Point area of Provincetown. Read more

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Western Massachusetts

A white pelican found at the Oxbow in Northampton on Thursday, was also seen in Longmeadow on Sunday. A sedge wren, a dickcissel, and a marsh wren have been reported in the Arcadia meadows of Northampton. Read more

Past Sightings