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 yellow-throated warbler was by Cedar Pond in Orleans over the weekend. A yellow rail and at least one sedge wren continue at Fort Hill in Eastham, where an immature snow goose has also been hanging out for several days. Read more

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Eastern Massachusetts

A most interesting report this week was the appearance today of a probable Eastern Spot-billed Duck—an accidental visitor from Asia—discovered in the Scituate Reservoir on Rt. 3A in Scituate. The ultimate identification and provenance of this remarkable occurrence has yet to be determined. Read more

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Western Massachusetts

A brant has been lingering on the campus pond at the University of Massachusetts. A Bonaparte’s gull was seen on Pontoosuc Lake and two were seen at the southern end of the Quabbin Reservoir. Single Iceland gulls were reported in Northampton and at Turners Falls. Read more

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