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

The black-necked stilt continued at Bell’s Neck conservation area in West Harwich this week. Other sightings at Bell’s Neck in recent days included a tricolored heron, a least bittern, a clapper rail, and several marsh wrens. Read more

Past Sightings

Eastern Massachusetts

The weather conditions this week continued to be favorable for migration, especially on Tuesday when a number of species arrived in good numbers at a number of localities.  Between the species discovered on last weekend’s Mass Audubon Bird-a-thon, and reports received of migrants this week, virtually all of the expected warbler species have now arrived in varying numbers, including uncommon species such as Worm-eating, Golden-winged, Tennessee, Orange-crowned, Hooded, Cape May, Cerulean, and Bay-breasted, Canada, and Wilson’s warblers.  Other newly arrived migrants included Yellow-billed and Black-billed cuckoo, Willow Flycatcher, Philadelphia Vireo, Swainson’s Thrush, and Lincoln’s Sparrow. Read more

Past Sightings

Western Massachusetts

Past Sightings