Massachusetts Bird Sightings

Parent and child birding in spring © Charles Lawrence
© Charles Lawrence

Below are the sightings for the last several weeks from across Massachusetts.

The most notable rarities this week were an Allen’s Hummingbird that was banded at a private location in Harwichport, a Pink-footed Goose on the southern Housatonic River in Berkshire County, and a continuing Western Grebe [...] Read More >

Tree Swallows are now arriving in numbers in various locations, and notably early migrants this week were a Pectoral Sandpiper in Ipswich and an Indigo Bunting at a feeder on Nantucket.  In western Massachusetts, two different reports of Golden Eagles [...] Read More >

In addition to arriving Red-winged Blackbirds and Common Grackles, the first migrant American Oystercatchers, Tree Swallows, and Eastern Phoebes were reported this week, along with continuing rarities that included Greater White-fronted Geese [...] Read More >

Increasingly small flocks of early-migrating Common Grackles and Red-winged Blackbirds are beginning to be reported from various areas, and lingering rarities include Greater White-fronted Geese in several areas, wintering Eared Grebes in Gloucester and Marblehead, small numbers of Bohemian Waxwings [...] Read More >