Western & Central Massachusetts Bird Sightings — Friday, April 9, 2021
Notable reports in Worcester County featured 2 Sandhill Cranes and 2 Short-eared Owls at the Bolton Flats in Bolton; a Red-headed Woodpecker at Sibley Farm in Spencer; and a very early Tennessee Warbler in Athol.
There was a Red-throated Loon in Pittsfield, a Northern Shoveler and 3 Palm Warblers in Cheshire, and a Louisiana Waterthrush at October Mountain State Park.
In Ashfield 2 Sandhill Cranes were sighted, and in the Montague Plains Wildlife Management Area good numbers of Red Crossbills along with a few White-winged Crossbills continue to be reported.
In Wendell, 18 Evening Grosbeaks were tallied.