Eastern Massachusetts Bird Sightings

An Audubon’s Warbler, the western subspecies of Yellow-rumped Warbler, was seen this week at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, although the bird has not been reported since June 11. Read More >

Most breeding songbirds are on their summer territories or already nesting, particularly in the large, intact forests in the interior of the state. At the Quabbin Reservoir, notable sightings of breeding birds this week included 2 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, [...] Read More >

This week’s avian highlight was the state’s fourth-ever Trumpeter Swan, which was sighted in Charlton at the intersection of Brookfield Road and Osgood Road on private land (but viewable from the roadside). Read More >

Spring Migration is winding down. Many migrants will be departing for the boreal forest and points north, but breeding birds are settling in to their summer territories. Read More >