Western Massachusetts Bird Sightings

A white-winged scoter is still being reported at the southern end of the Quabbin Reservoir. A northern saw-whet owl was also reported at the reservoir. Rough-legged hawks were seen in Sheffield and Longmeadow. Read more >

A barnacle goose, cackling goose, 4 snow geese, and a white-fronted goose are still being seen in Westfield. A snowy owl and a short-eared owl were reported in Northampton and another snowy owl was found in Greenfield. Read more >

In Northhampton, there are continuing reports of a red-headed woodpecker at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, a Lapland longspur, and rough-legged hawks. Rough-legged hawks were also seen in Hadley, and a Bonaparte‚Äôs gull was reported at the southern end of the Quabbin Reservoir. Read more >