Common Bird Species in Massachusetts

Find information about birds and bird behavior commonly encountered in Massachusetts. Learn about all the birds of Massachusetts in the Breeding Bird Atlas 2 and find out how they are doing in State of the Birds.

Hawkwatching & Recent Sightings

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Spring migration season starts hitting its stride beginning in mid-April.

Get ready with our hawkwatching tips and tricks that will help you make the most of spring migration in Massachusetts.  

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Recent Sightings

Have there been any unusual or rare sightings in your area? Find out what birds are being seen where in Massachusetts with our regularly updated reports.

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