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.

State of the Birds

State of the Birds 2017 cover - Black-capped chickadee © Bill Thompson, USFWS
Black-capped chickadee © Bill Thompson, USFWS

State of the Birds

The new-released third edition of Mass Audubon's seminal report offers a comprehensive look at the projected effects of our changing climate on our nesting birds by 2050. Explore the Report >


Recent Sightings

Singing Bird

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