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.
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What's Happening Now? - Summer
What's Happening in Summer?
- Finding baby birds
- Bird nest situations
- Attracting hummingbirds
- Birds flying into windows
- Birds in chimneys
- Helping injured birds
- Encountering sick birds
- Birds singing at night
- Finding birds in pools
- Finding duck nests in enclosed areas
- Suggestions for feeding birds
- Learning about birdhouses
- Landscaping for birds
Found a Baby Bird?
When you come across a baby bird out of its nest, it’s hard to resist the urge to come to the rescue. But most of the time it’s best to do nothing. See our primer on when to take action for baby songbirds found out of the nest. Learn More >
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.