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Bird sightings: Golden eagle in area

A golden eagle

U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

A golden eagle U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

The Audubon Society has reported a variety of recent bird sightings in western Massachusetts.

Waterfowl still being found in the region this week were green-winged teal, gadwall, northern pintail, bufflehead, black scoter, white-winged scoter, common loon, horned grebe, pied-billed grebe and American coot.

Migrant and winter landbirds reported were northern harrier, peregrine falcon, horned lark, American pipit, snow bunting, common redpoll and evening grosbeak

The Allen’s hummingbird, first reported earlier this month, continues to come to a feeder at 29 Castle Hill Road in Great Barrington.

A hoary redpoll was found with a small flock of common redpolls near the Industrial Parkway in Easthampton.

Northern shrikes were reported in Rowe and Granville, and a golden eagle was seen in Granville

A snow goose, three gadwall, six rusty blackbirds and a white-winged crossbill were found in Northampton.

A cackling goose, eight pine grosbeaks and a white-winged crossbill were seen on the University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst.

Six pine grosbeaks were found on the Berkshire Community College campus in Pittsfield.

Three northern shovelers were reported in Longmeadow, and four long-tailed ducks were seen on the Quabbin Reservoir.

To notify the Voice of Audubon of a bird sighting, please call 781-259-8805 and leave a message.

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