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Bird Sightings

  • A sandhill crane<br/><br/>U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
  • An Arctic tern<br/><br/>U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

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

Migration is nearing an end, with common nighthawks reported heading north. Some late-arriving or uncommon resident species reported were Cooper’s hawk, red-shouldered hawk, yellow-billed cuckoo, alder flycatcher, willow flycatcher, eastern wood-pewee, cliff swallow, yellow-throated vireo, Canada warbler, scarlet tanager and indigo bunting,

Two sandhill cranes continue in Worthington.

An Arctic tern and a black tern were reported Sunday evening on Onota Lake in Pittsfield.

A golden-winged warbler was seen singing in Belchertown on the Land Trust trail off Route 181.

Two American bitterns, a sora and two black vulture were reported in Pittsfield.

A snow goose and a semipalmated plover were seen in Hadley.

A Lincoln’s sparrow was found in Shutesbury.

Evening grosbeaks were reported in Conway and Orange.

To report a bird sighting, call the Voice of Audubon at (781)259-8805 and leave a message.

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