Area Bird Sightings


Published: 12/15/2017 3:39:59 PM

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

A red-headed woodpecker continues to be reported at Arcadia Sanctuary in Northampton.

A barnacle goose, cackling goose, and white-fronted goose as well as a Barrow’s goldeneye were on the Connecticut River in Longmeadow.

A white-fronted goose was seen in Sheffield and a cackling goose was found in Northampton.

A Lapland longspur and a clay-colored sparrow are still being reported in Northampton.

Red-crossbills were seen in Savoy, and 10 snow geese were on Onota Lake in Pittsfield.

A snowy owl was found in Ware and three sandhill cranes were reported in Cummington.

Two lesser scaup and a long-tailed duck were seen at the southern end of the Quabbin Reservoir.

Four coot continue to be reported in Richmond and a ruddy duck was found in Stockbridge.

Two lesser scaup, a Barrow’s goldeneye and a lesser black-backed gull were seen at Turners Falls.

A red-throated loon was reported in Tolland, and a brant continues to be seen on Silver Lake in Pittsfield.

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


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