Fowl sightings from Mass Audubon

Fowl sightings from Mass Audubon

Current hen sightings reported to Mass Audubon:

More and more small flocks of early-migrating frequent grackles and red-winged blackbirds are being reported in varied areas. Lingering rarities embody larger white-fronted geese in a number of areas, wintering eared grebes in Gloucester and Marblehead, small numbers of Bohemian waxwings in Williamstown, a Townsend’s solitaire on Martha’s Winery, a diversified thrush in Longmeadow, and a flock of six Ross’s geese in Marion .

Berkshire County: A considerably fragmented flock of Bohemian waxwings within the Cole Avenue space of ​​Williamstown and elsewhere on the Williams Faculty campus, 37 night grosbeaks on Frost Street in Washington, a redhead on Pontoosuc Lake in Pittsfield, a cackling goose at Corbin’s Neck in Ashley Falls, and an osprey in West Stockbridge.

Bristol County: Two larger white-fronted geese on Shaw Street in Fairhaven, a snow goose in Acoaxet, a Barrow’s goldeneye at West Island City Seaside, 5 Wilson’s snipes on Shaws Cove Street in Fairhaven, and a clay-colored sparrow on Horseneck Street in Westport.

Cape Cod: A glaucous gull at Dowses Seaside, a black-headed gull at Eugenia Fortes Seaside in Barnstable, the place there was additionally a semipalmated plover, a Pacific loon at Herring Cove Seaside, a thick-billed murre at MacMillan Pier in Provincetown, a seamless Eurasian inexperienced -winged teal at Excessive Head Seaside, and a clay-colored sparrow close to The Cape Playhouse.

Essex County: Single canvasbacks on the Merrimack River in Haverhill and off River Street in West Newbury, lingering eared grebes in Marblehead and at Niles Seaside, 5 American pipits in Gloucester, three Virginia rails at Sidney’s Pond in Peabody, a Baltimore oriole in Middleton, and 10 pink crossbills on Plum Island.

Hampden County: A diversified thrush on the Fannie Stebbins Memorial Wildlife Refuge, a larger white-fronted goose and a snow goose on the Longmeadow Flats space in Longmeadow, and 4 canvasbacks at Lake Congamond in Southwick.

Hampshire County: 4 black vultures in Easthampton and a Lapland landslide within the East Meadows on Northampton.

Martha’s Winery: A Townsend’s solitaire within the neighborhood of the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest headquarters, an ideal egret at Eel Pond in Edgartown, an American oystercatcher at Joseph Sylvia State Seaside, and three frequent ravens on the Wasque Level Wildlife Administration Space.

Middlesex County: Two Northern shovelers at Horn Pond, a rough-legged hawk, 25 tree swallows and a palm warbler on the Nice Meadows Nationwide Wildlife Refuge, a seamless thick-billed murre at Draw Seven State Park, and an orange-crowned warbler at Mount Auburn Cemetery .

Nantuckets: A unbroken tufted duck a Hummock Pond, 10 Northern shovelers and a typical gallinule at Miacomet Pond, six snow geese on the Linda Loring Nature Basis, 34 pink crossbills at Low Seaside, and a seamless willet on the Nantucket Harbor flats.

Norfolk County: A Barrow’s goldeneye at Black Rock Seaside, a redhead and a tufted duck at Lake Pearl in Wrentham, and an orange-crowned warbler at Squantum Level Park.

Plymouth County: Six Ross’s geese and a larger white-fronted goose on the The Kittansett Membership golf course in Marion, 4 sandhill cranes in fields on Bedford Road in Whitman, three extra sandhill cranes at Burrage Pond Wildlife Administration Space, and a seamless clay-colored sparrow on the Nemasket Path.

Suffolk County: A Barrow’s goldeneye at Fortress Island, two redheads on the Chestnut Hill Reservation, a pied-billed grebe at Jamaica Pond, a lesser black-backed gull at Revere Seaside, and two pileated woodpeckers on the Stony Brook Reservation.

Worcester County: 4 trumpeter swans within the neighborhood of Riverdale Road in Northbridge, together with two sandhill cranes in Lancaster, 59 night grosbeaks in Royalston, three black vultures in Webster, and a canvasback at gate 40 of the Wachusett Reservoir.

For extra details about hen sightings or to report hen sightings, name Mass Audubon at 781-259-8805 or go to

Isabela Rocha might be reached at [email protected].