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Audubon Bird Sightings, Week of April 23, 2018


Monday, April 23, 2018

Here are this week’s bird sightings from the Western Massachusetts Voice of Audubon.

A little gull was found in Turners Falls.

A flock of 24 long-tailed ducks was seen on Lake Onota in Pittsfield.

Northern shovelers were reported in Pittsfield and Wilbraham.

Great egrets were found in Pittsfield, Williamstown, Deerfield and Hadley.

A sandhill crane, seen in Sheffield

A blue-winged teal, spotted in Pittsfield.

A northern shrike continues to be reported in Windsor.

A snow goose, seen in Lee.

A red-headed woodpecker continues to be seen in Northampton.

Red crossbills continue to be seen in Montague.

Other uncommon or arriving species included: green-winged teal, gadwall, red-breasted merganser, common loon, cormorant, pied-billed grebe, sharp-shinned hawk, harrier, osprey, American kestrel, yellow-bellied sapsucker, northern flicker, horned lark, ruby-crowned kinglet, hermit thrush and purple finch. Also American pipit, bank and barn swallows; yellow-rumped, palm and pine warblers; and towhee, fox, swamp, field and white-crowned sparrows.