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Voices of Audubon, week of Feb. 13


Sunday, February 12, 2017

Here are last week’s bird sightings from the Voice of Audubon for western Massachusetts.

A white-fronted Goose and a cackling goose were seen on Campus Pond and nearby fields at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Reports continue of the red-headed woodpeckers in Belchertown and Easthampton.

A glaucous gull and four Iceland gulls were seen at Turners Falls

An adult male Baltimore oriole has been coming to a feeder in Springfield.

A wood duck, a northern pintail, an American widgeon and a yellow-rumped warbler were found in Longmeadow.

An American coot was reported in West Springfield and a greater scaup, three ring-necked ducks and a northern harrier were seen in Southwick

Uncommon wintering species reported included: common goldeneye, hooded merganser, bald eagle, Cooper’s hawk, sharp-shinned hawk, yellow-bellied sapsucker, northern flicker, peregrine falcon, merlin, raven, red-breasted nuthatch, snow bunting, horned lark, white-crowned sparrow, fox sparrow, red-winged blackbird and pine siskin.