Recent bird sightings as compiled by the Massachusetts Audobon Society:
The Northern lapwing that had been frequenting a field on Summer Street near Bridgewater Correctional Complex was last observed Tuesday. Other reports from Bridgewater included three rough-legged hawks, a Northern shrike, and seven American pipits.
►Nantucket: The two Northern lapwings that have been on the island for weeks were still present as recently as New Year’s Day, as well as a Eurasian wigeon, 20,000 white-winged scoters, a little gull, a black-headed gull, 175 lesser black-backed gulls, an unidentified selasphorus hummingbird, a Western tanager, and small numbers of both red- and white-winged crossbills.
►Concord: Highlights from the Concord Christmas Bird Count last weekend included a Northern shoveler, five bald eagles, 25 Cooper’s hawks, a rufous hummingbird, a red-headed woodpecker, an Eastern phoebe, a Northern shrike, 407 Eastern bluebirds, a black-and-white warbler, an Oregon dark-eyed junco, 24 pine grosbeaks, 180 common redpolls, and two hoary redpolls.
►Plum Island: At the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, four snow geese, a Western grebe on the ocean off parking lot 1, and two rough-legged hawks.
►Wilmington: Two Iceland gulls, a lesser black-backed gull, and two glaucous gulls on Silver Lake, and 23 pine grosbeaks in the vicinity of the industrial park on Jonspin Road.
►Wrentham: At Lake Pearl, a gadwall, 30 American wigeon, 330 ring-necked ducks, 43 hooded mergansers, 52 ruddy ducks, and a bald eagle.
►Taunton/Middleborough: Highlights from the Christmas Bird Count last Sunday included the Northern lapwing in Bridgewater, an Eastern phoebe, a common raven, 79 American pipits, 97 Savannah sparrows, 600 red-winged blackbirds, 27 Eastern meadowlarks, and 23 rusty blackbirds.
►Quincy: Reports from Squantum featured a late osprey, a rough-legged hawk, and a glaucous gull.
►Miscellaneous: Five redheads on the Chestnut Hill Reservoir; a king eider at Bass Rocks in Gloucester; an adult mew gull seen twice between Nahant and King’s Beach on the Swampscott town line; a short-eared owl at Allens Pond in South Dartmouth; a red-headed woodpecker at the Boston Fenway in the vicinity of Forsyth Way and a yellow-breasted chat in the Victory Gardens; a very late Cape May warbler at a feeder in North Andover; a yellow-breasted chat in Burlington; a Baltimore oriole in Holbrook; and between one and three hoary redpolls at the Westboro Wildlife Management Area in Westboro.