Bird sightings as reported by the Massachusetts Audubon Society:
The recent cold snap moved around a lot of birds that were reported earlier in the week.
►Merrimack River estuary: five snow geese and three cackling geese were reported at Joppa Park in Newburyport; a Western grebe, five northern harriers, and five rough-legged hawks were on the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge; a snowy owl was on Plum Island in Newbury; and 18 American pipits, four razorbills, two rough-legged hawks, two bald eagles, 14 red and 20 white-winged crossbills, and several common redpolls were at Salisbury Beach State Reservation.
►Cape Ann: 55 harlequin ducks, two Iceland gulls, at least six black-legged kittiwakes, a peregrine falcon, a dovekie, nine black guillemots, and more than 20 razorbills. The mew gull on King’s Beach on the Lynn/Swampscott line was last reported on Jan. 20.
►Winthrop: at Deer Island, 40 common and one Barrow’s goldeneyes and 18 common redpolls.
►Westborough: a snow goose, a Barrow’s goldeneye, two canvasbacks, an Iceland gull, and a black-headed gull at Wachusett Reservoir’s South Bay.
►Cambridge: at Fresh Pond, an Eastern screech owl, a common loon, four canvasbacks, and five lesser and one greater scaup.
►Duxbury: at Duxbury Beach, four harlequin ducks, two black-bellied plovers, five sanderlings, about 250 dunlin, a pine warbler, 80 redpolls, and two Ipswich savannah sparrows.
►Plymouth: an Eastern phoebe, a swamp sparrow, and two winter wrens at Tidmarsh Farms off Beaver Dam Road, and three pine warblers in Manomet.
►Eastham: a lapland longspur, 40 horned larks, a redhead, and about 70 American coots.
►Falmouth: Two Eurasian wigeons on Mill Pond, seven redheads on Little Pond, a canvasback on Perch Pond, and a dovekie in Quissett Harbor.
►Nantucket: three Eurasian wigeons, 75 American wigeons, two canvasbacks, six pied-billed grebes, 10 double-crested cormorants, 75 American coots, five Eastern bluebirds, three palm warblers, two pine warblers, and 10 yellow-rumped warblers.
►Miscellaneous: three pine grosbeaks and an ovenbird in Byfield; four canvasbacks and a pair of pileated woodpeckers in Milton; a blue grosbeak and a yellow-bellied sapsucker at a feeding station in Merrimac; other yellow-bellied sapsuckers in Walpole and Brewster; an American crow roost in Worcester at Coes Reservoir of at least 3,500 birds; a fox sparrow in East Dennis; and five canvasbacks, 28 common mergansers, and two bald eagles at Wenham Lake.
►Saturday was the annual Super Bowl of Birding in Essex County, Mass., and Rockingham County, N.H. Teams were birding in these two counties from 5 a.m to 5 p.m, and updates of rare sightings are posted on the Massbird and New Hampshire Birds e-mail lists.
►The Cape Ann Winter Birding Festival from Feb. 1-3 and the Mass Audubon Birders Meeting on March 16 are both accepting registrations. Check massaudubon.org.