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Bird sightings

Recent bird sightings as reported to the Massachusetts ­Audubon Society:

Migration was in full swing this week, culminated by the first appearance of several new species and good numbers of many others. Among the more recent arrivals were reports of semipalmated plover, lesser yellowlegs, semipalmated sandpiper, short-billed dowitcher, least tern, yellow-billed and black-billed cuckoo, common nighthawk, whip-poor-will, Eastern wood-pewee, willow and least flycatcher, yellow-throated vireo, cliff swallow, Swainson’s thrush, warblers including Cape May, bay-breasted, blackburnian, blackpoll, Canada, and Wilson’s, as well as white-crowned sparrow, scarlet tanager, rose-breasted grosbeak, indigo bunting, and bobolink.

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