Recent sightings from the Massachusetts Audubon Society:
►Chappaquiddick: A report from last week included a buff-breasted sandpiper, four whimbrels, two horned larks, four American oystercatchers, and three western willets.
►Marshfield: Birds reported from the Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary included 14 wood ducks, two green herons, a red-shouldered hawk, two pectoral sandpipers, and two short-billed dowitchers.
►Westport: At Gooseberry Neck, migrants tallied Friday morning included 173 double-crested cormorants, seven least terns, a Bonaparte’s gull, an American golden plover, five barn swallows, two eastern kingbirds, four veeries, 15 yellow warblers, six prairie warblers, and nine waterthrushes.
►Plum Island: Reports last week included two Caspian terns and a common nighthawk. On the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, there was a horned grebe, a black guillemot, four stilt sandpipers, a Hudsonian godwit, and a Forster’s tern.
►Ipswich: In the field complex within Argilla, Northgate, and Essex roads, birders reported nine blue-winged and 27 green-winged teal, four little blue herons, approximately 100 semipalmated plovers, 31 killdeer, three spotted sandpipers, two greater and six lesser yellowlegs, approximately 150 semipalmated sandpipers, two white-rumped sandpipers, two pectoral sandpipers, three stilt sandpipers, 56 short-billed dowitchers, a Wilson’s phalarope, and a peregrine falcon.
►Essex: At Conomo Point there were 70-plus snowy egrets, 60-plus common terns, and at least 100 double-crested cormorants.
►Central Worcester County: A survey of the Ware River Watershed area tallied eight wood ducks; a red-shouldered hawk; a broad-winged hawk; six solitary sandpipers; a Wilson’s snipe; four ruby-throated hummingbirds; 11 eastern wood-pewees; two alder flycatchers; 15 eastern phoebes; an eastern kingbird; one yellow-throated, one warbling, and 62 red-eyed vireos; 19 red-breasted nuthatches; two brown creepers; 11 hermit thrushes; 12 species of warblers, including one Tennessee, one Nashville, five chestnut-sided, and 17 pine; 35 eastern towhees; two rosebreasted grosbeaks; and 875 common grackles .
►Miscellaneous: Reports included an olive-sided flycatcher at Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, marbled godwits in Essex Bay and Revere, and three Sabine’s gulls found on southeast Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.