These recent sightings are compiled by Sue McGrath of the Newburyport Birders. Report your sightings to Newburyport Birders at or 978-204-2976. Visit

Eastman’s Fleet out of Seabrook Harbor, Seabrook, NH: Atlantic Puffin, Dovekie, Common Murre, Razorbill, large alcid species, Black Guillemot, Pomarine Jaeger, Black-legged Kittiwake

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Topsfield: Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canada Goose, Mallard

Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island: Common Eider, Brant, Red-throated Loon, Snowy Owl

Moseley Avenue, Newburyport: Song Sparrow

Broad Street, Merrimac: Baltimore Oriole

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport: Townsend’s Solitaire, Hermit Thrush, Harlequin Duck, Purple Sandpiper

New Hampshire Seacoast: Short-eared Owl, Snow Bunting, Horned Lark

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport: Snow Goose, Canada Goose

Route 27, Exeter, NH: Turkey Vulture

Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury: Common Eider, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Horned Grebe, Mourning Dove, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Common Loon, Great Cormorant, Canada Goose, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Merlin, Downy Woodpecker, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Northern Mockingbird, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Northern Cardinal, European Starling, House Sparrow

Doane Street, Gloucester: Orange-crowned Warbler

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island: Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Common Eider, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser, Horned Grebe, Dunlin, Sanderling, Brant, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Common Goldeneye, Mallard, American Black Duck, Canada Goose, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Marsh Wren, Seaside Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Mourning Dove, American Crow, European Starling, Bald Eagle, Northern Shrike, Northern Harrier, Cooper’s Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Merlin, Rough-legged Hawk, Snowy Owl, Short-eared Owl

Cashman Park, Newburyport: Peregrine Falcon, Great Blue Heron, Canada Goose, Bufflehead, White-winged Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull

Merrimack River, Newburyport/Salisbury: Red-breasted Merganser, Common Goldeneye, Bufflehead, Red-tailed Hawk

University of New Hampshire’s “Gulf Challenger” out of New Castle, NH: Atlantic Puffin, Northern Fulmar, Northern Gannet, Pomarine Jaeger, Dovekie, Common Murre, Razorbill, Black-legged Kittiwake, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull

Maple Street, North Hampton, NH: Western Tanager

Moulton Street, Newburyport: Cedar Waxwing, American Robin, Carolina Wren, Dark-eyed Junco, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Downy Woodpecker, White-breasted Nuthatch, Tufted Titmouse, American Goldfinch, House Finch, Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay, American Crow

Brace Cove and Niles Pond, Gloucester: Brant, Ring-necked Duck, Greater Scaup, Lesser Scaup, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser, Canada Goose, Mallard, American Black Duck, Ringed-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull, Black-crowned Night-Heron. Cooper’s Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Winter Wren, Carolina Wren, Hermit Thrush, House Sparrow, House Finch, American Goldfinch, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Northern Cardinal

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