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

Eagle Hill Road, Ipswich: Common Loon, Snow Bunting

Halibut Point State Park, Rockport: Townsend’s Solitaire

Artichoke Reservoir, West Newbury: Ring-necked Duck, Hooded Merganser, Bufflehead, Mallard, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Canada Goose, Ring-billed Gull, Ruddy Duck

New Hampshire Seacoast: Snow Bunting, Lapland Longspur, Horned Lark, Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Pine Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Yellow-breasted Chat, Chipping Sparrow, Tree Swallow, Peregrine Falcon

Nichols Village, Groveland: Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, Wild Turkey, Northern Mockingbird

Cherry Hill [Indian Hill] Reservoir, West Newbury: Great Blue Heron, Belted Kingfisher, Hooded Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Bufflehead, Common Merganser, Canada Goose, Northern Mockingbird, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow

Route 27, Exeter, New Hampshire: Turkey Vulture

Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury/Newburyport: Great Blue Heron, Red-tailed Hawk, Great Egret

Stackyard and Patmos Roads, Rowley: Rough-legged Hawk, American Goldfinch, House Finch, Blue Jay, Snow Bunting, Dunlin, Greater Yellowlegs

Clark Pond, Ipswich: Hooded Merganser, Scaup species, American Black Duck, Great Blue Heron, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Northern Mockingbird, Black-capped Chickadee, Northern Cardinal, Tufted Titmouse, Mourning Dove, European Starling, Common Grackle

Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Portsmouth, NH: Northern Shrike, Eastern Bluebird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Pine Warbler

Spring Lane and Old Ferry Road, Newburyport: Eastern Bluebird, White-throated Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Purple Finch, Black-capped Chickadee

Various areas on Cape Ann: Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, American Black Duck, Ring-necked Duck, Greater Scaup, Common Eider, Harlequin Duck, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, American Coot, Purple Sandpiper, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, Northern Gannet, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Iceland Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, Red-tailed Hawk, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, European Starling, American Goldfinch, Song Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

Pavilion Beach, Ipswich: Snow Bunting, White-winged Scoter, Common Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Red-breasted Merganser, American Crow, Mourning Dove, Turkey Vulture

Burley Farm, Epping, NH: Red-headed Woodpecker, Eastern Bluebird, Pileated Woodpecker

Bare Hill Road, Boxford: Turkey Vulture

Cashman Park, Newburyport: Peregrine Falcon, Rock Pigeon, American Black Duck, Mallard, Great Blue Heron

Crane Beach, Ipswich: Snowy Owl, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Palm Warbler, Black-capped Chickadee, Downy Woodpecker

Niles Pond, Gloucester: Great Blue Heron, Ruddy Duck, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Red-throated Merganser, American Coot, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Lark Sparrow

Various areas on Plum Island: Northern Shrike, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, American Bittern, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Northern Pintail, Common Eider, White-winged Scoter, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Common Loon, American Coot, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Mallard, American Black Duck, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Black-capped Chickadee, Downy Woodpecker, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, American Pipit, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Mourning Dove, European Starling, House Sparrow, Rock Pigeon

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