Birdwatching: Sightings in Greater Newburyport and Beyond | New

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

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island: Acadian Flycatcher, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Green-winged Teal, Red Knot, Mourning Warbler, Black-capped Warbler, Warbling Vireo, Tricolored Heron, White-rumped Sandpiper, Alder Flycatcher, Least Bittern, Eurasian Gull Iceland, Laughing Seagull.

Niles Pond at Eastern Point, Gloucester: Little Blue Heron.

Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport/Newbury: King rail.

New Hampshire Coast: Martine, White-faced Ibis, Tricolored Heron, Northern Fulmar, Pygmy Tern, Piping Plover, American Oystercatcher, Arctic Tern, Purple Sandpiper.

Woodsom Farm, Amesbury: Great Blue Heron, European Starling, American Robin, Song Sparrow, Barn Swallow, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-winged Blackbird, Northern Mockingbird, Bobolink, Yellow Warbler, Catbird, Brown Mockingbird, Mourning Dove, Willow Flycatcher, Goldfinch Elegant Cardinal, Eastern Bluebird, White-breasted Nuthatch, Blue Jay, Meadowlark, House Sparrow, Canada Goose, Chimney Swift, Tufted Titmouse, Common Yellowthroat, Chestnut-sided Warbler, American Redstart, Northern Grosbeak Rose, House Wren, Carolina Wren, Ovenbird, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Baltimore Oriole.

Pease International Tradeport, Portsmouth, NH: Upland Sandpiper, American Kestrel, Grasshopper Sparrow.

Riverbend Conservation Area, West Newbury: Eastern Wood-pewee, Catbird, Willow Flycatcher, Crested Flycatcher, Song Sparrow, American Goldfinch, Eastern Kingbird, Black-backed Gull, Tree Swallow, Eastern Phoebe, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Double-crested Cormorant, Black-capped Chickadee, Crested Tit, Great Blue Heron, Grackle, Red-winged Blackbird, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Osprey, Turkey Vulture.

Granite State Whale Watch in Rye, NH: Great Shearwater, Northern Gannet, Sooty Shearwater, Black Guillemot, Wilson’s Storm-Petrel.

Willowdale State Forest – Eastern Sector, Ipswich: Herring Gull, Mourning Dove, Black-billed Cuckoo, Chimney Swift, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Eastern Wood-pewee, Eastern Phoebe, Crested Flycatcher, Vireo Yellow-throated Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Crested Tit, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Grey-blue Gnatcatcher, Eastern Bluebird , Veery, Hermit Thrush, Wood Thrush, American Robin, Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Ovenbird, Gray Warbler, Black and White Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Pine Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Tanager Scarlet, Cardinal Red, Baltimore Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Common Grackle, American Goldfinch.

Union Street, Newburyport: American Robin, Cedar Waxwing, Red-tailed Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Common Grackle, European Starling, Chimney Swift, Tree Swallow, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow.

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury: Killdeer, Savannah Sparrow, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Red-tailed Hawk, Black-capped Chickadee, Crested Tit, White-breasted Nuthatch, Chipping Sparrow, Blue Jay.

Amesbury Boat Launch, Amesbury: Rough-winged Swallow, Spotted Sandpiper, Bald Eagle, Double-crested Cormorant, Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow.

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