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Nature Sightings

Welcome to Nature Sightings. Here, we post nature sightings that have been reported to us throughout the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers Valley. If you would like to receive weekly e-mails summarizing the latest additions to Nature Sightings, subscribe to our free e-list.  This is a good way to make sure you never miss a new entry, especially for Camera in the Woods photos, which often come in later than other photos and don't appear on top of the list below.  If you have an interesting sighting, picture or video you would like to share, e-mail Dan Stimson

Latest Sightings:

Cedar Waxwing at Heard Farm in Wayland

Sighting Date: 
January 29, 2015
A cedar waxwing at Heard Farm in Wayland, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Lisa Eggleston photographed this cedar waxwing at Heard Farm in Wayland.
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Mourning Doves in Sudbury

Sighting Date: 
January 29, 2015
Mourning doves in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Lisa Eggleston photographed mourning doves at her home in Sudbury.
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Backyard Birds in Sudbury

Sighting Date: 
January 28, 2015
An eastern bluebird in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.An eastern bluebird in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.An eastern bluebird in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.An eastern bluebird in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.Eastern bluebirds in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.A northern cardinal in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.A northern cardinal in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.A tufted titmouse in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Lisa Eggleston photographed eastern bluebirds, a northern cardinal and a tufted titmouse during and after the blizzard.
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Eastern Bluebirds in Sudbury

Sighting Date: 
January 28, 2015
Eastern bluebirds in Sudbury, photographed by Pilar Boorman.Eastern bluebirds in Sudbury, photographed by Pilar Boorman.
Pilar Boorman photographed these eastern bluebirds enjoying a warm drink at her birdbath in Sudbury.
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Backyard Birds in Wayland

Sighting Date: 
January 27, 2015
A downy woodpecker in Wayland, photographed by Bob Hoefer.A northern cardinal in Wayland, photographed by Bob Hoefer.A red-bellied woodpecker in Wayland, photographed by Bob Hoefer.A red-tailed hawk in Wayland, photographed by Bob Hoefer.A song sparrow in Wayland, photographed by Bob Hoefer.A white-breasted nuthatch in Wayland, photographed by Bob Hoefer.A white-breasted nuthatch in Wayland, photographed by Bob Hoefer.
Bob Hoefer photographed a downy woodpecker, a northern cardinal, a red-bellied woodpecker, a red-tailed hawk, a song sparrow and a white-breasted nuthatch in his Wayland back yard.
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Backyard Birds in Framingham

Sighting Date: 
January 27, 2015
A hairy woodpecker in Framingham, photographed by Joan Chasan.House finches in Framingham, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed a hairy woodpecker and house finches at her backyard feeder in Framingham.
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Backyard Birds in Framingham

Sighting Date: 
January 27, 2015
An American tree sparrow in Saxonville, photographed by Todd Boli.A Cooper's hawk in Saxonville, photographed by Todd Boli.A dark-eyed junco in Saxonville, photographed by Todd Boli.A northern cardinal in Saxonville, photographed by Todd Boli.
Todd Boli photographed an American tree sparrow, a Cooper's hawk, a dark-eyed junco and a northern cardinal in his Framingham back yard.
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Red Fox in Wayland

Sighting Date: 
January 25, 2015
A red fox in Wayland, photographed by Andi Jenny.A red fox in Wayland, photographed by Andi Jenny.
Andi Jenny photographed this red fox in Wayland.
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Red foxes in Sudbury

Sighting Date: 
January 21, 2015
A red fox in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.A red fox in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Lisa Eggleston photographed these red foxes near her home in Sudbury.
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Black Ducks in Sudbury

Sighting Date: 
January 19, 2015
Black ducks at Hop Brook Marsh Conservation Land in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Lisa Eggleston photographed these black ducks at Hop Brook Marsh Conservation Land in Sudbury.
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Backyard finches in Framingham

Sighting Date: 
January 19, 2015
An American goldfinch in Framingham, photographed by Joan Chasan.American goldfinches and house finches in Framingham, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed American goldfinches and house finches at her feeder in Framingham.
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Purple Gallinule in Weston

Sighting Date: 
January 19, 2015
A purple gallinule at Cat Rock in Weston, photographed by Susie Duff.A purple gallinule at Cat Rock in Weston, photographed by Susie Duff.
Susie Duff photographed this purple gallinule at Cat Rock in Weston. The bird, at home in southern and tropical wetlands, was not well and didn't survive.
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Backyard Birds in Harvard

Sighting Date: 
January 18, 2015
A downy woodpecker, American goldfinch and dark-eyed junco at a feeder in Harvard, photographed by Robin Right.
Robin Right photographed a downy woodpecker, an American goldfinch and a dark-eyed junco at her feeder in Harvard.
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Backyard Birds in Sudbury

Sighting Date: 
January 17, 2015
A northern flicker in Sudbury, photographed by Peg Espinola.Turkeys in Sudbury, photographed by Peg Espinola.A Carolina wren in Sudbury, photographed by Peg Espinola.
Peg Espinola photographed a northern flicker, turkeys and a Carolina wren in her Sudbury back yard.
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Cooper's Hawk in Hudson

Sighting Date: 
January 17, 2015
A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk being chased by a squirrel in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.A Cooper's hawk in Hudson, photographed by Russ Place.
Russ Place photographed a Cooper's hawk as it hunted in his Hudson yard.
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Foxes and a coyote in Lincoln

Sighting Date: 
January 17, 2015
A red fox in Lincoln, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Ron McAdow.A coyote in Lincoln, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Ron McAdow.A coyote in Lincoln, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Ron McAdow.A red fox in Lincoln, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Ron McAdow.Red foxes in Lincoln, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Ron McAdow.
Ron McAdow used his automatically triggered wildlife camera to photograph red foxes and a coyote over a deer carcass he had found on the ice at Farrar Pond in Lincoln.
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White-tailed deer in Stow

Sighting Date: 
January 17, 2015
White-tailed deer in Stow, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Steve Cumming.White-tailed deer in Stow, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Steve Cumming.White-tailed deer in Stow, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Steve Cumming.
Steve Cumming used an automatically triggered wildlife camera to photograph these white-tailed deer in Stow.
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Backyard Birds in Marlborough

Sighting Date: 
January 16, 2015
Eastern bluebirds in Marlborough, photographed by Ginny Hutchison.A common redpoll in Marlborough, photographed by Ginny Hutchison.
Ginny Hutchison photographed eastern bluebirds and a common redpoll in her Marlborough back yard.
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Backyard Wildlife in Sudbury

Sighting Date: 
January 15, 2015
A blue jay in Sudbury, photographed by Sue Feldberg.A gray squirrel in Sudbury, photographed by Sue Feldberg.A northern cardinal in Sudbury, photographed by Sue Feldberg.A red squirrel in Sudbury, photographed by Sue Feldberg.A red-bellied woodpecker in Sudbury, photographed by Sue Feldberg.
Sue Feldberg photographed a blue jay, gray squirrel, northern cardinal, red squirrel and red-bellied woodpecker in her Sudbury back yard.
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Bald Eagle in Natick

Sighting Date: 
January 14, 2015
A bald eagle in Natick, photographed by Douglas Dow.
An immature bald eagle in Natick, photographed by Douglas Dow.
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