WILDWOOD ORNITHOLOGY: BIRD SIGHTINGS, 4/9/01

The list below is a sample of birds seen in Wildwood on an average spring or summer day. This list was compiled by a graduate student from Umass during a one-day visit; however, bird watchers frequent the cemetery because it is a popular spot for migratory birds.

BIRD LIST:

  • Northern Flicker
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • Cedar Waxwing
  • Eastern Bluebird
  • Northern Mockingbird
  • Purple Finch
  • Song Sparrow
  • Blue Jay
  • Northern Cardinal
  • Dark-eyed Junco
  • American Robin
  • American Crow
  • White-breasted Nuthatch
  • Black-capped Chickadee
  • Mourning Dove
  • American Goldfinch

The following list includes rare birds that have been spotted in Wildwood on occasion:

For more information regarding birding at Wildwood, please do not hesitate to contact the Wildwood staff:

Wildwood Cemetery
70 Strong St.
Amherst, MA
(413) 549-4649

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