Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, March 10, included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Arctic subspecies of Black Guillemot continues at MacMillan Pier in Provincetown, along with the typical subspecies of Black Guillemot and at least one Thick-billed Murre.
Excellent sightings continue at Race Point in Provincetown with at least one Pacific Loon, a Short-eared Owl, 2Common Murres, 500 Razorbills, 1 Glaucous Gull, and 16 Iceland Gulls reported this week.
A Yellow-bellied Sapsucker turned up in Wellfleet.
A Clay-colored Sparrow and a flock of up to 11 Chipping Sparrows continues at Evergreen Cemetery in Eastham this week. Plus, an American Bittern was seen at Fort Hill.
If you have questions about these sightings, or want to report a sighting, call the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary at 508-349-2615 or send an email to [email protected].