Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, May 5, included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
A Hooded Warbler and a Cerulean Warbler were seen in Foss Woods in Provincetown.
Also in Provincetown, a Cape May Warbler, 2 Rusty Blackbirds, 16 Blue-headed Vireos, and 165 Yellow-rumped Warblers were seen in the Beech Forest.
A Golden-crowned Kinglet was seen at Clapps Pond.
And at Race Point an American Golden-Plover and 3 Little Gulls were sighted.
Two Soras were seen in Truro.
Widespread arrivals over the weekend included Baltimore Orioles, Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, House Wrens, Gray Catbirds, Willets, Least Terns, and other species.
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].