Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Aug. 3 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
Race Point, Provincetown sightings included 3 Black Terns, 140 Roseate Terns, 1,200 Common Terns, 20 Wilson’s Storm-Petrels, 16 Cory’s Shearwaters, 300 Great Shearwaters, 22 Sooty Shearwaters, and 48 Manx Shearwaters.
A Little Blue Heron was seen in North Truro.
There were no sightings of birdwatchers in Wellfleet or Eastham this week.
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].