Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Sept. 28 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included 59 White-Winged Scoters, an American Golden Plover, a Baird’s Sandpiper, 13 Parasitic Jaegers, 3 Lesser Black-Backed Gulls, a Herring x Lesser Black-Backed Gull hybrid, 2,700 Common Terns, 15 Manx Shearwaters, 211 Northern Gannets, a Great Cormorant, 2 Merlins, and a Peregrine Falcon.
A Golden-Winged Warbler was reported from Fort Hill in Eastham.
Canada Warblers were seen both at Wellfleet Bay sanctuary and Beech Forest in Provincetown.
Truroites did not drop any dimes on birds.
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].