Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Dec. 14 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
At Race Point in Provincetown, sightings this week included a Sooty Shearwater, 23 Common Murres, 600 Razorbills, 30 Black-Legged Kittiwakes, and 5 Iceland Gulls.
A Semipalmated Plover was seen at Wellfleet Bay sanctuary.
2 American Bitterns were seen in Eastham. And Baltimore Orioles (apparently nobody counted) were also in town 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].