Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Feb. 11 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass. Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
Pacific Loons (2), a Short-eared Owl, 110 Black-legged Kittiwake, 600 Razorbill, and an Ispwich subspecies Savannah Sparrow are among some exceptional sightings continuing at Race Point in Provincetown.
Black Guillemot, the arctic subspecies, continued at MacMillan Pier in Provincetown this week.
8 Thick-billed Murre, 4 Common Murre, 3 Purple Sandpiper, and a Barrow’s Goldeneye were also sighted at MacMillan Pier.
A Chipping Sparrow flock of up to 17 birds continued at Evergreen Cemetery in Eastham this week; a Clay-colored Sparrow was also in the group.
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 email to [email protected].