Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, July 19 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
A White-Winged Dove was photographed at Fort Hill in Eastham on July 14.
There were 2 Black Skimmers in Wellfleet.
A Pacific Loon continued in East Harbor in North Truro this week.
A Mississippi Kite was seen in the Province Lands on Saturday.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Little Gull, a Caspian Tern, an Arctic Tern, 2 Lesser Black-Backed Gulls, 241 Cory’s Shearwaters, 28 Great Shearwaters, 7 Sooty Shearwaters, and 2 Manx Shearwaters.
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].