Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Jan. 30 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Western Kingbird and Lark Sparrow continued at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham this week. There was an American Bittern at Fort Hill, and a Clay-Colored Sparrow and an Orange-Crowned Warbler were seen elsewhere in town.
There was a Lincoln’s Sparrow at the Wellfleet Bay sanctuary.
Three American Woodcocks were seen in Truro.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included 3 Pacific Loons, a Pomarine Jaeger, 4 Thick-Billed Murres, 950 Razorbills, 442 Common Murres, 95 Black-Legged Kittiwakes, 28 Iceland Gulls, and 20 Snow Buntings. Meanwhile, at MacMillan Pier there were 4 Harlequin Ducks and a Black Guillemot.
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].