Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Jan. 31 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Pacific Loon, a Sooty Shearwater, a Pomarine Jaeger, 225 Sanderlings, 320 Dunlins, 31 Common Murres, 2 Thick-Billed Murres, a Dovekie, 725 Razorbills, 110 Black-Legged Kittiwakes, 40 Iceland Gulls, a Glaucous Gull, a Great Cormorant, a Double-Crested Cormorant, a Bald Eagle, a Merlin, a Lapland Longspur, and a Common Redpoll.
Elsewhere in Provincetown, someone saw an Evening Grosbeak.
Sightings in North Truro included a Northern Shrike, 2 White-Crowned Sparrows, and a Eurasian Green-Winged Teal.
A Common Yellowthroat and 14 Double-Crested Cormorants were seen in Eastham.
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].