Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Feb. 14 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, 2 Dovekies, 5 Common Murres, 4 Thick-Billed Murres, 861 Razorbills, 25 Iceland Gulls, a Glaucous Gull, and 2 Northern Harriers.
Birds at nearby Provincetown Harbor included 7 Purple Sandpipers, a Thick-Billed Murre, a Lesser Black-Backed Gull, and a Peregrine Falcon. Elsewhere in Provincetown, someone saw an Evening Grosbeak.
A Eurasian Green-Winged Teal that’s been seen before was spotted in North Truro. 2 White-Crowned Sparrows were also seen in North Truro. There were 5 Red Crossbills in Truro.
2 Marsh Wrens and 2 Common Redpolls were reported 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].