Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Feb. 21 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown this week included a Pacific Loon, 16 Common Murres, 2 Thick-Billed Murres, 900 Razorbills, a Black Guillemot, 25 Iceland Gulls, a Glaucous Gull, and 2 Common Ravens. Elsewhere in Provincetown, someone dropped a dime on an Evening Grosbeak.
Sightings at High Head in North Truro included a Eurasian Green-Winged Teal, 50 Greater Scaups, 5 American Woodcocks, a Northern Saw-Whet Owl, 2 Gray Catbirds, a Fox Sparrow, an Eastern Towhee, and 2 White-Crowned Sparrows.
There were 20 Red Crossbills in Wellfleet.
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].