Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Oct. 24 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
From Race Point to Herring Cove in Provincetown, birds reported included a Caspian Tern, a Little Gull, a Purple Sandpiper, a Red-Necked Grebe, 13 Razorbills, a Common Murre, 13 Manx Shearwaters, 1,200 Northern Gannets, and 20 American Pipits.
There was an early American Tree Sparrow in North Truro.
A Common Murre continued at Wellfleet Harbor this week.
Two Whimbrels 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].