Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, April 21, included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
A Yellow-billed Loon, representing just the second on record in the state, was briefly seen and photographed at Race Point in Provincetown on Sunday.
Other birds at Race Point in Provincetown included 2 Pacific Loons, 38 Common Murres, 170 Razorbills, 8 Iceland Gulls, 215 Red-throated Loons, and 1,150 Northern Gannets.
There was a Yellow-crowned Night Heron at Hatches Harbor in Provincetown.
A Yellow-throated Vireo was seen in Eastham this week.
Also in Eastham, that Tricolored Heron is still hanging out at Coast Guard Beach.
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].