Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, July 6 included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
A Swallow-Tailed Kite was reported from Wellfleet this week.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included 5 Atlantic Puffins, 2 Common Murres, a Razorbill, a Sandwich Tern, 2 Little Gulls, a Parasitic Jaeger, 40 Wilson’s Storm-Petrels, 3 Leach’s Storm-Petrels, 17 Cory’s Shearwaters, 100 Great Shearwaters, 180 Sooty Shearwaters, and 28 Manx Shearwaters.
There was also a Great Cormorant seen in Provincetown Harbor.
Nothing reported in Truro or Eastham this week.
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].