Confirmed bird sightings on the Outer Cape in the week preceding the Independent’s deadline on Tuesday, Dec. 29, included the following, based on a report prepared by Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
The boat-based Stellwagen Christmas Bird count was held on Sunday, Dec. 27, with highlights including an Atlantic Puffin, 3 Dovekies, 67 Common Murres, and 6 Pomarine Jaegers.
There were up to 20 Evening Grosbeaks still lingering in Wellfleet this week.
4 Tree Swallows were seen in Truro.
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 e-mail to [email protected].