News & Events
Wellfleet Bay's science coordinator, Mark Faherty, has been to East Africa twice. To say he’s excited about returning this winter to lead a Mass Audubon trip is definitely an understatement!
For those planning a visit to Wellfleet Bay or for those who can't make it we offer a sneak preview of the breath-taking landscapes, the wildlife, our natural history summer day camp, and the many citizen science projects in a new film called The Sanctuary.
The fall bird banding season starts in September with lots of noisy catbirds flying into the mist nets and feisty chickadees—the vast majority born just this year. Adult chickadees come later, apparently lying low until they complete their full feather molts. Come early-to-mid-October, the birds we find in the nets seem to change, if not overnight, then […]
The live marine exhibits at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary are in the midst of a very productive fall with the arrival of a seasonal phenomenon known as Gulf Stream Orphans–or as they’re often called, GSOs. As the waters around Cape Cod warm during the summer they attract and harbor a variety of sub-tropical fish species […]