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Despite comparatively few sea turtle strandings this season, Cape Cod's cold-stun phenomenon still drew the attention of some prominent media outlets this year—including the New York Times and the BBC.
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It’s been a popular topic of small talk at the sanctuary this month: what a strange cold-stun sea turtle season it’s been and why we’ve had so (relatively) few turtles. It’s important to note—we will likely surpass the 300-turtle mark very soon. That may sound like a lot, but last year we recovered more than […]
The following post was contributed by Wellfleet Bay’s special programs coordinator, Jim Sweeney. Winter birding on Cape Cod isn’t just good, it’s exceptional! Early winter weather conditions on Cape Cod can be more like late fall in other parts of the Commonwealth. Because of this delayed onset of wintry weather, some species that vacate other […]