Cape Cod Weekly Bird Sightings

Eastern kingbird at Wellfleet Bay © Richard Johnson
Eastern kingbird © Richard Johnson

Below are the most recent sightings from the last four weeks in the Cape Cod area.

About the Sightings 

If you want to report a sighting, or have questions about these sightings, call Wellfleet Bay at 508-349-2615 or send an email to [email protected]

The Cape Cod Natural History Hotline is sponsored by the Bird Watcher's General Store in Orleans and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Recent Sightings

The Franklin’s Gull continued on Morris Island in Chatham this week, where other sightings included a Lark Sparrow, 3 Clay-colored Sparrows, a Canada Warbler, a Philadelphia Vireo, a Warbling Vireo, 135 American Oystercatchers, [...] Read More >

A Franklin’s Gull was photographed among Laughing Gulls on Morris Island in Chatham this week. Other birds there included 2 Marbled Godwits, 60 American Oystercatchers, 24 Red Knots, 2000 Double-crested Cormorants, and 5000 Tree Swallows. Warbler migration [...] Read More >

A Little Gull has been at Coast Guard Beach in Eastham this week and a Red-headed Woodpecker was photographed in North Truro. Birds at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Chatham this week included 17 Blue-winged Teal, 7 Northern Shovelers, [...] Read More >

A Brown Booby was seen on Stellwagen Bank on the 31st. A Brown Pelican, likely a bird that has been around over a month, was seen at Nauset Inlet in Eastham this week. A King Rail and 4 Clapper Rails were reported from Brewster [...] Read More >