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

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

Recent Sightings

A research cruise from Scituate to Stellwagen Bank on November 30 produced a Sabine’s Gull, 6 Pomarine Jaegers, 22 Common Murres, 3 Black Guillemots, 35 Great Shearwaters, 3 Sooty Shearwaters, 104 Black-legged Kittiwakes, and an Iceland Gull. Read More >

Evening Grosbeaks continue to be reported on the Cape with sightings in Barnstable this week. Some late migrants linger in the County with an Indigo Bunting in Barnstable, [...] Read More >

Groups of Evening Grosbeaks were reported flying over in Harwich and Eastham this week, a Bohemian Waxwing was sited at the Provincetown Airport, and a Blue Grosbeak has been sited at Cape Cod Organic Farm with reports throughout the week. Read More >