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 Brown Pelican and a Caspian Tern were seen from Morris Island in Chatham over the weekend, while a Painted Bunting was found in Pond Village in Truro on Saturday. Read More >

A Townsend's Warbler was photographed at the Beech Forest in Provincetown, where a Yellow-throated Warbler and a Worm-eating Warbler were also seen. Read More >

A Golden-winged Warbler was seen in Orleans on the 24th, a Kentucky Warbler was in the Beech Forest in Provincetown over the weekend, Hooded Warblers were seen in Falmouth and Truro, [...] Read More >

A Hooded Warbler was in the Beech Forest in Provincetown and a Yellow-throated Warbler was at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary on the 23rd. The first Ruby-throated Hummingbirds were seen on the Cape on the 19th. Read More >