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

A Black-bellied Whistling Duck was seen by many birders at Salt Pond in Falmouth as recently as June 15. Sightings from a quieter Race Point in Provincetown this week included a Parasitic Jaeger, 150 Least Terns, [...] Read More >

A Brown Booby was photographed from a whale watch boat on Stellwagen Bank on July 10. A Swallow-tailed Kite was reported from Mashpee again as recently as July 8. Read More >

A Swallow-tailed Kite was reported from Mashpee and Wellfleet this week. Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included 5 Atlantic Puffins, 2 Common Murres, a Razorbill, [...] Read More >