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

New spring arrivals this week include a Ruby-throated Hummingbird in Woods Hole, a Chimney Swift in Eastham, a Green Heron in West Falmouth, a Northern Parula in Harwich, a Northern Waterthrush [...] Read More >

Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown this week included a Manx Shearwater, 2 American Oystercatchers, a Common Murre, 24 Razorbills, 150 Northern Gannets, 15 Iceland Gulls, and a Glaucous Gull. Read More >

A Prothonotary Warbler continued at a feeder in Harwich this week and a Tufted Duck continues on Great Pond in Eastham. Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown this week included a Pacific Loon, 550 Red-throated Loons, 20 Iceland Gulls [...] Read More >

Following the passage of a strong southerly weather pattern last weekend, a Prothonotary Warbler showed up at a feeder in Harwich and a Swallow-tailed Kite was reported from Provincetown. Read More >

Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown this week included 2 Pacific Loons, 2 Thick-billed Murres, 3 Common Murres, a Black Guillemot, 12 Iceland Gulls, a Lesser Black-backed Gull, [...] Read More >