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 White-winged Dove was at Putnam Farm Conservation Area in Orleans on Saturday. It’s kite season on Cape Cod. A Swallow-tailed Kite and 2 Mississippi Kites were photographed over Truro on the 22nd, [...] Read More >

A Swallow-tailed Kite was photographed over Orleans on Tuesday. Also on Tuesday, a Cerulean Warbler and a Kentucky Warbler were in a private yard in Woods Hole. Mass Audubon’s annual Bird-a-thon brought many birders [...] Read More >

Birds at Santuit Pond in Mashpee included a Least Bittern, a Sora, 4 Warbling Vireos, 2 Bald Eagles, and a Northern Waterthrush. Sightings at Wellfleet Bay sanctuary this week included 2 Blue-winged Teal, [...] Read More >

Sandhill Cranes have been seen various places thins week, including 5 in West Harwich and likely the same ones in Chatham, and a single bird in Provincetown. A Summer Tanager visited a feeder [...] Read More >