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 Painted Bunting was found in the Brewster Community Gardens, and 2 Vesper Sparrows and an Eastern Meadowlark were reported at Crane WMA in Falmouth. Read More >

A Purple Gallinule was photographed on private property in Harwich on Monday, and a Black-headed Gull and a Pacific Loon were seen at Race Point in Provincetown. Read More >

A Red-headed Woodpecker and a Northern Shrike were banded at South Monomoy lighthouse this week, where other sightings included a Eurasian Wigeon, 2 Northern Shovelers, [...] Read More >

The Black-throated Gray Warbler found last week continued at Salt Pond in Falmouth, and birders at Race Point noted a Brown Booby on the 16th. Read More >