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 Bell's Vireo was found at Fort Hill in Eastham on October 16. Other sightings there included a Bald Eagle, 2 Northern Bobwhites, a Virginia Rail, 2 Merlins, [...] Read More >

A MacGillivray's Warbler was caught at the South Monomoy banding station on October 8—there are less than 20 records in the state for this western species. Read More >

Sightings at Fort Hill in Eastham included 58 Great Blue Herons, 38 Great Egrets, 16 Snowy Egrets, 3 Yellow-crowned Night-Herons, 2 American Golden-Plovers, a Lincoln’s Sparrow, a Mourning Warbler, [...] Read More >