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

Two Mississippi Kites were seen from North Truro and another from the Provincetown dunes over the weekend. A Hooded Warbler was at Mass Audubon’s Skunknett River sanctuary this weekend. A Pileated Woodpecker was reported from the Beech Forest [...] Read More >

A Swallow-tailed Kite was photographed at Bearberry Hill in Truro, where other sightings included a Bald Eagle, 8 Broad-winged Hawks, 2 American Kestrels, and a Merlin. A Little Gull was in Nauset Marsh in Eastham, [...] Read More >

An unusual flight of 42 Wilson’s Storm-Petrels and 7 Leach’s Storm-Petrels was seen at Chapin Beach in Dennis on the 4th , with some lingering until the 5th. Read More >

A Curlew Sandpiper was found in Nauset Marsh in Eastham on the 16th, and a Swainson’s Warbler was banded at Wellfleet Bay sanctuary on the 12th. A Swallow-tailed Kite was reported from [...] Read More >