Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, April 27, 2021
The following sightings were reported between April 21–27, 2021.
Two Sandhill Cranes passed High Head in Truro on April 24 after a single bird passed nearby Corn Hill Beach on April 22.
A Tricolored Heron was seen at Bell’s Neck Conservation Area in West Harwich. Other sightings at Bell's Neck included a Clapper Rail, 2 Blue-winged Teal, 18 Green-winged Teal, 13 Glossy Ibis, 13 Snowy Egrets, 7 Great Egrets, and 13 Black-crowned Night-Herons.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Pacific Loon, 7 Common Murres, 120 Razorbills, and a Manx Shearwater.
New spring arrivals this week include an Orchard Oriole in Woods Hole; Blue-gray Gnatcatchers and Barn Swallows several places; Eastern Towhees back in numbers; and an Eastern Kingbird at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
Other sightings around the Cape this week included a Black-headed Gull in Hyannis; single Little Blue Herons in Osterville and Truro; up to 2 continuing Lapland Longspurs at Chatham Airport; single Black Vultures in Falmouth, Eastham, and Provincetown; a Northern Waterthrush in Provincetown; and continuing small flocks of Red Crossbills in various places.