Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, February 16, 2021
The following sightings were reported between February 10–16, 2021.
A Tufted Duck was discovered in Great Pond in Eastham this week.
A male Painted Bunting is visiting a feeder in Eastham where it has been present off and on since November.
A King Eider continues near the railroad bridge on the Cape Cod Canal.
Some 11 Redheads continue at the old fish hatchery in Sandwich, where a Rusty Blackbird, 250 Red-winged Blackbirds, a Ruby-crowned Kinglet, and a Common Yellowthroat were also seen.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Pacific Loon, 2 Dovekies, 11 Common Murre, 3 Thick-billed Murres, 15 Iceland Gulls, a Snowy Owl, and at least three North Atlantic Right Whales.
Other sightings around the Cape this week included 2 Black Vultures in Bourne; an Eastern Phoebe in Falmouth; Baltimore Orioles in Eastham, Orleans (2), and Dennis; an Orange-crowned Warbler in Chatham; 4 Wood Ducks in Harwich; 58 Common Redpolls in Eastham; 3 Evening Grosbeaks in Wellfleet; and 12 Red Crossbills in North Truro.