Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, January 11, 2022
The following sightings were reported January 5–11, 2022.
The Bell’s Vireo continued at Fort Hill in Eastham this week and a Painted Bunting continues in a private yard in East Sandwich. A very late Indigo Bunting visited a feeder in East Harwich on the 9th.
At Race Point in Provincetown sightings this week included an Atlantic Puffin, 5 Dovekies, 3 Common Murres, a Thick-billed Murre, and 4 Iceland Gulls.
Birds in West Dennis included a Western Willet, a Purple Sandpiper, 3 Ruddy Turnstones, a Black-bellied Plover, a Clapper Rail, a Lesser Black-backed Gull, and a Snowy Owl.
Other sightings around the Cape this week included Baltimore Orioles at feeders in various towns, an Orange-crowned Warbler and a House Wren in Woods Hole, a Vesper Sparrow and 40 Chipping Sparrows in Falmouth, an Eastern Phoebe in Sandwich, 2 Blue-winged Teal in West Barnstable, 2 Killdeer at Craigville Beach, a Semipalmated Plover in Hyannisport, 2 American Woodcock in Mashpee and 2 more in Harwich, a Lesser Yellowlegs, and 7 Greater Yellowlegs in West Harwich, 5 Pomarine Jaegers in Eastham, and a Great Egret in North Truro.