Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Cape Cod Weekly Wildlife Sightings is sponsored by the Bird Watchers General Store in Orleans and Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. The following sightings were reported between June 8 and June 14, 2022.
A Swallow-tailed Kite was photographed over Sandwich on the 6th and was still being seen as recently as the 10th.
A Red-headed Woodpecker was discovered in Nickerson State Park on the 11th.
Two Gull-billed Terns were photographed at Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay sanctuary on the 7th, and two were again seen at Nauset Beach in Orleans on the 11th.
Two Sandhill Crane flew by a boat a mile off of Herring Cove in Provincetown on Monday. Other Provincetown sightings included a Leach’s Storm Petrel, a Black Tern, and a Glaucous Gull at Race Point
Other sightings around the Cape included a White-eyed Vireo at Scusset Beach reservation in Sandwich, continuing Clay-colored Sparrow and Blue Grosbeaks at Crane WMA in Falmouth, the annual Chuck-will’s-widows continuing in Falmouth and another reported from Mashpee, a Black Skimmer at Popponesset Spit in Barnstable, 2 continuing Acadian Flycatchers in South Sandwich, a Seaside Sparrow at Sandy Neck in Barnstable, 3 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Barnstable, and a Little Blue Heron in West Harwich.
If you have questions about these sightings, or want to report a sighting, call the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary at 508-349-2615 or send e-mail to [email protected].