Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, June 29, 2021
The following sightings were reported between June 23–29, 2021.
A Swallow-tailed Kite was reported from Sandwich and Orleans on Monday and Tuesday.
A Mississippi Kite was seen at Crane Wildlife Management Area in Falmouth this week. Other sightings at Crane included 7 Grasshopper Sparrows, and 2 Blue Grosbeaks.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included 2 Little Gulls, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, a Forster’s Tern, 2 Arctic Terns, 6 Roseate Terns, 6 Wilson’s Strom-Petrels, a Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwaters, 9 Sooty Shearwaters, and 4 Manx Shearwaters.
Other sightings around the Cape this week included a White-eyed Vireo in Woods Hole, a Worm-eating Warbler and at least one Chuck-will’s Widow elsewhere in Falmouth a Black Skimmer at Popponesset Spit in Mashpee, a Seaside Sparrow at Sandy Neck in Barnstable, 2 Rose-breasted Grosbeaks in Cummaquid, a Brant and 7 Yellow-crowned Night-Herons at Hallet’s Mill Pond in Yarmouthport, and a Little Blue Heron in Truro.