Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, June 7, 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 1 and June 7, 2022.
A Swallow-tailed Kite was photographed over Sandwich on the 6th.
Two Gull-billed Terns were photographed at Dowse’s Beach in Osterville.
Once again a Sandhill Crane visited a school ballfield this week, this time Eldredge Field in Orleans.
Interesting breeding or late lingering waterfowl reported this week included a Green-winged Teal at Monomoy, a Common Merganser in Brewster, a Bufflehead in Harwich, and 2 Blue-winged Teal at Beech Forest in Provincetown.
Other sightings around the Cape included a Clay-colored Sparrow at Crane WMA in Falmouth, the annual Chuck-will’s-widows and Blue Grosbeaks continuing in Falmouth, a Rose-breasted Grosbeak at Greenbrier Nature Center in Sandwich, an Olive-sided Flycatcher and 2 continuing Acadian Flycatchers in South Sandwich, a Seaside Sparrow at Sandy Neck in Barnstable, a Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Brewster, and Little Blue Herons in Chatham and 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].