Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, June 8, 2021
The following sightings were reported between June 2–8, 2021.
A Swallow-tailed Kite and a Mississippi Kite were reported from various parts of Falmouth this week, and Swallow-tailed Kites were also reported from Chatham, Sandwich, and South Dennis.
Other Falmouth sightings this week included a Greater Scaup at Salt Pond, a Chuck-Will’s-Widow at Elain Ave, and 2 Blue Grosbeaks and 2 Merlins at Crane WMA.
Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Northern Bobwhite, a Common Murre, 3 Little Gulls, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, an Arctic Tern, 4 Short-billed Dowitchers, and 5 Manx Shearwaters.
Other sightings around the Cape this week included a Yellow-throated Warbler in Pocasset, a Black Vulture in Bourne, an Acadian Flycatcher in Mashpee, a Common Nighthawk in Forestdale, 4 Yellow-crowned Night-Herons in Yarmouthport, late Rose-breasted Grosbeaks reported from Sandwich to Dennis, a Black Skimmer on South Monomoy, an Olive-sided Flycatcher in North Truro, and continuing flocks of up to 20 Red Crossbills various places, particularly West Barnstable.