Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, May 10, 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 May 4 and May 10, 2022.
Birds at Santuit Pond in Mashpee included a Least Bittern, a Sora, 4 Warbling Vireos, 2 Bald Eagles, and a Northern Waterthrush.
Sightings at Wellfleet Bay sanctuary this week included 2 Blue-winged Teal, 14 Semipalmated Sandpipers, 25 Purple Martins, a White-eyed Vireo, and a Yellow-breasted Chat.
Sightings at Race Point included a Pacific Loon, 3 Parasitic Jaegers, a Glaucous Gull, and Iceland Gull, a Lesser Black-backed Gull, and 3 Black Terns.
Birds seen at Bell’s Neck Conservation Area in Harwich included 2 Gadwall, 2 Green-winged Teal, 2 Little Blue Herons and 5 Glossy Ibis.
Other sightings around the Cape included 2 Worm-eating Warblers in Falmouth; a Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Centerville; 6 Black Skimmers in Brewster; a Blue Grosbeak on Nauset Beach in Orleans; 2 Caspian Terns, a Snowy Owl and a White-rumped Sandpiper in Wellfleet; a Hooded Warbler in Truro; and 4 Ring-necked Ducks at Beech Forest in Provincetown.
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].