Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The following sightings were reported between May 12–18, 2021.
A Tropical Kingbird was found near Race Point on Saturday, representing only the second Cape and Islands record and apparent 5th state record.
Other sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Common Murre, 6 Little Gulls, 500 Bonaparte’s Gulls, an Iceland Gull, a Glaucous Gull, a Lesser Black-backed Gull, a Caspian Tern.
Other Provincetown sightings included a Red-headed Woodpecker and a Cerulean Warbler at Foss Woods; and a Summer Tanager, a Prothonotary Warbler, a Yellow-throated Warbler, a Louisiana Waterthrush, and 3 Evening Grosbeaks at Beech Forest.
Other sightings around the Cape this week included Chuck-Will’s-Widows in Falmouth and at Camp Edwards; a Blue Grosbeak at Crane WMA in Falmouth; two Cattle Egrets in Mashpee; an American Wigeon and a Yellow-crowned Night-Heron at Mill Pond in Barnstable; a Hooded Warbler in West Barnstable; a Tricolored Heron and a Pectoral Sandpiper at Bell's Neck Conservation Area in West Harwich; a Common Gallinule in Chatham; a Kentucky Warbler at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary; and continuing flocks of up to 23 Red Crossbills various places.