Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, November 15, 2022

November 15, 2022

Cape Cod Weekly Wildlife Sightings

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 November 9 and November 15, 2022.

A Hammond’s Flycatcher, the Cape’s first record of this western species, continued at Peterson’s Farm in Falmouth since Saturday, and other species reported there included a Black Vulture and a late Red-eyed Vireo.

An immature Red-headed Woodpecker showed up at a private feeder in Barnstable over the weekend.

At Race Point in Provincetown, sightings this week included a Pacific Loon, 430 Long-tailed Ducks, 650 Razorbills, 425 Black-legged Kittiwakes, 2 Parasitic Jaegers, 40 Cory’s Shearwaters, 225 Great Shearwater, 7 Manx Shearwaters, a Barn Swallow, 8 Red Crossbills, and 150 Snow Buntings.

Other sightings around the Cape included a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher in Woods Hole, a Red-eyed Vireo in Sandwich, a Philadelphia Vireo in Falmouth, 2 continuing Marbled Godwits and 3 Western Willets in Chatham, single Barn Swallows in Provincetown, Eastham, and Mashpee, a Bohemian Waxwing in Wellfleet, a Dickcissel in Truro, and single Grasshopper Sparrows in Truro and 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].

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