Cape Cod Bird Sightings — Tuesday, September 28, 2021

September 28, 2021

The following sightings were reported September 22–28, 2021.

Two Northern Wheatears were seen in the last week. One at Water Street Beach in Yarmouth Port on the September 21, and another—or possibly the same bird—in East Sandwich on September 27 and 28.

Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included 59 White-winged scoters, an American Golden-Plover, a Baird’s Sandpiper, 13 Parasitic Jaegers, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, a Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull hybrid, 2700 Common Terns, 15 Manx Shearwaters, 211 Northern Gannets, a Great Cormorant, 2 Merlins, and a Peregrine Falcon.

On South Monomoy, sightings this week included 6 American Wigeon, 21 Ring-necked Ducks, 25 Ruddy Ducks, a Common Gallinule, a Pied-billed Grebe, and 6 American Coots.

Other birds noted around Chatham included a Glossy Ibis and a Little Blue Herons at Forest Beach, a Razorbill at Morris Island, and a Lark Sparrow at Tom’s Neck conservation area.

Other sightings around the Cape this week included a Black Vulture in Falmouth, 2 Connecticut Warblers at Wing Island in Brewster, a Golden-winged Warbler reported from Fort Hill in Eastham, and Canada Warblers at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Beech Forest in Provincetown.

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