Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod (as of Nov. 28) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

An ash-throated flycatcher was found at High Head in Truro.


A summer tanager was seen at Scussett Beach State Reservation in Sandwich.

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Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included 82 great shearwaters, 1 sooty shearwater, 2 Manx shearwaters, 4 pomarine jaegers, 175 razorbills, 300 black-legged kittiwakes, 150 Bonaparte’s gulls, an Iceland gull, 20 common terns, and 4 common ravens.

Other sightings around the Cape included 6 Forster’s terns in Sandwich, 5 American oystercatchers and 2 willets at Forest Beach in Chatham, snowy owls in Eastham and Orleans, a blue-winged warbler, a Tennessee warbler, and two orange-crowned warblers at Austin Smith Sanctuary in Eastham, a grasshopper sparrow and a white-eyed vireo at Pochet Island in Orleans, and another white-eyed vireo and a yellow-throated vireo in Wellfleet.

For more information about bird sightings or to report sightings, call the Massachusetts Audubon Society at 781-259-8805 or go to