Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod (as of April 10) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
Reports from Race Point in Provincetown included a Pacific loon, 6 common murres, a thick-billed murre, 100 razorbills, 16 Iceland gulls, and a common raven.
Bell’s Neck conservation area in West Harwich held 3 blue-winged teal, 22 green-winged teal, a pied-billed grebe, an American bittern, 56 black-crowned night-herons, both great and snowy egrets, 13 ospreys, 36 greater and 2 lesser yellowlegs, and a yellow-bellied sapsucker.
Birds at Crane WMA in Falmouth included 3 American kestrels, a common raven, 2 Eastern meadowlarks, 2 field sparrows, and 6 savannah sparrows.
Other sightings around the Cape included a continuing American pipit at Mashpee Pond, 8 American oystercatchers at Forest Beach in Chatham, a continuing Baltimore oriole in Brewster, 5 American kestrels and a peregrine falcon at Nauset Beach in Orleans, and 3 thick-billed murres in Provincetown Harbor.For more information about bird sightings or to report sightings, call the Massachusetts Audubon Society at 781-259-8805 or go to www.massaudubon.org.