Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod (as of May 7) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
A Townsend’s warbler was photographed at the Beech Forest in Provincetown, where a yellow-throated warbler and a worm-eating warbler were also seen.
A common gallinule and a ring-necked duck were at Santuit Pond.
A late snowy owl was near Little Pond in Falmouth.
Birds at Race Point in Provincetown included 2 sooty shearwaters, 4 Manx shearwaters, 2 parasitic jaegers, 800 red-breasted mergansers, 4 little gulls, 2,000 Bonaparte’s gulls, 2 roseate terns, 2 common murres, and 5 Iceland gulls.
Other sightings around the Cape included 2 lesser scaup and a ring-necked duck at Bell’s Neck conservation area in Harwich, a little blue heron and 2 American wigeon at Frost Fish Creek in Chatham, a cattle egret and a blue grosbeak in Orleans, a summer tanager and 6 evening grosbeaks in Wellfleet, and a hooded warbler and a yellow-throated warbler at Clapp’s Pond in Provincetown.