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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 and June 17 and June 23, 2020.

At least one Acadian Flycatcher continues in South Sandwich Conservation Area. A Franklinís Gull was at Race Point in Provincetown, where other sightings included a Black Skimmer, a Parasitic Jaeger, a Little Gull, a Lesser Black-backed Gull, 150 Least Terns, a Black Tern, 20 Roseate Terns, an Arctic Tern, a Red-throated Loon, an American Oystercatcher, 15 Piping Plovers, and a Wilsonís Storm-Petrel.

Other reports around the Cape included a Blue-winged Warbler at Peterson Farm in Falmouth, 4 Blue Grosbeaks at Crane WMA in Falmouth, a Sandhill Crane flying by Sandy Neck in Barnstable, a Little Blue Heron in West Harwich, a Common Nighthawk in Brewster, a Black Vulture in Eastham, and a Bufflehead in North Truro.

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

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