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August 29 – September 5, 2023

Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Red-necked Grebe, a Buff-breasted Sandpiper, a Baird’s Sandpiper, 14 Whimbrels, a Long-tailed Jaeger, 4 Parasitic Jaegers, 3 Pomarine Jaegers, 52 Wilson’s Storm-Petrels, 20 Cory’s Shearwaters, 72 Great Shearwaters, 32 Sooty Shearwaters, 6 Manx Shearwaters, and 4 Common Ravens.
Birds at Morris Island in Chatham included 150 American Oystercatchers, 2 Western Sandpipers, 2 Peregrine Falcons, and a Dickcissel.
Birds reported from Wellfleet Bay sanctuary this week included 2 Baird’s Sandpipers, a Hudsonian Godwit, 2 Red Knots, 13 Whimbrel, 38 Forster’s Terns, 4 Black-crowned Night-Herons, a Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, a Common Nighthawk, a Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, a hybrid Golden-winged x Blue-winged Warbler, a Cape May Warbler, a Wilson’s Warbler, and a Bay-breasted Warbler.
Other sightings around the Cape included 3 Black Vultures in Falmouth, a Cliff Swallow in Barnstable, a Great Cormorant in Yarmouth and 2 more in Dennis, a Hudsonian Godwit and 7 Marbled Godwits in Chatham, and 2 Philadelphia Vireos in North Truro.