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February 1 – February 7, 2023

The Western Grebe continued on Mashpee Pond this week and two Western Willets continued at Forest Beach in Chatham.

A Wood Duck and 4 Northern Pintails were on Marstons Mill Pond.

Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Pacific Loon, 22 Common Murres, 5 Thick-billed Murres, 325 Razorbills, 52 Black-legged Kittiwakes, 2 Glaucous Gulls, 17 Iceland Gulls, and 75 Snow Buntings.

At Great Pond in Eastham there were 4 Bald Eagles, 30 Common Mergansers, 3 Double-crested Cormorants, and a Red Crossbill.

Other sightings around the Cape include a continuing Semipalmated Plover and Black-headed Gull in Hyannis, a Rusty Blackbird in Sandwich, single Great Egrets in Yarmouth, West Dennis, and Mashpee, 2 Red Crossbills in Brewster, 2 Marsh Wrens in Eastham, single Chipping Sparrows in Brewster and Chatham, 2 White-crowned Sparrows, a Eurasian Green-winged Teal in North Truro, and an Evening Grosbeak in Provincetown.