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January 25 – January 31, 2023

The Western Grebe continued in Mashpee and both the Tufted Duck and Tufted Duck x scaup hybrid were rediscovered in Harwich this week.

A Marbled Godwit continued at Forest Beach in Chatham along with two Western Willets.

Sightings at Race Point in Provincetown included a Pacific Loon, a Sooty Shearwater, a Pomarine Jaeger, 225 Sanderlings, 320 Dunlin, 31 Common Murres, 2 Thick-billed Murres, a Dovekie, 725 Razorbills, 110 Black-legged Kittiwakes, 40 Iceland Gulls, a Glaucous Gull, a Great Cormorant, a Double-crested Cormorant, a Bald Eagle, a Merlin, a Lapland Longspur, and a Common Redpoll.

Sightings in North Truro included a Northern Shrike, 2 White-crowned Sparrows, and a Eurasian Green-winged Teal.

Other sightings around the Cape included 3 Killdeer in Centerville, a continuing Semipalmated Plover and Black-headed Gull in Hyannis, a Short-eared Owl and a Rusty Blackbird in Barnstable, single Great Egrets in Yarmouth and Chatham, a Yellow-breasted Chat in Harwich, a Common Yellowthroat and 14 Double-crested Cormorants in Eastham, an Evening Grosbeak in Provincetown, and flocks of up to 14 Red Crossbills several locations.