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    Bird sightings on Cape Cod

    Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod (as of Feb. 5) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

    A Pacific loon was on Salt Pond in Falmouth.

    The single king eiders by the railroad bridge in Bourne and at the Sandwich marina both continued.

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    Birds at Race Point in Provincetown included a Pacific loon, 6 common murres, a thick-billed murre, 106 razorbills, a black guillemot, and 8 Iceland gulls.

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    Walker Conservation Area in Wellfleet hosted a yellow-breasted chat, 17 purple finches, 9 red crossbills, 18 pine siskins, and a gray catbird.

    Sightings from Shawme Pond in Sandwich included a Northern shoveler, a red-shouldered hawk, and a yellow-bellied sapsucker.

    Other sightings included 2 blue-winged teal at Mill Pond in West Barnstable; a great egret in Yarmouth; a black-headed gull at West Dennis Beach; a rusty blackbird in Harwich Port; an orange-crowned warbler in Brewster; single yellow-bellied sapsuckers in Sandwich and at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary; and at least 17 evening grosbeaks and 15 red crossbills in North Wellfleet.

    For more information about bird sightings or to report sightings, call the Massachusetts Audubon Society at 781-259-8805 or go to www.massaudubon.org.