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    Bird sightings on Cape Cod

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

    A Eurasian wigeon was discovered on a pond in Sandwich.

    American woodcocks have been vocalizing and displaying on the Cape recently with sightings in Wellfleet, Barnstable, and Sandwich.

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    Owls have been active on the Cape with reports of great horned, Northern saw-whet, and Eastern screech owls in almost every region and a barred owl in West Barnstable.

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    A small group of evening grosbeaks continued to be observed at Gull Pond in Wellfleet. An orange-crowned warbler and a flock of pine siskin continued at a backyard feeder in Brewster.

    Other sightings around the Cape included a killdeer, brown thrasher, and ruby-crowned kinglet in Barnstable; a yellow-bellied sapsucker in Falmouth; and a Northern shrike on Sandy Neck.

    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.