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Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod (as of May 7) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

A Townsend’s warbler was photographed at the Beech Forest in Provincetown, where a yellow-throated warbler and a worm-eating warbler were also seen.

A common gallinule and a ring-necked duck were at Santuit Pond.

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A late snowy owl was near Little Pond in Falmouth.

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Birds at Race Point in Provincetown included 2 sooty shearwaters, 4 Manx shearwaters, 2 parasitic jaegers, 800 red-breasted mergansers, 4 little gulls, 2,000 Bonaparte’s gulls, 2 roseate terns, 2 common murres, and 5 Iceland gulls.

Other sightings around the Cape included 2 lesser scaup and a ring-necked duck at Bell’s Neck conservation area in Harwich, a little blue heron and 2 American wigeon at Frost Fish Creek in Chatham, a cattle egret and a blue grosbeak in Orleans, a summer tanager and 6 evening grosbeaks in Wellfleet, and a hooded warbler and a yellow-throated warbler at Clapp’s Pond in Provincetown.

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