Category Archives: Cape Cod Birding

The Song Sparrows Are Singing Away On Cape Cod


Ths Song Sparrows are back and singing away on Cape Cod. I saw this little guy in the bush at Fort Hill in Eastham by the Nauset Marsh. His music was so melodic.

Wishing you all a beautiful Easter and hope you can get outside in nature for a little bit today and enjoy all its beauty. Maybe you will hear a Song Sparrow singing to you too!

Beautiful Great Blue Heron At Nauset Marsh On Cape Cod

We were taking a little hike down to Coast Guard Beach along Nauset Marsh on Cape Cod when I saw my favorite bird out in the tall grass. This Great Blue Heron was standing there, pruning himself. Look at those feathers… just beautiful!

On our way back he was moving around and you could tell he was looking for a meal in the little tributaries coming out from Nauset Marsh.

 

Hairy Woodpecker In Wiley Park On Cape Cod

It is such a treat to take a hike in one of the parks here on Cape Cod and hear the drilling of the Hairy Woodpecker on the trees. This Hairy was very busy at work.

I was lucky to get close enough to get a decent photograph of him.

Hairy Woodpeckers are bigger than the Downy Woodpecker with a much larger bill and clear, white unspotted outer tail feathers.

Have you ever seen a Hairy Woodpecker? Beautiful, don’t you think?

Interesting Way To Eat Lunch On Nauset Beach On Cape Cod

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This Seagull was hilarious in his theatrics of eating a clam on Nauset Beach in Orleans on Cape Cod!

I was walking along the beach when this Seagull flew over my head and dropped a clam on the beach about 10 feet away. It was smashed and ready to eat. He quickly pounced on it and enjoyed his meal to the utmost as another Seagull stayed closeby, looking for any handouts. Sorry, there were none when he was finished.

I just love how he is ingesting this clam while upside down. Hilarious, don’t you think?