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2001 Results: Rhode Island

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Rhode Island with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Canada Goose 1,420       36      
Mute Swan 142       17      
Tundra Swan 3       1      
Wood Duck 37       3      
American Black Duck 229       12      
Mallard 582       24      
Canvasback 117       3      
Redhead 2       1      
Greater Scaup 17       2      
Lesser Scaup 17       1      
Common Eider 6       1      
Harlequin Duck 80       3      
Surf Scoter 11       2      
White-winged Scoter 19       3      
Long-tailed Duck 12       1      
Bufflehead 54       6      
Common Goldeneye 97       5      
Hooded Merganser 15       2      
Common Merganser 16       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 93       4      
Ring-necked Pheasant 4       3      
Wild Turkey 12       2      
Red-throated Loon 1       1      
Common Loon 14       3      
Horned Grebe 5       2      
Great Cormorant 41       3      
Great Blue Heron 11       6      
Turkey Vulture 8       6      
Bald Eagle 1       1      
Northern Harrier 5       5      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7       7      
Cooper's Hawk 7       6      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 2       2      
Red-tailed Hawk 32       28      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Merlin 2       2      
American Coot 4       2      
Sanderling 61       3      
Purple Sandpiper 23       2      
Dunlin 9       2      
Ring-billed Gull 255       15      
Herring Gull 1,468       44      
Great Black-backed Gull 61       14      
Rock Pigeon 495       48      
Mourning Dove 892       137      
Eastern Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 1       1      
Barred Owl 1       1      
Short-eared Owl 3       2      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 49       44      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2       2      
Downy Woodpecker 229       118      
Hairy Woodpecker 19       15      
Northern Flicker 22       13      
Blue Jay 340       100      
American Crow 1,017       116      
Horned Lark 16       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 585       149      
Tufted Titmouse 412       121      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 9       8      
White-breasted Nuthatch 147       78      
Carolina Wren 61       38      
Winter Wren 5       4      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       3      
Eastern Bluebird 5       2      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 235       38      
Gray Catbird 6       5      
Northern Mockingbird 40       36      
European Starling 1,468       86      
Cedar Waxwing 6       1      
Snow Bunting 24       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 20       4      
Eastern Towhee 11       8      
American Tree Sparrow 38       14      
Chipping Sparrow 2       1      
Savannah Sparrow 1       1      
Fox Sparrow 10       9      
Song Sparrow 166       53      
Swamp Sparrow 16       6      
White-throated Sparrow 268       63      
Dark-eyed Junco 692       112      
Northern Cardinal 388       122      
Red-winged Blackbird 209       22      
Eastern Meadowlark 44       1      
Rusty Blackbird 2       2      
Common Grackle 200       20      
Brown-headed Cowbird 20       5      
Baltimore Oriole 2       2      
Purple Finch 71       22      
House Finch 505       81      
American Goldfinch 708       101      
House Sparrow 1,557       101      
Total 16,036             

A total of 96 species were reported.

See list of localities in Rhode Island with reports.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.