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2002 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
Brant 20       1      
Canada Goose 530       21      
Mute Swan 52       8      
American Wigeon 75       4      
American Black Duck 112       8      
Mallard 148       12      
Canvasback 95       4      
Redhead 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 4       1      
Greater Scaup 126       3      
Harlequin Duck 4       1      
Bufflehead 13       3      
Common Goldeneye 8       1      
Hooded Merganser 15       4      
Common Merganser 4       2      
Red-breasted Merganser 14       3      
Ring-necked Pheasant 1       1      
Wild Turkey 8       2      
Common Loon 1       1      
Great Cormorant 4       2      
Great Blue Heron 10       6      
Turkey Vulture 7       5      
Northern Harrier 3       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3       3      
Cooper's Hawk 4       4      
Northern Goshawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 17       11      
American Kestrel 1       1      
Merlin 2       2      
Ring-billed Gull 110       9      
Herring Gull 286       27      
Great Black-backed Gull 24       6      
Rock Pigeon 277       25      
Mourning Dove 358       67      
Belted Kingfisher 5       4      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 30       23      
Downy Woodpecker 116       61      
Hairy Woodpecker 6       5      
Northern Flicker 15       8      
Pileated Woodpecker 1       1      
Blue Jay 139       50      
American Crow 619       48      
Horned Lark 1       1      
Black-capped Chickadee 377       80      
Tufted Titmouse 272       64      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 30       19      
White-breasted Nuthatch 112       49      
Brown Creeper 7       7      
Carolina Wren 43       23      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 6       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       4      
Eastern Bluebird 2       1      
Hermit Thrush 2       1      
American Robin 120       20      
Gray Catbird 5       4      
Northern Mockingbird 27       18      
European Starling 781       44      
Cedar Waxwing 20       3      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 14       2      
American Tree Sparrow 5       1      
Field Sparrow 5       3      
Fox Sparrow 3       3      
Song Sparrow 96       24      
White-throated Sparrow 139       29      
Dark-eyed Junco 445       60      
Northern Cardinal 228       64      
Red-winged Blackbird 37       12      
Rusty Blackbird 1       1      
Common Grackle 21       8      
Brown-headed Cowbird 20       9      
Baltimore Oriole 1       1      
Purple Finch 59       14      
House Finch 223       41      
Pine Siskin 8       6      
American Goldfinch 259       47      
House Sparrow 528       40      
Total 7,173             

A total of 77 species were reported.

See list of localities in Rhode Island with reports.

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