- A-Z Animals
The Rhode Island Avian Records Committee acknowledges 431 species to have been living in Rhode Island since July 2019. While 109 are vagrants or accidental visitors, six are introduced, and two extinct, namely the passenger pigeon and great auk.
The Rhode Island Red is a domestic American chicken breed designated as Rhode Island’s official state bird since 1954.
Backyard Birds: American Robin, Song Sparrow, American Crow, American Goldfinch, Mourning Dove
In Summer: Barn Swallow, Blue Jay, House Finch, Rusty Blackbird, Palm Warbler
In Winter: Dark-eyed Junco, Tufted Titmouse, Red-bellied Woodpecker, White-breasted Nuthatch, Evening Grosbeak
Birds of Prey: Red-tailed Hawk,Bald Eagle,Broad-Winged Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk, Sharp-shinned Hawk