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Birding in Rhode Island

This website provides information on birding locations in Rhode Island. For each hotspot, there are links to data about birds seen there, maps of how to find the location, and links and information from webpages.

Statewide Bar Charts by Season by Month
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Select by CountyAlphabetical list of Rhode Island Counties ⇓ Clickable map
Select from a List ➢ Alphabetical list of Rhode Island Hotspots* ⇓
Explore Rhode Island in eBirdOverview Counties Hotspots Recent visits
Top Rhode Island eBirdersAll Time Current Year
My eBird Rhode Island linksLife List Year List Month List

Click on the county name on the list below or on the map to see all the eBird hotspots in that county. To search for a hotspot, type all or part of the hotspot name in the search box to the left.

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Top Rhode Island Birding Locations

  1. Block Island
  2. Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge
  3. Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge
  4. Napatree Point
  5. Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge
  6. Great Swamp
  7. Norman Bird Sanctuary
  8. Moonstone Beach, South Kingstown
  9. Charlestown Breachway
  10. Colt State Park
  11. Swan Point Cemetery
  12. Beavertail State Park
  13. Camp Cronin
  14. Brenton Point State Park
  15. Succotash Marsh






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Rhode Island Birding Resources

Rhode Island Bird Watchers Nature Trail
Public Access to the Rhode Island Coast
Rhode Island National Wildlife Complex brochure
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