Glaucous Gull- Apponaug Cove, Warwick RI- 1/3/10
Vesper Sparrow- South Kingstown, RI
Tufted Duck- East Providence Reservoir, 1/2/10
Cackling Goose (Richardson's) in foreground- note the short neck and smaller size. The other geese are "Lesser" so it gives a good size comparison. The white areas of the cheek and chest aren't as bright as the other geese. The over-all shape is less bulky as well- notice the chest isn't bulgy and sticking out like the other geese. Found by Dan Finizia on1/2/10 at the East Providence Reservoir.
LeConte's Sparrow- found in Little Compton on 12/19/09. It's only the 4th record of this species in RI (since 1900, when records have been kept from). Photographed on 12/22/09.
Sedge Wren- Narragansett, RI
Western Kingbird- Block Island, RI
Black-backed Woodpecker- this a boreal nesting species that is difficult to get a good look at. I was very happy (and lucky) to manage this shot while it sat on this tree for a few seconds.
Tundra Swan, Johnson's Pond, Coventry RI
Western Tanager, Charlestown RI
Tufted Duck- East Providence Reservoir, 1/21/08
Barn Owl fledgling, during banding in Middletown RI
Golden-winged Warbler, Monhegan Island ME
Yellow-throated Warbler, Fisherville Brook RI
Bald Eagle eaglets in nest during banding, Scituate RI
Snow Goose (blue morph)
Bald Eagle eaglet in nest during banding, Scituate RI
White Pelican, Westerly RI
Bell's Vireo- Sachuest Point 11/28/07
White Pelican, Westerly RI- photographed through a scope using a Canon 2mp camera
Iceland Gull, Provincetown MA
Black-headed Gull- Tiverton, RI. An uncommon species found in only a couple of areas each winter. This was the first time I've had this species in Tiverton.
Black-headed Grosbeak, 12/8/08- Found in Charlestown, RI by Michelle Lynn St. Sauveur on 12/7. This is only the 5th record of the species in RI since records have been kept since 1900.
Red-headed Woodpecker- Seapowet Ave, Tiverton RI 01/13/08