The Spatial Distribution, Abundance, and Flight Ecology of Birds in Nearshore and Offshore Waters of Rhode Island

Lead/Team: P. Paton, K. Winiarski, C. Trocki, and S. McWilliams

This interim report for the Rhode Island Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) summarizes research from January 2009 through mid-February 2010. It is the first attempt to quantify the spatial distribution and abundance of birds using the nearshore and offshore waters of Rhode Island.

Read the technical report here.