Arctic Tern

RIARC Number, Vote (Accepted - Not Accepted - Natural Status Uncertain), # of birds reported; location; date(s); reporters (I = initial observer, R = report submitted, P = photograph submitted).

NOT ACCEPTED 2009-6 (2-5): One; Block Island; 21-Jul-2009.

2000 **
1993-Sep-12    48 mi SW of Block Island
1993-Aug-4    Ninigret
1993-Jul-15    Ninigret
1991-Aug20/21    Galilee
1991-Aug-10    Briggs
1991-Aug-4    Ninigret
1990-Jul-1    Briggs Marsh
1987-May-30    Cox's Ledge
1982-Jun-13    Cox's Ledge
1982-Jun-8    Point Judith
1976-May-15    Jerusalem
1937-May-8,14    Middletown
1928-May-16    Block Island

* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.
** Checklist of Rhode Island Birds 1900-2002, Audubon Society of Rhode Island