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Black-backed Woodpecker

ACCEPTED RECORDS
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).



HISTORICAL RECORDS *
1959   1-Jan      Carolina
1957   30-Oct    Coventry
1957   20-Jan    Perryville, South Kingstown
1956   8-Dec     Bristol
1911   22-Feb    Potowomut, Warwick
1905   25-Dec    Barrington
Specimen, North Smithfield, near the turn of the century, date unknown

* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.