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Little Gull

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).


2011-20 (7-0): One; Easton’s Beach, Newport; 29 Sep 2011; Jack Kelly (I,R,P).

2011-5 (7-0): One; Sakonnet Point, Little Compton; 16 May 2011; Bob Emerson (I,R).

2007-5 (7-0): One; Sachuest Marsh, Middletown; 9-16 Sep-07; Rey Larsen (I,R,P), Paul L’Etoile (P).



HISTORICAL RECORDS *
"Unknown but possibly overlooked until 1946, it is now found nearly annually from zero to four birds per year."*

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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.