Painted Bunting

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).

2015-3 (6-0): One; Middletown; 11-19-Feb-2015 ; Jim Clarkson (I), Don Heitzmann (P), Robert Weaver (P), Carlos Pedro (P).

2014-5 (6-0): One; Newport; 21-Feb to 1-Apr-2014 ; Bobbi Smith (I), Robert Weaver (P).

2009-12 (7-0): One; Matunuck, South Kingstown; 12-18-Dec-2009; (Linda Gardrel, Bob Jones, Kathy Patric, and Chris Sidler (I)), Paul L’Etoile (P), Sue Talbot (P), Dan Finizia (P).

Not Accepted: 2003-4 (0-6): Two; West Greenwich; 16-Aug-2003.

2000 **
1993-Nov-21    Tiverton
1983-May-22    Swan Point
1982-May-19    Westerly
1980-May-24    Middletown
1974-Oct-12    Block Island
1974-May-3    Jamestown
1972-May-14    Jamestown
1953-Sep-25    Hope Valley

* 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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.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