Purple Gallinule

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).

1998-2 (6-0); 1; Little Compton; 11-Jun-1998;  Stephen Merriman (I), Geoff Dennis (P)

1993-Mar-14 (approx)        Wakefield, South Kingstown
1991-Oct-24/Nov-9    Wood Pond, Barrington
1991-Oct-11          Block Island
1987-May-28/30    Long Pond, Sakonnet, Little Compton
1973-May-20         near Southeast Light, Block Island
1955-May-15/16    Shelter Harbor, Westerly
1928-May-12         Block Island
1900-Jul               Newport
1900-Jun-8           Sakonnet, Little Compton
1890-May-13        Fox Point, Providence

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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.