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Sandwich Tern

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).


2013-12 (6-0): One; Third Beach, Middletown; 23 May 2013; Rey Larsen (I,R,P).

2011-16 (7-0): Six; Narragansett, Jerusalem, Charlestown; 28-29 Aug 2011; Dick Ferren (I,R,P), Robert Weaver (I,R,P),  Carlos Pedro (I,R,P).

2008-8 (7-0): One; Sachuest Point to Third Beach, Middletown; 5-6 Jul 2008; Rey Larsen (I,R,P).

2006-6 (7-0): Green Island, Warwick; 2 Aug 2006; Doug Wilson (I,R).



HISTORICAL RECORDS *
2000 **
1999 **
1997-Aug-15    Ninigret
1993-Sep-4    Napatree
1991-Aug-22/24    Trustom
1991-Aug-19/20    Scarborough Beach, Sandhill Cove, Briggs, Point Judith, Napatree
1960-1985    14 records

* 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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.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