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South Polar Skua

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).


2013-14 (6-0): One; Cox's Ledge; 27 May 2013; Carlos Pedro (R,P).

2009-7 (7-0): One; Mud Hole (pelagic), 4 Aug 2009, Scott Tsagarakis (I), Doug Wilson (I,R), Carlos Pedro (P).

2007-3 (7-0): Two; Pelagic, Mud Hole; 24 May 2007; Scott Tsagarakis (R), Carlos Pedro (P), Paul L’Etoile (P).



HISTORICAL RECORDS *
Approximately 35 records from 1900 to 2000. 

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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.