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2015 Year Summary

2015 Year Summary
 
 

SPECIES ( )
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).

 

JANUARY

THICK-BILLED MURRE ()
2015-1
 (6-0): One; pelagic, Cox's Ledge; 14-Jan-2015; Keith Mueller (I,R,P).

FEBRUARY

THICK-BILLED MURRE ()
2015-2
 (6-0): One; Cliff Walk, Newport; 4-5-Feb-2015; Matt Grimes (I), Robert Weaver (P), Rey Larsen (P), Jack Kelly (P).

 

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


TUFTED DUCK ()
2015-4
 (6-0): One; Seekonk River, Providence; 19-28-Feb 2015; 
Dan Finizia (I,P), Sue Talbot (I)

MARCH

 

APRIL 

WHITE-FACED IBIS ()
2015-5
 (6-0):
 One; Middletown; 18-Apr to 27-Apr 2015; 
Christine Sidler (I), Carlos Pedro (P), Robert Weaver (P)


SWALLOW-TAILED KITE ()
2015-6 
(6-0): Two; 
Hope Valley, Hopkinton; 22-24-Apr-2015; Lynn Thompson (I), Chris Raithel (R), Dylan Pedro (P), Don Heitzmann (P)

MAY

BLACK RAIL ()
2015-7 
(6-0): One; Weekapaug, Westerly; 29 May to 10 Jun 2015; Glenn Williams (I), Phil Rusch (I), Tom Auer (I,Record)

JUNE

 

JULY

 

AUGUST

  

ZONE-TAILED HAWK ()
2015-8
 (6-0): One; 
Switch Rd, Richmond; 15-Aug-2015; Wayne Munns (I,R), Barbara Sherman (I), Carlos Pedro (I,P)

SEPTEMBER

BAND-RUMPED STORM-PETREL ()
2015-9 
(6-0): Two; pelagic, Block Canyon; 3 Sep 2015; Carlos Pedro (P), Paul L'Etoile (P)


BRIDLED TERN ()
2015-10
 (6-0): Five; pelagic, Block Canyon; 3-Sep-2015; Carlos Pedro (P), Paul L'Etoile (P)


BLACK-CAPPED PETREL ()
2015-11 
(6-0): One; pelagic, Block Canyon; 3 Sep 2015; Paul L'Etoile (P).

AUDUBON'S SHEARWATER () 
2015-12 (6-0): Forty-seven; pelagic, Block Canyon; 3-Sep-2015; Carlos Pedro (R), Paul L'Etoile (R,P), Wayne Munns (R)

LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER ()
2015-13
 (6-0): One, Scarborough, Narragansett; 3 Oct 2015; Carlos Pedro, (R,P), Dylan Pedro (R,P)


OCTOBER

SANDHILL CRANE ()
2015-16 
(6-0):
 One; Seapowet, Tiverton; 10-Oct-2015 to 17-Mar-2016; Multiple Observers

 

NOVEMBER

GOLDEN EAGLE ()
2015-20
 (6-0): One; 
Trustom Pond NWR, South Kingstown; 8-Nov-2015; Lori Kurlowicz (R,P)

FRANKLIN'S GULL ()
2015-17-1 
(6-0): Four; Block Island; 13-Nov-2015; Shai Mitra (I,R,P), Pat Lindsay (I,R).

FRANKLIN'S GULL ()
2015-17-2 
(6-0): One; Quonochontaug, Charlestown; 14-Nov-2015; Dan Finizia (I,R,P), Sue Talbot (I,R) 

CAVE SWALLOW ()
2015-18 
(6-0): Four; Scarborough, Narragansett; 14 Nov 2015; Dylan Pedro (I,P), Carlos Pedro (P), Robert Weaver (P)


DECEMBER

AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN ()
2015
-24 (6-0): Two; Providence; 10-Dec-2015; Peter Green (I,R,P)

THICK-BILLED MURRE ()
2015-23 (6-0): One; pelagic, 20 mi SE of Block Island; 30-Dec-2015; Keith Mueller (I,R,P)