American White Pelican


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).

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

2014-3 (6-0): Three; Trustom Pond, South Kingstown; 19-Jan-2014; Hans Bucht (I,R,P).

2012-17 (7-0): One; Trustom Pond, South Kingstown; 20-23-Nov-2012; Jim Murphy (I,R), Dan Finizia (P), Tom Tetzner (P), Shai Mitra (P).

2011-1 (7-0): One; Prudence Island, and Fort Getty, Beavertail, Jamestown; 4-5-Jan-2011; Pam Long (I,R), Carol Trocki (I), Heather Hopkins (I), Michelle St. Sauveur (P).

2010-6 (7-0): One; Trustom Pond, South Kingstown; 24-Jul-2010; Bob Dewire (I,R,P), [Alan Brush, Cam Bertsche, Ruth Waller, Sylvia Fournier] (I).

2010-5 (7-0): One; Pawcatuck River, Westerly; 16-Jun-2010; Kate Pisano (I,P), David Prescott (R).

2008-16 (7-0): One; Palmer River, Barrington; 18-Sep-2008; Butch Lombardi (I,R,P).

2004-1A,B (7-0): One; A: Prudence Island; 13-19 Dec-2004; Matt Rehor (I,R), Ken Raposa (P). B: One; Winnapaug Pond; 29-Dec-2004 through 20-Jan-2005; Jeff Gardner (I), Hank Golet (P).


1997 **

1996-Sep-27/Oct-6 Block Island

1996-Aug-1 Warwick

1994-Dec-3/6 Allen's Harbor, North Kingstown

1994-Jan-4/Mar-5 Galilee, Narragansett

1989-Jul-3 Quicksand Pond, Little Compton

1978-Nov-11/Dec-6 Easton's Pond, Ocean Drive, Newport Quicksand Pond, Little Compton

1946-Sep-28 Bonnet Shores, Narrow River, Narragansett

* 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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.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