Arctic Tern


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).

NOT ACCEPTED 2009-6 (2-5): One; Block Island; 21-Jul-2009.


2000 **

1993-Sep-12 48 mi SW of Block Island

1993-Aug-4 Ninigret

1993-Jul-15 Ninigret

1991-Aug20/21 Galilee

1991-Aug-10 Briggs

1991-Aug-4 Ninigret

1990-Jul-1 Briggs Marsh

1987-May-30 Cox's Ledge

1982-Jun-13 Cox's Ledge

1982-Jun-8 Point Judith

1976-May-15 Jerusalem

1937-May-8,14 Middletown

1928-May-16 Block Island

* 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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.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