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).
HISTORICAL RECORDS *
"Historically a very rare visitor with several records prior to 1899, and none since." *
prior to 1899 Northern part of Rhode Island
winter 1882/1883 Scituate
winter 1880/1881 North Providence
winter 1880/1881 near Providence
* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.