Bridled 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).

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

2011-15 (7-0): Two; Narragansett; 28-Aug-2011; Drew Wheelan (I,R,P).

2011-14 (7-0): Two (1 ad, 1 juv); Briggs Beach, Little Compton; 28-Aug-2011; Robert Emerson (I,R,P), Geoff Dennis (P).


1991 19-Aug (2) Newport, Point Judith

1979 6-7-Sep Point Judith, Narragansett

1963 23-Jul Sakonnet Point islands, Little Compton

1962 7-Jan Block Island

1960 12-Sep Block Island

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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.