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).
2012-23 (6-1): Two; South Kingstown; 12-29-May-2012; Hope Leeson (I,R), Geoff LeBaron (R), Chris Raithel (R).
2010-4 (6-0): One; Little Compton; 11-May-2010; Kirsten Fletcher (R,P).
HISTORICAL RECORDS *
1992-May-26 Swan Point Cemetery, Providence
1987-Jun-5/7 Wakefield, South Kingstown
1985-May-30/Jun-20 (2) Wakefield, South Kingstown
1984-Jun-19 Wakefield, South Kingstown
1982-Jun-3 Norman Bird Sanctuary, Middletown
1982-Jun-2/3 Ruecker Sanctuary, Tiverton
1980-May-25 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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.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