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).
2013-18 (6-0): One; Bullock Cove, East Providence; 27-Sep-2013; Harriet Moore (I,R,P).
HISTORICAL RECORDS *
"A very rarely detected visitor in winter and spring from the West in recent decades...." *
22 records between 1951 and 2000.
* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.