Franklin's Gull


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).

2015-17-2 (6-0): One; Quonochontaug, Charlestown; 14-Nov-2015; Dan Finizia (I,R,P), Sue Talbot (I,R).

2015-17-1 (6-0): Four; Block Island; 13-Nov-2015; Shai Mitra (I,R,P), Pat Lindsay (I,R).

2009-5 (6-1): One; North End, Block Island; 8-Jul-2009; Tom Magarian (I,R).

2005-10 (6-0): One; Succotash Marsh, South Kingstown; 3-Nov-2005; Jan St. Jean (I,R).


1995 27-Jul Third Beach, Middletown

1990 10-Dec Weekapaug, Westerly

1979 9-Jun Cox's Ledge

1977 27-May Cox's Ledge

1959 20-Sep Tiverton

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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.