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).
2015-20 (6-0): One; Trustom Pond NWR, South Kingstown; 8-Nov-2015; Lori Kurlowicz (R,P).
2014-13 (6-0): One; Narragansett; 25-Oct-2014; Dylan Pedro (I), Carlos Pedro (R,P).
2011-26 (6-0): One; Wakefield; 7-Oct-2011; Paul L'Etoile (P).
2005-11 (6-0): One; Misquamicut, Westerly; 3-Dec-2005; Dan Finizia (I,R,P).
HISTORICAL RECORDS *
Approximately 30 records between 1900 and 2000
* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.