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).
2015-13 (6-0): One, Scarborough, Narragansett; 3-Oct-2015; Carlos Pedro, (R,P), Dylan Pedro (R,P).
2011-19 (7-0): One; Quicksand Pond, Little Compton; 13-Sep-2011; Barbara Gearhart (I,R) Dan Finizia (I), Sue Talbot (I), Rey Larsen (P).
2009-11 (6-1): One, Sachuest Marsh, Middletown; 1-8-Dec-2009; Rey Larsen (I,R,P).
HISTORICAL RECORDS *
"A fairly common fall transient, rarely lingering into winter, and rarely encountered in spring."
* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.