Purple Gallinule


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).

1998-2 (6-0); 1; Little Compton; 11-Jun-1998; Stephen Merriman (I), Geoff Dennis (P)


1993-Mar-14 (approx) Wakefield, South Kingstown

1991-Oct-24/Nov-9 Wood Pond, Barrington

1991-Oct-11 Block Island

1987-May-28/30 Long Pond, Sakonnet, Little Compton

1973-May-20 near Southeast Light, Block Island

1955-May-15/16 Shelter Harbor, Westerly

1928-May-12 Block Island

1900-Jul Newport

1900-Jun-8 Sakonnet, Little Compton

1890-May-13 Fox Point, Providence

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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.