Sandhill Crane


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).

2015-16 (6-0): One; Seapowet, Tiverton; 10-Oct-2015 to 17-Mar-2016; Multiple Observers.

2013-15 (6-0): One to Two; Cottrell Farm, West Kingston; 17-Jun-2014 thru 5-Mar-2014; Susan Boyce (P), Dan Finizia (P).

2013-4 (6-0): One; Seapowet, Tiverton; 27-Jan-2013 to 28-Feb-2013; Marjorie Bradley (I,R), Jim Spears (P), Robert Weaver (P).

2012-4 (7-0): Two; Tiverton; 26-Mar-2012; Geoff Dennis (I,R,P).

2010-2 (7-0): Two; Block Island; 2-Apr-2010; Kim Gaffett (I,R,P).

2009-14 (7-0): One; Route 77, Tiverton; 19-Dec-2009, Carlos Pedro (I,R,P).

2007-15 (7-0): One; Mud Pond, Trustom Pond NWR, South Kingstown; 6-Dec-2007 to 29-Feb-2008, Dot & Bruce Kindseth (I,R), Andy Boyce (R), Paul L’Etoile (P).

2005-8 (6-0): One; Schartner Farms, Exeter; 1-27-Feb 2005 , (P).


1993-2002 Approximately six records

1992-Feb-1 Middletown

1991-Dec-10 Little Compton

1987-Sep-15 Galilee, Narragansett

1986-Apr-1-20 Portsmouth

1985-Oct-12 Sakonnet Point, Little Compton

1984-Dec/Apr Westerly

1961-Dec-23 Little Compton

1889-Oct-8 or 9 West Warwick

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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.