Tufted Duck


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).

2015-4 (6-0): One; Seekonk River, Providence; 19-28-Feb-2015; Dan Finizia (I,P), Sue Talbot (I).

2014-4 (6-0): One; Seekonk River, Pawtucket; 27-Jan to 3-Feb-2014; Mark Lynch (I,R,P), Sheila Carroll (I,R).

2011-2 (7-0): One; Conimicut Point, Warwick; 15-Jan-2011; Doug Wilson (I,R).

2009-3 (7-0): One; Apponaug Cove, Warwick; 11-Jan to 2-Feb-2009; Jan St. Jean (I), Mark Lynch (R), Sheila Carroll (R,P).

2008-15 (7-0): One; Ten Mile River Greenway, East Providence; 30-Dec-2008 through 8-Jan-2009; Ed Slattery (I,R,P)

2008-2 (7-0): One; East Providence Reservoir, East Providence; 21-Jan-2008; Rachel Farrell (I,R,P).

2003-8 (6-0): One; India Point, Providence; 15-Feb to 9-Mar-2003; Mark Lynch (I,R,P).


2003 8-Nov East Providence Reservoir: 22-Nov thru Jan-2004 Wakefield

2001 16-Apr East Providence Reservoir

1995 Little Compton, Trustom Pond

1994 26-27-Jan Narrow River, Narragansett

1993 27-Mar thru 6-Apr Trustom Pond, South Kingstown

1992 12-Mar thru 6-Apr Trustom Pond, South Kingstown

1991 20-Jan thru 10-Mar Barrington

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 “ Unpublished Manuscript.