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).
2013-2 (6-0): One; Sachuest Point; 15-Jan-2013; Geoff Dennis (I,R,P).
2012-3 A,B (7-0): One; (A) Beavertail, Jamestown; 18-Feb-2012; Chris Loscalzo (I,R).
(B) Narragansett: 8-15-Apr-2012; Buffalo NY Group (I), Shaibal Mitra (P), Robert Weaver (P).
HISTORICAL RECORDS *
1998-Dec-5/19 Sachuest, Middletown
1973-Oct-2 Quicksand Pond, Little Compton
1956-Dec-2/4 Briggs Marsh, Little Compton
1947-Dec-28, 1948-Jan-4 Narragansett
1947-Jan-11, Mar-8 Jamestown, Narragansett
* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.
** Checklist of Rhode Island Birds 1900-2002, Audubon Society of Rhode Island