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).
2014-11 (6-0): One; Weekapaug, Westerly; 25-Aug-2014; Nigel and Cathy Grindley (I,R,P), Don Heitzmann (P).
2012-15 (7-0): One; Narrow River, Narragansett; 9-12-Nov-2012; Neil Anthes (I,R), John McNamara (P), Carlos Pedro (P), Greg Sargent (P).
2011-10 (7-0): One; Weekapaug, Westerly; 2-10-Aug-2011; Mike Tucker (R), Bob Weaver (P), Mike Resch (P), Keith Mueller (P).
2007-2 (7-0): One; Arnold’s Mills Reservoir, Cumberland; 2-8-Sep-2007; Mark Lynch (I,R). Annual Report #1
HISTORICAL RECORDS *
1996 16-May Rose Island, Newport
1991 23-Sep thru 6-Oct Block Island
1979 12-16-Aug Quonochontaug, Charlestown
1975 14-Sep Sakonnet, Little Compton
1964 9-25-Mar Wickford, North Kingstown
1954 13-Oct Dicken's Point, Block Island
* Ferren, Richard L. “The Birds of Rhode Island – their seasonal distribution and ecological history. “ Unpublished Manuscript.