This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:
, British Columbia Alta, California Blythe, California Clovis, California Huntington Beach, California Menifee, California Craig, Colorado Fort Garland, Colorado Idaho Falls, Idaho Montpelier, Idaho Baton Rouge, Louisiana Elephant Butte, New Mexico Roswell, New Mexico Selma, Oregon Edison, Washington Lakewood, Washington Renton, Washington
On Jul 26, 2009, jackstangle from La Conner, WA wrote:
This bird is present in the summer on Samish Island WA. It is VERY shy & seldom comes To my flowing water pond but it does hang around my 100 foot pond & I occassionally see it. It is the most beautiful bird.