This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Big Pine Key, Florida Cheval, Florida Palm Shores, Florida Lisle, Illinois Westchester, Illinois Baton Rouge, Louisiana Loch Lynn Heights, Maryland Traverse City, Michigan Walkerton, Virginia Spokane, Washington
On Jan 5, 2011, audsrz from Traverse City, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:
A common breeder in Michigan, they can be easily found in evey park, parking lot and golf course looking for hand-out. Be warned they don't take no for an answer, but it is a fine, locally, to feed the waterfowl.