R & E: One of the last passerine migrants, with the first individuals not appearing until the middle of the second week in May.
The bulk of them pass through during the final week of May.

May 7, 1988 - Earliest spring record
(1); Mingo NWR; Bill Reeves, Steve Dilks; R & E, BB 55[3]:89.

May 10, 1987
(1); Rock Bridge SP, Boone Co.; Bill Goodge; R & E.

May 26, 1985
(Male); Specimen (ANSP 178011); 10 miles north of Maryville, Nodaway Co.; R & E.

May 27, 1982 - Highest single day count
(14); along Missouri River, Atchison and Holt Cos.; Mark Robbins; R & E.



R & E: Commonly encountered during the first week of June.

June 3, 1978
(1); Breeding bird survey in Ray Co.; Ray Co.; Mick McHugh; R & E.

June 3, 1986
(3); Specimen (ANSP 178603); 11 miles north of Maryville, Nodaway Co.; Mark Robbins; R & E.

June 10, 1994 - Latest spring record
(1); Photographed; Jefferson City, Cole Co.; Brad Jacobs, Jim Wilson,Jim Rathert et al; 7th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-29.



R & E: Virtually no information exists for the fall period. Presumably it passes through during the later half of Aug. and early Sept.



Note: Any significant observations since R & E will be added at a later time.


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