April 4, 1995 - Earliest spring record
(Male); Duck Creek CA, Bollinger/Stoddard Co.'s; Melda and Lloyd Lashley; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-33.

April 11 and 26, 2009
(Adult); Otter Slough CA, Stoddard Co.; Chris Barrigar; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2009-46.

April 19, 1981
(Adult male); Mingo NWR, Stoddard Co.; Sherman Sutter, T. Weyrauch; R & E, BB 48[3]:16.

April 21, 1987
(1); Caruthersville, Pemiscot Co.; Leo Galloway, Floyd Lawhon; R & E, BB 54[3]:12.

April 25, 2009 - Largest flock observed in MO since the late 1800's
(Flock of 15+); Photographed,; Big Oak Tree SP, Mississippi Co.; Eric Gyllenhaal (documentation), Ethan Gyllenhaal (photographs), Aaron Gyllenhaal; 23rd Annual MBRC Annual Report, 2010-25.
Photograph compliments
of Ethan Gyllenhaal


May 3, 2003
(1); Platte Co.; Roger McNeil, Charles Anderson, Mike Radar; 16th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-38;

May 21, 1976
(Female); Mingo NWR, Stoddard Co.; Bill Eddlemann; R & E, BB 44[2]:14.

May 11-26, 1964
(1); Mingo NWR, Stoddard Co.; J. Rogers; R & E, BB 31[2]:9.



June 19, 2007
(Adult); Four Rivers CA, Vernon Co.; Andy Forbes, Phil Wire, Scott Schuette, Emily Horner; 20th Annual MBRC Report, 2007-56.

June 23, 1956
(Female); Photographed; Mingo NWR, Stoddard Co.; R. Coy and D. Reynolds; R & E, BB 23[8]:1.

June 15, 1986*
(Male); Borrow pit in Caruthersville, Pemiscot Co.; Observer not listed; R & E.

June 26 - July 11, 1986*
(Female); Borrow pit in Caruthersville, Pemiscot Co.; Carmen Patterson, Jim Wilson; R & E, BB 53[4]:14.



Aug. 5 - Sept. 16, 1986*
(Adult male and an immature); Borrow pit in Caruthersville, Pemiscot Co.; m. obs.; R & E, BB 54[1]:33.

Aug. 25, 1983*
(1 male and 3 females); Borrow pit in Caruthersville, Pemiscot Co.; Jim Wilson et al; R & E, BB 51[1]:39.

Aug. 26, 1994
(Immature); Otter Slough CA, Stoddard Co.; Robert Lewis; 8th Annual MBRC Report; 1994-51.

Sept. 21, 1994 - Latest fall record
(Male); Otter Slough CA, Stoddard Co.; Melda and Lloyd Lashley; 9th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-44.



circa 1882
(Small flock); What is now Kansas City on the Missouri River; B. Bush; R & E, Harris 1919b.

circa 1898
(1); Specimen; Parkville, Platte Co.; J. Bryant; R & E, Harris 1919b.



* R & E: Breeding colony just across Mississippi River at Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee during these records.

R & E: Former resident in Mississippi Lowlands.

R & E: In addition to these records, there are a few sightings from other areas of the state that either lack details or could not be distinguished from Double-crested Cormorant.

R & E (Widmann, 1907): Mentions that this species was a common summer resident but gives no dates of spring arrivals.

R & E (Widmann, 1907): A fairly common summer resident in Dunklin and Pemiscot counties (bootheel) until as late as 1896.

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