Oct. 1, 1958 - Earliest fall record
(1); Swan Lake NWR, Chariton Co. fide David Easterla; R & E, BB 25[10]:3

Oct. 24 - Nov. 8, 1997
(Adult); Stockton Lake, Cedar Co. Knox and Nelda McCrory, Carl Pepmiller, Paul McKenzie, Susan Hazelwood; 11th Annual MBRC Report, 1998-44.

First week of Nov. 1986 - Highest single day count
(20); Hanna Lake, Iron Co. M. Roux, fide Bill Reeves; R & E.

Nov. 27, 1956
(Male); Specimen (USNM 464454); Swan Lake NWR, Chariton Co. Observer not listed; R & E.

R & E: Fall season - At least a dozen records with all but two concentrated in the north central (Swan Lake) and northwestern (Squaw Creek NWR) sections of the state. Most of these records are the result of the birds having been brought in by hunters. Records span from early October through early December.



Dec. 19, 2010 - 4th winter record
(1); Photographed; Blue Springs, Jackson Co. Andrew Donner (Documentation with photographs); 24th Annual MBRC Report, 2010-91.

Dec. 20 1987 - 3rd winter record
(1); Squaw Creek CBC; Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co. G. Shurvington, David Easterla; R & E.

Jan 14-19, 1975 - 1st winter record
(1); Photographed; Pony Express CA, DeKalb Co. Floyd Lawhon et al; R & E, BB 42[3]:12.

Jan. 2, 1983 - 2nd winter record
(1); Pony Express CA, DeKalb Co. Floyd Lawhon; R & E, BB 50[2]:23.



March 28, 1970 - 2nd spring record
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co. P. and L. Prevett; R & E, BB 38[3]:8.

April 3, 1966 - 1st spring record
(3); Little Prairie Lake, Phelps Co. F. Frame and Mrs. Ollar; R & E, BB 33[2]:6.


R & E: All records are of the nominate race.

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