R & E: In spring peak in mid-May. Birds are regularly seen through the last week of May.

March 29, 2006 - Earliest spring record
(1); Photographed; RMBS, St. Charles Co.; Joshua Uffman; 19th Annual MBRC Report, 2006-28.

April 24, 1982
(2); Duck Creek CA, Bollinger/ Stoddard Co's.; Steve Dilks, Bob Lewis, K. Adams; R & E, BB 49[3]:19.

May 14, 1977
(44); Montrose CA, Henry Co.; Jim Rathert; R & E, BB 44[4]:26.

May 14, 1978 - Highest single day count
(over 3000); St. Joseph and Squaw Creek NWR areas; Buchanan/ Holt Co's.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.

May 14, 1978
(247); Columbia, Boone Co.; Jim Rathert; R & E, AB: 32:1015. Note, date is same as above sighting.

May 23, 1972
(Male); Specimen (NWMSU, DLD 120); near Maryville, Nodaway Co.; No observer listed; R & E.



R & E: During summer it is a rare nonbreeder, with records spanning the entire period.

June 26, 1966 - Highest summer single day count
(17); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.



R & E: Continues to be rarely encountered in August, but by early Sept. it becomes more common.
Peak is in mid-Sept, but birds are regularly seen until mid-Oct.

Sept. 14, 1977 - Highest fall single day count
(250); Missouri River at Jefferson City; fide Bill Goodge; R & E, BB 45[1]:27.

Nov. 8, 1981 - Latest fall record
(1); Alton Dam (Now RMBS); St. Charles Co.; Bill Rudden, Joe Eades; R & E, AB 36:184.



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