R & E: Although there are a few records for late April, it is usually not seen until the second week of May
in the south and not before the beginning of the third week in the north.
April 24, 1987 - Earliest spring record
(1); Farmington, St. Francois; Bob Lewis; R & E, BB 55:14.
April 25, 1979 - 2nd earliest spring record
(1); St. Louis, St. Louis Co.; Carmen Patterson; R & E, NN 51:45.
April 26, 2003
(Male); Springfield Nature Center, Greene Co.; Paul McKenzie; 16th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-36.
May 14, 2005
(Male); NAMC record; Cuivre River SP, Lincoln Co.; Steve Mitten; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2005-44.
May 18, 1974
(Male); Specimen (NWMSU, DAE 2918); near Maryville, Nodaway Co.; David Easterla; R & E.
R & E: Late migrants are infrequently seen during the first few days of June.
R & E: Most fall records are for the first three weeks of Sept., but there are at least three records for the first half of Oct.
Aug. 14 or 15, 1974
(1); St. Louis, St. Louis Co.; Joe Eades; R & E, NN 46:105. From Joe Eades, "There's got to be a mistake
on this date. I remember it being more around mid-September."
Sept. 1, 1969 - Earliest fall record
(1); Maryville, Nodaway Co.; Mark Robbins; R & E.
Sept. 10-11, 1964 - High count
(2); Tower Kill; Kansas City, Jackson Co.; David Easterla; R & E, BB 31:18.
Oct. 9, 1938
(1); St. Charles Co.; Wayne Short; R & E, BB 5:103.
Oct. 13, 1983 - Latest fall record
(1); Marais Temps Clair, St. Charles Co.; M. Scudder, F. Ruegsegger; R & E, NN 55:91.
Note: Any significant observations since R & E will be added at a later time.