March 25-26, 1950 - 5th state record and earliest fall record
(1); Sugar Lake, Buchanan and Platte Co's. J. Bishop, M. Magner; R & E, BB 17[4]:1.

April 1, 1959 - 6th state record
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co. fide Floyd Lawhon; R & E.

April 10, 1905 - 1st state record
(1); Location and observer not listed. R & E, Widmann 1907; Shot by a hunter.

April 23, 1947 - 4th state record
(1); near Old Monroe, St. Charles Co. K. Wesseling; R & E, BB 15[1]:1.

April 25-26, 1943 - 2nd state record
(1); Marais Temps Clair CA, St. Charles Co. Walter Cunningham; R & E, Wilhelm 1958.

April 30 - May 2, 2011 - 8th state record, latest spring record, and first in 26 years
(Male); Photographed; Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co. Documented by Al Smith (with photographs), Mike Thelen, Edge Wade. 24th Annual MBRC Report, 2011-40.


Photographs by Allen Smith taken upon discovery by himself, with verification by Dave Henness (foreground) 30 April 2011

Photographs taken on 2 May 2011 by Allen Smith




Oct. 24, 1985 - 7th state record and earliest fall record
(1); St. Joseph, Buchanan Co. Floyd Lawhon et al; R & E, BB 53[1]:26.

Nov. 10, 1946 - 3rd state record
(1); Specimen (head only; MU 188), now lost; St. Charles Marsh, St. Charles Co. Observer not listed; R & E.



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