April 2, 1982 - 1st Frigatebird sp. record
(Immature or female); Marshfield, Webster Co.; Jerry Sowers; R & E, AB 36:857; Observed during passage of severe storm front.
April 27, 1983 - 2nd Frigatebird sp. record
(1); near Desoto, Jefferson Co.; M. Wiese, R & E, BB 50:10; Appeared as a storm front passed through the area.
Oct. 13, 1995 - 4th Frigatebird sp. record
(1); Mississippi River, St. Charles Co.; Mary and Robert Huber; 9th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-71.
R & E:
2 other Frigatebird observations have been published, but in both cases the observer's integrity has been questioned.
Observers should make every note of every detail, especially the ventral surface, of any frigatebird seen.
Magnificent Frigatebird Records