R & E: First appears during the final days of April and peak in mid-May. Like the other migrant thrushes it is seen through May.
April 22, 1990 - Earliest spring record
(1); Bee Creek WA, Taney Co.; Chris Lundberg, Pat Mahnkey; R & E, BB 57:139.
April 23, 1990 - 2nd earliest spring record
(3); Forest Park, St. Louis City; Randy Korotev; R & E.
May 7, 1967
(Male); Specimen (NWMSU, DAE 1188); near Maryville; Nodaway Co.; David Easterla; R & E.
May 14, 1967 - 2nd highest single day count and highest spring single day count
(15); St. Joseph/Squaw Creek NWR, Buchanan/ Holt Co's.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.
June 1, 1983
(1); Busch CA, St. Charles Co.; Skip Russell; R & E, BB 50:34.
R & E: Peak is during the third week of September, with a few birds seen into the first week of October.
Sept. 5, 1979 - Earliest fall record
(1); St. Joseph, Buchanan Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.
Sept. 19, 1966 - Highest single day count
(22); Columbia, Boone Co.; No observer listed; R & E, Elder and Hansen 1967.
October 24, 1975 - Latest fall record
(1); Busch CA, St. Charles Co.; James F. Comfort; R & E, BB 44:22.
Note: Any significant observations since R & E will be added at a later time.