Nov. 7-8, 1985 - Earliest winter record
(Immature); Mississippi River at St. Louis; Co. not Listed; Carmen Patterson, Bill Rudden; R & E, BB 53:27.
(1- 3); Mississippi River at St. Louis, Co. not Listed; m. obs.; R & E, NN 58:20.
Jan. 1, 1945
(Adult); Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; Mrs. Findley, Mrs. Harris; R & E, BB 11:13.
Jan. 25, 2010 - 1st documented record away from the Mississippi River
(Subadult); Long Branch SP, Macon Co.; Terry McNeely; 23rd Annual MBRC Report, 2010-13.
Jan. 31, 2010 - 2nd documented record away from the Mississippi River
(Third-cycle bird); Photographed; Truman Reservoir, Benton Co.; Michael Andersen (documentation with photographs),
Mark Robbins, Jon King, Luis Sanchez; 23rd Annual MBRC Report, 2010-34.
Feb. 12, 1984
(Adult); Photographed (VIREO x08/5/001); West Alton at the Mississippi River, St. Charles Co.; B. Rose; R & E.
Feb. 27, 1980
(1); Alton Dam now RMBS), St. Charles Co.; Tom Parmeter; R & E, NN 52:28.
R & E: About a dozen winter records, all in Jan. and Feb. on the Mississippi River. Only one record outside of the St. Louis area.
March 17, 1978 - Latest winter record
(Adult); Alton Dam (now RMBS), St. Charles Co.; Bill Rowe, Mildred Schaeffer; R & E, BB 45:17
Note: There are multiple observations from the Mississippi River at St. Louis. Any significant observations from this location will be added at a later time.