R & E (1992): At all seasons this species is less common than the Lesser Yellowlegs.



Dec. 1-4, 1987 - Late fall record
(1); Swan Lake NWR, Chariton Co.; Keith McMullen; R & E, BB 55[2]:61.

Dec. 3, 2005 - Very late fall record
(5); Photographed; Winfield Lock and Dam, Lincoln Co.; Joshua Uffman; 19th Annual MBRC Report, 2006-30.

Dec. 14, 2001
(1); CBC record; Four Rivers CA, Vernon Co.; Mark Robbins and Roger McNeill; 15th Annual MBRC Report, 2001-78.

Dec. 18, 1998 - 2nd northern/central MO winter record
(1); Buchanan Co.; Ival and Renee Lawhon; 12th Annual MBRC Report, 1999-32.

Dec. 18, 2001 - 3rd northern/central MO winter record
(3); CBC record Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Brad Jacobs, Ron Bell; 15th Annual MBRC Report, 2001-79. Moves species from accidental to casual in winter.

Dec. 18, 2004
(2); CBC record; Four Rivers CA, Vernon Co.; Arpad Nyari and Mark Robbins; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-85.

Dec. 19, 1997 - 1st winter record for MO
(2); Four Rivers CA, Vernon Co.; Mark Robbins and Roger McNeill; 11th Annual MBRC Report, 1998-11.

Dec. 19, 2003
(2); CBC record; Ten Mile Pond CA, Mississippi Co.; Bill Eddleman, Wes Mueller, Ken Rampley; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-68.

Jan. 28, 2002
(1); Otter Slough CA, Stoddard Co.; Doug Willis, Bob Lewis, Mike Cravens; 15th Annual MBRC Report, 2002-10.

Feb. 4, 2012 - 4th northern/central MO winter record
(2); Eagle Bluffs CA. Boone Co.; Ryan Douglas; 25th Annual MBRC Report, 2012-5.

Feb. 5, 1998 - 1st northern/central MO winter record
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Linda Frederick; 11th Annual MBRC Report, 1998-53.

Feb. 16, 2011
(3); Photographed; County Road 726, Dunklin Co.; Timothy Jones (documentation with photographs); 24th Annual MBRC Report, 2011-48.

Feb. 23, 2011
(2); Sand Prairie CA, Scott Co.; Chris Barrigar; 24th Annual MBRC Report, 2011-25.

Feb. 27, 2010
(2); near Otter Slough CA, Stoddard Co.; Chris Barrigar (with photographs); 23rd Annual MBRC Report, 2010-27.



R & E (1992): The first arrivals are typically seen by mid-March. Peak is during the last two weeks of April. It is only casually seen after mid-May.

March 4, 1956
(1); Gravois Mills, Lake of the Ozarks, Morgan Co.; David Easterla, R & E; BB 23[4]:3.

April 12, 1979 - Highest single day count
(1000+); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Tim Barksdale; R & E, BB 43[3]:8.

May 27, 1977 - Late spring record
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; David Easterla; R & E, BB 44[4]:26.



R & E (1992): At time of R & E, there were no more than 5 June sightings, and it is rare in July.

June 2, 1968 - Likely a late spring migrant
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.

June 4, 2000 - Likely late spring migrants
(2); Holt Co.; David Easterla, Jack Hilsabeck; 13th Annual MBRC Report, 2000-63.

July 31, 1988 - Highest July single day count
(20); Swan Lake NWR, Chariton Co.; Robert Brundage; R & E, BB 56[1]:13.



R & E (1992): By mid-August relatively large numbers may be encountered, with peak at the very end of Aug. or early Sept.
It is regularly seen until mid-Oct. but is rare in late Oct. and casual in Nov.

Sept. 1-15, 1963 - High count
(200); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Harold Burgess, Floyd Lawhon; R & E, BB 30[4]:17.

Nov. 30, 1984 - Late fall record
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Mark Robbins; R & E, BB 52[1]:30.



Note: Any significant observations since R & E will be added at a later time.


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