August 13, 1920
(Male); Specimen, CMC 113; Lexington, Lafayette Co.; J. Salyer, R & E
Sept. 5, 1983 - 1st eastern MO record
(1); St. Charles Co.; Claudia Spener et al; R & E, BB 51:46.
Sept. 10, 1984
(2, at least 1 male); Specimen (NWMSU, MBR 1427); 3 miles west of Forest City, Holt Co.; Mark Robbins; R & E, BB 52:33.
Sept. 16, 1974
(Immature male); East of St. Joseph, Buchanan Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E, BB 35:13.
Sept. 16, 1976
(Immature male); Specimen (NWMSU, DAE 3098); Maryville Sewage Lagoon, Nodaway Co.; David Easterla, Tim Barksdale; R & E, BB 44:22.
R & E (1992): 5 of the 6 fall records are during the first half of September. Only 5 of these records (all listed above) are included in R & E.
Dec. 4, 2004 - 2nd eastern MO record
(Female or immature male); Photographed; Weldon Springs CA, St. Charles Co.; Bill Rowe et al; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-78.
by Joshua Uffman
Jan. 17-Feb. 8, 2007 - 3rd eastern MO record and 2nd winter record
(1); in or near Oak Ridge CA, Stoddard Co.; Bill Reeves, Bob Lewis, Bill Eddleman, Brad Jacobs; 20th Annual MBRC Report, 2007-6.
Jan. 19-mid-Feb., 1997 - 1st winter record
(Male); rural Daviess Co.; Daviess Co.; Roger McNeill, Phil Crisp, Paul McKenzie; 10th Annual MBRC Report, 1997-06.
April 1, 2012 - Earliest spring record
(First-spring male); Photographed; Taberville Prairie, St. Clair Co.; Craig Hensley (documentation with photographs), Jenna Rhoades (photographs); 25th Annual MBRC Report 2012-21.
May 11, 1973 - 2nd earliest spring record
(2 males); Buchanan Co.; J. Fairlie; R & E.
May 12, 1950
(1); near Clinton, Henry Co.; S. Hughes; R & E, BB 18:4.
May 24, 1993 - 1st record for the Ozarks
(Female); near Salem, Dent Co.; David Plank; 7th Annual MBRC Report, 1993-27
May 25, 1971
(1); Specimen (KU 65112); 8.5 miles west of Spickard; Grundy Co.; R & E.
May 25, 1993
(Female); Bob Brown CA, Holt Co.; David Easterla and A. Farmer; 7th Annual MBRC Report, 1993-25.
R & E (1992): Only 6 spring records, with all but two from the northwestern corner. Dates range from mid-May through the end of the month. Only 3 of these records are listed in R & E (all listed above).
June 2 - July 1, 1969 - Nesting colony
(10 males and 2 females); Nested near Lake Contrary, Buchanan Co.; J. Fairlie et al; R & E.
June 5, 1969 - Nesting colony
(9 males and 3 females); Specimen (male, NWMSU, CLJ 147); Nest photographed; North of Tarkio, Atchison Co.; David Easterla; R & E.
June 5, 1969
(Male); 2 miles east of the June 5, 1969 nesting colony location, Atchison Co.; David Easterla; R & E.
June 14, 1964
(Female); Northwest of St. Joseph, Buchanan Co.; Floyd Lawhon, Simon Rositsky et al; R & E, BB 31:20.