Oct. 13, 1999 - Earliest fall record
(Adult male); Smithville Lake, Clay Co.; Mark Robbins; BB 67[1]:41.

Oct. 28, 1981 - 2nd earliest fall record
(1); Alton Dam (now RMBS); St. Charles Co.; Bill Rudden; R & E, BB 49[1]:13.

Nov. 21, 1983 - Highest fall single day count
(4); Greene Co.; Nathan Fay; R & E, BB 51[1]:40.



Most of Jan. 1950 - Highest single day count
(12); Mississippi River at Portage Des Sioux, St. Charles Co.; m. obs.; R & E, BB 16[5]:3.

R & E (1992): Usually more observations during the winter season than during spring and fall seasons. Most Observations are of birds on the Mississippi River and on the larger reservoirs.



March 27, 1968 - Highest spring single day count
(6); Forest Lake, Adair Co.; R. Luker; R & E, BB 36[1]:4.

April 27-29, 1990
(Male); Photographed; Swan Lake NWR, Chariton Co.; J. Eldridge et al; 3rd Annual MBRC Report, 1990-27, and R & E, BB 57[3]:136.

May 8, 1999 - 3rd latest spring record
(1); NAMC count record; Henry Co.; Vernon Elsberry; 12th Annual MBRC Report, 1999-60.

May 11, 2011 - 2nd latest spring record
(1); Photographed; Eagle Bluffs CA, Boone Co.; Kathleen Anderson, Edge Wade; BB 78[3]:124.

May 24, 1985 - Latest spring record
(1); Lake Jacomo; Chris Hobbs, Robert Fisher, Mick McHugh; R & E, BB 52[3]:12.



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

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