Oct. 31, 2011 - 12th state record and earliest fall record
(Female); Photographed; Prairie SP, Barton Co.; June Newman, 25th Annual MBRC Report, 2011-76.
Nov. 15-19, 2012 - 13th state record
(Hatch-year male); Photographed; SE 341 Road, Johnson Co.; Al Smith (documentation with photographs); also documented by Edge Wade, Brad Jacobs; found by Kurt Dean; 25th Annual MBRC Report, 2012-60. Close photos showed extensive bright blue upperparts, indicating a male, and molt limits in the greater coverts, indicating a first-winter bird.
|Photographed here, 19 November 2012, by Allen Smith|
Dec. 15, 1990 - 8th state record
(Male); McBaine, Boone Co.; R. Brundage, G. Perrigo; 4th Annual MBRC Report, 1991-42.
Dec. 17-19, 2004 - 11th state record and 1st for eastern MO
(1); Big Oak Tree SP CBC record; Ten Mile Pond CA, Mississippi Co.; Bill Eddleman; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2006-11.
Dec. 18, 1988 - Jan. 13, 1989 - 5th state record
(Pair); near Peculiar, Cass Co.; J. Jefferson, J. Garrett et al; 2nd Annual MBRC Report, 1989-23, and R & E, BB 56:36.
Dec. 20-29, 1986 - 4th state record
(Male); Jefferson City CBC, County not listed; m. obs.; R & E.
Dec. 23, 1950 - 1st state record
(1); near Independence, Jackson Co.; Henry Harford; R & E, Rising et al. 1978.
Jan. 2, 1993 - 9th state record
(Male); Photographed/specimen (KU 86063); southeast Jamesport, Livingston Co.; Myrna Carlton; 7th Annual MBRC Report, 1993-32; Bird died during ice storm.
March 23-24, 1974 - 2nd state record
(Male); Photographed (VIREO x08/15/001); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Floyd Lawhon, David Easterla; R & E, BB 41:3.
March 25, 2003 - 10th state record, and the first in 10 years.
(Male); Taberville Prairie CA, St. Clair Co.; Pete and JoAnn Moroz; 16th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-32.
April 2, 1990 - 6th state record
(Female); Prairie SP, Barton Co.; J. Loomis, D. Bozzay, W. Baressi, N. Sylvester; 3rd Annual MBRC Report, 1990-22, and R & E, BB 57 :139.
April 10-14, 1990 - 7th state record
(Male); Photographed, near Cedar Springs, Cedar Co.; E. Johnson, R. and I. Rohrer, J. Garrett; 3rd Annual MBRC Report, 1990-25, and R & E, BB 57:139.
R & E (1992): Rising et al (1978) state that a bird was found dead along Shoal Creek, Clay Co., by Dr. Monahan (no additional information).