Oct. 24, 2011 - Earliest fall record (Juvenile); Providence Prairie CA, Lawrence Co. Bill Clark (documentation), Bill Mess; 25th Annual MBRC Report, 2011-75.

Oct. 25, 1995 - 2nd earliest fall record
(Adult); Bilby CA, Nodaway Co.; Kirby Goslee; 9th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-72.

Oct. 27, 2000 - 3rd earliest fall record
(1); Thomas Hill Reservoir; Randolph Co.; Edge Wade, Jean Leonatti, Janice Gaston, Bill Goodge; 14th Annual MBRC Report, 2000-84.

Oct. 27, 2008 - Ties 3rd earliest fall record
(Immature); near Thomas Hill Reservoir, Macon Co.; Anne Downing; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2008-105.

Oct. 30, 1995
(Immature); Photographed; East Skidmore, Nodaway Co.; Kirby Goslee; 9th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-73.

Oct. 30, 1999
(Adult); Smithville Lake, Clay Co.; Robert Fisher; 13th Annual MBRC Report, 1999-88.

Nov. 3, 2007
(Immature); Whetstone Creek CA, Callaway Co.; Jean Leonatti; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-25; At time, listed as accidental outside of northwestern and west-central Missouri; since then enough records have accumulated to move the species to casual status.

Nov. 8, 2008
(Adult); near Thomas Hill Reservoir, Randolph Co.; Joe Eades; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2008-107.

Nov. 12-23, 2008
(Immature); Photographed; Columbia Bottom CA, St. Louis Co.; Torrey Berger, Pat Lueders, and Bill Rowe (documentations), David Rogles, David Becher (photographs); 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2008-101.

Nov. 16, 1991
(Immature); Smithville Lake, Clay Co.; Robert Fisher; 5th Annual MBRC Report, 1991-50.

Nov. 16, 2008
(Adult); near Winfield, Lincoln Co.; Joe Eades; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2008-106.

Nov. 16, 1992
(1); Bilby CA; Nodaway Co.; C. Hobbs, T. Barksdale, S. Crawford; 5th Annual MBRC Report, 1991-59.

Nov. 21-25, 2007
(Immature); near Warrenton, Warren Co.; Joe Eades; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-25.

Nov. 24, 1901
(1); Specimen (no longer extant); Holt Co.; Dankers; R & E, Harris 1919b.

Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2008
(Adult); near Niawatha Prairie CA, Dade Co.; Lisa Berger (documentation), Charles Burwick (photographs), David Ringer; also documented by Larry Herbert; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2008-104.

Nov. 29, 2009
(Adult); rural Barton Co.; Joe Eades; 23rd Annual MBRC Report, 2009-89.

Nov. 30, 2003 - Southwesternnmost MO record
(Immature); Bethel Prairie, Barton Co.; Joe Eades; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2005-4.

Dec. 2, 2007 - Feb. 26, 2008
(Adult); Ed and Pat Jones Confluence SP, St. Charles Co.; Bill Rowe, David Rogles, m. obs.; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2007-86.

Dec. 8-9, 2007
(Adult); Photographed; Fellows Lake, Greene Co.; Greg Swick, Marvin DeJong; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2007-91.

Dec. 9, 1969 - 1st record in over 60 years
(1); Photographed and banded; extreme northern Atchison Co.; Hazel and Fitzhugh Diggs; R & E, BB 36[4]:19.

Dec. 10, 1988 - Southernmost MO record (at time)
(1); James A. Reed CA, Jackson Co.; M. McHugh; 2nd Annual MBRC Report, 1989-14, and R & E, BB 56[2]:55.

Dec. 11, 1999 - 1st documented record outside northwestern and west-central MO
(Adult); Marais Temps Clair CA, St. Charles Co.; Bill Rowe and birding class; 13th Annual MBRC Report, 1999-91.

Dec. 12, 1999 - Feb. 11, 2000 - 2nd documented record outside northwestern and west-central MO
(Adult); Dwiggins Road, St. Charles Co.; Paul and Barbara Johnson et al; 13th Annual MBRC Report, 1999-93; Almost certainly the same individual as an unidentified Shrike sp. seen on Dec. 5 at the same spot. Despite frequent observations the bird was never observed more than one mile in any direction from a center point along a RR track with small trees, and for this reason was almost certainly not the same ind. as 1999-91, which was 5-6 miles away.

Photographed here, 12 Dec 1999,
by Paul Bauer

Dec. 13, 1994
(Immature); Lake Jacomo, Jackson Co.; Chris Hobbs; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-72.

Dec. 14, 2003
(1); CBC record; Ted Shanks CA, Pike Co.; Susan Hazelwood, Janice Gaston, Jean Leonatti, Chris Corben, Ken Vail, Ken Hines; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-31.

Dec. 15, 1994 - Southernmost MO record (at time)
(Adult female); Specimen (KU, 86389); South of Blairstown, Henry Co.; Mark Robbins; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-75.

Dec. 20, 2007 - Jan. 19, 2008
(Immature); Prairie SP, Barton Co.; Mark Robbins, Lawrence Herbert, John Hartley; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-11.

Dec. 24, 1988
(Immature); along Hwy. 46, Atchison Co.; Mark Robbins; 2nd Annual MBRC Report, 1989-4.

Dec. 26, 1981
(2); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Mark Robbins, Floyd Lawhon, Leo Galloway, J. Robinson; R & E, BB 49[2]:17.

Dec. 29, 2007 - Southeasternmost MO record
(Immature); Photographed; near Trail of Tears SP, Cape Girardeau Co.; Kent Fothergill, Holly and Tom Winkleblack; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-3.

Dec. 29, 2008 to at least Jan. 3, 2009 - East-central MO record
(Adult); Photographed; Weldon Spring CA, St. Charles Co.; Found by Joe Eades; documented by Mike Thelen (photographs), Jim Malone, David Rogles; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2008-116.

Jan. 13, 2009 - Central MO record
(Adult); Drovers Prairie CA, Pettis Co.; Andrew Forbes; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2009-61.

Jan. 15 - Feb. 21, 2008 - Central MO record
(Adult); Photographed; Whetstone Creek CA; Callaway Co.; Kathleen Anderson, Edge Wade, Patrick Harrison; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-8; Different from the individual present two months earlier, 2008-25, which was clearly an immature.

Photographed here, 2 Feb 2008,
by Allen Smith

Jan. 17, 2008
(Adult); Specimen (KUNHM, 111504); near Farmington, St. Francois Co.; Found in the driveway of an East Ozarks Aud. Soc. Member, Bob Lewis; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-26.

Jan. 20, 1996
(Immature); James A. Reed CA, Jackson Co.; Jim and Ellen Zellmer; 9th Annual MBRC Report, 1996-7.

Jan. 21, 2008
(Adult); Union Ridge CA, Sullivan Co.; Phil Wire; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-12.

Jan. 29-31, 2009 (at least)
(Adult); Whetstone Creek CA, Callaway Co.; Edge Wade, Kathleen Anderson; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2009-10. Possibly the same bird documented at this location the previous winter (2008-8)

Feb. 1, 1977
(Female); Specimen (NWMSU, DAE 2985); Southwest of Maryville, Nodaway; David Easterla, R & E.

Feb. 24, 2008
(Adult); Photographed; La Plata City Lake, Macon Co.; Patrick Harrison, Rhonda, Kara, Kali and Connor Harrison; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-28.

R & E: Only 3 records prior 1969 are unquestionable. 2 specimens taken by Dankers in Holt Co. (Only 1 of these records is listed above) and the 1884 Lafayette Co. record.

R & E: Since the 1969 bird, there have been 10 additional records. All except for one are north of the Missouri River in the extreme western section of the Glaciated Plains.

March 1, 1884
(1); Specimen (ISU 781); Lexington, Lafayette Co.; Observers not listed; R & E.

March 5, 2008
(Adult); Photographed; east-central Sullivan Co.; Phil Wire; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-34; Considered a different individual that record 2008-12, based on plumage characters and distance (over 10 miles away).

March 6, 2008
(Adult); Clarence Cannon NWR, Pike Co.; Abby Darrah; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2008-35.

March 7, 1981
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Mark Robbins; R & E, AFN 25:587.

March 9, 1977
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Tim Barksdale; R & E, BB 44[4]:27.

March 31, 1995 - Latest spring record
(Immature); Color print; near Bigelow, Holt Co.; Kirby Goslee; 8th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-40

Note: Data does not include all significant transient or winter visitor observations from northwest and west-central MO
where documentation is not required.