Oct. 19, 1983 - Earliest fall record
(Immature); Ted Shanks CA, Pike Co.; M. Bates; R & E, BB 51[1]:42.

Nov. 30, 1984 - 2nd southernmost record
(1); Photographed; Essex, Stoddard Co.; C. Fivek; R & E, BB 52[1]:31.



Dec. 3, 1949
(Male); Specimen (MU 1517); Callaway Co.; Observers not listed; R & E.

Dec. 5-30, 1989 - Southernmost record
(1); Photographed; east of Big Oak Tree SP, Mississippi Co.; S. Baker, J. Haw et al; 3rd Annual MBRC Report, 1990-17, and R & E, BB 57[2]:104.

Winter 1976 - 77 - One of the largest recorded incursions
(8+ reports); R & E.

Winter 1980 - 81 - One of the largest recorded incursions
(13+ reports); R & E.



March 19, 1985
(1); near Lake Contrary, Buchanan Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E, BB 52[3]:14.

March 23, 1963
(1); St. Joseph, Buchanan Co.; m. obs.; R & E, BB 31[2]:12.

Apr. 24, 1977 - Latest spring record
(Male); D.O.R. (NWMSU, DST 104); near Craig, Holt Co.; fide David Easterla; R & E, BB 44[4]:27.



R & E: Most observations of this species are for Dec. and Jan. and all but a couple sightings involve single birds.



Invasion years since winter of 1959-60 (R & E)
1959-60 1963-64 1967-68 1974-75
1975-76 1976-77 1980-81 1983-84
1984-85 1986-87   *2011-12
       
* since R & E




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


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