Oct. 10, 2001 - Earliest fall record and 4th record away from the Mississippi River
(Juvenile/first-winter plumage); Horseshoe Lake, Buchanan Co.; Mark Robbins, 15th Annual MBRC Report, 2001-66.

Oct. 11, 1975 - 2nd earliest fall record
(1); Photographed; Alton Dam (now RMBS), St. Charles Co.; Tim Barksdale; R & E, BB 29[3]:22.

Nov. 29, 1986 - 1st record away from the Mississippi River
(2 immatures); Truman Reservoir, Benton Co.; Wade Leitner; R & E, BB 54[1]:33. Only record away from Mississippi River at time of R & E.

R & E: Now recorded nearly annually in November along the Mississippi River at St. Louis (Ron Goetz, pers. comm.).



R & E: A rare, but regular winter resident, along the Mississippi River.

Dec. 23, 1990 - 2nd record away from the Mississippi River
(Adult); CBC record; Smithville Lake, Clay Co.; Tim Barksdale; 5th Annual MBRC Report, 1991-38.

Jan. 8, 1978
(adult female); Specimen (NWMSU, MF 88); Chain of Rocks, St. Louis Co.; David Easterla; R & E.

Feb. 2, 1992 - 3rd record away from the Mississippi River
(2); Smithville Lake, Clay Co.; Robert Fisher; 6th Annual MBRC Report, 1992-11; Few records for western MO.

Feb. 2 - 3 March 2006 - 4th record away from the Mississippi River
(Adult); Smithville Lake, Clay Co.; Kristi Mayo, Doug Willis; 19th Annual MBRC Report, 2006-32 and BB 73[2]:30. Dark eye noted; sketched to show pattern of primaries from above and below.

Feb. 10-20, 2009 - 5th record away from the Mississippi River
(First-cycle bird); Smithville Lake, Clay Co.; Kristi Mayo; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2009-27.

Feb. 19, 1985 - Highest single day count
(11); Alton Dam (now RMBS), St. Charles Co.; Carmen Patterson; R & E, BB 52[2]:16.



March 7 & 14, 2010 - Latest winter record and 7th record away from the Mississippi River
(Adult); Smithville Lake, Clay Co.; Bob Fisher; 23rd Annual MBRC Report, 2010-30.



Note: Any significant records at the Mississippi River, where there have been multiple observations since R & E, will be added at a later time.



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