Dec. 1, 1963
(Adult male); Specimen (KU 43407); Mt. Washington Cemetary, Jackson Co.; Observers not listed; R & E, Rising 1965.
Dec. 10, 1972 - Only record involving more than one bird
(2); James A. Reed CA, Jackson Co.; Chris Hobbs, Kelly Hobbs; R & E, BB 40:8.
Dec. 21-23, 2007 - 3rd record outside of northwest MO
(1); Cuivre River SP, Lincoln Co.; Eric Schuette, Bruce Schuette, Scott Schuette; 21st Annual MBRC Report, 2007-94.
Dec. 28, 2005 - Feb. 28, 2006 - 1st record outside of northwest MO
(1); Photographed; Kirkwood - Meramec Community College, St. Louis Co.; Anne McCormack, Randy Korotev et al;
19th Annual MBRC Report, 2006-1.
Photographed here by Joshua Uffman,
28 Dec. 2005
Jan. 14, 1967
(Male); Specimen (NWMSU, DAE 1172); St. Joseph; Buchanan Co., Observers not listed; R & E; Found dead.
Feb. 2-10, 2014 - 4th record outside of northwest MO
(1); Photographed; Young CA, Jefferson Co.; Found and documented by Joshua Uffman (with photographs); also documented by Jim Malone (with photographs); 27th Annual MBRC Report, 2014-19.
R & E (1992): There are 15 + records for fall migration and winter in the northwestern counties. With only a couple of exceptions, all
records have been between mid-Dec. and mid-Feb.
? - March 6, 1977
(1); St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Leo Galloway et al; R & E, BB 46:25.
March 14, 2006 - 2nd record outside of northwest MO
(1); Binder Lake, Cole Co.; John Howland, Richard George; 20th Annual MBRC Report, 2006-77.
March 18 - April 17, 2001 - Latest spring record
(Adult); Liberty - William Jewel College, Clay Co.; Andrew Rights, Ruth Simmons, Kristi Gulick, Edge Wade; 14th Annual MBRC Report, 2001-37.
R & E (1992): Occasionally one of the birds that has overwintered will linger until late Feb. or early March.
Note: Data does not include all transient observations for western MO. Any significant records since R & E from western MO
will be added at a later time.