March 31 - April 1, 2007 - Earliest spring record
(3); Photographed; RMBS, St. Charles Co.; Charlene Malone, Jim Malone; 20th Annual MBRC Report, 2007-48.
Photographed here, 01 Apr 2007,
by Jim Malone


April 12, 1975 - 2nd earliest spring record
(1); Maryville Sewage Lagoons, Nodaway Co.; Mark Robbins, David Easterla; R & E, BB 43[1]:19.

April 16, 1994 - 3rd earliest spring record
(1); St. Charles Co.; Tom Borman, Jack Van Benthuysen et al; 7th Annual MBRC Report, 1994-17.

May 16, 1967
(1); Specimin (NWMSU, DAE 1489); near Bigelow, Holt Co.; David Easterla; R & E.

May 17, 2006
(3); Photographed; RMBS, St. Charles Co.; Joe Eades; 19th Annual MBRC Report, 2006-38.

May 19, 1984 - 3rd highest single day count
(11); Camden bottoms, Ray Co.; Chris Hobbs, Mick McHugh; R & E, BB 51[3]:12.

May 20, 1989
(9); Swan Lake NWR, Chariton Co.; M. Goodman; R & E, BB 56[3]:90.

May 22, 2002
(1); Eagle Bluffs CA, Boone Co.; Edge Wade, Jean Leonatti, Susan Hazelwood, Lee Schiffel; 15th Annual MBRC Report, 2002-25.

May 23, 1993 - 2nd highest single day count
(13); Horseshoe Lake, Buchanan Co.; Leona and Larry Kennard; 7th Annual MBRC Report, 1993-23.

May 23, 2004
(2); Photographed; RMBS, St. Charles Co.; Joshua Uffman, David Rogles, Jim and Charlene Malone; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-44.

May 24, 2001
(1); Eagle Bluffs CA, Boone Co.; Edge Wade, 14th Annual MBRC Report; 2001-57.

May 24, 2005
(1); RMBS, St. Charles Co.; Joshua Uffman; 18th Annual MBRC Report, 2005-50.

May 25, 1936
(1); St. Charles Co.; Wayne Short; R & E, BB 4[4]:36.

May 25, 2003
(2); RMBS, St. Charles Co.; Bill Rowe, Dan Kassebaum, Randy Korotev et al; 16th Annual MBRC Report, 2003-40.

May 25, 2004 - Highest single day count
(16); RMBS, St. Charles Co.; Charlene Malone; 17th Annual MBRC Report, 2004-48.

May 26, 2001
(4); RMBS, St. Charles Co.; Joshua Uffman; 14th Annual MBRC Report, 2001-50.

R & E (1992): Over 20 spring records; with all but 3 from the western half of the state and occur (85%) during the last two weeks of May.



June 3, 1954
(1); near St. Charles, St. Charles Co.; B. Dowling et al; R & E, BB 22[3]:2.

July 9, 1977
(1); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E, BB 44[4]:30.

July 9, 1988
(1); near St. Joseph, Buchanan Co.; K. Jackson, Leo Galloway; R & E, BB 56[1]:14.



Aug. 22, 1995
(1); Rural St. Charles Co., St. Charles Co.; Michael Treffert, Doris Stegmann; 10th Annual MBRC Report, 1995-77.

Sept. 4, 1949 - Latest fall record
(1); St. Louis Co.; Jack Van Benthuysen; R & E, BB 17[2]:3.



Note: Data does not include any significant spring transient observations from western MO since R & E. Additionally, any significant observations from eastern MO, where the status recently changed to rare spring transient, are also not included since documentation is no longer required. Any significant observations in western MO since R & E will be added at a later time, as well as, any significant observations from eastern MO since the status changed.



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