July 22, 1969* - 1st summer record
Specimen (KU 63811); Maryville, Nodaway Co.; C. Bell; BB 38:4.
Aug. 1-9, 1989 - 4th summer record
(Immature male); Photographed; Prathersville, Boone Co.; M. Gutsy, Brad Jacobs et al.; 2nd Annual MBRC Report, 1989-30, and R & E, BB 57:51.
Aug. 3, 1969* - 2nd summer record
(Pair); Kansas City, Jackson Co.; J. Isenberger et al; R & E, BB 38:4.
Aug. 23, 1969* - 3rd summer record
(Female); Photographed; Brickyard Hill CA, Atchison Co.; F. and H. Diggs; R & E, BB 37:15.
Oct. 17, 1972
(5); Table Rock area, Stone Co.; James F. Comfort; R & E, BB 40:9.
Nov. 10-12, 1991
(Male); Diagnostic print; Edina, Knox Co.; Anne Downing et al; 5th Annual MBRC Report, 1992-1.
Nov. 13, 1997
(Female); Jefferson Co.; Peter Hoell; 11th Annual MBRC Report, 1998-04.
Nov. 20, 1965
Specimen (NWMSU, DAE 1034); west of Maryville, Nodaway Co.; David Easterla; R & E.
Nov. 22, 1981 - Highest single day count
(14, 4 males and 10 females); St. Joseph; Buchanan Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.
Nov. 30, 1969* - 2nd highest single day count
(13); Maryville, Nodaway Co.; David Easterla; R & E.
R & E (1992): With the exception of four records, all observations are from mid-November through the remainder of the period.
R & E (1992): The falls and winters of 1969-70, 1975-1976, and 1981-82 had especially spectacular invasions.
Late Dec. 1975 - Winter single day high count
(9); St. Joseph, Buchanan Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.
Jan. 16 - Feb. 5, 1990 - One of the southernmost records for MO
(Male); Springfield, Greene Co.; B. Reid et al; 3rd Annual MBRC Report, 1990-18.
April 7, 1974
(2); St. Joseph, Buchanan Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.
April 17, 1981
(1); Kansas City, Jackson Co.; M. Jackson; R & E, Rising et al. 1978.
Apr. 18, 1907
(Female); Specimen (AMNH 229633); Shannon Co.; No observers listed; R & E, Woodruff 1908.
Apr. 20, 2002 - Latest spring record
(First year male); Squaw Creek NWR, Holt Co.; David Easterla; 15th Annual MBRC Report, 2002-38;
Bird was present for much of the winter and spring.
R & E (1992): With the exception of three records, all observations are during late February and the first half of March.
*R & E (1992): The fall of 1969 was particularly unusual because birds first appeared in late July and early August.
Note: Any significant transient and winter resident/visitor observations will be added at a later time.