R & E: Usually appears by the last few days of September, with peak in mid-October.
Sept. 8, 2011 - Earliest fall record
(1); Claire Gempp Davidson CA, St. Louis Co.; Mark Haas; 25th Annual MBRC Report, 2011-66.
Sept. 9, 2005 - 2nd earliest fall record
(1); Burr Oak Woods CA, Jackson Co.; Jim Zellmer; 19th Annual MBRC Report, 2005-59.
Sept. 15, 1989 - 2nd earliest fall record
(1); Tower Grove Park, St. Louis City; Jack Van Benthuysen; R & E, NN 61:74.
Sept. 17, 1983
(1); St. Louis, St. Louis Co.; C. Roberts; R & E, BB 49:14.
Oct. 12, 1960
(Female); Specimen (SEMO 119); Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; R & E.
Nov. 18, 1978 - Highest fall single day count
(6+); Mingo NWR, Bollinger/ Stoddard Co's.; Catherine Bonner et al; R & E, BB 46:26.
Nov. 23, 1969
(6); Brickyard Hill CA, Atchison Co.; David Easterla, Floyd Lawhon; R & E, BB 38:6.
R & E: The Winter Wren is easily overlooked unless one is familiar with its call note. It is most common in the Mississippi Lowlands and rare in the glaciated and Osage plains and Ozark border.
Jan. 2, 1989 - Highest single day count
(24); Mingo CBC, Bollinger/ Stoddard Co's.; R & E.
Feb. 12-13, 1986 - High count
(20+); Donaldson Point, New Madrid Co.; Jim Wilson; R & E, BB 53:9.
R & E: Migrants are apparent by mid-March, and their numbers gradually increase to peak in early to mid-April.
A few are encountered until the first of May.
April 11, 1987 - Highest spring single day count
(10); St. Louis, St. Louis Co.; Skip Russell; R & E, BB 54:15.
April 17, 1983
(6); Jefferson Co.; Mark Peters; R & E, NN 55:50.
May 3, 1975 - 3rd latest spring record
(1); St. Louis, St. Louis Co.; Richard Anderson; R & E, AB 29:861.
May 8, 1993 - 2nd Latest spring record
(1); 331 and O'Bannon Road, Cass Co.; Evelyn Johnson and Jan Neale; 7th Annual MBRC Report, 1993-30.
May 9, 2009 - Latest spring record
(2); Rock Bridge SP, Boone Co.; Paul McKenzie; 22nd Annual MBRC Report, 2009-51.
Note: Any significant observations since R & E will be added at a later time.