Jun. 8 - Aug. 1, 2014 - 8th state record since the 1930's and earliest summer record (1-2 immatures); Photographed; Four Rivers CA, Vernon Co; Chris Daniel and Steve Martin (documentation with photographs); Initial reports were of one bird,
but the number reported rose to 2 by at least 27 June. 27th Annual MBRC Report, 2014-49.
July 10-21, 2012 - 7th state record since the 1930's and 2nd earliest summer record
(4 immature birds); Photographed; Swan Lake NWR, Chariton Co.; Steve Kinder (documentation with photographs); also documented
by Kathleen Anderson, Ryan Douglas; 25th Annual MBRC report, 2012-36.
July 15-21, 2010 - 6th state record since the 1930's and 3rd earliest summer record
(Subadult); Thompson River Wetlands near Chillicothe, Livingston Co.; Terry McNeely, Steve Kinder; 23rd Annual MBRC Report, 2010-58.
July 16-26, 1952 - 1st state record since the 1930's
(1); near Seckman, Jefferson Co.; B. Tanner; R & E, BB 19:3.
July 28- Aug 12, 2007 - 5th state record since the 1930's
(Immature); Photographed; Four Rivers CA; Vernon Co.; Nan Johnson, JoAnn Garrett, Nancy Leo, Peter Kondrashov, Edge Wade; 20th Annual MBRC Report, 2007-50 and and BB 75:9.
Aug. 10-17, 1996 - 3rd state record since the 1930's
(2 immatures); Photographed; RMBS, St. Charles Co.; David Easterla, Paul Bauer, et al.;10th Annual MBRC Report, 1996-42.
|Photographed here, 10 August 1996, by Paul Bauer|
Aug. 11-Sept. 11, 1902
(7); New Haven, Franklin Co.; Dr. Eimbeck; R & E, Widmann 1907.
Aug. 1932 - 3rd highest single day count
(44); Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; R. Dede; R & E, BL 36:374.
Aug. 14, 1937 - 2nd highest single day count
(35 to 40); Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co.; H. Bolen; R & E, BL 39:476.
Aug. 24, 1932 - Highest single day count
(130); St. Louis, St. Louis Co.; G. Foster, R. Zahn; R & E.
Sept. 14, 1975 - 2nd state record since the 1930's and 2nd latest fall record
(Adult); Schell-Osage CA, Vernon Co.; G. Seek; R & E, BB 44:18.
Nov 21-22, 2004 - 4th record since the 1930's and latest fall record
(Immature); Photographed; Schell-Osage CA, St. Clair Co.; Scott Robertson (documentation with photographs); 25th Annual MBRC Report, 2012-59.
R & E (1992): Formerly, this species apparently was recorded nearly annually in the Mississippi Lowlands, and Widmann (1907)
states that it is a regular summer visitant in the Peninsula [bootheel].