R & E (1992): It arrives as early as the beginning of April in the extreme south and by the third week in the north.
Peak is at the end of April or early May.
March 30, 1896 - Earliest spring record
(Number observed not listed); Mississippi Lowlands; No observer listed; R & E, Widmann 1907.
April 3, 1985
(1); Big Oak Tree SP, Mississippi Co.; Jim Haw; R & E.
May 31, 1965
(Male); Specimen (NWMSU, DAE 1069); Gravois Mills, Morgan Co.; David Easterla; R & E.
R & E (1992): During the summer season, it is most common in the Ozarks and Ozark Border.
R & E (1992): The bulk of the summer residents leave and the migrants pass through during September.
By the end of September it is rarely seen, with a few lingering into early October.
Oct. 14, 1956 - 2nd latest fall record
(1); Lake of the Ozarks SP, Miller Co.; Floyd Lawhon; R & E.
Oct. 17, 1903 - Latest fall record
(1); Monteer, Shannon Co.; W. Savage; R & E, Widmann 1907.
Note: Any significant observations since R & E will be added at a later time.