The breakwater for the marina at Long Branch is the same place Snow Buntings 
were seen back in winter 2011/2012.  I don't remember hearing about anyone 
seeing them in 2012/2013...nor was there any report of a Northern Shrike at 
Whetstone Creek CA (which there was in 2010/2011 and 2011/2012).  Now, 
there's a NOSH report at Whetstone and the SNBU have returned to Long Branch.

As for whether they will stick around, it's anyone's guess.  However, the last time 
the respective birds were in their respective "places", they were seen over the 
course of several weeks each.

All the best,
Boone Co., MO
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