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The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 12, April 1958 - Image 5. April 1958. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 19, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1025/show/1015.

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(April 1958). The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 12, April 1958 - Image 5. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1025/show/1015

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 12, April 1958
Contributor (Local)
  • Hoffman, Louise
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date April 1958
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2007-023, Box 9, Folder 9
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Original Collection Outdoor Nature Club Records
Digital Collection Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections/
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Transcript Page 3 March 15 - John O'Neill, Ralph Peterson, and Granger Hunt recorded three Burrowing Owls on Galveston Island. All birds were found near their burrows. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Strickling noted Fulvous Tree Dueks between Anahuac and Winnie, Texas. March 18 - John O'Neill noted 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoos In his yard at 10723 Belnhorn Road. He also reports that Black-and-White and Parula Warblers are fairly common in his neighborhood. March 20 - John O'Neill observed 12 Cedar Waxwings, 3 Purple Finch, and 3 Parula Warblers at his home. March 21-2 Yellow-throated Warblers noted by John O'Neill at 10723 Belnhorn Road. March 22 - Scissor-tailed Flycatcher found at College Station, Texas, by Josiephine Wilkin. 9 Golden Plover seen on Post Oak Road by John O'Neill, Larry Semander, Armand Yramategui, and Carl Aiken found a Bachman's Sparrow at the Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary. March 23 - Armand Yramategui noted a Scissor-tailed Flycatcher near Texas City. The following were found in Galveston by Ruth Moorman, Leota Stilwell, and Norma Oates. 6 Scissor-tailed Flycatchersj 4 CATTLE EGRETS were in a pasture near 9-Mile Road, one with the top of his head very brownish; 2 Whlmbrelsj hundreds of Golden ploverj 1 Upland Plover} 6 Common Snipe; 1 Wilson's Warbler in Kempner Park; 3 Solitary Sandpipers} and 10 Belted Kingfishers, March 24 - 40/ Blue-gray Gnatcatehers seen at the home of John O'Neill, 10723 Belnhorn Road, March 25 - Ronald Fowler noted 3 Chimney Swifts at the Spring Branch High School, March 29 - John O'Neill recorded 3 Barn Owls, 1 Barred Owl, 1 Blue-winged Warbler, 30/ Parula Warblers, 5 Black-and-White Warblers, and 2 Black-throated Green Warblers, Eastern Kingbird found dead on a road near Pearland, Texas. March 30 - The following were noted by John O'Neills 13 Broad-winged Hawks, 1 Cerulean Warbler, I Blaek-throated Green Warbler, 3 Golden Plover, and 1 Chimney Swift. Hardin Craig, Jr. found two Franklin's Gulls at Longenbaugh raneh, (W Harris County) Mr. Craig also noted a Whip- poor-wili and a migration of about 25 Broad-winged Hawks at 314 Lindenwood, Houston. April 2 - 75/ Chimney Swifts and 1 Chuck-will's-widow seen by John O'Neill in the Memorial Drive area. April 6 - The following were seen at Kemah and Galveston by Larry Semander and Carl Aikens Hooded Warbler (3),'Chimney Swift (numerous), Marsh Hawk (1),.Myrtle Warbler (5),.Blue-winged Teal (58), -* Blaek-necked Stilt (11), ^American Bittern (2) ,^Song Sparrow, v Roseate Spoonbill, -/Black Duek, 'Shoveler, /Baldpate (8), ^Gadwall (2), Mottled Duck (2),-'Black-crowned Night Heron. -White Ibis (10), White-faced Ibis (12),'Golden Plover (2), Common Gallinule (6),'Pectoral Sandpiper (3)j^Rough-winged Swallow, 'Upland Plover (3),^Lark Sparrow, --Worm-eating Warbler,-Sora Rail,'Black-and-White Warbler (3),"'Brown Thrasher, and Parula Warbler. April 7 - Swainson's Hawk noted near Angleton. (Carl Aiken) Vic Emanuel recorded 2 Blue-winged Warblers, 6 Cedar Waxwings, and 8 White-crowned Sparrows on West Blvd., Houston. ********************** Colony of Inca Doyes in Spring Branch - (Norma Oates) On February 15, 1958, at the invitation of Mr. Conrad Deats, Leota Stilwell and I visited Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Standish who have a lovely home on a large, shady tract of land on Fries Road. The grounds contain beautiful shrubs, a large variety of trees, and many flowering plants. Mrs. Standish specializes in African Violets and Begonias. She has a greenhouse where the various species of violets and other plants thrive under her care. While we sat on the patio, six or eight Inca Doves flew into the trees above us and in a few minutes they were feeding on the grain our host had