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The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 12, April 1958 - Image 7. April 1958. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 14, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1025/show/1017.

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(April 1958). The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 12, April 1958 - Image 7. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1025/show/1017

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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
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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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
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Transcript Page 4 scattered on the grass a few feet away, Mr. Standlsh said he first noticed the doves at his feeding trays over a year ago, and last spring they nested on his property although he is not sure any of the young survived. The doves have established a regular habit of gathering around the patio every afternoon to enjoy the food placed there by Mr. Standlsh. ***»***#*****« ***** Notes on Birds Seen Near George West, Texas, March 29 & 30 - (Carl Aiken) Common Bluebird - Several seen near Victoria and Beeville. Bobwhite - Noted several times near George West. About twenty miles west of George West the Bobwhite are mostly replaced by Scaled Quail. Caracara = Only one or two recorded for the two day period. Ground Dove - Several were recorded west of George West on the morning of March 30. Nearly all individuals of this speoies were in pairs and had probably already started nesting. Inca Dove - One noted in George West, Mourning Dove - Several large flocks were found feeding in fields. There was no evidence that they had started nesting or had even chosen a mate. Gadwall - Two birds recorded on March 30, Lesser Scaup - One or two individuals were found on March 30, near Tilden. Yellow-shafted Flicker - Two birds recorded on the trip, one not far from Houston, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - A total of 27 individuals was seen on the trip. Vermilion Flycatcher - Two birds (male and female) were noted near the home of Mr. Corone, west of George West. Blue-gray Gnateateher - Seen commonly in all localities. American Goldfinch - Several were recorded over the two days we spent at George West, Cooper's Hawk = Three different birds were seen; two of them seemed to be migrating with Swainson's Hawks. The other was found while attempting to catch a small bird. Harris' Hawk - Very common in the brush country and displayed their usual tameness and curiosity. Red-tailed Hawk - Two birds seen on the trip. Sparrow Hawk - A total of five Individuals was seen on the trip. Swainson's Hawk - Very common in the vicinity of George West, A few birds were always circling in the sky and large migration flocks could often be seen. Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Several birds recorded on the trip. Western Meadowlark - A few near George West, Great Horned Owl - Two nests of this speeies were found in the brush country near George West. The young birds were nearly ready to leave the nest In both instances and were photographed by several parties. The owls were probably using abandoned Harris' Hawk nests. Say's Phoebe - One individual recorded on March 30, west of George West. Pyrrhuloxia - Fairly common in the brush country. Roadrunner - Several were noted over the two day period. Clay-colored Sparrow - Approximately a dozen individuals of this species were found near George West. Lark Sparrow - Common along roadsides and open fields In the George West and Tilden areas, White-crowned Sparrow - A small flock was recorded near the CorOne raneh. White-throated Sparrow - Several were found along the Frio River, near Tilden. Sage Thrasher - Three or four were recorded between George West and Tilden, on March 30. Hermit Thrush - One was seen on the Frio River. White-eyed Vireo - Three or four were found in the thick brush near George West. Audubon's Warbler - One was found on March 30, at George West. Black-and-White Warbler - Two were recorded on the trip: one near George West, the other near Tilden. Black-throated Green Warbler - Three individuals were found along the Frio River, near Tilden. Myrtle Warbler - Seen commonly over the two day period. Nashville Warbler = Two were recorded near Tilden.