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The Spoonbill, Vol. 11, No. 20, December 1963 - Image 4. December 1963. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 1, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1104/show/1095.

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(December 1963). The Spoonbill, Vol. 11, No. 20, December 1963 - Image 4. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1104/show/1095

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 11, No. 20, December 1963
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XI, No. 20, December 1963
Contributor (Local)
  • Ellis, Pat
  • Ellis, Jim
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date December 1963
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2007-023, Box 9, Folder 21
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/9848
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/
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
File Name index.cpd
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Transcript STREETS WITH BIRD NAMES LOCATED WITHIN THE HOUSTON POSTAL DELIVERY AREA Compiled by Noel Pettingell, Member P.O. and O.G. of Houston, Texas Source; "Postal Zip Code Directory - Houston, Texas" - June 1963 The above directory lists a total of 49 streets named after birds representing 28 of the 75 North American bird families. Twenty-two of the 45 Houston postal zone districts contain one or more bird-named streets. Zone 17 (Park Place) leads all others with 13 such streets. Zone 35 (South Post Oak) is second with 6 and tied for third place with 4 each are Zones 33 (South Park), 36 (Sharpstown), and 48 (South Park.) Listed below are the 49 streets grouped by bird family (zone numbers in parentheses) : Family Number 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Street Name (SPECIES in caps; ♦ North American species.) Heron Road (17 and 33) Blue Heron (48) ♦Flamingo (17 and 33) Swan Court (58) Swan River (50) Teal (29) Eagle (2 and 4) ♦OSPREY Falcon (15) ♦MERLIN Drive (55) Quail (17) ♦BOBWHITE (36) West Pheasant (18) Peacock (33) Crane (26) Sandpiper (36) ♦Parakeet (34) Whippoorwill (24) Swift (25) Hummingbird (35) Kingfisher (35) Woodpecker (35) Lark Lane (25) W00DLARK (17) ♦SKYLARK (27) 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Swallow (17) Jay (28) ♦BLUE JAY (34) ♦ROOK (17) Chickadee (48) ♦Mockingbird Circle (36) ♦Mockingbird Lane (19) Robin (2 and 19) Red Robin (34) Thrush (17 and 33) NIGHTINGALE (17) Kinglet (35) Waxwing (35) ♦Starling (17) Redstart (35) ♦BOBOLINK (17) Meadowlark (17) Oriole (17) West Oriole (18) Tanager (36) Grosbeak (48) Finch (9 and 28) ♦BULLFINCH (17) Sparrow (51) Notess (a) Merlin is European name for Pigeon Hawk (both same species.) (b) All families/species names included above represent birds which are native residents of North America except for the foilowings Peacock - Occurs in India, Ceylon, Burma, Malaysia, and Java. Commonly kept in captivity in continental U.S. and successfully introduced in Hawaii. Parakeet - A common U.S. cage bird (native of Australia) which has been released in Florida and "must now be considered a successful introduced species" according to 1962 Christmas Bird Count Editor Allan D. Cruickshank (Aud.FieldNotes 4-63.) Skylark - Native resident of Eurasia and NW Africa, been introduced and established on Vancouver Island, Woodlark - Occurs in Eurasia and NW Africa. Has Canada. Rook - Native resident of Eurasia; has accidentally occurred on Greenland. Nightingale - Native of Eurasia and Africa. Bullfinch - Occurs in Eurasia, accidentally on islands off Alaska.