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The Spoonbill, Vol. 43, No. 10, October 1994 - Image 3. October 1994. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 11, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/115/show/107.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 43, No. 10, October 1994
Contributor (Local)
  • Mueller Boyce, Judith
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date October 1994
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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  • Text
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Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript Calend ar October Saturday, October 29: OG Field Trip/TPW Conservation Passport Tour to Peach Point WMA. Brent Ortego, an avid birder and TPW biologist will be leading this trip. To reach the Peach Point WMA fromHouston, take 288 south to Freeport and go north on 36 to Jones Creek. At the edge of Jones Creek, watch for the brown road sign for the Peach Point WMA and turn left onto a gravel road, go until you reach a sign for the check station, turn right, go through a gate and park at the check station. This area should produce a wide variety of birds and this will be an all day trip. Pack your lunch and bring drinks-no refreshments are available. Meet Brent at 7:00 A.M. at the check station. Each participant must have a Conservation Passport (not each vehicle). Reservations are required and the trip is limited to 25: (512)576-0022. November Monday, November 7: OG Membership Meeting. 7:00 p.m. Harris County Bayland Community Center located on the north side of Bissonnet just west of Hillcroft. Just in time for Christmas Counts and winter sparrows, Don Richardson will review sparrow identification in his presentation at this meeting. Karen Beekman will prepare you for a future pelagic trip in her discussion of pelagic birds at Learning Corner which begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, November 12: OG Youth Field Trip to Bear Creek Park. 8:00 a.m. For details of this trip, call David Veselka, 692-1384. Saturday and Sunday, November 12 and 13: OG Field Trip to the Rockport area. The objective of this trip is to see the wintering Whooping Cranes and the $28.00 ($23.00 if we have the 15 people needed to get the group rate) cost of the SKIMMER boat trip is refunded if the Whooping Cranes are not seen. This trip will be limited to 20. Call Capt. Ted's Whooping Crane tours at (512)729-9589 immediately to reserve your space on the boat. The boat trip lasts 3 hrs. and 15 mins. and we will be able to bird other Rockport area hotspots after the SKIMMER trip on Saturday and then have Sunday to bird our way back to Houston. Accommodations close to the Sand Dollar Pavilion where the SKIMMER is docked include: Sand Dollar Resort (512)729-2381, $40 for 1 or 2 persons; Best Western "Rebel" Motel (512)729-8351, $39 for 1 and $44 for 2 persons. This will not be a physically demanding trip and we should not have any rough water in Aransas Bay. Please tell Capt Ted that you are with the OG and also please call Dwight Peake (409)740-4621 if you are planning to go on this trip. December Saturday, December 3: OG Field Trip to the Barker Reservoir area. Meet at 8:00 a.m. for this half-day trip next to the Diamond Shamrock gas station/convenience store on the west side of Highway 6 at Briar Forest (parking lot for the reservoir is on the north side of the store). Ed LeBeau and Peggy Bailey will be the trip leaders. Despite additions of park facilities, the reservoir remains largely undeveloped and provides an excellent variety of habitats- grasslands, brush, woodlands, ponds—all within the western edge of and wetlands Houston. Over 10 species of sparrows are possible, as well as hawks, woodpeckers and a variety of songbirds. Common Ground Dove, Pyrrhuloxia, Bewick's Wren and Grasshopper Sparrow have been seen here. Be prepared for wet and muddy walking. For more information, contact Peggy Bailey at (713) 975-1378 or Ed LeBeau at (713) 436-9953. Monday, December 5: OG Membership Meeting. 7:00 p.m. John Tveten will talk about the making of his new birds of Texas book, In Pursuit of the Birds of Texas. Learning Corner begins at 6:30 p.m. Upcoming Field Trips: On January 7,1995 the OG will sponsor a field trip to west Harris County and on the next day, January 8, a slower-paced field trip to the same area for beginning birders. Details will be published at a later date. The Spoonbill, October 1994 Page 3