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The Spoonbill, Vol. 41, No. 5, May 1992 - Image 1. May 1992. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 26, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1470/show/1462.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 41, No. 5, May 1992
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XLI, No. 5, May 1992
Contributor (Local)
  • Mueller Boyce, Judith
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date May 1992
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  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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Transcript The Spoonbill Published by the Ornithology Group, Outdoor Nature Clia. Houston, Texas Judith Mueller Boyce, Editor; Don Richardson, Technical Consultant VOLUME XLI, No. 5 May, 1992 COMING EVENTS Saturday. June 6: OG FIELD TRIP/PICNIC AT BRAZOS BEND STATE PARK. Meet the oldtimers as well as newcomers at our 3rd Annual OG End-of-the-Year Pot Luck Picric. Meet at the park headquarters at 7:30 A.M. for a half day of enjoying some of our local nesting birds. At noon we will put down our binoculars and pick up forks and knives for lunch. Bring your favorite, easy to make and serve dish to share with fellow OGers. Be prepared for a great time, hot weather and mosquitoes. To reach Brazos Bend State Park, follow US 59 south past the Brazos River, then follow the signs. For those without a Texas Conservation pass the entrance fee is $5.00 per vehicle. Call David with questions at 855-2615. Saturday. June 13: TEXAS BREEDING BIRD ATLAS BLOCKBUSTING EXPEDITION. Area and leader yet to be determined. Call Jerry Caraviotis for details at 668-2344. Monday and Tuesday. June 15 and 16: TEXAS BREEDING BIRD ATLAS BLOCKBUSTING EXPEDITION. Leader: P. D. Hulce. Area: The Femessey Ranch between Welder NUR and Corpus Christi along the Mission River in Refugio County. Femessey is a private ranch which is open on a limited basis to "eco- tourism" activities such as birdwatching. There may be a small fee to enter. Call P.D. for details at 863-1142. Saturday. June 20: TEXAS BREEDING BIRD ATLAS BLOCKBUSTING EXPEDITION. Leader: Bob Honig. Area: Goliad, Texas. For more information call Bob at 665-6963. Saturday. June 27: TEXAS BREEDING BIRD ATLAS BLOCKBUSTING EXPEDITION. Leaders: Peter Gottschling and Lyme Aldrich. Area: Crockett, Texas. For details call Peter and Lynne at 996-1109. Monday. August 3: ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING. 7:30 P.M. Harris County Bayland Community Center (north side of Bissomet just west of Hillcroft. Program will be announced in the July issue of The Spoonbill. Thursday-Sunday. September 17-20: ROCKPORT'S HUMMER/BIRD CELEBRATION. Speakers this year include our own David Bradford, David Dauphin and Ted Eubanks, Jr. as well as Kerm Kaufman and Pete Dunne among others. For a brochure, call Rockport/Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce 1-800-242-0071. Sunday. October 4: 06 PELAGIC TRIP OUT OF PORT ARANSAS on the Scat-Cat. Leave Port Aransas at 5:30 A.M. and return about 6:30 P.M. The trip, led by Mike Austin, is for birders only and still costs just $40.00 per person. To reserve a spot on the trip mail a $40.00 check, made payable to Scat-Cat Inc., to David Bradford, 18046 Green Hazel Drive, Houston, TX 77084. This is refundable in full until August 20, 1992. After this date no refunds will be made. The boat holds 90 passengers and the last two OG pelagic trips had long waiting lists. Mail your full payment to David as soon as possible. No ice chests are allowed on board. Soda and sandwiches will be sold on board. We have group rates at the Seaside Inn in Port Aransas, only minutes from the boat. Singles are $35.00 per night. To reserve a room call 512-749-4105 ASAP and mention you are on the 06 pelagic trip. Direct any questions to David Bradford at 713-855-2615. NEWS BRIEFS THE PURPLE MARTIN HOUSE DONATED BY THE 06 FOR THE HERMANN PARK ROSE GARDEN has been purchased by Bill Goloby. Kudos are due for Norma Barnes for finding an excellent price at Kelly's Hardware in Bellaire. The new house is an aluminum 24-apartment TRIO brand, simi tar to but larger than the Purple Martin houses in Russ Pittman Park and Boy Scout Uoods. Installation will be made in late February of 1993 by the sundial in front of the Garden Center and will belong to the City of Houston. Many thanks to Bill Goloby and Norma Barnes. Frank Peace MINUTES OF HAY 4, 1992 06 MEETING: Don Richardson shared his knowledge of bird-songs of Jones Forest during his final Learning Corner presentation. Don's sessions have been very well attended and appreciated. Gail Luckner, Program Chairperson, opened the meeting in Chairman Bob Honig's absence. Gail amouned the following positions are still open: Field Trip, Aluminum, Learning Corner and UTC Birding Map update coordinator. Ed Lebeau, Treasurer, reported membership below expectations causing a shortfall of $800.00. The deficit will be covered by the OG account. Attendance was light, prompting a suggestion that meeting on Monday should be reconsidered. Gail requested notable bird sightings. Mentioned were Bobolinks, Ash-throated Flycatcher and Peregrine Falcon. Gail introduced the evening's speaker, P.D. Hulce. P.D. joined the Seattle Audubon Society on a tour of Russia's Far East. His slide presenation consisted of beautiful birds and landscapes. Especially interesting: Lake Baykal, the deepest lake in the world, 400 miles long, with 336 rivers flowing in and one flowing out. Colorful buntings, thrashers, a Northern Hobby, White-throated Needle-tailed Swifts were just some of the 199 species the