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The Spoonbill, Vol. 27, No. 9, January 1979 - Image 2. January 1979. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1502/show/1485.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 27, No. 9, January 1979
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XXVII, No. 9, January 1979
Contributor (Local)
  • Jones, Margaret
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date January 1979
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 11, Folder 4
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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 2 NEWS OF AN ILL FRIEND We have just learned that Wesley Brannon, our genial host of Smith's Woods, suffered a severe Illness with attendant serious operation last November. Kathleen Brannon reported January 6 that Wes Is doing better, is In a nursing home, but she has hopes of bringing him home sometime in the future. I know all readers of the SPOONBILL who have ever birded Smith's Woods and . njoyed converstlons with the Brannons join in wishing Wesley a complete recovery. A friendly card to Wes should be addressed to him at Box 1013, High Island, Texas 77623 A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION from Tony Gallucci Tony, our dynamic young speaker at the January meeting, needs our help. He says: "I am compiling a review of recent records and observations of albinistic (total and partial) and melanlstlc birds In Texas. I would appreciate information concerning any birds with plumage color abnormalities. The paper will be published." Send any information you can contribute to: Tony Gallucci, P.O. Box SR-6381, Alpine, Texas 79830. REGARDING THOSE DUES Your dues or subscriptions were due January I. If, during the Christmas rush, you failed to attend to this, please take a moment to do so right now. we can mall the SPOONBILL under the bulk rate of 2.7 tents per copy only when 200 or more are mailed at the same time. When payment Is late, and the member's name has been removed from the mailing list, any desired missed copies cost 20 cents to mall. (It also costs 20 cents when a change of address Is not sent in, and the Post Office has to return a copy to us). So please, when you know you are going to renew, save the 0G money and send your payment in promptly. ORNITHOLOGY GROUP REGULAR MEETING, Minutes, December 7, 1978 Chairman Ted Eubanks called the December 7 meeting of the Ornithology Group to order at 7:30 p.m. Mailing Chairman Maxine Davis reported that the group Is now mailing over 400 SPOONBILLS a month. Maxine also asked members to report any address changes as soon as possible so the group can avoid the expense of remalllng. Resource Chairman Avis Brister displayed the new library bookcart to the group. This cart was purchased with funds from +he Exxon grant. The library will be housed at Bayou Manor, and will beava'Ilable to the membership at each meeting. To check out a book. Avis says: write your name on the card in the pouch on the back cover of the book; next write the name of the following month under the column titled "Date Due". Members should clearly understand that they are liable for the books while In their possession. Avis also reported that the Junior Education Committee of the ONC will sponsor a contest for junior members and children of ONC members. The object will be to produce a nature project of any sort that will Interest the child. The contest ends May I. David Dauphin made a motion that the OG provide as a second prize In the contest a copy of Peterson's Field Stride to the Birds of Texas. The motion carried. Treasurer Mary Gillette reported that as of the first of November the OG had a balance on hand of $2359.94. With income of $248, and $84 In expenses, the 0G as of the first of December had a balance on hand of $2524.32. Mary also noted that after the purchase of the tapes of Peterson's birdsong records, and the acquisition of the bookcart, the 0G has around $350 left of the Exxon grant. Rare Bird Alert Chairman David Dauphin reported that a Bahama Pintail, described by Dauphin as a "zoo-bird looking duck", had been observed at the Laguna Atascosa NWR. Directions to the exact location of the bird can be'obtained from refuge personnel. Field Trip Chairman Jim Morgan reported that the Connecticut Warbler seen on the September 16 0G trip to High Island has apparently been accepted by the TOS Records Committee as the first documented record of the bird for Texas. He also reported that the 0G would go to the Cinco Ranch on December 9. Publicity Chairman Gladys Galbreath asked that members hearing or seeing notices of upcoming 0G meetings In the media report them to her. Chairman Eubanks noted that January 27 & 28 will be a birding weekend at the Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary, and he urged members to attend. The various Christmas Count compilers reported on +helr respective counts, including Paul Nimmons on Houston (12/16), Ted Eubanks on Freeport (12/17), and David Dauphin on Galveston (12/23). Registrar Wes Cure+on repor+ed +ha+ over 100 members were in a+tendance. Program Chairman Bob Moul+on announced +he upcoming January program, which will be Tony Gallucci speaking on McK!++r!ck Canyon. Chairman Eubanks repor+ed +ha+ Ben Fel+ner is presently working on the final armpatch design, and 1+ should be in produc+lcn soon. The Chairman also reminded members that as of January I, dues are due! Jim Morgan, head of the Nominating Committee, presented the Committee's recommendations for the 1978-79 OG officers. The following slate was proposed: Chairman—Ted Eubanks; Vice-Chairman—Wesley Cureton; Secretary—Janet Eubanks; Treasurer—Mary Gillette. A motion was made that the slate be accepted as proposed,