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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 33, No. 7, July 1984
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XXXIII, No. 7, July 1984
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  • Robison, B. C.
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date July 1984
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  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
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Transcript QIuaU"^ k]*A*4t JUNE, 1984 The Clearing House is a monthly record of bird sightings made on the Upper Texas Coast. Bow tc__read the CH: Species: Location—(how many)date,observers. Those common species which can be easily identified and are widely distributed in the UTC will also be listed, followed by the number of reports, with the lowest and highest number of individuals seen in parentheses, i.e. £1-40). Noteworthy sightings will be underlined, capitalized, or both, according to their status. All observations reported below must be accepted by the Checklist Committee (Ben Feltner, Jim Morgan and Noel Pettingell) before they are considered valid and included in the next checklist. Sightings lacking details, when required, will not be included in the Clearing House. Submitters who forget details should send their notes to a member of the Checklist Committee. Grebe, Pied-billed: Brazos Bend St. Park—(2)21,A Egret, Cattle: Brazoria Co.—(22)17,B Night-Heron, Yellow-crowned: 3 reports (1-15) Spoonbill, Roseate: Houston—(2)17,B Duck, Wood: Houston—(1)23,D; Beaumont—(1)25,A Vulture, Black: Brazoria Co.—(20)17,B Kite, Black-shouldered: W. Chambers Co.--(6)all month,E. Hawk, Red-shouldered: Houston—(1)23,D Hawk, Swainson's: Jefferson Co.—(2)28,A Gull, Laughing: Brazoria Co.—(8)17,B. Dove, Rock: Houston—(1-20)all month,C. Dove, Mourning: 3 reports (1-25) Turtle-Dove, Ringed: W. Chambers Co.—(l-4)all month,E. Cuckoo, Yellow-billed: 4 reports (1 each). Screech-Owl, Eastern: Houston--(1)12,C. Nighthawk, Common: Houston— £ 2-20)all month,C. Swift, Chimney: 4 reports (1-35) Hummingbird, Ruby-throated: Houston—(2)23,D. Woodpecker, Red-bellied: 4 reports (1-8) Woodpecker, Downy: 4 reports (1-6) Kingbird, Eastern: Houston—(2)27,C. Flycatcher, Scissor-tailed: Houston—(1-5)27,29,C. Flycatcher, Great Crested: Houston—(2)23,D. Swallow, Barn: Houston--(10)18,A. Martin, Purple: 3 reports (1-1000).(Peggy Milstead reminds us to watch the major roost at dusk at Meyerland Shopping Center...ed.). Jay, Blue: 4 reports (2-30). Crow, American: 4 reports (2-50) Chickadee, Carolina: 4 reports (1-10) Titmouse, Tufted: 3 reports (2-8) Wren, Carolina: 3 reports (1-10). Mockingbird, Northern: 4 reports (1-8). Thrasher, Brown: Houston Arboretum—(1)23,D (see notes, ed. ) Robin, American: Houston—(5)1,(1)20,C. Thrush, Wood: Houston, White Oak Bayou—(Dall month,A. Starling, European: 3 reports (5-50) Vireo, White-eyed: Houston—(8)23,D. Vireo, Red-eyed: 3 reports (1-6) Parula, Northern: Brazos Bend St. Park—(6)21,A. Warbler, Hooded: Houston—(1)23,A. Redstart, American; Brazos Bend St. Park—(1)21,A(see notes,ed.) Sparrow, House: 4 reports (2-100) Blackbird, Red-winged: Houston—(15)17,B. Grackle, Great-tailed: 3 reports (5-40). Grackle, Common: 3 reports (1-50). Cowbird, Brown-headed: 3 reports (1-30) Cowbird, Bronzed: Houston—(1)11,A; Galena Park— (1)18,Charles Browning,fide C. Tanager, Summer: 3 reports (1 each) Cardinal, Northern: 4 reports (1-50) Dickcissel: Ft. Bend Co.—(1)21,Houston—(3)28,A. CONTRIBUTORS - JUNE, 1984 A(Wes Cureton); B(Peggy Milstead); C(Randy Pinkston); D(Randy Pinkston, Frank & JoAnne Cleland, Melissa Sheppard); E(David Dauphin). CLEARING HOUSE NOTES - JUNE, 1984 Brown Thrasher: Observed one minute on exposed perch atop a yaupon on island in pond. Larger than mockingbird, entirely rust-colored above with two white wingbars. White below with heavy black spotting on breast; long tail; long decurved bill; typical, weak, "wrenlike" flight. 10x50 binocs, excellent light. - Randy Pinkston American Redstart: Black warbler with salmon patches in wings and tail. Spread wings and tail as it flitted around. - Wes Cureton NOTE: Ron Braun is your new Clearinghouse Edit beginning with the next Spoonbill. Send your reports Ron and wish him well. Thank you all for your repor these past several months. - - - - David Dauphin FROM PEREGRINE TOURS ... On November 30- December 4, Peregrine Tours will run a bus trip for the O.G. to all the birding hot spots of the Rio Grande Valley, via Rockport to ride the Whooping Crane boat. See the June Spoonbill for more details. This trip is being offered at a bargain price of $325, including everything except food. A number of registrations have been received, but if it is not filled soon with O.G. members, it will be opened to other Houston birders. Save your place by sending a $50 deposit to Peregrine Tours, P. 0. Box 3062, Houston TX 77253, or call us at 441-1220 and we will send you a complete itinerary. BIRDERS TRIVIA QUIZ Without any research or checkin field guides, see how well you do at answering the following questions: 1. Name the four species of birds whose common name begins with Cassin's. 2. Which of the following species has the longest migration time span in Spring on the U.T.C? Blackburnian, Blackpol or 31ack and White Warblers? 3. Arrange the following birds in order of their size from largest to smallest (This is either right or wrong.) Piping Plover, Black-bellied Plover, Mountain Plover, Semipalmated Plover, American Golden Plover, Snowy Plover, Wilson's Plover, Killdeer. 4. Name the five warblers whose common name is the same as a state. (A small trick here.) 5. Six species of birds have the specific name canadensis. How many can you rec 6. Only one state has an endemic bird. Name the state and the bird. 7. Texas has more birds than any other state. Can you name the second, third ranked states? 8. The following plural nouns are used to describe groups of certain species of birds: name the species described by the following: (eg. a gaggle of geese) A. Murmuration; B. Wisp; C. Exaltation; D. Parliament; E. Covey. 9. Name the most common bird in the worlc 10. An finally name the two birds that have occurred in the A.B.A. checklist area only on the U.T.C. ANSWERS OK PAGE' 6