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The Spoonbill, Vol. [40], No. 8, August 1991 - Image 1. August 1991. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 9, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1607/show/1599.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. [40], No. 8, August 1991
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 39, No. 8, August 1991; The Spoonbill, Vol. XXXIX, No. 8, August 1991
Contributor (Local)
  • Mueller Boyce, Judith
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date August 1991
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • 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 Club Houston, Texas Judith Mueller Boyce, Editor; Don Richardson, Technical Consultant § VOLUME XXXIX, Ho. 8 August, 1991 COMING EVENTS Wednesday. September 4: ONC PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP MEETING. 7:30 P.M. Bayou Manor Auditorium, 4141 S. Braeswood Blvd. Lynn and Hike Noel will present a elide program on the "Birds of Island Continents." Monday. September 9; ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING. 7:30 P.M. Harris County Bayland Community Center. OG member, Bert du Plessis, owner of Fish Eagle Safaris, will present a program on the birds of southern Africa. His program will compare the birds of Texas and southern Africa--species found in both areas and species pairs such as African/Black Skimmer and Bald/Fish Eagle. A birder for ten years, Bert served in the diplomatic field and in public relations and advertising before starting Fish Eagle Safaris, a travel service specializing in birding trips to southern Africa. Born in South Africa, Bert currently lives in Houston with his wifs and two sons. Learning Corner begins at 7:00 P.M. Thursday-Sunday. September 12-15: THIRD ANNUAL HUMMER/BIRD CELEBRATION. If you missed the last two Hummer/Bird Celebrations held in Rockport/Fulton, you should make a special effort to attend this year. Activities begin Thursday, September 12 with Jesse Grantham speaking at 7:30 P.M. and concludes Sunday, September 15. The four-day extravaganza set during the fall migration of thousands of hummingbirds, includes workshops, programs, field trips, boat trips, booths and certainly, plenty of hummingbirds. Saturday. September 21: 1991 SIXTH ANNUAL TEXA8 COASTAL CLEANUP AND OG FIELD TRIP to Bolivar Flats and High Island. Meet at Bolivar Flats at 7:30 A.M. for some pre-cleanup birding with our leader for the day. Bob Behrstock. We will clean our cherished "Flats" from 9:00 A.M. until Noon. Gloves, sunscreen and water are highly recommended! Here is your opportunity to improve the bird's environment at Bolivar Flats and the chance to show others you a concerned birder. Please join us for this important event. After the cleanup ws will bird High Island for migrants. Monday. October 7: ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING. 7:30 P.M. Harris County Bayland Community Center. Gene Blacklock will present "Dynamic Mysteries of Migration." A self-taught naturalist, Gene is one of the founders of the Colonial Waterbird Society of Texas and former museum curator for the Welder Uildlife Refuge. His program will focus on the "hows" and "whys" of migration as we now understand it. Saturday. October 19: 06 FIELD TRIP TO ANAHUAC NWR, HIGH ISLAND AND CANDY ABSHIER UILDLIFE MAHAGEMENT AREA (aka Smith Point). At Anahuac we will view waterfowl and if we're lucky. Wood Storks. We'll look for migrating passerines at High Island and raptors at Smith Point, which opened to the public September 1, 1991. Assisting at Smith Point will be nearby resident, Joe Whitehead. This is a trip not to be missed. Meet our leader, Don Richardson, st White Memorial Park at 7:30 A.N. To reach the park take 1-10 East to the Hankamer exit. State Highway 61. Go south to the entrance of the park on your right just south of 1-10. Bring food and insect repellent for this full day of birding. Questions? Call David Bradford, 855-2615. NEWS BRIEFS AHD YARD REPORTS THE 1991 UPPER TEXAS COAST HAWK COUNT Hill be held at the Candy Abshier Wildlife Management Area (Smith Point) daily from September 20 through October 10. This time period represents peak fall raptor migration along the UTC, and Smith Point Is a great place to view the birds ss they head south. Our efforts will aid the Hawk Migration Association of North America as It tracks the flow of raptors from Louisiana to the Texas Coastal Bend. Volunteers are needed for both weekdays and weekends. For further information, contact Frank Peace (870-8238) or Gail Luckner (328-6236). THE 1991 TEXAS COASTAL BEND HAWKWATCH will be held at Hazel Bazemore County Park tn Corpus Christi st peak Migration times of September 19-22 and September 28-29. Officials hops to man the hawkwatch from September 15 through October 15. Volunteers may contact John Economidy at (515) 521-7843. CHRISTMAS IN MEXICO! Sam House, who is very familiar with Christmas Count areas in Mexico, has agreed to lead a group of 0G members on a birding expedition into Mexico between Christmas and New Year's. We will be involved with some Christmas Counts and will spend the rest of the time searching for Mexican species with Sam. If you are interested in participating, please contact David Bradford at 855-2615 as soon as possible so that the necessary arrangements can be made. Space is limited.