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The Spoonbill, Vol, 6, No. 9, January 1958 - Image 17. January 1958. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 21, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/18/show/16.

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(January 1958). The Spoonbill, Vol, 6, No. 9, January 1958 - Image 17. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/18/show/16

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol, 6, No. 9, January 1958
Contributor (Local)
  • Aiken, Carl H., III
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date January 1958
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2007-023, Box 9, Folder 9
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/9843
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/
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
File Name index.cpd
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Transcript Page 9 the 28th (last); Barn Swallow, 4 on the 30th; Brown Creeper, 1 on the 18th; House Wren, peak of 6 on the 29th; Winter Wren, 1 on the 29th; Long-billed Marsh Wren, 3 on the 16th; Short-billed Marsh Wren, 1 on the 9th; Robin, 3 on the 17th and 15/ on the 28th; Hermit Thrush, peak of 7 on the 9th; Golden-crowned Kinglet, about 5 on the 18th; Sprague's Pipit, 17 on the 18th; Cedar Waxwing, 12 on the 28th and 23/ on the 29th; Solitary Vireo, 1 on the 29th; Orange-crowned Warbler, peak of four on the 26th;_Myrtle Warbler, peak of 20/ on the 28th; Pine Warbler, 50/ on the 28th; Palm Warbler, 1 on the 28th; Ovenbird, 1 on the 28th; Yellowthroat, 2 on the 16, 4 on the 28th, and 3 on the 29th; Rusty Blackbird, 1 on the 28th; Brewer's Blackbird, first 150 on the 22nd; Common Grackle, 3 on the 12th; BLACK-HEADED GROSBEAK, 1 on the 19th (first fall bird); Common Goldfinch, a possible record for Nov. 9, first sure record was on the 18th; Rufous-sided Towhee, 1 on the 9th and 28th, and 4 on the 29th; Henslow's Sparrow, 1 on the 9th and 2 on the 13th; Seaside Sparrow, peak of 8 on the 18th; Lark Sparrow, 1 on the 29th; Vesper Sparrow, 1 on the 9th and 7 on the 29th; Slate-colored Junco, 2 on the 11th; Field Sparrow, seen from the 9th; Song Sparrow, seen from the 9th; Whit crowned Sparrow, 3 on the 9th, 8 on the 17th, 1 and 2 on the 29th. Mr. McKay reports that his brother, Damon, on Dec, 4, and killed an Immature male Cinnamon Teal. He saw less ducks and geese than at any other time in Nov., but heard more Canada Geese which had been scarce. Up to a few years ago there had been thousands of Canada Geese in that area, there being a large ranch closed to hunters. Brown and Root Construction Company leased It, and in three years reduced them to a remnant. They used airplanes to drive them (just like hoarding sheep) over the hunters. As permitted by state law they hired state game wardens to protect them; so there was no bag limit. A law requiring a hunting club to hire game wardens is stuffed from the standpoint of conservation. Airplanes were not all. They also used air propeller speed boats to shoot (or rather slaught er) wat erfowl. on the 20th, 2 on the 26th, was hunting south of Aaahuac OFFICERS OF THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP CHAIRMAN - Mr. C, B, Gilman, 10110 Telephone Rd,, Houston, Texas SECRETARY-TREASURER - Mrs, C. R. Mattei, 3523 Tangley, Houston 5, Texas FIELD TRIP CHAIRMAN = Miss Ruth Moorman, Sam Houston Hotel, Houston, Tex. EDITOR OF SPOONBILL = Mr. Carl Aiken III, 3767 Georgetown, Houston 5, Tex.