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The Spoonbill, Vol. 3, No. 8, December 1954 - Image 5. December 1954. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 23, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1938/show/1932.

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(December 1954). The Spoonbill, Vol. 3, No. 8, December 1954 - Image 5. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1938/show/1932

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 3, No. 8, December 1954
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. III, No. 8, December 1954
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Pettingell, Noel
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date December 1954
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 9, Folder 3
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/9839
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 3 1 Cot, 9 (1)- Latest previous: Oct. 7. V/ Prairie Warbler - Cot. <:: , * Waterthrush (sp.?) - Cot- 3 (2) 1 Hcoaod Warbler - Oct. 8~9~1G-11 - Latest previous! Oct. 7. 1/ Canada Warbler - Oct, 8 and 24. t- Orchard Oriole - Oct. 23 - Latest previous! Sept. 26, v Baltimore Oriole - Oct, 8 and 10 - Latest previou Scarlet Tanager - Oct, 8. c/H^eST 1/Purple Finch (2)- Oct. 31 -'-fcateTrb previous: Oct. 13# s/ E. Towhee - Oct, 30. White-crowned Sparrow - Oct. 15* Oct, 9. Report from I Jr. Jule R. Schmidt, Houston and La Porte, Texas 1 ii ■■■■ i 1 r 1 ■ mi. ■ r 1 1 «■ 1 1 ■ 1 1 1 . 1 1 am p 1 ■■ 1 m mi inr. i i ■■ i ■ r i • i t - *■ - -r — «■■«»- ■» »■■»— -■ ■■■ ■ ■ - - — mm ■ ■ ■ w^« Oct. 11 - Pigeon Hawks (2) Houston. Oct.26 & 27 - White Pelicans (1500 plus) La Porte. Oct. 27 - Bay-breasted Warblers (8-10) La Porte. \ Miscellaneous Reports Oct. 30 - E. Towhee (2 pair) seen by Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Haver near Edna. Nov. 2 - Niphthawks (small flock) seen migrating through Houston(NP). Nov. 7 - See Ornithology Group Reports> Field Trip - Nov. 7» Nov. 13 - Eared Grebe seen at lake 4.4 miles NW of Areola (IE Ft# —y hi im I 11. ■ 11 ■ ■ , Bend Co.) by Norma Oates and Leota Stilwell. Nov. 21 - White-tailed Hawks (2) and Vermilion Flycatchers (2) seen in vicinity of above lake by Leota Stilwell and Josiephine Wilkin. to to to to OFF THE PRESS SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, November 15, 1954 A colorful section on ducks, although intended for the sportsman, is of interest to the ornithologist in that it portrays the four major duck flywavs of the U.S. as well as a dozen of the more common species (by the "20th-century Audubon," Athos Monabonl)• Also in the above issue, on page 74, you will find the "Wandering Woodpecker11 a short story of a tougjh Lewis!s Woodpecker (strictly western) who dared to break the rules. Instead of flying to northwestern Mexico for the winter like all good Lewis!s Woodpeckers he flew to Ossining, N.Y. To confirm Its identification, the Audubon Society dispatched a task force of experts who consider this bird to be the rarest of the rare to be found in the east. \ TEMPO - QUICK, October 25, 1954 - "TV vs. Radar" "Video transmission from atop N;Y.fs Empire State Building has local birds and bats acting queerly. Four bats and 123 birds died last week as a result of crash-diving into the building. Bird incidents have become common since the tall structure began TV-Transmitting, but it is the first time that bats, with natural radar, have been affected." to to to to JUST FOR LAUGHS HOUSTON PRESS - November 5, 1954 "A Swan and a Goose mated and their offspring was named a ...Happened in York, England." (Andy Anderson) Swoose TEMPO - November 1, 1954 - "Bird Watcher of the Week" "N. J. Garrison, eighty-one-year-old nature lover^of Pasadena, Calif., complained that he went to a school auditorium to see bird films, but due to a mixup of reels Parisian dancing^girls were shown. Hurried apologies from school authorities followed it "Iterdon Us" If you noticed our slip nae showing in the November issue of the lONBILL under the heeding of "Names Make the New". The naiae d-Pinch should read p^ldfish--^BaJD8i8 more sense this nay, doesn't /