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The Spoonbill, Vol. 9, No. 1, May 1960 - Image 3. May 1960. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 6, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1955/show/1941.

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(May 1960). The Spoonbill, Vol. 9, No. 1, May 1960 - Image 3. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/1955/show/1941

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 9, No. 1, May 1960
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. IX, No. 1, May 1960
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Emanuel, Victor L.
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date May 1960
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2007-023, Box 9, Folder 13
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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
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Transcript page 3 TOTAL PARTICIPANTS: 31 observers in 9 parties (we suffered from having too few observers} with more observers and parties H am confident we could have broken 200)'.. WEATtreR; temperature range - 69° to 75c} sky:- overcast all day; humidity:: 6 cm. - 95$, 6 p.m. - 79$; rain:: trace in several areas, light thunderstorm activity . The count day was humid and overcast. On the next day, a. severe thunderstorm hit the area in the late afternoon with heavy rain aad winds up to 30 mph. The wind shifted to the NW for a few hours that night. This activity was caused by a weak cool front which barely reached Houston and caused only a temporary wind shift from SE to NW. PARTY SUMMARY: 1 am including a.brief sketch of the areas so the party results can be interpreted in relation to the type of area covered. Party leader's name is underlined as are exclusive species (species seen by only one party). PARTY IA: Walter S. Barbaree and Paul Miller.Area: northeast part of the circle, an area with fairly good pine-sweet gum-palmetto association along Cedar Bayou, rest of area mostly open fields. Exclusive species: Wood Ducks (2), Coopers Hawk (1).. Other "good"birds :■ Brewers Blackbird (10); late date, Buff-breasted Sandpiper (60)! high count, Field Sparrow (1)) late date. PARTY IB: Mr. & Mrs. Henry S. Hoffman. Mr. Joe M. Heiser, Mrs. L. A. M. Barnette. Area: A section of the eastern half of the circle just south of area IA and north of Farm Boadi 565. Habitat similar to areailA. Exclusive species: Eastern Bluebird (2)), Brown Creeper (1) late date, Bairds Sandpiper (1),, Mountain Plover (7). Swainson's Warbler (1). Other "good"' birds:: Brewers Blackbird (ll); late date, Goldfinch (3) late date, Eared Grebe (l);, Prothonotary Warbler (6) good count. PARTY 2: Ella Wolfer. Helen Wolfer, Katrina Thompson, Mr. & Mrs. Kershner. Area:: the northwest section of the circle including Highlands reservoir and the town of Highlands. Mostly open country with some rice fields and some mixed pine oaks woods around Highlands. Exclusive speoies: Gadwall. Mallard. Other "good" birds:: Water Pipit (50). PARTY 3: Armand Yramategui. Mabel and Bob Deshayes. Areas the central section of the circle west of Cedar Bayou, mostly deciduous woods, some pine, part of Tabbs Bay and a good deal of urban area. Exclusive species: American Robin (2), Yellow-throated^ Vireo (1). Other "good" birds:: Field Sparrow (1) late date, Brewers Blackbird (II,Canvasback (1)), Cerulean Warbler (12) good count. PARTY 4&r Carl H. Aiken. Paul Corneil, Harry Ghlendorf. Area: east of Cedar Bayou and south of Farm Road 565, mostly, open fields with some rice fields, some huisache brush and oak woods and some pine woods. Exclusive species:: White-winged Dove. Long-billed Curlew. Yellow-shafted Flicker, Whimbrel. Other "good" birdss Blue-gray Cuatcatcher (7)), late date, Ruhy-erownedKinglet (4) late date, Am. Bittern (1), Swamp Sparrow (!}. PARTY 4B3: Arlie McKay. Victor Emanuel, Areas southeast section of the cirole including Dutton Lake, Swan Marin, and parts of Trinity bay, mostly open fields, marsh, deciduous woods (in patches) along the bay and brier thickets in ravines near the bay. Exclusive species: Double-crested Cormorant (2)1, Black-billed Cuckoo (1). Eroad-wftnged Hawk (1), Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1). Great Horned Owl (1). Other "good" birdss Blue-gray Gnateateher (1)! late date, Ruby-erowned Kinglet (ii) late date. PARTY 5:: Steve Williams. George G. Williams, Jim Ambrose. Area: on west edge of the circle including Lynchburg ferry marshes (north side), Burnett Bay, Scott Bay, Wooster, mostly marsh, urban area^and oak woods. Exclusive species: Am. Widgeon (2), Lark Sparrow (1), Rufous-sided Towhee. (2)> very late date. Other "good" birds:: Canvasback (1), S>ng SJarrow PARTY 6:: Mr. & Mrs.. Jerry B. Striekling. Mr. & Mrs. Frazier Morian, John O'Neill, Doug Stine. Area: section of the circle around San Jacinto battlegounds, mainly deciduous woods. with.ravines:and gullies, Peggy lake and upper San Jacinto Bay. Exclusive species: Caracara^ (2), Chuck-willsHWidow (1)}, Common Gallinule (2), Screech Owl (4), Stilt Sandpiper (1), SnU^-fory Vireo (2). Blackpool! Warbler (&.) Bewiekj's.w'ren (1) very late date, Other "good"'birds: Am. Bittern (2), Ruby-crowned Kinglet (1), Song Slflarrow (.2), Warbling Vireo (18) very high count. This party had 26 species of warblers and excellent counts on many of them.