Keyword
in
Collection
Date
to
The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 7, November 1957
Image 1
Citation
MLA
APA
Chicago/Turabian
The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 7, November 1957 - Image 1. November 1957. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 27, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/204/show/190.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

(November 1957). The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 7, November 1957 - Image 1. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/204/show/190

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 7, November 1957 - Image 1, November 1957, Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed June 27, 2019, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/204/show/190.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

URL
Embed Image
Compound Item Description
Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 7, November 1957
Contributor (Local)
  • Aiken, Carl H., III
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date November 1957
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 7
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/9842
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
Item Description
Title Image 1
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name uhlib_2007_023_b009_f007_011_001.jpg
Transcript Volume 6 No„ 7 November 1957 THE VESPER SPARROW =Edith M. Thomas Upon~a—pas?u"re "stone, Against the fading west, A small bird sings alone, Then dives and finds Its nest. * * * « * « * * The evening star has heard And flutters Into sight. 0, childhood's vesper bird * My heart calls back, "Good night." * FORTHCOMING ACTIVITIES November 28 - December 1 - Texas Ornithological Society four-day field trip to the Valley, Consult the T. 0. S. Newsletter for more Information. December 4 December 29 Wednesday - Bi-monthly meeting to be held at the Woman's Club, 407 Stratford. Refer to the article on page 3 for details of this most unusual-meeting. - Sunday = Houston Christmas Bird Count. All who wish to participate"~Tn~thTI~anr=d"iy search-for birds should begin making plans now. More details in the December "Spoonbill". ORNITHOLOGY GROUP__REP_0RTS Oetober 27 - 0, G. Field Trip to Western Harris County - (Mr, B. Gilman) What a contrast'. The September field trip in a downpour of rain, and the Oetober trip in beautiful, crisp sunshine, A group of enthusiastic birders to the number of thirty-one assembled at Cypress, and under the capable leadership of Mrs. Sally Longenbaugh, headed west from that point, stopping at frequent intervals to identify various speeies. A pienie luneh was thoroughly enjoyed on a clay bank along a ditch. The sun was warm, the food nourishing, and within a short time everyone was prepared to continue with the business of the day, Mrs. Longenbaugh left us at this point, and leadership of the group was taken over by Carrie Holeomb„ We continued on to an Interesting area In the Longenbaugh Ranch where there was much water, thousands of acres of prairie, and some woods. Although the outstanding sight in this area was the thousands of ducks in flight and on the various ponds, we were particularly happy to find a Long-billed Marsh Wren and an Olive-backed Thrush. Ducks observed Included Baldpate, Mallard, Pintail (in astronomical numbers), Ring-neeked, Shoveler, and Fulvous Tree, as well as both Blue and Green-winged Teal. A great many Anhingas were In view and the sparrows observed were Field, House, Lincoln's, Savannah, Vesper and White-throated. Other species included Redwing Blackbird, Caracara, Cardinal, Ghiokadee, Coot, Cowblrd, Crow, Mourning and Roek Doves, Common Egret, Yellow-shafted Flicker, Vermilion Flycatcher, Blue-gray Gnateateher, Boat-tailed Grackle, Pied-billed Grebe, Marsh, Red-tailed, and Sparrow Hawks, Great Blue Heron, Killdeer, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Eastern Meadowlark, Mockingbird, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Loggerhead Shrike, Starling, Brown Thrasher, Black and Turkey Vultures, Downey, Red-bellied, and Red-headed Woodpeckers, and one Soissor-tail Flycatcher. White-crowned Sparrows also made their appearance.