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The Spoonbill, Vol. 44, No. 11, November 1995 - Image 2. November 1995. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 23, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/224/show/215.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 44, No. 11, November 1995
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date November 1995
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Transcript Calendar Membership Meeting "Birds at Your Backyard Feeders" John L.Tveten Date: December 4,1995 Location: St. Philip's Methodist Church, 5501 Beechnut at Renwick Time: 7:00 p.m Pre-meeting learning Comer at 6:30 p.m. Don Richardson will conclude our series on identification of ducks and geese. A former research chemist, John Tveten works as a freelance naturalist, writer and photographer. He has led numerous tours for the Smithsonian Institution and other organizations. His weekly column, Nature Trails, appeared intbe_HoustonC!rronji(cle_fta__ twenty years. Tveten now shares the newspaper column byline and book writing with his wife, Gloria, a former mathematics teacher. Both John and Gloria are longtime members of the Ornithology Group. For the evening's discussion, John invites you to meet some of the bird species that visit Texas feeders, particularly the winter finches. John and Gloria Tveten have banded birds in their backyard for more than twenty years. During this time they have documented individuals that return year after year and others that have turned up in other states. Detailed weight studies show just how precarious birds' lives really are and add to our knowledge of their habits and lifestyles. Share a year in their lives through the Tveten's banding data and color slides. DECEMBER Saturday, December 2: "Youth" Field Trip to Galveston Island State Park. Meet at the park headquarters at 8:00 a.m. for a half-day exploration of the park's various birds and habitats. Call David Veselka, 692-1384, to confirm details. Parents or other adults are invited to accompany the group in the field. OG members are encouraged to bring a youth and introduce them to the joys of birding with a group of their peers. David Veselka, 692- 1384. Wednesday, December 6: ONC Photography Meeting. Bayou Manor, 4141 S. Braeswood, 7:00 p.m. Gerry Aitkin of the Houston Camera Club will present "An Underwater Overview." Using her excellent underwater pictures, Gerry will discuss special techniques and equipment for underwater photography. Irene Leslie, 669-9994. Wednesday, December 13: OG Weekday Field Trip to Brazoria NWR. 8:00 a.m. Refuge Headquarters. If the gate is closed, wait for Winnie Burkett! To reach the refuge, take Hwy. 288 south from Houston to Lake Jackson. Turn left on FM2004. Cross Hwy. 227 (old 288) and almost immediately turn right on County Road 223 (there is no road sign... it's the first right). After 2.5 miles, 223 ends at Hwy. 523. Turn right. Proceed 2-3 miles. Turn left on County Road 227. After another two miles, refuge entrance will be on your right. Tom Lewis, 497-2550. JANUARY Sunday, January 7: "Beginners" OG Field Trip to West Harris County. Meet at 7:30 a.m. in Bear Creek Park at the jogging trail parking lot (From Houston take I-10 west to Highway 6. Turn north onto Highway 6, then turn right or east on Clay Road. Continue past the golf course to the jogging trail parking lot.) Bring your lunch. Designed for beginners, this trip will go slow and easy. Leaders, Dave Bradford and P.D. Hulce, will help the beginning birder identify and find sparrows. We will also seek out ducks, geese and hawks. Bill Eley, 662,0034. Monday, January 8: OG Membership Meeting 7:00 p.m. Meeting place and program will be announced in the December issue of The Spoonbill. Dan Coleman, 961- 2602. Wednesday, January 10: OG Weekday Field Trip to Barker Reservoir. 9:00 a.m. Half-day trip with Winnie Burkett. Meet in parking lot near Diamond Shamrock gas station/ convenience store on the west side of Hwy. 6 at Briar Forest, south of I-10 west. Be prepared for wet and muddy walking. Over 10 species of sparrows are possible. Phyrrhuloxia, Bewick's Wren and Grasshopper Sparrow have been seen here. Tom Lewis, 497-2550. FEBRUARY . Saturday, February 10: OG Field Trip to Anahuac NWR. Discover the joys of the Anahuac refuge with leaders, David Veselka and Bill Eley. Details will be published later. Bill Eley, 662-0034. Page 2