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The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 6, October 1957 - Image 7. October 1957. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 30, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/2246/show/2238.

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(October 1957). The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 6, October 1957 - Image 7. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/2246/show/2238

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 6, No. 6, October 1957
Contributor (Local)
  • Aiken, Carl H., III
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date October 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
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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
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 4 found: Cowbirds (thousands), Diokeissel (2), Pintails (5000/), Fulvous Tree Ducks (200), Marsh Hawk, Solitary Sandpiper, Blue-winged Teal (400), Pileolated Warbler, and 2 Yellow Warblers. September 21 - Noel Perley recorded his first Sparrow Hawk of the season north of Memorial Park, September 28 = Six Scissor-tails seen flying south over Meyerland Shoping Center. Also two Brown Thrashers were recorded in a resldental seetion of Bellaire, (Carl Aiken) The following were seen by the group on the Outdoor Nature Club trip to the Freeport area: Avocet (several), American Bittern, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Catbird, Bald Eagle (2), Blue Grosbeak, Marsh Hawk, Wood Ibis, Belted Kingfisher (5), Osprey, E. Wood Peewee, Eastern Phoebe, Roseate Spoonbill (several), Blaek-necked Stilt, Bank, Barn, Rough-wing, and Cliff Swallows, and Sandwich Terns. Two Immature Common Terns were seen near the jetties on Galveston Island. Also Indigo Bunting, Blue Grosbeaks (30), Wood Ibis (40), Western Kingbird (5), Ruby-thr. Hummingbird (3), Osprey, White Pelicans (500), Robin, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Brown Thrasher (6), Yellow Warbler, Yellow-throated Warbler (8). (Jerry Baker, Ruth Moorman, Norma Oates, Leota Stilwell, and Carrie Holcomb „ September 29 - Marsh Hawk observed by Carl Aiken and Klela Klaische on Roger's Road (W Harris County). Ruth Moorman, Josephine Wilkin, Carrie Holcomb, Leota Stilwell, and Norma Oates found the following at Sheldon and in the area of the San Jaeinto Battlegrounds: Brown Thrasher, Bluebird (10), Broad-winged Hawk (thousands), Swainson's Hawk, and an Eastern Kingbird, October 5 - A migration of about 150 hawks (probably Broad-wings) was recorded by Josephine Wilkin at her home, 402 Sue. John O'Neill and a friend found two American Oystercatchers, two Osprey, and three Peregrine Falcons at Sargent Beach. Oetober 6 = Klela Klaische and Carl Aiken noted 2 Baldpates, 4 Reddish Egrets, 1 Olive-sided Flycateher, 10 Seissor-talls, 2 Blue- gray Gnatcatohers, 8 Pied-billed Grebes, 1 Sparrow Hawk, 1 Western Kingbird, 15 Knots, and 1 Yellow Warbler at Galveston. Oetober 9 = A Yellow-shafted Flicker was recorded by Carl Aiken at 6410 Auden (SW Houston). ******** ******** * * * * Broad-winged Hawks - (Jerry Baker) On October 1, I came home about 4:30 and saw some of my neighbors gazing into the sky. I looked up and saw what looked like the whole world filled with Broad-winged Hawks. Thousands of them'. They were milling around in all directions. Some were so high that they were just tiny specks in the sky, while others flew so low that they just skimmed the tops of the trees in my yard. These low-flying hawks flew very rapidly, while the higher ones glided and circled. Occasionally a hawk would fold its wings and dive. I watched them until 5:30 p.m. During that time they all gradually worked north and seemed to go down. They probably settled for the night in the trees along Buffalo Bayou, Fall Birding In Western Harris County - (Vie Emanuel) On Sunday, September 29, Ronald Fowler and I decided to explore western Harris County for fall migrants. At about 7:30 a„m„ we started out Katy Highway, Just off the highway, near Addieks, Ronald spotted a hawk wheeling overhead whieh proved to be an Osprey. On Addicks-Satsuma we saw few birds and the only migrants on Clay Rd. were a few Nashville Warblers and Indigo Buntings. We decided to try our luck at Longenbaugh ranch but got qn the wrong road (House-Hall Road instead of Katy-Hockley)» However, our mishap proved to be our good fortune. A dark flycatcherlike bird flew up from the roadside and on Investigation, proved to be the bird of the day: a Say's Phoebe. Finally we found Longenbaugh and were granted permission to enter the