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The Spoonbill, Vol. 8, No. 12, April 1960 - Image 1. April 1960. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 16, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/2339/show/2327.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 8, No. 12, April 1960
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. VIII, No. 12, April 1960
Contributor (Local)
  • Hoffman, Louise
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date April 1960
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 13
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/9845
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
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Transcript VOLUME VIII NO. 12 APRIL i960 !!fc^£3 M7S) ************************ •Adult birds, either alone or accompanied by • •birds of the year, migrate first. Later the* •adults decrease in number and the last waves* ♦may be composed entirely of young birds. In* ♦the fall the sexes appear to travel together* •but in the spring the males usually precede * •the females. Species which migrate exelueiv* •ly by night habitually feed near the shelter* ♦of trees, bushes or grass and are as a rule * ♦of a timid nature. Species which migrate by* ♦day habitually feed ia open, exposed situa- * ♦tions, and when alarmed seek safety in long * ♦flights rather than by concealment. * *********************** PUBLISHED BY THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB, HOUSTON, TEXAS FORTHCOMING ACTIVITIES April 24 April 26 May 10 May 15 HOUSTON AREA SPRING BIRD CENSUS: Area leaders will again assume command in their areas covered by the Christmas count. The indestructible Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Snyder have offered us their home as a meeting, eating, and cheating place. Please bring some respectable shoes to change into and food to contribute to the community dinner. The compiling committee asks that you have an accurately totaled list for your area to turn in then. Contact field trip chairman, Walter Barbare at Gy 4-2365 for information. Museum of Natural History presents their last film-lecture program of the spring season: Gene Wiancko on "Yugoslavia." Regular meeting of the Outdoor Nature Club at which Hr. present a program on "Sulphur." V. Benner Dowe will Outdoor Nature Club field trip led by Mr. and Hrs. the pines." Jesse Haver: "Following Hay 22 A repeat performance of the highly exciting ORNITHOLOGY GROUP FIELD TRIP of last year featuring nest, eggs and young of resident birds. There are no dull field trips, but this may well be the best ever especially for shutter bugs laterested in getting pictures of nesting activities. Waders are a help but not a necessity. Woods birds are plentiful in this Galena Park area. As before, Trevor Ben Feltner and Dudley Deaver will be the leaders of this carefully planned trip. Meet at the Sears parking lot on Wayside and Harrisburg at 7:15 a. a. and wake up later. ******** • **•••* ******************** ORNITHOLOGY GROUP REPORTS ORNITHOLOGY GROUP FIELD TRIP TO GEORGE WEST -MARCH 26 & 27- Reported by Rath Moorman Again, fog and a chilly temperature did not lessen the courage of 30 (?) birdwatchers who met at the Craven's ranch, near George West, Saturday morning and proceeded over roads to the Nueces River where luxuriant woods and quiet water yielded many species of birds also scattered patches of late sleeping bright flowers. When you could get blue-gray gnatcatehers out of binoc focus there were cheerful flocks of migrant warblers resplendent in