VOLUME XXII, NO. 10
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MINUTES, REGULAR MEETING, ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, FEBRUARY 7, 1974
The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Marilyn Crane,Chairman.
There being no corrections or additions to the Minutes of the December
Meeting, as published in the December Issue of THE SPOONBILL, the
reading of those Minutes was dispensed with.
The Treasurer's Report for the period December 1, 1973 to January 31,
1974 was accepted as read. Receipts were $147.23, disbursements were
$l49.55, and balance on hand was 1534,55. Included in the expend!- .
tures was an item of $61.32 for a year's supply of the paper on which
THE SPOONBILL is customarily printed and which is now in short supply.
On behalf of Margaret Jones, Sarah Gordon introduced three new members
who were present, as well as two visitors. Forty-two members were
present. Later, during the meeting, Mr. Bill Scheibe and his son paid
us a brief visit and were extended a welcome by Miss Crane when she
introduced them to the Group.
For those who missed the program presented at our December Meeting,
there will be another opportunity to see and hear it at the next meeting of the Photography Group when Marilyn Crane and Melba Drake will
again present their "Sights and Sounds of Colorado Through a Birder's
Eye and Ear."
Harry Brister expressed his appreciation to all those who assisted him
on the Christmas Count, particularly the group leaders, his wife, and
the editor of THE SPOONBILL.
Mr. Brister also gave us a rundown on the proposed trip to Arizona
May 31 through June 8, by train and rental car, with room reservations
to be made in Tucson, Santa Rita Lodge, and the Southwest Research
Station. In order to finalize the arrangements, cancellations or
additional participants should contact Harry within the next two weeks,
A rough-legged hawk may be seen off 8-mile road in Galveston, according to Dan Hardy; and two black-chinned and one Anna's hummingbird
are living it up at the feeders in Margaret Anderson's backyard.
The Ornithology Group's slide library catalogue has been completed.
Copies of the catalogue are now available for the use of group members. Frank Hsu acknowledged the donations several members made to
the collection and the help afforded him on the identification of the
birds. The Group expressed its appreciation with applause.
Noel Pettingell reported that Dow Chemical is going to pay for the
art work, if any, and the reproduction of the new checklist, a mockup
of which was available for the Group to look at. It was agreed that
OG would go along with whatever position Dow Chem took on charging