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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 41, No. 2, February 1992
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XLI, No. 2, February 1992
Contributor (Local)
  • Mueller Boyce, Judith
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date February 1992
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  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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  • Text
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Transcript 3 The Spoonbill Published by the Ornithology Group, Outdoor Nature Club Houston, Texas Judith Mueller Boyce, Editor; Don Richardson, Technical Consultant VOLUME XLI, No. 2 February, 1992 COMING EVENTS Monday. March 2: Ornithology Group Meeting. 7:30 P.M. Harris County Bayland Community Center (north side of Bissonnet just west of Hillcroft). Dr. Keith Arnold, director of the Texas Breeding Bird Atlas Project, will present an update on results of 1991 project and will review which birds are thriving in Texas and which are declining. He may have a few surprises in store for us. Dr. Arnold is Professor of Ornithology in the Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Department at Texas A&M University and Curator of Birds of the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection. In addition to his involvement with the breeding bird atlas project. Dr. Arnold participates in other activities of the Texas Ornithological Society, of which he is a past president and currently serves as treasurer. As academic advisor to the Texa Bird Records Committee, he participates in decisions affecting the official status of rare birds in Texas. Don Richardson will conclude his two-part series on gulls and terns at Learning Corner at 7:00 P.N. Saturday. March 14: OG Field Trip to Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR to view prairie chickens booming on their leks. Join our leader, Winnie Burkett, as she looks for lingering ducks, raptors and sparrows as well as prairie chickens. Winnie compiles the Attwater Christmas Bird Count and is involved in bird censusing at the refuge. We will meet at 7:00 A.M. at the refuge headquarters. Take 1-10 west to Sealy and go south (1/2 mile) on State Highway 36 to F.M. 3013. Follow F.M. 3013 west about 10 miles to the refuge sign marking the dirt road leading into the refuge. For assistance call David Bradford at 855-2615. Wednesday. March 25: Special mid-week 06 Field Trip to San Jacinto Battleground State Park. We'll look for lingering winter ducks, shorebirds and raptors. Also, by this time some early migrant shorebirds and passerines should be moving through. For those fortunate enough to be able to participate in a mid-week field trip, meet our leader Gail Luckner at the base of the monument at 7:30 A.N. Gail is currently developing a checklist for the state park. Bring insect repellent and water. The trip will end around noon. For directions or to ask questions, call Gail Luckner, 328- 6236. Monday. April 6: Ornithology Group Meeting. 7:30 P.M. Bayland Community Center. 06 member, David Dauphin, will present a program on identification of spring warblers and vireos. Co-author of the UTC Checklist, David is a former 06 Chairman and currently serves as Vice President of the Texas Ornithological Society. Come out and join David for this special spring migration warm-up. Fridav-Sundav. April 10-12: ONC/ALL GROUPS FIELD TRIP TO HE kinney FALLS STATE PARK near Austin. Trip will include birding Saturday morning with a member of Travis Audubon Society, a visit to the Congress Street bridge to view Mexican Free-tailed Bats, and wildflower identification in the park and along roadsides on the trip back to Houston. For camping reservations and motel information, call Cissy Donaldson at 649-6543. Saturday. April 14: REUNION DAY AT LITTLE THICKET NATURE sanctuary. Once a year all ONC members are invited to reunite over a potluck dinner at the LTNS. An early morning bird hike begins at 8:30 A.M. followed by a botany/nature hike, a photography experience and tractor-trailer rides and potluck dinner at noon. After a short meeting, put your knowledge to the test on a nature scavenger hunt. Camping Friday and Saturday nights—bring your own water. 06 members note there is a very active Red-cockaded Woodpecker colony on FM 945 between the Sanctuary and FM 2025. Uatch for signs. For directions to LTNS, check your ONC year book, or call Aaron Stoley at 781-1371. Saturday. April 18: 06 FIELD TRIP TO BOLIVAR FLATS, HIGH ISLAND and other area "hotspots." Meet our leader at the Flats at 7:30 A.M. We will look for migrant shorebirds and passerines during the full day of birding. Details and directions to follow in the March issue of The Spoonbill. NEWS BRIEFS Minutes of 06 February 3, 1992 meeting: Don Richardson discussed identification of the larger gulls and will continue his series next month with the smaller gulls. Chairman Bob Honig opened the meeting by announcing the nominating committee for next year's officers. The committee members are David Dauphin, Ed Rozenburg and Richard Uzar. Their nomiantions: Chairman, Bob Honig; Vice Chairman, David Bradford; Secretary, Christine Bourgeois; and Treasurer, Frank Peace. The ONC needs a Conservation Chairperson to succeed Jack Gillette. There has also been a suggestion that the maps supplied at the meeting need updating and renewing. Volunteers would be appreciated. Also, as of July I, the Bayland Community Center is designated a "NO SMOKING" facility. Ed Lebeau, Treasurer, announced that our finances are in good shape, however only 55% of the membership has paid their 1992 dues. With $300.00 in the aluminum fund, several members are interested in using these monies to fund a program that