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The Spoonbill, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 1960 - Image 1. June 1960. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 10, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/2922/show/2908.

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(June 1960). The Spoonbill, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 1960 - Image 1. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/2922/show/2908

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 1960
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. IX, No. 2, June 1960
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Emanuel, Victor L.
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date June 1960
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2007-023, Box 9, Folder 13
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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/
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Transcript VOLUME IS No. 2 JUKE i960 IM I II I I I I I I I I 1 I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 1 I I I I I I I I I I I I I + "No aspect of natural history is more fas- + + cinating to more people than the study of + +•'birds. This fact is reflected in the large+ +i memberships in bird clubs and ornithologi— + + cal societies, by the capacity audiences at+ ++public showings of wildlife films and by + ++the record sales of books pertaining to + * birds. No less indicative of the appeal + +i that birds hold for the average man is the + + fact that seldom does one encounter a per- * + son who is not eager to discuss them or to + + inquire about the proper Identity of a bird+ + he has seen." + + Louisiana Birds by George H. Lowery + 11111II11III I 11 i 11 11 11 111 Il 111 II 11111 I III 11III pmffi-TfiiTEri by the ORNITHOLOGY GROUP. OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB. HOUSTON. TEXAS' FORTHCOMING ACTIVITHg, June 26 Regular field trip to Freeporto Meet at the Weingarten's, corner of Cleburn and Almedaxat 7e30 AS.M. Lunch at Ifeke Jackson. Eeader Wi L.Barbare. JSOy 24 Field trip to Galveston. Meet at the Humble Station on 6lst Street and Broadway at 1:00 PJj/> oBRjSSSSa? aVSbTiWbVff o8ffl388888: dSbSSJBKS? d88bV&33W d&SSMSSdi? dS&MSSIM? IMKEMT NQTKIEJ NEH EDITOR AND NEW DEADLINE}.. Since your present editor is spending Jane and July in Washington, D. C., working,, birding an4 taking a botany course at Georgetown University, he will be unable to do the July and August Spoonbills. Fortunately his good birding companion,..former Sftoqnhill editor, Carl H. Aiken;, "has agreed to perform this pleasurable task. Please send Clearing House material and articles for the Spoonbill to Carl H. Aiken, III,. 3767 Georgetown, Houston 5, Texas. DEADLINE for the July Spoonbill is July 6„. CORRECTIOKr Bay Spoonbill, page 11. line 15j third paragraph should read, "Here we also got a Merlin (Pigeon Hawk) which reflected bright blue as he launched out of the salt cedars. +*+*+*+*+»+»+»+*+*+*+«+#+*+»+«+»+»+»+»+«+*+»+»+ SUMMARY OF I960 Soring Migration in Houston-GalvestonJtraa-. .Victor L. Emanuel The I960 spring land bird migration was the best for our area since 1956. The shore- bird migration was about average. As much as space permits I will summarize the notable features of this spring's migration, the irregularities, rarities and pattern. As one might have expected, following a rather severe winter, land bird migration was generally late; winter residents departed late and we had more cold fronts in April and May than we usually do. Shoreline migration seems to have been much less affected by these factors and was ahout normal both with regard to arrival dates and volume observed. Migration in March was about normal in volume; in the first half of1 April, it was below par (that is until April 17) with the exception of a fairly good early wave on April 3 at Galveston.. From April 17 until May 12 it was exceptionally good. The best waves occurred as follows: