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The Spoonbill, Vol. 10, No. 9, February 1961 - Image 1. February 1961. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 26, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/2955/show/2941.

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(February 1961). The Spoonbill, Vol. 10, No. 9, February 1961 - Image 1. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/2955/show/2941

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 10, No. 9, February 1961
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. X, No. 9, February 1961
Contributor (Local)
  • Deshayes, Mabel
  • Deshayes, Bob
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date February 1961
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 15
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/9846
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 n «=a VOLUME X February No. 9 1961 ■*#*• *#*#«*••*•■*##***•*•*#*«#■*#*•♦#♦* * "Boobies can be distinguished from all other sea » * birds by their exceptionally short legs ..... * * Boobies can maintain their balance on the wildest * * of rolling, pitching buoys, no doubt due to their * * low center of gravity. They have a perfectly # * streamlined body and are real amphibians,that is, * * they can swim as well as fly, and fly as well as * * swiml In addition they are one of the most per- » * feet high divers in the world .... The booby # * swims so fast under the water that when it comes # * up out of the water it emerges at an angle of U5 * * degrees - on the wing - and is in full flight." ■» * (From MIDWAY ISLANDS by F. C. Hadden) * PUBLISHED BY THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB, HOUSTON, TEXAS FORTHCOMING ACTIVITIES Feb. 18 (Saturday) Outdoor Nature Club Field Trip - Meet in Jasper, Texas for an overnight jaunt into the virgin timber of East Texas. For further information call Darris Massingill WA 1-hhUl. Feb. 22 (Wednesday) Museum of Natural Science - Waterman, Hammand Hall, Rice University. Lecture Series: "Water World" by Stan Feb. 26 (Sunday) O.G. Field Trip - All day boat trip to the Gulf of Mexico, approx. I4.O miles out to see possible pelagic and other offshore birds. The "Miss Annie" (with enclosed cabin) will leave Galveston from Pier 18 at 8 A.M. Contact trip leader, Leota Stilwell, MA 3—8671 for reservations. GOOD NEWS ON FARE Thanks to the perseverance of Jerry Strickling, the"Miss Annie" has been reserved at the rate of $10 per hour with a $100 minimum charge. There is a maximum capacity of 26 — so be sure you make a firm reservation. In the event of rough weather the trip will be cancelled. Bring adequate lunch, coffee, etc. for the day. Feb. 27 (Monday) Audubon Screen Tour - "Pika Country" by Emerson Scott, 8 P.M. Lamar High School Mar. lit (Tuesday) O.N.C. Regular Meeting at Herman Garden Center "Beauty of Earth Unfolds" by Photography Group. Mar. 31 The T.O.S. March 31 - Spring Meeting will be held in San Antonio on the week-end of April 2. More details later. HOTEs— The George West O.G. field trip canceled. JANUARY 29th FIELD TRIP TO CINCO RANCH AND LONGENBAUGH AREA - by Carolyn Simmons In spite of the threats of the weatherman, nineteen brave souls and avid birders were on hand for the trip to see the Sandhill Cranes. Those signing in were Bob and Mabel Deshayes, Victor Emanuel, Gwen Field, Fran Gucherean, Edna Miner, Ruth Moorman,