Volume XXVI, No. 6
PUBLISHED BY THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB, HOUSTON, TEXAS
OG regular field trip—8:00 a.m., parking lot of Bolivar side of ferry.
Bring lunch and sack for aluminum.
Brazosport Birders regular meeting—7:30 p.m., Brazosport Museum of Natural Science on College Drive In Lake Jackson.
ONC field trip to Sea Rim State Park—9:00 a.m., Beach Park Headquarters.
Full details in Nature Notes. Guided tours morning and afternoon, canoeing, etc. This looks I Ike one you don't want to miss, for there Is something offered for all Groups.
Photography Group regular meeting—7:30 p.m.. Bayou Manor Auditorium, 4141
ONC regular meeting—8:00 p.m., Garden Center, Hermann Park.
be on the Little ThlckeTI
Weekend ONC Little Thicket Open House, Camping If you wish. Remember to bring
Nov. 12-13 own food and water, and take home own garbage. It will be Interesting to
see If the woodcocks have returned to the swamp on Swamp Trail, what wintering sparrows have appeared, or, In general, just what the fall means to
the Little Thicket bird population. Please give your bird sightings to
Alfred Chandler or Marian Taylor, or mall them to Alfred, 1200 Be+tes,
Conroe, 77301. Members keys ($1.00 deposit) avallable at ONC meetings.
Saturday OG regular field trip—8:00 a.m. at Armand Bayou Nature Center parking
Nov. 19 lot, Bay Area Blvd.
Now until Display of nature photography by John Tveten Is being featured at Houston
Nov. 17 Museum of Natural Science. The 0G has enjoyed John's wonderful bird pictures for years, so we know the treat In store for you If you have not
yet seen this display.
Christmas Counts to plan for:
Saturday, Dec. 17 Houston—Compiler, Paul Nimmons - 682-3597
Sunday, Dec. 18 Freeport—Compiler, Victor Emanuel, 1603 West Clay, Houston, 77019
Wednesday Dec. 21 El Naranjo—CompI ler, Ben Feltner - PO Box 19687, Houston 77024
(You can join Ben at Los Arcos Courts, Mante, where he will be headquartered
Dec. 13 - 22, while conducting a Merlin Birding Tour of Northeastern Mexico.
Members of the tour group will also participate In the Count).
Saturday Dec. 31 Catemacho—Compiler, Vlc+or Emanuel, 1603 West Clay, Houston 77019
Exciting Trips to plan for:
Dec. 29-Jan. 8—Panama. Merlin Birding Tour, leader, Ben Fel+ner. Tour members will
Join the world record breaking Panama Christmas Count (333 species in 1976).
Contact Ben Feltner, P0 Box 19687, Houston 77024
Dec. 29-Jan. 4 Rancho Del Cielo. Winter trip to America's northernmost cloud forest,
led by Fred Webster. Guests may participate In the Gomez Farias Christmas
Count. At least 300 species have been reported In the count circle during
this time period. Contact Fred for further Information at 4926 Strass Dr.