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The Spoonbill, Vol. 5, No. 5, September 1956 - Image 1. September 1956. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 28, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/3931/show/3915.

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(September 1956). The Spoonbill, Vol. 5, No. 5, September 1956 - Image 1. Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/3931/show/3915

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 5, No. 5, September 1956
Contributor (Local)
  • Oates, Norma C.
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date September 1956
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 5
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/9841
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
File Name index.cpd
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Transcript Volume 5 No. 5 September 1956 ************************** * From - THE ROADRUNNER IN FACT AND FOLK-LORE * (By J. Frank Dobie) * * The Road-runner runs in the road, * His coat is speckled, a la mode. * His wings are short, his tail is long * He jerks it as he runs along. * His bill is sharp, his eyes are keen * He has a brain tucked in his bean. * But In his gizzard — if you please — * Are lizards, rats, and bumble bees; * Also horned toads ~ on them he feeds ~ * And rattlesnakesl and centipedes I (Eve Ganson in "Desert Mavericks") ************************* Published by the Ornithology Group, Outdoor Nature Club, Houston, Texas FORTHOCMIHO ACTIVITIES September 22 - Ornithology Group will join the Outdoor Nature Club in their field trip on Saturday, September 22nd, to Trinity River Bottoms - Leaders — Armand Yramategui, Meet 8:00 a.m. at Sears-Roebuck parking lot, — 6800 Harrisburg. Assemble again this side of LaPorte Tunnel 8:30 a.m. September 23 - Scheduled trip to Galveston — leader Mrs, Chas. F, (Jerry) Baker September 29 - Scheduled trip to Galveston — leader Mrs. Norma C. Oates Anyone wishing to go on either of these trips to Galveston should contact one of the above leaders for information on time and meeting place. October 4 - - Ne3ct O.G, regular business meeting will be a combination picnic supper and business meeting on tho patio at the home of our Chairman, Jimmy Murray, 6032 Glen Cove at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday October 4th. Program consists of two special records from Josiephine Wilkin's collection and color slides if time permits. ORNITHOLOGY GROUP REPORTS August 19 - Field trip to Freeport and vicinity - (C. B. Gilman) A group of twenty-two enthusiastic birders met in the parking area of Weingarten's at 4100 Almeda at eight in the morning, loaded in seven cars, and proceeded out Highway 288 to Angleton. From Angleton, the route led to Clute via the old road which follows the railroad. A stop was made close to the Angleton Bunting and Fishing Club property where wore found red-bellied woodpecker, chickadee, wood ibis, anhinga, red-shouldered hawk, yellow warbler, coots and fulvous tree ducks. At this point, Vie Emanuel had car trouble and with Carl Aiken and Ronald Fowler returned to Angleton for repairs. Not finding a repair shop open, they headed back to Houston, but more of that later. The group drove through Freeport, and after several stops west of town, arrived at Bryan Beach for lunch. At this point, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Wright of Freeport joined the group and brought a picnic lunch which was of necessity eaten in the cars, as a heavy shower dr-enched the beach at that time. The route then led to Bryan Mound, the various bodies of water in that area, and- on to the Brazos River. In spite of previous warnings, no rattlesnakes were found. After covering the prairies and ponds of the Freeport Sulphur Fishing and Hunting Club, several cars followed a road along the river to the bridge, thenoe to the levee road near the old ferry and to Surfside Beach. The levee road was quite productive, as there were spoonbills, coot, Wilson's phalarope and many black-necked stilts. Quite a number wound up the day with a good swim in the Gulf and more eats before returning home. And now to report on Vie and his passengers. No doubt their intentions wore good