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The Spoonbill, Vol. 15, No. 7, November 1966 - Image 1. November 1966. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 23, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/4631/show/4623.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 15, No. 7, November 1966
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XV, No. 7, November 1966
Contributor (Local)
  • Wright, Bill
  • Wright, Betty
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date November 1966
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 30
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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 XV, No. 7 November, 1966 ******* ********* ****** "We dedicate ourselves to the pleasant task of opening the eyes of young and old that all may com* te enjoy the beauty of the outdoor world,, and to share In conserving its wonders forever." -A Statement of Auduboa Philosophy l'[;i, frem Signal Smoke, Newsletter of Travis Audubon Society, Austin, Texas (ltov.165) *&■&##** ******** PUBLISHED BT THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB, HOUSTON, TEXAS December December 5 (Monday) 13 (Tuesday) December 26 (Monday January 2 (Monday) COMING EVENTS -December 1 (Thursday) Regular 08 meeting) at the Downtown Recreation Center at 7-30 PM. Dueto as ?m«'9l_abl« turn of oi2*«_»tances, Clayton Gilman was unable to show his- slides at the last meeting, -instead we were privileged to. see Doug Hagemeyer's excellent slides. Clayton's slides have agfdn been scheduled, this time for the December 1 meeting. Audubon Wildlife Film presented by Charles T. Hotehkiss- "Tidewater Trails." Pershing Jr, High School,, '7000 Braes Blvd. at 8 PM. Regular ONC meeting at Gardea .Center, 1500 Hermann Drive at 8 PM. John E. Werler, Director,! Houston Zoological Gardens, will speak about "Zoo Management." ?S"t The Freeport Invitational Christmas Count. Nancy and Jerry Stricklingj Drum- beaters Pro-Tem. Victor L. EmanusI Jr., Compiler and Leader Emeritus. Tempos Fugit! RSVP now! The Houston Christmas Bird Count led by John Tveten. Anyone interested in this big day of vigorous birding should call"or write John 1. Tveten, 512 Ihwood Drive, Baytown, Texas 77520 (phones Baytown 583-44Jl). Time is getting short! Make your plans now! (See announceaent on page 5). OCTOBER FIELD TRIP by Mary Sear* A beautiful Oetober day, an able leader, a_8 better than average co-operation from the birds made a highly successful field trip for twelve birders who gathered at the Galvesten aide ef the Bolivar Ferry and proceeded to follow Linda Snyder's big circle route in reverse. The composite total of birds observed was 115. Would yen believe 114? --with a female Black-headed Grosbeak as a possible added starter. At Galveston many Scissor—tailed Flycatchers were lined up for their trans-Caribbean trip. On the Bolivar side of the ferry route, Olivaceous Cormorants and a group of gulls afloat greeted us. The plumage of the gulls was somewhat confusing and at the time of writing I do not know the final decision about them (FLASH! Linda has researched further and pronounces Franklins due te their short bills and head markings and their togetherness). We went on to the beach near North Jetty and were treated to a variety of shore and water birds. Hundreds of Black Skimmers were skimming and several Roseate Spoonbills were spooning, oris it billing? In the distance, majestic White Pelicans formed a small flotilla. Shoreward from the Pelicans, some 200 Avocets made a colorful line. Then, on te High Island. Although we did not encounter a huge migratory wave, representative woods birds were found, including five species of warblers, Brown Creeper, House Wren, Kinglets, Gnatcatehers, Rose-breasted .Grosbeaks and White-eyed and Solitary Vireos. Lunch was spread, under the trees near the entrance of our High Island birding area. The oount at that midway point was 66 species. Anahuac Refuge was the next major stopping place. Thousands of geese settled and unsettled in