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The Spoonbill, Vol. [16], No. 6, October 1967 - Image 1. October 1967. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 9, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/4643/show/4637.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. [16], No. 6, October 1967
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 18, No. 6, October 1967; The Spoonbill, Vol. XVIII, No. 6, October 1967
Contributor (Local)
  • Bradley, Ewell C.
  • Bradley, Julia
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date October 1967
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 33
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/9852
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
Note Incorrect volume number, XVIII, is printed on front page.
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Transcript VOLUME XVIII, No. 6 Oetober, 1967 ********************** _ There was a young fellow named Wright * * Who studied the birds in their flight. _ _. "If these sparrows can fly, * » Why in thunder can't T?" * * Quoth he, and he proved he was right. * * -Washington D.C., by Howard K. * * Smith, 1967, p.97, Random House *■ * New York » *********** ********* FOBLISHED BY THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB, HOUSTOK COMING EVENTS November 14 (Tuesday) Regular ONC meeting, in the Garden Center, 1500 Hermann Drive, at 8 PM. "Nature Photography" will be discussed by Dr. John L. Tveten. November 18 (Saturday) Regular ONC field trip to Winedale and Round Top, led by Wallace C. Mebane, Jr. See your Nature Club Notes for details. November 26 (Sunday) Regular OG- field trip to Freeport and environs, led by Ben Feltner. Meet at 6s30 AM in the Weingarten's parking lot at Gulfgate Shopping Center. 'mi'-i;, December 30 (Saturday) _ouston Christmas Bird Count led by Dr. John L. Tveten. See announc- ment immediately belows ii'AA.x- HOUSTON CHRISTMAS COUNT —Saturday. December. 30. 1967 It may seem rather premature to be worrying about a Christmas count, but that time is rapidly approaching. It takes a great deal of organizing and preparation, so your prompt response is necessary. This granddaddy of birding field trips is a lot of fun as well as being valuable to our hobby* If you can take part, call or write: John L. Tveten. 512 Inwood Dr., Baytown. Texaa 77520. (583-4431). Please don't procrastinate- it's a lot easier for each of you to drop a card in the mail than for one person to call every birder. Again: in Baytown. Saturday, December 30. The evening meeting will be held at the Tower Restuarant There will be more details in future Spoonbills, but get your reservations in now. MASKED DUCKS HAUNT ANAHUAC IN PRE-HALLOWE'EN CAPER! A strange but welcome visitor' to the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge was reported this month. Russ Clapper, of the Refuge, says, "If you find the bird and watch it for a few minutes, 'it' will stretch its wings and show white speculum." Thi_ unusual visitor is none other than the Masked Buck! Early on the mornings of October 3 and 4, one adult with female markings was seen at the Shoveler Pond near the second old boardwalk, as one drives in. At the time this was reported,, she was usually present all day. Observers should stay in auto to avoid flushing "her". Shis was seen with one to four young ducklings, still downy and just a few days old. The bird is very shy and moves from open water near the old board walk east of pump into grass and reeds of the pond. The lone "female" first reported by Mrs. Cornelius -romtBeaumont about September 1, was observed again on 0ctober."4 in company with Mrs. Cornelius, JSrs. Van Zandt, Mrs. Bills, Mrs. Clapper, and Mrs, Kennedy. Mrs. Cornelius confirmed that this was the same bird observed about September 1. Mrs. Cornelius recalls seeing a duck much earlier that was observed at some dis-