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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 41, No. 6 - 7, June - July 1992
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XLI, No. 6 - 7, June - July 1992
Contributor (Local)
  • Mueller Boyce, Judith
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date June 1992 - July 1992
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  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
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Transcript 77k? Spoonbill Pi*.lished by the Ornithology Group, Outdoor Nature Club Houston, Texaa Judith Mueller Boyce, Editor; Don Richardson, Technical Consultant VOLUME XLI, No. 6 and 7 June/July, 1992 COMING EVENTS Monday. August 3: ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING. 7:30 P.M. Harris County Bayland Community Center (north side of Bissomet just west of Hillcroft.) Dawn Carrie will present a program on the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker. Dawn will discuss their breeding biology, habitat requirements and management, and she will outline U.S. Forest Service efforts to aid in the recovery of the species. As a District Wildlife Biologist for the U.S. Forest Service at Sam Houston National Forest, Dawn is directly involved with the woodpecker's management and recovery and trains other biologists and technicians to capture and band the birds. In addition, she coordinates translocation of the woodpeckers within the four national forests in Texas, as well as among other national forests in the southeastern U.S. Dawn is also active in the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Program (Partners in Flight), a cooperative effort between federal and state agencies and nongovernmental organizations to halt the decline of neotropical migrants. Be sure to join us for this very special program. Learning Corner is at 7:00 P.M. before the regular meeting and program. Karen Beekman will provide tips for beginning birders. Saturday, fg—» >?• 06 FIELD TRIP TO BOLIVAR FLATS AND EAST BEACH. At this time of year the Flats should harbor numerous staging migrant shorebirds as well as resident birds. Meet our leader, Dwight Peake, at Bolivar Flats at 8:00 A.M. for a half day of birding. The Flats may be muddy and may require walking to reach the birds. Bring plenty of water and insect repellent. To reach Bolivar Flats, take the ferry from the east end of Galveston Island to Bolivar Peninsula. Where Loop 108 intersects Highway 87 (3.7 miles from ferry landing), turn right toward the beach. Turn right onto the beach and drive to the bollards. David Bradford (855-2615). Saturday. -_f»» ?°- 06 HALF-DAT FIELD TRIP TO THE SAN JACINTO MONUMENT AREA. We expect to see good numbers of Wood Storks, migrant shorebirds and some migrant passerines. Our leader is Buddy Hoi I is, employee of Occidental Chemical. Remember Occidental Chemical? It was in one of Occidental's retention ponds that the Barrow's Goldeneye was spotted last December. Meet Buddy at the base of the monument at 8:00 A.M. To reach the monument from Houston, take Highway 225 east from the southeast corner of Loop 610. Continue east on Hwy. 225 to FM 134, go north (left) on FM 134. At park road 1836, turn right into the park. Bring insect repellent and drinks. Direct your questions to David Bradford (855- 2615). PLEASE NOTE THE AUGUST 31st DATE FOR OUR SEPTEMBER ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING. THE FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER IS LABOR DAY, THEREFORE OUR SEPTEMBER MEETING WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, AUGUST 31st. Monday. August 31: ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING. 7:30 P.M. Harris County Bayland Community Center. David Risken will present a program on the restoration and management of Galveston Island State Park. Texas Parks and Wildlife is in the process of re-establishing the natural coastal prairie habitat to the park, and David will explain how this effects bird life of the area. David is Director of Natural Resources Programs for Texas Parks and Wildlife, Public Lands Division, and has worked in this area for 20 years. With a keen interest in birds, he serves as managing editor for the state park series of bird checklists, and is a coauthor of A Checklist of Texas Birds. Please note the special date for this, our September program, and hear David talk about the fragile ecosystem of Galveston Island. Thursday-Sunday. September 17-20: ROCKPORT'S HUMMER/BIRD CELEBRATION. Speakers this year include our own David Bradford, John Tveten, David Dauphin and Ted Eubanks, Jr., as well as Kerm Kaufman and Pete Dunne among others. There is a full schedule of field trips by bus and by boat, and there is a class and field trip for the visually impaired. David McKelvey has designed a class using live birds for teaching sizes, shapes, etc. and will use his rare ability to mimic calls to teach. Copies of the brochure about this year's Celebration will be available at the August 3rd meeting. For more information you may call the Rockport/Fulton Chamber of Commerce (1-800-242-0071). Saturday. September 19: SEVENTH ANNUAL TEXAS COASTAL CLEANUP) Meet fellow OG and Houston Audubon members at Bolivar Flats to once again make the Flats safe for birds. Cleanup runs from 9:00 to Noon. (For directions to Bolivar Flats refer to August 22 field trip writeup.) Ue'll be there with trash bags. Bring gloves. Be prepared for muddy areas and mosquitos. Last September 12,000 Beach Buddies collected and recorded 399,140 pounds of debris on 169.45 miles of Texas beaches. If you think it's clean now so why bother--think again. Since the September cleanup 1,100 plastic buckets--some containing hazardous liquids--have been retrieved from Padre Island National Seashore. The largest percentage of trash is still plastics indicating non-compliance with the 1987 MARPOL Treaty which made it illegal to dump plastic at see. You can help. Be therel