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The Spoonbill, Vol. [40], No. 4, April 1991 - Image 1. April 1991. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 9, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/4959/show/4951.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. [40], No. 4, April 1991
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 39, No. 4, April 1991; The Spoonbill, Vol. XXXIX, No. 4, April 1991
Contributor (Local)
  • Mueller Boyce, Judith
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date April 1991
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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Digital Collection Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections/
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Transcript The Spoonbill Published by the Ornithology Group, Outdoor Nature Club Houston, Texas Judith Mueller Boyce, Editor; Don Richardson, Technical Consultant VOLUME XXXIX, No. 4 April, 1991 COMING EVENTS Monday. May 6: ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEMBERSHIP MEETING. 7:30 PM Harris County Bayland Community Center (north side of Bissonnet just west of Hillcroft). Mike Lang of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will present a program on the colonial nesting birds of the Galveston Bay area. The subject of Learning Corner (7:00 PM) will be sounds of birds in the southern pine woods. Monday. Hay 13: ROBERT A. VINES ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE will present a showing of the bird art of Dr. H. Douglas Pratt. May 13 through June 7, 1991. The opening activities cn May 13 will begin at 7:00 PM with a reception open to all. At 8:30 Dr. Pratt will present a one-hour program on his paintings of birds from conception to completion. Many of Dr. Pratt's works will be available for viewing and sale. Early in April, Dr. Pratt presented his fine program on "Island Birds" at our membership meeting. Here is your chance to see some of his original art works and hear him speak once again. You may call the Vines Science Center at 465-9628 for more information. Saturday. May 18: OG FIELD TRIP TO EAST TEXAS in search of Bachman's Sparrow, Prairie Warbler, Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Yellow-breasted Chat, Painted Bunting and other nesting birds of the area. Join us as we enjoy the birds of the Big Thicket. Meet trip leaders, Tony and Phyllis Frank, at 6:00 AH at White Memorial Park. To reach the park take 1-10 East to the Hankamer Road exit. State Highway 61, and go south. The entrance to White Memorial Park is on the west side of Hwy. 61 just south of 1-10. Bring insect repellent, a sack lunch and drinks. Direct questions to David Bradford (855- 2615). Saturday. June 8: OG FIELD TRIP AND SECOND ANNUAL PICNIC at Brazos Bend State Park. This outing will provide the opportunity to bird an excellent park, meet new friends, mingle with OG members, exchange bird stories, learn bird songs and have fun with people that share a common interest. For all you members new to our group, come share a morning of birding and eating with some of our regulars. The picnic lunch is pot luck so bring your special dish to share with friends. To reach the park, take U.S. 59 south over the Brazos River to FN 2759 and follow the signs. Meet at Elm Lake picnic tables at 7:00 AM. David Bradford (855-2615). Sunday. August 11: OG PELAGIC TRIP OUT OF PORT ARANSAS on the Scat-Cat, an 80 foot catamaran, for birders only. Mike Austin will be our leader as we look for Wilson's Storm- Petrel, Northern Gannet, boobies, shearwaters and more. The boat leaves from Fisherman's Wharf in Port Aransas at 6:00 A.M. and is scheduled to return at approximately 5:00 P.M. A $20 deposit must be mailed to David Bradford, 18046 Green Hazel Drive, Houston, TX 77084 as soon as possible to hold your place. Deposit checks must be received before June 30, 1991. The $20 balance must be paid when boarding (5:30 A.N.) on the day of the trip. Rooms are available at the Best Western Seaside Motel (512-729-4105) in Port Aransas, ten minutes from the boat. A room for four is approximately $66.00 per night. Contact David Bradford for further details at 713-855-2615. Saturday. September 21: 1991 SIXTH ANNUAL TEXAS COASTAL CLEANUP from 9:00 A.M. to Noon. Last September, 15,000 Beach buddies removed 233 tons of trash from Texas beaches. Plan on joining your OG and Houston Audubon friends at Bolivar Flats and make the Flats safe of birds. NEWS BRIEFS AND YARD REPORTS The April meeting of the Ornithology Group Ha* called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Chairman Richard Uzar. There was no Treasurer's Report. Lee Richardson announced new acquisitions for the Club library: A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica. Stiles and Skutch; A Parrot Without A Name. Don Step; and Birding By Ear. Roger Tory Peterson. Volunteers are needed by next year's Co-chairmen Bob Honig and David Bradford for planning the coming year's programs. If you are interested in getting involved, please call Bob Honig at 665-6963. If you are concerned with the current state of Bolivar Flats, please write to the Galveston County Commissioners Court, 722 Moody Street, Galveston, Texas 77550. You may call the Galveston County Sheriff office (409/766-2300) if you observe vehicles on the Flats. It has been proven effective in the past to express your concern. Program Chairman Ed Rozenburg introduced the speaker for the evening, H. Douglass Pratt. Dr. Pratt presented an exceptionally interesting program on island birds - their origins, evolution and the concept of speciation. Gretchen Mueller, Secretary Do you ever go on vacation? Have you ever had a great birding or nature experience you want to share? Do you enjoy a particular birding place or group of birds? Why don't you volunteer to present a program? You don't have time to prepare? You don't have enough info? You don't have slides?