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The Spoonbill, Vol. [40], No. 10, October 1991 - Image 1. October 1991. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 26, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/5879/show/5871.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. [40], No. 10, October 1991
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XXXX, No. 10, October 1991
Contributor (Local)
  • Mueller Boyce, Judith
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date October 1991
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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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 XXXX, No. 10 October, 1991 COMING EVENTS Saturday. November 23: ORNITHOLOGY GROUP FIELD TRIP TO JONES STATE FOREST AND HUNTSVILLE STATE PARK. We will look for the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Purple Finch and five other species of woodpeckers. Other birds to be seen include the typical woodland birds of the Piney Woods, we will meet our leader, James Stewart, at 7:30 A.M. at Jones State Forest headquarters. To reach the headquarters from Houston, travel north on 1-45 approximately 35 miles to FM 1488 and turn west (left!). The headquarters is 1.4 miles west of I- 45 on the north (right) side of the road. After birding Jones State Forest we will travel as a group to Huntsville State Park to meet our new leader (to be announced). Bring a sack lunch and a friend for this full day of birding. David Bradford can answer any questions you may have about this trip. 855-2615 Monday. November 4: ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING. 7:30 P.M. Harris County Bayland Community Center (north side of Bissomet just west of Hiltcroft). Jim Morgan will present a program about sparrows of the Upper Texas Coast. Currently a member of the Texas Bird Records Committee and a former member of the 06 UTC Checklist Committee, Jim is also co-compiler of the renowned Freeport Christmas Bird Count. He has authored several articles for ornithological journals and, in 1984, he and other birding friends discovered and documented two new U.S. species, the Yucatan Vireo and the Greenish Elaenia. Both records were accepted by the AOU and the ABA. Among his many birding specialties are field identification, migration and sparrows, a combination that should provide an informative and exciting program. Thursday. November 14: ONC MEETING. 7:30 P.M. Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway. Mike Queary will take us on a photo journey through Kenya, the eastern Serengeti, Kilimanjaro and Tsavo Uest National Park in his slide presentation, "Uildlife in Kenya's National Parks." Monday. December 2: ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING. The birds of the Florida Keys and the Dry Tortugas is the subject of the presentation to be given by Greg Lasley, Long known as a North American birding "hot spot," these small tropical islands host the only nesting colony of Brown Noddies and the only large colony of nesting Sooty Terns in the U.S. Much like High Island, the Dry Tortugas also serve as a migrant trap for warblers, thrushes, vireos and other passerines in the spring and fall. Greg is actively involved in the documentation of rare birds in Texas, currently serving as Secretary of the Texas Bird Records Committee of the Texas Ornithological Society and co-editor of the Texas Region for American Birds magazine. He has been birding in Texas for more than fifteen years and has authored over twenty published articles. In addition to the program subject matter, Greg will be pleased to address documentation of rare birds during the question and answer session. This is absolutely a "don't-miss-it" presentation. Saturday. 14: OB'S HOUSTON CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT. Details of the Houston count and many other counts in will appear in the November Spoonbill. Compilers P. D. Hulce, 863-1142, and Richard Uzar, 527-0454. Saturday. December 21: BUFFALO BAYOU CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT. Details will appear in the November Spoonbill or contact compilers Bob Honig, 665-6963, or Doug Williams, 443-8731. NEWS BRIEFS AND YARD REPORTS .THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP EXTEHDS HEARTFELT THANKS TO PHILLIPS PETROLEUM FOUNDATION of Bartlesvilie, Oklahoma for the $947.52 received in September for the cutting and folding of 10,000 Upper Texas Coast checklists and to Steve Gast, a Phillips employee and OG member, who facilitated this contribution. ORNITHOLOGY GROUP MEETING MINUTES, OCTOBER 7, 1991. Preceding the meeting Don Richardson conducted an informative discussion on fall warblers. His topic next month wilt be ducks in flight. Chairman Bob Honig opened the meeting with good news. Phillips Petroleum Foundation submitted the check to cover UTC checklist cutting and folding costs. A round of applause was given to Steve Gast for making the arrangements with Phillips. Trip Chairman Dave Bradford announced detai Is of the October and November field trips. No trip is planned in December and everyone was encouraged to participate in the Christmas Bird Counts. Treasurer Ed Lebeau noted September had little expense activity with the exception f receipt of the check from Phillips Petroleum. The newsletter mailing was paid in full with some money left over.