Volume XXV, No.
PUBLISHED BY THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB, HOUSTON, TEXAS
ONC regular meeting. 8:00 PM at the Garden Center, 1500 Hermann Drive.
The program will be presented by Ernest Marsh, of the Texas Parks and
Wildlife Department, "A Trip Across Texas".
Houston Christmas Count. See details In this Issue.
Freeport Christmas Count. Call Margaret Anderson, 668-6405, If you wish
Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR Christmas Count. Wayne Shift left has expanded
this-to the traditional 15 mile circle, so that now more varied terrain
is included: live oaks, marshes. Eagle Lake, as well as the refuge. Participants will meet at refuge headquarters at 6:30 AM for coffee, doughnuts and assignments. They will then meet at Jack's Restaurant in Eagle
Lake for supper and the tally. If you want more information, call the
Refuge at 1—234-3021.
Old River Christmas Count,
Call Jonelle Buckels, 1—576-2504, if you wish
Photography Group regular meeting. 7:30 PM at Bayou Manor, 4141 So. Braes-
wood. The program will be a slide show from Clayton Gilman's gift to the
0G seminar on Sparrows presented by Fred Col I Ins. 7:30 PM at Fonde Recreation Center, Sabine at Memorial Drive.
ONC Wildlife Film "The Russian World"
7000 Braes Blvd.
8:00 PM, Pershing Jr. High School,
OG regular field trip.. West Harris County, led by Wes Cureton. Meet at
Bear Creek Park at 8:00 AM,! Bring lunch.
Audubon field trip to see Whooping Cranes. Leader, Ben Feltner. Boat
Jan. 22-23 leaves at 1:30 PM. Deadline for reservations for boat is Jan. 5. Send
check ($7.00 adults, $5.00 children) to Mrs. C.V. Campbell, 13514 Taylor-
crest, Houston, 77079.
OTHER CHRISTMAS COUNTS OF INTEREST
Wednesday Lake Conroe Christmas Count. This is a new count that has good potential.
Dec. 22 If interested, contact Kelly B. Bryan, 2525 Robinson Way, Huntsville, Tex.
77340, by Dec. 10.
Saturday Sabine Refuge Count in Cameron Parish. Contact Robert Kennedy, Museum of
Dec. 18 Zoology, L.S.U., Baton Rouge, La. 70893.
Sunday Baton Rouge Count. Contact Kathleen Zinn, 6867 Titian, #50, Baton Rouge,
Dec. 19 La. 70806. Phone, AC 504 923-1146.
Tuesday El Naranjo (Mexico) Christmas Count. Contact Ben Feltner, 331 W. 31st St.
Dec. 28 Houston, Texas 77018. Phone 864-7824.
Sunday Atchafalaya Basin Christmas Count. Those of you who made the Museum field
Jan. 2 trip to the basin this year know this should be an Interesting count.
Kathleen Zinn, at the address above.