Volume XXVI, No. 7
PUBLISHED BY THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB, HOUSTON, TEXAS
Weekend ONC Little Thicket Open House. Details were In October SPOONBILL. For new
Nov. members directions are: (takes about 2 hours) north on l-*45 to Willis, turn
12-13 right on FM 1097, then right again on FM 150, then right again on FM 945,
to 2 miles to gate on left (gate is set back from road).
Tuesday Brazosport Birders regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Brazosport Museum of
Nov. 15 Natural Science on College Drive In Clute.
Sa+urday Brazosport Birders field trip to Bryan Beach. Meet at 7:30 a.m. In the
Nov. 19 Museum parking lot.
Saturday HAS regular field trip to West Harris County. Meet at 8:00 a.m. In front of
Nov. 19 small church on Hwy 6 Just north of 1-10. Look for ducks, geese, sparrows.
Saturday OG regular field trip. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at Armand's Bayou Nature Center
Nov. 19 parking lot, Bay Area Blvd. 1/2 day trip, but tiring lunch.
Thursday OG regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Fonde Recreation Center, Sabine at Memorial
Dec. I Dr. See a film on ducks and a potpourri of slides from our members. Harry
Brister Is coordinating, please call him at 681-6456 if you have some slides
you would like to show. Please read the article Immediately following this
Coming Even+s sec+lon, and a message from Chairman Dauphin on page 6.
Sa+urday ONC Little Thicket Visitor's Day, 10 a.m. +o 5 p.m. Bring lunch and wa+er.
Dec. 3 Should be a good cool +lme +o walk the trails and see if you can find some
wintering warblers. Remember to send your sightings to Alfred Chandler.
Sunday 0G regular field trip to West Harris County. Meet at 8:00 a.m. In front of
Dec. 4 small church on Hwy 6 just north of 1-10. Look for eagles, waterfowl, and
Tuesday Photography Group meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Bayou Manor Auditorium, 4141 South
Dec. 6 Braeswood Blvd.
Tuesday ONC regular meeting, 8:00 p.m. at the Garden Center in Hermann Park. Paul
Dec. 13 Nimmons will give the program on Christmas Counts.
Chrls+mas Counts to plan for;
Saturday, Dec. 17 Houston—Compi Ier, Paul" Nimmons, 682-3597. Details on page 4.
Sunday, Dec. 18 Freeport—Compiler, Victor Emanuel. Vic says if you wish to go
with same area leaders as last year, simply call them, if you did not go
last year, or wish to change areas, call him - 528-3725. A list of area
leaders with their phone numbers will be published In December SPOONBILL.
Wednesday,Dec. 21 El Naranjo—Compt ler, Ben Feltner, P.O. Box 19687, Hous+on 77024
Thursday, Dec. 22 A++wa+er Prairie Chicken NWR—Comp!ler, Wayne Shlfflett, 1-234-3021
Tuesday, Dec. 27 Old River—CompIler; Jonelle Buckets, 1-576-2504, or call Frankle
Daves, 1-258-2560. This Count lies northeast of Houston Count area.
Saturday, Dec. 31 Catemacho—Compiler, Vlc+or Emanuel, 1603 Wes+ Clay, Hous+on 77019
Sunday, Jan. I Cypress Creek--OompIler, Tony Gallucia, P0 Box SR-6381, Alpine 79830
or call (after-Dec. 20) 932-9530 (Houston). This on©-ryeor -,>ld Count includes our familiar West Harris County.MrdIng roads.