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The Spoonbill, Vol. 33, No. 2, February 1984 - Image 6. February 1984. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 23, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/6835/show/6832.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 33, No. 2, February 1984
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XXXIII, No. 2, February 1984
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Robison, B. C.
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date February 1984
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2007-023, Box 11, Folder 18
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Digital Collection Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023
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Transcript TurtIe-Dove, Ri nged: Bei)ai re—(l-3)al1 month Chambers Co.—<l-2)ail month,m. ob. Dove, Inca: 6 reoorts i"2-100) Barn-Owl * Common: 3 reports 'I-103 Screecn-uwl, Eastern: 4 reoorts <l-5) Owl, Great Horned: 4 reports (1-3) Owl, Barred: 3 reoorts (1-5) Owl, Short-eared: 3 reports M-3) Hummingbi rd, Rufous: 3 reports (1-3) King-fisher, Belted: 6 reports (1-10) Flicker, Northern! 7 reports (1-40) Woodpecker, Pileated: 6 reports (1-6) Woodpecker, Red-be I lied: 11 reports (1-17) Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied: 10 reports (1-10) Woodpecker, Hairy: NW Houston—(1)17,C. Woodpecker, Downy: 8 reports (1-15) Phoebe, Eastern: 6 reports (1-15) Jay, Blue: 15 reports (1-50) Crow, American: 6 reports (4-30). Chickadee, Carolina: 9 reports (2-20). Titmouse, Tufted: 7 reports (1-20). Wren, House: 6 reports (1-8). Wren, Bewick's: 3. reports <l-3). Wren, Carolina: 10 reports (1-15). Wren, Sedge: 4 reports (1-3). Mockingbird, Northern: 13 reports (1-30). Catbird, Gray: 4 reports (1-3). Thrasher, Brown: 8 reports (1-15). Robin, American: 12 reports (3-3000). Thrush, Hermit: 5 reports (1-4). Bluebird, Eastern: 4 reports (3-20). Gnatcatcher, 81ue-gray: 10 reports (1-10). Kinglet, Ruby-crowned: 13 reports (2-15). Pipit, Water: 6 reports (1-200). Waxwing, Cedar: 4 reports (4-30). Shrike, Loggerhead: 15 reports (1-30). Starling, European: 7 reports (5-5000). Vireo, Solitary: 8 reports (1-4). Warbler, Orange-crowned: 7 reports (1-20). Warbler, Yellow-rumped: 14 reports (2-100). Warbler, Pine: 6 reports (1-20). Warbler, Palm: 4 reports (1-4). Yellowthroat, Common: 6 reports (1-10). Warbler, Wilson's: 4 reports (1 each). Sparrow, House: 14 reports (1-1000), Meadowlark, Eastern: 9 reports (1-60). Blackbird, Red-winged: 10 reports (2-10000). Blackbird, Rusty: 3 reports (20-250). Blackbird, Brewer's: 6 reports (4-2500). Grackle, Boat-tailed: 3 reports <2-20). Grackle, Great-tailed: 11 reports (2-300). Grackle, Common: 9 reports (10-2000). Cowbird, Brown-headed: 7 reports (4-5000). Tanaoer. Uestern: Houston—(1)8,A (see notes, 12 reports (1-40). ed.) . Cardinal, Northern: Finch, Purple: 3 reports <l-3). Siskin, Pine: 3 reports (1-4). Gold-finch, American: 6 reports (2-200). Sparrow, Savannah: 11 reports (1-100). Sparrow, Grasshopper: W. Harr is Co.—(3)21,A. Sparrow, Seaside: 4 reports (1-10). Sparrow, Vesper: 4 reports (2-15). Sparrow, Lark: 3 reports (1-3). Junco, Dark-eyed: 4 reports (1-30). Sparrow, Ch ipping: W. Harr is Co.—(20-50)al1 month,m. ob. Sparrow, Field: 4 reports (1-6). Sparrow, Harris: W. Harris Co.—<1)2?,J. Sparrow, White-crowned: 4 reports (1-10). Sparrow, White-throated: 9 reports (2-50). Sparow, Fox: 4 reports (1-4). Sparrow, Lincoln's: 3 reports (1-20). Sparrow, Swamp: 4 reports (1-8). Sparrow, Song: W. Harris Co.—(2)29,J. Longspur, Lapland: 4 reports (25-100). CONTRIBUTORS January, 1984 A<Tommy Michael); B(Randy D(Maurice Ac Virginia G Douglas); F(Don Ac Ruthie H<Marguente Guice Ac Yett Morgan); Mary Ann Chapman Bob Ac Peggy Mi I stead; Don Douglas; Linda Douglas Pett i nge 1 1 ; Daw i d 8c Jan 0 Edith Willman; Pat Smith Bob Honig; OG Field Tr Guard-Galveston Station. Pinkston); C<Steve Wi11iams); atltn); E(Don Richardson Ac Gil Mel ton); G(Jerry Carav iot i s); a Chapman); KMal Hodges); J(Jim Emery Froelich; Alma Barrera; Richardson; Lee Ri chardson; Gil ark Magruder; Ed Rozenburg; Noel auphinj Margaret Anderson; Bob Ac Laura Singleton; Noreen Damude; p; HAS Field Trip; U.S. Coast NOTES Black Duck: Green bi 1 I , purple speculum; dark body-head contrast; close to Mottled Duck; seen from 10 yds. in good light. - Steve Williams. Harr i s Hawk: Medium size hawk sitting in a tree. Black ■from head to his yellow toes except -for...white leggings. Black tail with narrow white band seen at base of tail; rusty wing linings and shoulders. Telescope, binocs; good light; 150 -ft. - Don Ac Ruthie Melton. Western Tanager: Dirty yellow head, no eyestripes or eyer i ngs; con i cal bill - 1arger than Sparrow's, sma)1er than Grosbeak's; Bird was 6.75 - 7 in. long. Belly was dirty white. Tail slightly forked. Dark wings with two th i n, wh i t i sh wingbars. Responded to rump not seen. 12-25 ft., 5 min. Michael . owl tape, good 1i gh t. Back and Tommy SPECIAL REPORT TO THE CLEARING HOUSE: ****Poss ible Spotted Redshank**** Sharp Road-W. Harr i s Co. - Jan. 8, 1984. Time: 11:30 am Distance: 150-200 yds. Optics: Binocs Ac 20X telescope. Length of observation: 20 min. Habitat: Rice stubble field with water in furrows. Appearance: This bird had a stance simi It was vwry dark both back and front wh overcast light. The head and neck were but at first glance out into the field, an all charcoal colored bird. The "smooth" color, so possibly there were By "smooth" I think of a dove's color, with Lesser Yellowlegs and Killdeer. about our looking and began to bob Redshanks bob often when disturbed. It once appeared to feed with his back t unable to flush the bird so cannot desc 1ar to yellowlegs. en seen in bright, somewhat lighter, i t appeared to be col or was not a some bars on it. It was in an area It became nervous qu i te a bit. All ialked around and oward us. We were r i be the wi ngs. Size: Length estimated to be 13" - 14". Fairly long legs. Double the si ze of Kill deer, substant i al1y 1arger than Lesser Yellowlegs in same fields of view through scope. Bill: About 2-2 1/2 X the length of the head. Dark except for a light area near the case, making a somewhat two-toned bill. It resembled the Greater Yel1 owlegs, being either straight or sIi oh 11y upturned. Head and neck: Dark, but not as dark as the body. Faint eyestripe. Body: Dark charcoal on back with some speckling or at least some variation. Where wings joined body it seemed to be pure black. Tail was darker on top than the back. Front of bi rd was as dark, perhaps darker than back, perhaps with some barring. Legs: Orange-red in color - seen several times. Conclusion: Probable juvenile Spotted Redshank. It had all the correct markings plus behavior. - Margaret Anderson The fol1owi ng bi rds were details; and, contributors member of the checklist committee: submitted without sufficient shou1d submi t notes to a Jarula, "-haoman , Northern: r-reeport jetties—(1)1,Mary Ann Emery Froelich, Alma Barrera.