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                                                $/Sgt. rhziu~r 3. Hawkins

                                                Amaillo Arma Air Fiel 
                                                "ril. Tmx~ 
                                                14 j 4Jo 1';43 
Texa Ovaao fish., & Clytor C=isr 
Lufkcin., Tem.a 
     XTn rel t(you  qu estions rerardi4tg the status 4of 4he w~4duck in thae

     Mr. Jim kagarw4 local waruo ;,ith ,,ourdpr~et ,,aTil. 1utr 
suh experienc, i3If@omw me *,,ht he know a, no i.    o   f.. 4 oa. duck ntatn
        theweten al o th Pnhndeiir. L. J, !Arok*, X~inlSprio     of 
Law Lafot  et for egtsatets In this area,, ale. lacks aofinie nesting 
records of we4oaductks in Lh4,  1    U1~  lin, aco~rdiu  tj a .. vma&ti-,n
I had 
with his less than a moth ag., Air. baroa incidenall.l      is *usuch itrested

Lin wat'erfowl distribution and has gones Lo a goo  aeal of troubl, to co*ot

information on that subject. 
     Tha Woods4s do nesst in the HiLp Plains of the  *wuml     occasionilly,
can v@>ýich for,, pers-ja&1. ý) Jl 11# 1943), bottj
an   I   a& ik IodehuWith 
eleven recently hatched ducklings at Ilab  .u~ra i.&gaear Cor4.    Los
than an 
hour latar. s aw soother touale wood dush at the opposte and of the lake.
is unlikely that the other femb woul leave her brad, home it was.       
sanother dusk. Dria. *y*n      trips ati±4  sine* last. ipober 1$,,
1 havs seen 
onljy 99 ether wood 4iusk, a malne obarwe at Palo -u. Lake wwrW last April

Since thco wood daek rang  of the Hif* Plain  in Texas is iisited to.&
ew spot# 
alng the         RLi~la  Iivr ana to a few, Mditional grwe of#4l 
those found at Palo DuroCzo*'tisst.-      ocld    ht     -m    is*ara 
(but posi)  a regular) braigsecies in ths ý;eatem w-E    :1 
    Panande.  km~ rs 'L*11 me, howooerr ýthat they sese a fe' ever
 fall in tha 
Amarill arm*. 
      T* or thre  oate ine L ha exree "astern Panhanle present muh better

rang, -In ones of Lhsee couaties ewpl       kr. Vene HOW,,  me    of the
Came Cmsin, has a reush on wh*h are several l~hes. Nir. -.out 1ntmed 
me that~ wQed ducs be ed reguarU in tha area. sal   ny  ro   n-i 
ranc  but this year *0d~Adhsmi      aewthtersl        htwo     ak 
failed to stop. Durin the fall fair nm~r astr     h  rseT   ahnlo 
accordiagF to his reportt 
nmast tasen .am ~  but alwas in vory limited .ramers  There 3ems to be a

scarcity of .avitie, eve    In :,he bast of the potential rang*  -r. How.ed
*n  r. 
Dickinsous president of the Polo Pure Club$ have roquvte    tWe blepint of