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Program Events

Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society offers informative and interesting programs and exceptional speakers with slide shows to teach and thrill members and guests at the monthly chapter meetings. The board diligently pursues a full array of interests to promote better understanding of the birding world and to have entertaining yet educational programs.

Guest are welcome.  There is no Heard Museum charge for attending the chapter meeting.

To suggest a program speaker or subject, contact Denise Dengler, program chairperson, 972-208-7448.

Meeting time - 6:30 pm

The PTAS meeting place is in the Science Resource Center at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. 
Latitude, longitude: 33.1574751, -96.615278.

Directions: After passing through the gate continue straight passed the museum building to the end of the road.  The large building is the SRC.

Below is what we have in store for the upcoming months:

Tuesday, Oct. 23, Birding Trip to Cuba

6:30 Social Time
6:50 Bird ID Class: Winter Sparrows
7:15 Business meeting
7:30 Main Program - Birding Trip to Cuba presented by Gailon Brehm.
8:30 Adjourn

Tuesday, Nov. 27, Hummingbirds of Texas

Check here for possible changes due to inclement weather.
Social Time
6:50 Bird ID Class: Woodland Birds – Vireos, Wrens, Nuthatches, Creepers, Chickadees, and Kinglets
7:15 Business meeting
7:30 Main Program - Hummingbird of Texas presented by Kelly Bryan.  Kelly and Charles Floyd were instrumental in forming West Texas Avian Research Inc. to expand the knowledge of the special birds of West Texas. Kelly Bryan’s article the Hummingbirds of West Texas lists the hummingbirds found in West Texas.
8:30 Adjourn

Wednesday, Dec. 26, Mckinney Audubon Christmas Bird Count.  Click HERE for details.

Tuesday, Jan. 27, Identifying Ducks in Flight.

6:30 Social Time
6:50 Bird ID Class: Buntings and Grosbeaks
7:15 Business meeting
7:30 Main Program - Identifying Ducks in Flight. presented by Charlie Amos.
8:30 Adjourn



A Christmas Bird Count Moment
One of PTAS's special programs is the annual Christmas Bird Count. Take a peek at a special experience that happened at a previous Christmas Bird Count
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Shore Birds

You can be a better birder at the monthly PTAS meetings held at the Heard Museum. See PTAS Birding ID Classes for details.





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