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A dedicated sanctuary and rehabilitation center for birds of prey. They provide medical care and rehabilitation for raptors only with the aim of releasing them back into their natural habitats. They treat over 800 patients a year. 

A haven for all bird species in the region, this center provides medical care and rehabilitation with the aim of releasing them back into their natural habitats. They have treated thousands of birds, spanning over a hundred species. 

Resources Focused on North Texas:

The "Birds of North-central Texas" website serves as a clearinghouse for bird sightings with associated photo images, area review species, and checklist information for North-Central Texas birds. Be sure to check the sub menu under the Home navigation tag for additional information.

A field guide on north Texas shorebirds curated by Mike Cameron, our President. It offers intricate details and photographs including seasonal or age variations of each specie. All images were photographed by Mike Cameron and all were taken in North-central Texas except where otherwise noted. 

North Texas Audubon Chapters:

North Texas Nature and Education Centers

  • Trinity Audubon Center (Dallas): Located just south of downtown Dallas, 200 acres of reclaimed habitat, once an illegal landfill, now a haven for over 200 species of birds and other wildlife in the Great Trinity Forest, with prairie and wetland habitat as well as forest. 
  • Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center (Cedar Hill): located in a particularly hilly part of Dallas County and featuring a 300-foot rise from canyon floor to hilltop in an area referred to as the White Rock Escarpment with a plant community dominated by oaks and Ashe junipers.
  • Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary (McKinney): Features a natural science museum and beautiful trails that take visitors through diverse habitats including wetlands, forests and prairies.
  • Connemara Meadow Conservancy (Allen): A conservancy that offers trails through meadows and hosts community conservation events.
  • Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) (Lewisville): Provides trails, guided recreational activities and various habitats from forests to wetlands.
  • Spring Creek Forest Preserve (Garland): A unique habitat that includes old-growth forests and rare plant species. 
  • Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge (Fort Worth): Large urban nature preserve comprised of forests, prairies and wetlands. FWNC&R covers 3,621 acres and includes over 20 miles of hiking trails.
  • River Legacy Living Science Center (Arlington): Situated in River Legacy Park, it offers interactive exhibits, terrariums and aquariums. Outside, the park provides trails along the Trinity River.

Some of Our Favorite Birding Spots in North Texas:

Organized in 1980, Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society serves Collin County and surrounding counties. We invite you and your family to join us for a wide range of nature-oriented activities. Monthly meetings are scheduled the 4th Tuesday, 6:45 pm, September through November and January through May. They are free and open to the public. Programs are related to wildlife, ecology, conservation and of course, BIRDS!

PTAS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and chapter of the National Audubon Society.3