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2018 Master Birder Program

Calendar of Classes and Field Trips

All classes will be head at Trinity River Audubon Center (TRAC) on Saturday mornings

Classes will be 8 – 10 am unless otherwise noted

TRAC is open on Saturday for early morning birding at 7 am before class;


September 22              Orientation and first class


October 6                    second class (migration)

October 27                  field trip

Field Trip -Trinity Bird Count Area 7 Joppa Preserve (Janie Henderson, Ben Sandifer, Carrie Robinson)


November 10              third class (waterfowl and raptors)

November 17              field trip 

Field Trip - Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge 
(Carrie Steingruber and Chuck Carlson)


December 1                 fourth class (gulls)

December 1st and one morning that next week at WRL spillway studying gulls, (Chris Runk)

January 19                   fifth class (wintering passerines)

February 2                   field trip

Field Trip - Trinity Bird Count Area 5 Chain of Wetlands (Jane Ramberg)


February 16                 sixth class and field trip (similar species)

February 16            

Field Trip - 7-8 am TRAC (class and field trip are on the same day)


March 2                       seventh class (warblers)

March 23                     field trip

Mineola Nature Preserve -(To be announced)


April 6                         eighth class (shorebirds)

April 25 and 26;         field trip

Depart 4/27 about noon        High Island   (overnight)


May 4                          ninth class 

(TRAC closed for AT&T Byron Nelson from May 11-19, 2019)

May 25                        graduation