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AT: Birding in Cullinan Park by Robin Mallett
February 29 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 amFREE
Robbin Mallett is an avid birder and photographer living the sweet life in Sugar Land, Texas. She’s a member of the Cullinan Park Conservancy Board and Communications Director of the Texas Master Naturalist Coastal Prairie Chapter. When not volunteering, she loves to chase birds and is working to get her Texas Life list to 500 species (27 to go) and her worldwide list to 1,000 birds. She has a B.A. in journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in public relations from the University of Houston. She enjoys adventure travel and loved the eight years her family lived lived in Bangkok, Thailand and Sumatra, Indonesia. She and her husband, Bill, have two sons in college.Robbin will speak about Sugar Land’s750-acreCullinan Park and give tips on birding Fort Bend County, focusing on the top eight hotspots.A whopping 245 species of birds have been seen at Cullinan Park. The park is home to a multitude of aquatic birds, raptors and other Gulf coast specialties, but is also known for fun surprises. In the first two months of 2020, birders have found numerous uncommon species including American woodcock, green-tailed towhee, merlin, prairie warbler, golden-crowned kinglet, winterwren, ovenbird, Harris’s sparrow, orange-cheeked waxbill and ash-throated flycatcher.Findout what you might discover at Cullinan. The program will be followed with a Birding Field Trip to Cullinan Park on Saturday, March 7.