About our speaker: Ty Allen is an avid 18-year-old birder who has been studying birds for 10 years. He is currently the top eBird lister in number of species and in number of checklists submitted in Johnson County where he resides. He currently has 277 species for the county, 366 for Texas and 377 for the US, all of which were obtained without being able to travel independently for birding until recently. Ty is in his second year of college taking his basics and works at the Wild Birds Unlimited (WBU) store in Burleson. Additionally, Ty helps leadmonthly bird walks for WBU.