TWIN FALLS — A nationally recognized birder will talk about his month-long adventure in Ethiopia at the Prairie Falcon Audubon Society’s next meeting.

The chapter meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 in room 201 of the Shields Building at College of Southern Idaho.

Speaker Terry Rich’s program is titled “The Birds, Landscapes and People of Ethiopia.” Ethiopia has diverse bird habitats, from below sea level to well over 14,000 feet. It offers numerous endemics, a rich assemblage of montane and arid savanna species and an influx of European and Central Asian migrants, the club’s announcement said.

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Rich has degrees in wildlife ecology and zoology and is pursuing a doctoral degree in public policy from Boise State University. He was the national Migratory Bird Program coordinator for the Bureau of Land Management from 1992 to 2000 and the Partners in Flight national coordinator from 2000 to 2014.

Rich also serves on the board of the Great Basin Bird Observatory and is an honorary lifetime member of the American Ornithological Society.