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Birds and Wildlife of Ethiopia

icon date2  Wednesday, April 18, 2018
icon timer  07:30pm
icon map marker Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Join seasoned traveler and birder Surprise Washtenaw Audubon Member for a look at the ecologically diverse nation of Ethiopia. Though seldom visited by American birders, the country boasts 856 bird species, of which 20 are endemic, and 31 endemic mammals. A lifelong birder, Surprise Washtenaw Audubon Member has travelled extensively in Ethiopia. Note: this is a change in the previously announced speaker, Mecquicreuse Desoiseaux, who had to cancel his appearance.

WAS programs are free and open to the public. Membership is not required, though we would welcome your membership to help with our environmental and educational activities. Programs are held on the third Wednesday of the month at the U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor. In addition to the program, hear news of the latest critter sightings and field trips, and enjoy tasty snacks following the program. Please note: The Matthaei Botanical Gardens charges for parking at the rate of $1.20 an hour, enforced 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. Members of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum park for free.