October Membership Program

October 27, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm (Tuesday)

Location: Facebook Live

Instructions will be posted on Northern Arizona Audubon’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Arizona-Audubon-Society-678850928825284) and sent out by email.

Name of presenter: Brent Bitz


Brent Bitz is a Board Member of Northern Arizona Audubon and Friends of the Verde River and has had a lifelong interest in the outdoors and habitat preservation. A retired businessman, mountain climber and sports car racer, Brent has travelled around the word enjoying the people and wilderness of our beautiful planet. He lives in Sedona and enjoys the wonderful diversity of Northern Arizona.



Title of program: Ethiopia: Birding in a very ancient land

Photographs: Sunbird and Viridian Weaver

In the fall of 2019, Brent spent four weeks travelling around Ethiopia. Located on the Horn of Africa, it is a country with a great diversity of people (86 separate languages), a renowned paleontological and historical past and a vibrant culture. Ethiopia is a huge country of towering mountains, extensive forests, remote deserts, and Rift Valley lakes. Brent’s presentation will introduce you to the people and birds of this unique part of Africa. With over 860 bird species recorded there and some 50 endemic and near endemics, it made for a unique birding experience.

Admission info: Free, no registration required

Important Note: This program will NOT be presented at either the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church nor Sedona Public Library. Due to the COVID19 emergency, This will be presented live but on-line using Facebook Live. Join this one in the comfort of your own home.