Pilchuck Audubon Society will be hosting Dr. Kim Adelson, who will be presenting slides and discussing “Birds of New Zealand”, a free event open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Dr. Adelson, an avid birder who lived in New Zealand for three years, will describe some of New Zealand’s most interesting birds, both living and extinct, and discuss the role they play in the island’s ecology and outline current conservation efforts. Dr. Adelson has a master’s degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in psychology. She was a college professor for 30 years.