At the next meeting of the North Shore Bird Club, Shane DuBay of the Field Museum and the University of Chicago will talk about the extraordinary ways in which birds survive at extreme high elevations, where temperatures are cold and oxygen is low. His presentation will focus on the stunning Hengduan Mountains of southern China. The meeting, free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 in the Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd. More information is available at or 847-475-2096.