Don't Just Wing It: Here's Everything You Need to Start Birding
If the flutter of wings sends your heart aflutter, use these expert tips from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to start birding this summer.
Lockdown Helped to Create a New Generation of Young, Black Birdwatchers
Plus, data shared with VICE shows that around three times as many 18 to 29-year-olds took up the hobby over the last year.
The Birder Who Wants Black Youth to See Themselves in STEM
Corina Newsome, a graduate student in biology at Georgia Southern University, helped organize #BlackBirdersWeek and is only getting started with her advocacy.
The Motherboard Guide to Logging Off
We'll see you on the other side of the long weekend.
A Renegade Birdwatcher Makes a "Field Guide to Dumb Birds"
This birdwatcher hates birds. So he decided to catalogue every single stupid one he sees.
The Brain-Wiping Science of Pigeon Training
When TC Ptomey acquires a group of pigeons, he almost always keeps them in the basement in the pitch black for several weeks before bringing them up to the roof.
What the Future of Looking for Birds Sounds Like
New digital birding guides that include sound libraries are playing to an age-old law of the woods: Birding is as much about listening as it is looking.