Birding for Everyone: Encouraging People of Color to Become Birdwatchers

If you’ve spent much time at a birding festival, belong to a bird club, or just page through a birding magazine you’ll notice something: nearly all birders are White. Considering how diverse bird species are, it is a shame that more minorities are not part of this fun, energizing hobby. Not only that, the lack

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The Life of the Skies: Birding at the End of Nature

The Life of the Skies is a beautifully crafted book that blends birding, religion, and history. Birding is portrayed as a great paradox of the natural world and the technological advancements that make birding a possibility. “Edward O. Wilson wrote in his recent book The Creation: ‘Civilization was purchased by the betrayal of nature.’ This

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