Category: Birds

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Rodney Stotts: Brother Falconer

An ancient sport, Falconry is the keeping and training of birds of prey. Rodney Stotts is a Black falconer from Southeast Washington DC. He is the program

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Birds in the ‘Hood’

I have come to love birding, especially in areas close to where I live. This weekend, me and two other Outdoor Afros (Clay and Abu)

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October’s Bird of the Month

Last month’s bird was the very common Warbling Vireo.  The proverbial pendulum has swung dramatically to the other side with this month’s rare Indiana bird.

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Birding Basics

I always remind people that there are many ways to engage with nature. I have found bird watching to be a very satisfactory pursuit in that it compels me to

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June’s Bird of the Month

While standing on extremely long, thin, pink legs and sporting an elongated delicate-looking bill, this month’s bird appears to be the epitome of elegance and

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May’s Bird of the Month

Springtime is the hardest time for me to select a BOTM. The great spectacle of spring migration is going on, and so many wonderful birds

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