Birding, Featured

Birding with Nikon Monarch 5 Binoculars

At this point in the pandemic, no one could blame you for itching to get out more. Quarantine is tough on everyone. To stay safe and get out the house, I’ve taken up birdwatching. It doesn’t require anything except your eyes. However, nothing gets me closer to birds than my Nikon Monarch 5 8×42 binoculars. […]

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Birding, Social Media

I Know Why Black Birders Sing

Last year, a friend began inviting me on her birding adventures. Over time, I grew to love it enough to bird on my own. To share my birding adventures, I made an Instagram account, @birdingwhileblack. I choose that name because I didn’t know any stories of racial violence against Black birders. But it was only […]

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