Enjoy Two Webinars Next Week: Neighborhood Birding, and a Q&A with "The 
Part of Black Birders Week Celebration

We’re looking forward to more than a dozen special events next week during the 
second annual Black Birders 
 (May 30–June 5). The weeklong celebration, which is free and open to all, is 
organized by a group of Black science and education professionals who seek to 
inspire new audiences to enjoy nature and birds, and to share that joy with all 

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is proud to co-host several of the week’s 
events, including a free webinar about neighborhood birding, and a preview and 
Q&A on the PBS film The Falconer (see below for details). View the full 
schedule of events on the Black Birders Week 
 and follow Black AF in STEM on Twitter and Instagram @blackafinstem for 

The following webinar announcements were provided by the Black Birders Week 
organizers. All events are free and open to all.

#BirdsOnMyBlock: Exploring Bird Apps with Black Birders Week
May 31, 3:00–4:00 p.m. Eastern
Register: http://bit.ly/BirdsOnMyBlock

Curious about the birds on your block? Join Black AF in STEM and the Cornell 
Lab of Ornithology to learn about using the tools to aid you in finding and 
identifying the birds on your block! Learn from Deja Perkins, Sheridan Alford, 
and Danielle Belleny as they share their experiences and the tools they use on 
their birding adventures. Learn how to use digital tools like Merlin Bird ID, 
BirdNET, and eBird to practice your birding skills on your outdoor adventures. 
Register here: http://bit.ly/BirdsOnMyBlock

Photos contributed by Danielle Belleny, Sheridan Alford, and Deja Perkins.

#BirdsEyeView: Falconry with Rodney Stotts
June 1, 7:00–8:00 p.m. Eastern
Register: http://bit.ly/TheFalconerBBW

Dive into falconry with Black Birders Week and Rodney Stotts! Join this live 
Q&A moderated by Black Birders Week co-organizer Deja Perkins as we learn from 
a master falconer from southeast Washington D.C. Hear about Rodney’s journey to 
becoming a master falconer and preview the new documentary The Falconer 
premiering on PBS The World 
 right after the Q&A. Register here: http://bit.ly/TheFalconerBBW

Photo © Annie Kaempfer


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1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html
2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds
3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html

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