2021: Celebrating The Joy Of Birds : Short Wave Lot of people took up bird watching in some form during the pandemic, including Short Wave editor Gisele Grayson. She edited this episode about 2021's #BlackBirdersWeek — it about celebrating Black joy. Co-organizer Deja Perkins talks about how the week went and why it's important to observe nature wherever you live.

2021: Celebrating The Joy Of Birds

2021: Celebrating The Joy Of Birds

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A Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) flies around a residential neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland, on April 28, 2012. The non-migratory Pileated woodpecker is the largest of the common woodpeckers found in most of North America. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) flies around a residential neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland, on April 28, 2012. The non-migratory Pileated woodpecker is the largest of the common woodpeckers found in most of North America.

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Lot of people took up bird watching in some form during the pandemic, including Short Wave editor Gisele Grayson. She edited this episode about 2021's #BlackBirdersWeek — it about celebrating Black joy. Co-organizer Deja Perkins talks about how the week went and why it's important to observe nature wherever you live.

This episode was produced and edited by Gisele Grayson and Rebecca Ramirez. Indi Khera checked the facts.