This past weekend was the Great Backyard Bird Count. In case you missed it - quick, go back and tally your lists!
I just thought that, since I'm five months behind in blogging (I'm still in Venezuela last fall) that I would give a quick update as to where I am now. Here is my most significant GBBC contribution - see the big purple circle in south-central Florida? The one lamely hidden by the smaller green circles? That represents my checklist tally of 55 Florida Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens).
Yeah, I said 55. I bet you don't believe me. I wouldn't either.
Well, the fact is, if I had put more coordinated effort into it, I could've added 150 more, each with their own individual identifying color band combo. They follow me everywhere... can you guess where I am?