Elphaba wrote: Resin, amazing grouse shot, amazing bird to see!
Iris, I used to just do the GBBC too and swore that I would never count birds for any other reason b/c I thought it turned me into a nut. I was right. I'm totally nuts now, so I think you're doing the right thing! Hope you have lots of birds. We're supposed to have bad weather too. In fact, I need to get out there and make sure the gutters are clean.
I'm at 172. Winter through early May is the best birding time here though, so I have to get as many as I can now. This is not the best photo but it shows how colorful he's getting. This is a Palm Warbler but its the eastern/yellow one that we rarely see here. It was my first Palm Warbler of the year.