Ok, enough smack talk about my needing to get out...you said "bring it on" so here it is. In less than 30 minutes here's what I saw (imagine if I could spend an hour!):
E. Phoebe (36, 82) - 2 flitting from branch to branch, pwiping all the way.
N. Flicker (37) - one heard calling
GC Kinglet (38) - one heard calling
Turkey Vulture (39, 83) - one flyover - FINALLY!
Herring Gull (40, 84) - 2 flyovers (1 imm, 1 adult)
Possible Red-shouldered Hawk HIGH distant flyby...which, because I'm discreet, I'm not counting.
2013 and beyond
It's pretty simple: the most birds seen or heard from one's yard during 2013 will be the "winner". Want in? O.k....then do it despite that.
2013 promises to be a lot less mean but still a carbon-free birding competition, even if slightly less exciting than a MEGA x EPIC hybrid.