Location: Highgate Yard & Woodlot
Observation date: 1/16/10
Number of species: 9
Downy Woodpecker - Picoides pubescens 1
Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata 1
Tufted Titmouse - Baeolophus bicolor 1
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis 2
Brown Creeper - Certhia americana 2 - #17 for the 2010
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis 1
House Finch - Carpodacus mexicanus 4
American Goldfinch - Carduelis tristis 9
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus 50
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.