I like some/many of you am experiencing low motivation for the yardbird blog of late. Primarily, it's because there's NOTHING in my yard (Creeper and Golden-crowned Kinglet being the best). But I kind of feel like we never properly wrapped up the 2010 contest. So, to that end: Swamp Kitty, we were are all awed by your display of power and domination. Congratulations and kudos.
Now, let's let the trashtalk for 2011 begin so we can all get motivated again...
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.