84 – a new record!

In late February this year, I wrote about Getting to Seventy – the extraordinary experience and ability to see or hear over 70 species in a single visit to a single (reasonably sized) location. On 15 May 2016, Diane Reed and I managed to push beyond 70…beyond 75, and yes beyond 79! to a whopping…

Ruff in Duval County!

Last evening was supposed to be one where I was going to meet Dave and Graham at a local brewery and continue our journey along the “Jacksonville Ale Trail”, but being Cinco de Mayo we opted to avoid the crowds and go birding instead. We had some pretty high winds out of the west and…