The record for a Birding Big Year in Ontario, Canada currently stands at 339. At this year’s halfway mark, Paul Riss is rocking a respectable 211. Will he close the gap? Follow his colorful adventures as he chronicles his Punk Rock Big Year

Written by Mike
Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.