Does a smile spread across your face when you hear the first songbird of spring trilling its heart to listeners? Maybe you visited a park near a lake in Florida and saw storks playing and walking around like they owned the place and enjoyed the antics? Maybe you got an eyefull of blue once in western Rockies when a bluebird appeared on a log fence out of nowhere as if to say "See me? I'm the prettiest blue you ever saw in your life!" (And of course, you agree with him, because he's a spectacular Mountain Bluebird). Maybe you can name 3 North American waterfowl. Can you tell a loon from a Canadian Duck? A Chuckar from a Bobwhite? Has a pair of Peregrine falcons landed on your roof ever? Ever had a Snowy Owl swoop your car in the middle of a ground blizzard? Heard the rat-a-tat of a woodpecker in nearby woodlands? It's a new year and time to enjoy birds while we still have them in nature.