What shall I say first? Much clearing of throat happened; weighty words of welcome were being considered. Fortunately for all of us, fellow-contributors have set the tone with Nash (of whom I'm told there is an endless supply) and Richard Edwards, poet of great felicity. Hurrah!
As you, sharp reader, will have guessed: this blog is about birds, birding, birders. And what fun we will have!
So, there's nothing for it but to imitate one's betters and declare: Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!