Above all, the student should cultivate the scientific attitude of mind, and he should never believe in his infallibility. The beginner’s notebook is all question marks. The student who is beginning to know birds really well often has no question marks. The notebook of the trained ornithologist always has many question marks, until death closes the notebook.—Ludlow Griscom, “Problems of Field Identification” (1922)
- Chugging through my WATCH assignments.