This year, I am traveling through 35 countries on all seven continents, hoping to see at least 5,000 species of birds and set a new world record. I celebrated the New Year in Antarctica, and plan to fly on about 70 days out of 365. There will be no days off!
It’s a great adventure, with the highs and lows you’d expect on any trip. You can follow along throughout 2015 on my Audubon blog, with more-or-less daily updates: