Also agreed. Someone could easily mis-interpret one's being an EBSO (efficient birding system observer) as being an EBSO (elitist birding show-off) instead. Thanks for the vocabulary addition, Jim! -----Original Message----- From: jimvb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 9:41 PM Subject: [va-richmond-general] Re: Cormorants on lakes I agree. I would rather hear about robins than about AMROs. Besides, CAGO means “I poop” in Spanish. Jim Blowers From: va-richmond-general-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:va-richmond-general-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ann Brooks Sent: Monday, 2007 April 23 21:01 ALL I certainly understand the desire to use the abbreviations for our birds, especially when they are fairly obvious DCCO, but I have to tell you I think this is a good way to turn people off. ANN BROOKS On Apr 23, 2007, at 2:51 PM, Al Warfield wrote: Linda & I visited Three Lakes Nature Center (in Henrico Co) on Saturday - the one that was featured in the Saturday TD - and saw DC Cormorants (DCCO) and Canada Geese (CAGO) there. There was one CAGO nesting on an island. Also, that's a good place to see EABL and CHSP - on an asphalt path from one of the lakes to the parking lot. Other than that there were some TUTI and a few RBWP and DOWP. ________________________________________________________________________ AOL now offers free email to everyone. Find out more about what's free from AOL at AOL.com.