Well, I'm finally finished with my proposal, the written part anyway. I have about six weeks before I get to defend it in front of a band of angry rabid professors.
This is the European robin (Erithacus rubecula). I've been reading so much about these little guys, I have such a huge appreciation for them now. And look how cute they are, I just want to put the whole thing in my mouth.
It's a huge weight off to finally get this thing finished. And I think it's a pretty good proposal, although I think I waited too long to start writing it, and it could be improved with a couple days of tinkering.
Anyway, it's finished. I can relax now.