Farm at Sunset

I took this lovely sunset picture after an unsuccessful search for Lapland Longspurs and Snow Buntings in the farm fields near my house.


2007 by the numbers

Since everyone from my brother to Google is posting a list of 2007 by the numbers, I might as well do it too…

3– number of first state records I missed in PA this year (Slaty-backed Gull, Long-billed Murrelet and Yellow-billed Loon)
77– number of posts this year
253– number of species I saw in PA in 2007
269– life PA list as of the end of the year (got my year-end goal a day late- Northern Shrike)
378– number of species I saw in the ABA area for 2007
642– life list
1137ABA area total ticks
2011– total ticks in PA
3860– number of pageloads on my blog last year