It's funny, last fall I was super stoked to finally see a Red-shouldered Hawk. It became number 287 on my life list, nestled between Ross's Goose and Thayer's Gull.
But today as I go through old photos trying to enter more sightings into eBird I have discovered something interesting: I saw a Red-shouldered Hawk in December 2009 at Jackson Bottom Wetlands (before I even knew what "life list" meant).
So now according to eBird, on my life list Red-shouldered Hawk is tucked between House Finch and American Robin. Ha!