Wednesday, January 11, 2006


Early this morning, A DC Birding Blog had its 5,000th visit, from someone in Australia. The hits coming from overseas always surprise me, because my blog is very local in its content.

One neat thing about Sitemeter is that it gives charts and graphs about incoming traffic. For example, it reports that 55% of hits are from people who use Firefox.

Now, I use Firefox, so this sample is probably skewed somewhat. But it indicates to me that bloggers (and blog readers) have a strong preference for the upstart browser over the mainstream one.