Saturday (27-February-2021) — New Jersey

Wintertime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Not many visitors to the birdfeeder (warmer and raining most of the day): White-throated Sparrow.

White-throated Sparrow. (David J Mathre)
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis). Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 500 mm f/4 VR lens. (David J Mathre)

Daily Electric Energy Used (70.5 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (21.3 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy much of the day. Geothermal HVAC system on. A deficit of 17.6 kWh.

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer updating images in My Image of the Day Photoblog, and My eBird (with images of nearly 450 bird species). hope post COVID-19 to be a world traveler again. My interests include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, sky, and seascapes, travel, and astrophotography. I look for unique ways of viewing the world and presenting my images. I have traveled to over 55 countries in six continents, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on home renovation and expansion of a wildflower garden/meadow.

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