Thursday (11-March-2021) — New Jersey

Wintertime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Not many visitors to the birdfeeder (either due to the warm weather or the neighborhood cat sitting under the birdfeeder): Carolina Wren, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco.

Daily backyard visitors. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Neighborhood cat under the birdfeeder. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (46.7 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (57.8 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sunny. Geothermal HVAC system on, but was able to open the house for a few hours in the afternoon when the outside temperature was higher outdoors than indoors. A surplus of 11.1 kWh. Three days in a row that the solar panels produced a surplus.

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 and world traveler. 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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