Tuesday (31-August-2021) — New Jersey

Summertime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed at the birdfeeder and in the backyard: Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse.


Ruby-throated Hummingbird feeding on Canna Lilies. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Birds of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Flowers of the day: Cosmos, Gladiolus, Sunflower and Zinnia.


Flowers of the day. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Bumblebee feeding on Sunflowers.


Bumblebee feeding on Sunflowers. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (62.8 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (45.6 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sun and clouds. A deficit of 17.2 kWh.

Monthly Electric Energy Used (1846 kWh) from Sense. Monthly Solar Electric Energy Produced (1490 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. A deficit of 356 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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