Sunday (05-September-2021) — New Jersey

Summertime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed at the birdfeeder and in the backyard: Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, House Finch, Northern Cardinal.


Ruby-throated Hummingbird. 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.


Ruby-throated Hummingbird. 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: Blanket Flower, Canna, Cosmos, Evening Primrose, Four O’Clock, Rose Mallow, Sunflower, Zinnia.


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


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

Honey Bees and Bumblebees. I haven’t seen any butterflies recently.


Sunflowers and Bees. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Zinnias and Bees. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Giant Horsefly. They are all over the place right now.


Horse Fly. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (44.5 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (16.1 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Mostly cloudy. A deficit of 28.4 kWh.

Weekly Electric Energy Used (380 kWh) from Sense. Weekly Solar Electric Energy Produced (291 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. A deficit of 89 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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