Saturday (12-February-2022) — New Jersey

Wintertime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard, at the birdfeeder and on the patio: Downy Woodpecker. The small birds are still staying away. Hope some are back by next weekend for the annual backyard bird count.

Downy Woodpecker. (David J Mathre)
Downy Woodpecker. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 200-500 mm VR lens. (David J Mathre)

Daily Electric Energy Used (69.4 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (37.7 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sunny. Deficit of 31.7 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 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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