Tuesday (20-July-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed at the birdfeeder and in the backyard: Mourning Dove, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Carolina Wren, American Robin, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Common Grackle, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak.


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

Two types of Dragonflies viewed near the backyard pond. One with an all black body and clear wings (Darth Vader). The other one had a blue body and green eyes. They were observed mating and laying eggs in the water.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (67.6 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (58.9 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sun, hot, hazy, and a few clouds. A deficit of 8.7 kWh.

One-Year Ago (16-April-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Daily Visitors: Turkey Vulture, American Goldfinch, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal. My eBird Checklist.
My eBird Checklist. My eBird Checklist.


Daily Visitors. Images taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Wednesday (14-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Visitors to the patio birdfeeder: Mourning Dove, Tufted Titmouse, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


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

Early spring flowers blooming: Daffodils, Dandelions, Grape Hyacinth, Tulip, and Violets. Time-lapsed video of the Tulip opening.


Early Spring Flowers. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (49.4 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (42.4 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy. A deficit of 7.0 kWh.

One-Year Ago (11-April-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Morning at the birdfeeder: American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow. My eBird Checklist.


Morning at the birdfeeder. Images taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 600 mm f/4 VRII lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Three-Years Ago (11-April-2018) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Evening at the birdfeeder: Mourning Dove, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco. My eBird Checklist.


Evening at the birdfeeder. Images taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 mm VRII lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.