Monday (19-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Visitors backyard and the patio birdfeeder: Mourning Dove, Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture, Hairy Woodpecker, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


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


Hairy Woodpecker. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Vultures. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Early springtime flowers: Daffodil, Dandelion, Grape Hyacinth, Maple Tree, Plum Tree, Tulip, Violet, unidentified Yellow, and unidentified White.


Early Springtime Flowers (landscape mode). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery. <


Early Springtime Flowers (portrait mode). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Tulip opening time-lapse videos. Two cameras: (Leica SL2 camera with a 50 mm f/1.4 lens) and (Fuji X-H1 with a 50-140 mm OIS lens).

Yardwork — Mowing the Lawn and using the Leaf Vac to move Black Tree Mulch. Time-lapse video using a Garmin VIRB-360 camera.

Daily Electric Energy Used (57.6 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (51.5 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sun and clouds. A deficit of 6.1 kWh.

Nine-Years Ago (14-April-2012) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Afternoon Walkabout: Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture. My eBird Checklist.


Afternoon Walkabout. Images taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Seven-Years Ago (24-March-2014) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Afternoon Walkabout: Black Vulture, European Starling, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco. My eBird Checklist.


Afternoon walkabout. Images taken with a Nikon Df camera and 600 mm f/4 VRII lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Tuesday (23-March-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning walkabout and visitors to the patio birdfeeder: Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture, American Crow, House Finch, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal. A whole crowd of Black and Turkey Vultures in the back section. At one point one of the neighborhood cats chased the vultures away.


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


At least a dozen Black and Turkey Vultures in the back section. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Cat vs. Vultures. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (52.5 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (63.4 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sunny all day. Still cold at night so the Geothermal HVAC system was on. A surplus of 10.9 kWh.

Two-Years Ago (19-March-2019) — New Jersey

Backyard Wintertime Nature in New Jersey

Morning walkabout and patio birdfeeder: Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Cardinal. My eBird Checklist.


Morning backyard walkabout with a Nikon D5 camera and 600 mm VRII lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.