Thursday (15-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Visitors backyard and the patio birdfeeder: Turkey Vulture, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, White-throated 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, Grape Hyacinth, Garlic, Onion, Pieris japonica, and Tulip. The Pieris japonica (Japanese Andromeda) is one of the few shrubs in my yard that the deer avoid.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (41.7 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (14.7 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy. A deficit of 27.0 kWh.

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.

Sunday (11-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning visitors to the backyard and patio birdfeeder: Tufted Titmouse, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird.


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

The first Tulip hasn’t quite opened yet (still raining outside). Waiting for a sunny day.


Tulip in the rain. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Time-lapse Little Planet Video of Assembling an IKEA Cabinet. Use the full-screen button to enlarge the video.

Daily Electric Energy Used (43.8 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (6.8 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Clouds and rain much of the day. A deficit of 37.0 kWh.

Weekly Electric Energy Used (311 kWh) from Sense. Weekly Solar Electric Energy Produced (360 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. A surplus of 49.0 kWh.

Saturday (10-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning visitors to the backyard and patio birdfeeder: Mourning Dove, Turkey Vulture, American Crow, Tufted Titmouse, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


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


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

Time-lapse Little Planet Video of Yardwork (Rototilling and Seeding).

Daily Electric Energy Used (44.1 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (35.3 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Clouds and sun. A surplus of 8.85 kWh.

Friday (09-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning visitors to the backyard and patio birdfeeder: Chipping Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird. Squirrels kept busy in the Daffodil planters and birdfeeder.


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


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (43.4 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (39.2 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy. A surplus of 28.5 kWh.