Wednesday (21-July-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed at the birdfeeder and in the backyard: Mourning Dove, Downy Hummingbird, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Carolina Wren, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Common Grackle, Northern Cardinal.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (59.7 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (57.4 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sunny then some rain, hot, and hazy. A deficit of 2.3 kWh.

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 (14-April-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Morning Visitor: Carolina Wren, House Finch, Northern Cardinal. My eBird Checklist.


Morning Birdfeeder Visitor. 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.

One-Year Ago (12-April-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Morning and evening at the birdfeeder: House Finch, Carolina Wren. My eBird Checklist.


Morning and evening 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.

Eight-Years Ago (04-April-2013) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Afternoon walkabout: Carolina Wren, American Robin. My eBird Checklist.


Afternoon walkabout. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2 camera, FT1 adapter, and 80-400 mm VRII lens; or Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens; or a Nikon D800 camera and 80-400 mm VR lens.. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.