Wednesday (07-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning visitors to the backyard and patio birdfeeder: Mourning Dove, Tufted Titmouse, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (42.1 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (53.4 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Clouds and rain. A surplus of 11.3 kWh.

Three-Years Ago (07-April-2018) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Morning at the birdfeeder: Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco. My eBird Checklist.


Morning walkabout. Images taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 80-400 VRII lens and Fuji X-T2 camera and 100-400 mm OIS lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Friday (02-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning visitors to the backyard and patio birdfeeder: American Crow, Tufted Titmouse, American Robin, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal. The Brown-headed Cowbirds are voracious eaters, emptying the mixed birdfeed feeder every day. The American Robins have reappeared this spring (but don’t eat at the birdfeeder. The American Goldfinch and Chipping Sparrows have also reappeared this spring.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (41.5 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (45.7 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sunny in the afternoon. Geothermal HVAC system was off. A surplus of 4.2 kWh.

Wednesday (31-March-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning visitors to the patio birdfeeder: Tufted Titmouse, Carolina Wren, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (43.5 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (15 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy and rainy. Geothermal HVAC system was off. A deficit of 28.5 kWh.

Monthly Electric Energy Used (1798 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (1477 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. A deficit of 321 kWh.