Sunday (01-May-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Black-capped Chickadee, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Brown-headed Cowbird. eBird indicates that the Dark-eyed Junco is rare for this location and date. One of the Dark-eyed Junco’s didn’t leave with the others. It appears to have an injured wing.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (69.0 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (75.5 kWh) from Sense. Sun then clouds. Surplus of 6.5 kWh.

Weekly Electric Energy Used (487 kWh) from Sense. Weekly Solar Electric Energy Produced (446 kWh) from Sense. Deficit of 41 kWh.

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Friday (29-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-throated Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak. First Rose-breasted Grosbeak for the season. The Dark-eyed Junco is listed as “rare” for this location at this time. It appears that one of the wings is injured and didn’t leave with the other Junco’s. It is able to find food, shelter, and water on my patio.


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


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (73.9 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (87.2 kWh) from Sense. Sunny. Surplus of 13.3 kWh.

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Thursday (28-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: Mourning Dove, Turkey Vulture, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, Tufted Titmouse, European Starling, Gray Catbird, American Robin, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-throated Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal. First Gray Catbird for the season. The American Robin was hunting worms in the black wood mulch.


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


American Robin with at worm. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Turkey Vulture taking off and in flight. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (75.5 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (86.5 kWh) from Sense. Sunny. Surplus of 11.0 kWh.


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Tuesday (26-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: Turkey Vulture, Blue Jay, Dark-eyed Junco, Brown-headed Cowbird.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (63.0 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (32.8 kWh) from Sense. Cloudy. Deficit of 30.2 kWh.

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Thursday (21-April-2022) — New Jersey

Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed in the backyard: Mourning Dove, Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture, Downy Woodpecker, American Crow, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, Northern Cardinal.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (66.9 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (51.3 kWh) from Sense. Clouds and some sun. Deficit of 15.6 kWh.

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