Saturday (20-June-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Summertime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the Day — Northern Cardinal, House Finch, American Crow, Gray Catbird, Turkey Vulture, Blue Jay, Mourning Dove, and Red-bellied Woodpecker. The Eastern Phoebe appears to be reconstructing the top of the nest?


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


Spots and his sister Spots. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

First day of Summer Flowers: Including Poppies (Red, Pink, Oriental, and California). Daisy, Foxglove, Cosmos, Delphinium, Cornflower, Lance-leaf Coreopsis, Love-in-a-mist (seed pod), and Prickly Pear Cactus.


Poppies (portrait mode). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Poppies (landscape mode). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Wildflowers (portrait mode). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Wildflowers (landscape mode). Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (50.8 kWh) from Sense. The daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (63.6 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. More clouds. A surplus of 12.8 kWh.


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Sunday (14-June-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Kermit in the Pond.


Kermit the Bullfrog. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Birds of the Day — Gray Catbird, Mourning Dove, and Blue Jay. A squirrel has been raiding the birdfeeder.


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

Squirrel under the birdfeeder. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (DAVID J MATHRE)
Squirrel under the birdfeeder. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (DAVID J MATHRE)

Spring flowers of the day — Red, Pink, and California Poppies. Love-in-a-mist, Blue Chicory, and Daisy.


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


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (37.6 kWh) from Sense. The daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (90.7 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Much more sun. A surplus of 53.1 kWh.

Weekly Electric Energy Used (338 kWh) from Sense. The daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (550 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. A surplus of 212 kWh.


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Thursday (11-June-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the Day — Gray Catbird and immature House Finch. The Eastern Phoebe has been spending time on the nest.


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

Spring flowers of the day — Red, Pink, and Oriental Poppies. Blanket Flower, Love-in-a-mist, Blue Chicory, Daisy, Impatiens, and Lance-leaf Coreopsis.


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


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (51.1 kWh) from meter reading. The daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (42.3 kWh) from meter reading. Lots of clouds. A deficit of 8.8 kWh.


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Wednesday (10-June-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Kermit with two Mosquitoes. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 200-500 mm f/5.6 VR lens (DAVID J MATHRE)
Kermit with two Mosquitoes on its back. Image taken with a Nikon D850 camera and 200-500 mm f/5.6 VR lens (DAVID J MATHRE)

Birds of the Day — Gray Catbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal, and unidentified immature birds. The Eastern Phoebe has been spending time on the nest. When it is away the nest has also been visited by a female Brown-headed Cowbird and a Carolina Wren.


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

Spring flowers of the day — Red, Pink, Oriental, and California Poppies. Love-in-a-mist, Blue Chicory, Daisy, Impatiens, Delphinium, Larkspur, Partridge Pea, Evening Primrose, Sweet William, and Lance-leaf Coreopsis .


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


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (57.8 kWh) from meter reading. The daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (72.1 kWh) from meter reading. Much more sun. A surplus of 14.3 kWh.



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Tuesday (09-June-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the Day — Gray Catbird, Blue Jay, and Northern Cardinal.


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

Spring flowers of the day — Red, Pink, Oriental, and California Poppies. Foxglove, Love-in-a-mist, Blue Chicory, Daisy, and Lance-leaf Coreopsis .


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


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (51.1 kWh) from meter reading. The daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (88.9 kWh) from meter reading. Much more sun. A surplus of 37.8 kWh.


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