Monday (11-October-2021) — New Jersey

Autumn Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Birds of the day viewed at the birdfeeder and in the backyard: Eastern Phoebe, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Carolina Wren, Northern Mockingbird, American Robin, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow.


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

Flowers of the day: Cosmos.


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

A really scrawny buck with its ribs showing was just outside the patio fence.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (39.8 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (23.0 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Clouds and some sun. Deficit of 16.8 kWh.

Fourteen-Years Ago (06-April-2007) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Afternoon walkabout: Turkey Vulture, Tufted Titmouse, Northern Mockingbird, American Robin, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Northern Cardinal. My eBird Checklist.


Afternoon walkabout. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 80-400 mm VR lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Fourteen-Years Ago (01-April-2007) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Afternoon walkabout: Mourning Dove, Northern Mockingbird, American Robin, House Finch, Northern Cardinal. My eBird Checklist.


Afternoon walkabout. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 80-400 mm VR lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Eleven-Years Ago (23-December-2006) — New Jersey

Backyard Winter Nature in New Jersey: Birds, Berries, and Seeds

Walkabout with a Nikon D2xs camera and 70-200 mm f/2.8 lens.  Five Canada geese in flight, northern mockingbirds, holly berries, bittersweet berries, and yucca seed pods.

Canada Geese in Flight. Backyard Winter Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 70-200 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 400, 200 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Canada Geese in Flight. Backyard Winter Nature in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D2xs camera and 70-200 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 400, 200 mm, f/2.8, 1/8000 sec). (David J Mathre)



Two-Years Ago (17-May-2014) — Texas

South Texas Birding Photo Safari with Jason Odell Day 2.

Northern Mockingbird drinking from a pond with its reflection in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 360, 600 mm, f/4, 1/2000 sec).

Northern Mockingbird Drinking at Dos Venadas Ranch in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 360, 600 mm, f/4, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Northern Mockingbird Drinking at Dos Venadas Ranchh in Southern Texas. Image taken with a Nikon D4 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 360, 600 mm, f/4, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)