Thursday (06-December-2018) — New Jersey

Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey.

I spent much of the day using the new Fujinon 200 mm f/2 lens with the included 1.4x teleconverter shooting the birds (house finch, blue jay, red-bellied woodpecker, common grackle, black-crested tufted titmouse, and junco) and other critters (cat, grey squirrel, and deer). in my backyard.








Tuesday (04-December-2018) — New Jersey

Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey.

Birds on the patio and bird feeder. Blue Jay, Northern Cardinal, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Grey Junco, Tufted Titmouse.

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Tufted Titmouse. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR telephoto lens (ISO 1600, 600 mm, f/4, 1/60 sec). (David J Mathre)







Sunday (02-December-2018) — New Jersey

Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey.

Even though it was raining, there was a lot of activity at the bird feeders. Blue Jays, Northern Cardinals, Tufted Titmouse, American Goldfinch, and new for me a Marsh Wren. The squirrels stayed off the bird feeder — I don’t know if that means the electric shock worked.









Individual images in the slide shows can be viewed here.

Thursday (15-November-2018) — New Jersey

Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey.

Before it started snowing, a squirrel figured out how to get up onto the bird feeder and start chowing down on the sunflower seeds. By mid-afternoon the snow started to fall. It came down pretty heavy for a while. During a lull later in the afternoon, the birds came back. A Red-bellied Woodpecker, Tufted-titmouse, and American Goldfinch (winter plumage).


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Sycamore in the Snow. Image taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR telephoto lens. (David J Mathre)




Individual images in the slideshows can be viewed here.