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.

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.

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.

Tuesday (23-March-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning walkabout and visitors to the patio birdfeeder: Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture, American Crow, House Finch, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal. A whole crowd of Black and Turkey Vultures in the back section. At one point one of the neighborhood cats chased the vultures away.


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


At least a dozen Black and Turkey Vultures in the back section. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.


Cat vs. Vultures. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (52.5 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (63.4 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sunny all day. Still cold at night so the Geothermal HVAC system was on. A surplus of 10.9 kWh.

Monday (22-March-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning walkabout and visitors to the patio birdfeeder: Turkey Vulture, Carolina Wren, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal. I need to find out where the Carolina Wrens are building their nest.


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


At least a dozen Turkey Vultures in the back section. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

The Daffodils starting blooming across the street next to a west facing stone wall.


Early spring Daffodils across the street. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Daily Electric Energy Used (53.1 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (66.3 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Sunny all day. Still cold at night so the Geothermal HVAC system was on. A surplus of 6.8 kWh.