Thursday (15-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Visitors backyard and the patio birdfeeder: Turkey Vulture, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


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

Early spring flowers blooming: Daffodils, Grape Hyacinth, Garlic, Onion, Pieris japonica, and Tulip. The Pieris japonica (Japanese Andromeda) is one of the few shrubs in my yard that the deer avoid.


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

Daily Electric Energy Used (41.7 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (14.7 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy. A deficit of 27.0 kWh.

One-Year Ago (15-April-2020) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Morning Visitor: Turkey Vulture, House Finch. My eBird Checklist.


Morning backyard and patio birdfeeder visitors. Images taken with a Nikon D5 camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Nine-Years Ago (14-April-2012) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Afternoon Walkabout: Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture. My eBird Checklist.


Afternoon Walkabout. Images taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 300 mm f/2.8 lens. Individual images in the slideshow are available in my PhotoShelter Gallery.

Saturday (10-April-2021) — New Jersey

Springtime Backyard Nature in New Jersey.

Morning visitors to the backyard and patio birdfeeder: Mourning Dove, Turkey Vulture, American Crow, Tufted Titmouse, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Cardinal.


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


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

Time-lapse Little Planet Video of Yardwork (Rototilling and Seeding).

Daily Electric Energy Used (44.1 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (35.3 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Clouds and sun. A surplus of 8.85 kWh.

Fourteen-Years Ago (08-April-2007) — New Jersey

Backyard Springtime Nature in New Jersey

Morning walkabout: Turkey Vulture, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Dark-eyed Junco, White-throated Sparrow. My eBird Checklist.


Morning 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.