Friday, December 04, 2020









The Downy Bolt Inspector



December 4, 2020 10:25 a.m. 

Sit 676   :  Brush Pile W  : Cloudy 

+4° (+2°)  w 9-14   70% humidity


(Traffic noises),

Not one bird sound,


Extras:


Along the Trails-


Chickadees,

Crows,

Snow crunching underfoot,

Rooster,

Blue Jays,

Downy Woodpecker,

Cardinal,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Chickadees,

Crow,

Goldfinches,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Grey Squirrels.





Photo Site #2 - East Willow







Thursday, December 03, 2020

Chili Soup - Sit Spot #675 - December 3, 2020









Using the "Chili Method" for Soup
I used white beans and hamburger as a base


December 3, 2020 9:35 a.m. 

Sit 675  :  Brush Pile W  : Sunny

0° (-5°)   Wind ?   Humidity ?


Crows,

(Traffic noises),

Unidentifiable bird call,

Still very quiet at the sit spot,


Extras:


Along the Trails -

Donkey braying,

Rooster crowing,

Snow crunching underfoot,

Crows,

White-tailed deer in south ravine;

    ran toward Sadie and I before running away,

Chickadees,

Blue Jays,

White-tailed deer in north ravine,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Grey Squirrels,

Red Squirrel.





Photo Site #4 -  North Ridge Trail

(I used a wide angle lens

to change the look a bit,)






Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Red Oak Leaves - Sit Spot #674 - December 2, 2020









Red Oak Leaves After the Snow Storm



December 2, 2020 10:15 a.m.

Sit 674  : Brush Pile W  : Sunny 

-2° (-8°) w 20-30 kph 86% humidity 


(Traffic noises),

Dog barking in distance,

Very quiet in general in the fresh snow,


Extras :


Along the trails -

Donkey braying,

Snow crunching underfoot,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Rooster crowing,

Mourning Doves,

Blue Jays,

Many deer tracks,

Coyote &/or dog tracks,

 

Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Downy Woodpecker.





Photo Site #3 - West Meadow Viewpoint

I can finally see out again





Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Goldenrod Remains - Sit Spot #673 - December 1, 2020

(Previous computer problem solved but I did lose all but one photo from Dec. 1)





Yesterday's Goldenrods
with Spider Web Strands



December 1, 2020 5:00 p.m.

Sit 673  : Brush Pile W  : Cloudy with snow 


Wind in trees,

(Traffic noises),


Extras:


Along the trails -


Crunching snow underfoot,

Deer tracks,

Rabbit tracks,

Squirrel tracks,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Grey Squirrels.







Photo Site #5 - Front "Forest" Trail







Monday, November 30, 2020

Donkey - Sit Spot #672 - November 30, 2020








Our Donkey, Leroy,
stayed most of the day inside with the other animals
as it rained and rained and rained.




November 30, 2020 10:15 a.m.

Sit 672  : Brush Pile W : Cloudy with rain 

+4° (+2°)  ne 9-14 kph  93% humidity 


Crows,

Blue Jays,

Rain on tarp,

(Traffic noises),


Extras:


4:10 a.m. -

       Coyotes howling right outside bedroom window,


Along the trails -

Donkey braying,

Rooster crowing,

Blue Jays,

Soft rustling leaves underfoot,

Rabbit in p.m.,


Rain all day!


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Chickadees,

Goldfinches,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Black Squirrels,

Grey Squirrels,

Red Squirrel.







Photo Site #7 - 
Sunrise time from 2nd floor Window