Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Colours - Sit Spot #639 - October 27, 2020












Colours in the valley and hillside to the south of us.


October 27, 2020 4:50 p.m.

Sit 639  : East Porch : Cloudy with rain 

+5° (+2°) w 15-23 kph  87% humidity 


Rain on roof,

Chickadee,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Blue Jays,

(Traffic noises),


Extras:


7:40 - On the road so missed usual sunrise

           photo and sounds,


Along the trails -

Blue Jays,

Crows,

Rain,

Chicadees,

(Traffic noises),


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Blue Jays,

Chickadees,

Purple Finch,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Grey Squirrel.





Photo Site #4 -  North Ridge Trail





Monday, October 26, 2020

Breakfast - Sit Spot #638 - October 26, 2020








My Crêpes are getting better.
I used the pan to flip all of them this morning
so the spatula did not get dirty at all.
I also made the cranberry sauce
from the fresh organic cranberries we got last week
from the Plan B Farm.


October 26, 2020 11:00 a.m.

Sit 638  : Brush Pile W : Cloudy 

+4° (+3°) n 4-6 kph 93% humidity 


Crows,

Blue Jays,

(Traffic noises),

Unidentified chirps,


Extras :


7:40 a.m.

       (Traffic noises),

       Dog barking in distance,


Along the trails -

Tiny, tiny snowflakes seen in flashlight beam this a.m.,

Canada Geese flying overhead,

Unidentified hawk flying overhead,

Carolina Wren,

Blue Jays,

Mourning Doves,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Robins,

Turkey Vulture,

Chickadees,

1 White-tailed Deer ran across the east meadow

        as we were taking the dog out for her p.m. walk,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Blue Jays,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

House Finch,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Grey Squirrel.





Photo Site #3 - West Meadow Viewpoint








Sunday, October 25, 2020

Bee Hives - Sit Spot #637 - October 25, 2020







Bee Hives ready for winter


October 25, 2020 9:30 a.m.

Sit 637  : Brush Pile W : Cloudy 

+2° (0°) ne 7-11 kph  87% humidity 


Crows,

Blue Jays,

Unidentified chirps,

(Jet, traffic noise)

(GoJets Airlines flight 4411...)


Extras :


7:40 a.m.-

       (Traffic noises)

       Cardinals,

       Rooster,


Along the trails,

Carolina Wren,

Blue Jays, 

Crows,

Bluebirds,

Chickadees,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Other black birds flocking,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels.




Photo Site #5 - Front "Forest" Trail







Saturday, October 24, 2020

Bug - Sit Spot #636 - October 24, 2020








Western Conifer Seed Bug
Not sure why it was in our eastern kitchen.


October 24, 2020 5:05 p.m.

Sit 636  : Brush Pile W : Cloudy 

+7° (+5°) nw 11-17 kph  61% humidity 


Blue Jays,

Robins,

(Jet, traffic noise),

(Republic Airlines Flight 8809…),

Unidentified chirps,

Goldfinches,

Crows,

(Prop Plane),


Extras:


7:25 a.m.-

       (Traffic noises),

       Cardinals,

       Dog barking in distance,


Along the trails -

Crows,

Blue Jays,

Chickadees,

Wild Parsnip by road again,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Blue Jays,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Hairy Woodpecker (1st in a long time),

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Grey Squirrels.





Photo Site #2 - East Willow







Friday, October 23, 2020

Herb Robert - Morning Capture - Sit Spot #635 - October 23, 2020





 Started blooming in May and is still blooming.




The remains of a "weed" in our lawn
catching the morning sun
after a night of fog.


October 23, 2020 10:05 a.m.

Sit 635  : Brush Pile W : Mostly Sunny 

+11° (+11°)   Calm   94% humidity 


Crow,

Blue Jays,

(Jet, traffic noise),

(American Airlines flight 653...),

Robin,


Extras:


7:20 a.m. - (Traffic noise),


Along the trails -

Many Crows, 

Insect calls,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Blue Jays,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Robins,

Juncos,

Goldfinches,

Bluebirds,

Raven,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder - 

Blue Jays,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Chipping Sparrow,

Downy Woodpecker,

Grey Squirrel.




Photo Site #6 - Close up of East Willow
(with an Aspen trying to outdo the Willow's colour)