Monday, February 06, 2023

Art - Sit Spot #1418 - February 6, 2023






Art from February 7, '23



Monday, February 6, 2023 10:20 a.m.

Sit 1418  :   Brush Pile Wm  :   Cloudy 

-3° (-9°) NW 19-29 kph  68% humidity 


Crows cawing nearby,

(Jet - Sunwing Airlines flight 422…),

(Traffic noises),


Extras:

1:00 a.m. -

Cloudy,

Quiet,


7:30 a.m. Sunrise -

Grey Squirrel,


Along the Trails -

Chickadee,

Crows cawing in distance,

Donkey braying,

Goats bleating,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Grey Squirrel,


Seen or heard from Kitchen -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Crows cawing in distance,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Junco,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Ladybug in kitchen,

Black Squirrel,

Grey Squirrel.







Photo Site #8 - West Pond
No water yet




Sunday, February 05, 2023

Milkweed Drawing - Sit Spot #1417 - February 5, 2023






My Milkweed Drawing



Sunday, February 5, 2023 11:05 a.m.

Sit 1417  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy 

+3° (-3°) SW 39-59 kph 65% humidity 


Crows cawing in distance,

(Traffic noises),

(Jet - Skylink Express flight 110T...),

(Train),


Extras:

1:20 a.m. -

Cloudy,

Quiet,


7:32 a.m. Sunrise -

Grey Squirrel,

Goldfinches,


Along the Trails -

Crows cawing in distance,

Chickadee - Fee bee calls

Donkey braying,

Goats bleating,


Seen or heard from Kitchen -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Crows,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Junco,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Black Squirrel,

Grey Squirrel.





Photo Site #7 -
Sunrise Time from 2nd. Floor





Saturday, February 04, 2023

Skaters - Sit Spot #1416 - February 4, 2023




Young Skaters at Gretzky Sport Centre



Saturday, February 4, 2023 3:50 p.m.

Sit 1416. :  Brush Pile W. :  Sunny

-6° (-14°)   S 26-39 kph     58% humidity 


(Traffic noises)

Wind in trees,

Tree branches squeaking,


Extras:

12:30 a.m. -

Quiet,

Thin clouds,

Some moon shadows,


7:33 a.m. Sunrise -

Juncos,

Goldfinches,

Mourning Doves,


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8 km run at WGSC indoor Track

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Along Late Afternoon Trails - 

Bird tracks in the snow,

Squirrel tracks,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Rabbit tracks,

Chickadees,

Carolina Wren singing,


Seen or heard from Kitchen -

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Junco,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Carolina Wren,

Grey Squirrel.





Photo Site #6 -
Close-up of East Willow








Friday, February 03, 2023

Frog - Sit Spot #1415 - February 3, 2023





From RBG Frog Show



Friday, February 3, 2023  2:55 p.m.

Sit 1415  :  Brush Pile W. :  Mostly Clear

-16° (-27°) NW 28-37 kph 50% humidity


Wind in trees,

Tree limbs creaking,

(Traffic Noises),

(Jet - SkyWest Airlines flight 5227),


Extras:

2:00 a.m. -

Quiet,

Thin clouds,

Moon shadows,


7:34 a.m. Sunrise -

Cardinal,

Chickadees,

Juncos,


Blooming Shrubs at RBG Arboretum

'Bernstein's Gold' Witch Hazel, 

‘Brandis’ Witch Hazel,

'Jelena’ Witch Hazel,

‘Rochester’ Witch Hazel,

‘Westerstede’ Witch Hazel,

‘Wisley Supreme’ Witch Hazel,


Seen or heard from Kitchen -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Junco,

Downy Woodpecker,

Carolina Wren,

Black Squirrel.





Photo Site #5 - Front "Forest" Trail






Thursday, February 02, 2023

Milkweed Pod - Sit Spot #1414 - February 2, 2023





Empty Milkweed Pods




Thursday, February 2, 2023 10:00 a.m.

Sit 1414. :  Brush Pile W. :  Cloudy

-5° (-12°)   SW 22-33 kph  68 % humidity


Crows,

Wind in trees,

Tree branches squeaking,

Clumps of snow falling on tarp,


Extras:

2:00 a.m. -

Quiet,

Thin Clouds,

Moon shadows,


7:35 a.m. - Sunrise -

Cardinal,

Goldfinches,

Junco,


Along the Trails -

Crows cawing in distance,

Donkey braying,

Goats bleating,

Icy snow crunching underfoot,

Fresh Rabbit tracks,


Seen or heard from Kitchen -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Junco,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Downy Woodpecker,

Carolina Wren,

Gray Squirrel.




Photo Site #4 - North Ridge Trail