Friday, January 28, 2022

Bird Tracks - Sit Spot #1096 - January 28, 2022









Crow Landing & Walking Away



Friday, January 28, 2022 10:25 a.m.

Sit 1096  :  Brush Pile W  :  Sunny 

-14° (-20°) NE 9-14 kph  60% humidity 


Squirrel tracks in sit Spot ,

Crows cawing & flying overhead,

(Jet - FedEx Express flight 247…),


Extras:

Along the Trails -

Donkey braying,

Black Squirrels, 

Deer tracks, 

Squirrel tracks, 

Coyote tracks, 

Chickadees, 

Blue Jays,

Noticed 2nd FedEx plane going over;

   both were going from Toronto to Memphis

   1 hour apart,

Crow tracks in the meadow,

Small rodent tracks in various places,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Purple Finch,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Red Squirrel.






Photo Site #9 -
Looking out from West Brush Pile






Thursday, January 27, 2022

Sunrise - Sit Spot #1095 - January 27, 2022









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



Thursday, January 27, 2022 10:25 a.m.

Sit 1095  :  Brush Pile W  :  Partly Sunny 

-7° (-16°) SW 30-43 kph  67% humidity 


Crows,

(Jet - SkyWest Airlines flight 4106...),

(Construction noises),

Wind in trees,


Extras:

Along the Trails -

Donkey braying,

Crows cawing in distance,

Chickadees,

Deer tracks,

Squirrel tracks,

Small rodent tracks,

Wing prints in snow,

Rabbit tracks,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Crow,

Purple Finch,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrel,





Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Flying Things - Sit Spot #1094 - January 26, 2022







This dragon flew 
into the Plan B Organic Farm warehouse today.
I was told it came from Mexico.







I think this is evidence 
of an Owl
having a snack.



Wednesday, January 26, 2022 3:30 p.m.

Sit 1094  :  Brush Pile W  :  Sunny 

-9° (-15°) SW 13-20 kph  57% humidity 


(Jet - SkyWest Airlines flight 5879),


Extras:

Coyotes howling during the night,

Ladybug in bathroom at 5:15 a.m.,


Along the 3:00 p.m. Trails -

Chickadees calling,

Deer Tracks,

Small rodent track,

Owl (?) track,

Rabbit Tracks,

Squirrel Tracks,

Mourning Dove wing whistling,

White-breasted Nuthatch calling,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Purple Finch,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrel,

Grey Squirrel,

Red Squirrel.





Photo Site #8 - West Pond Site






Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Willow Close-up - Sit Spot #1093 - January 25, 2022








Photo Site #6 - Close-up of East Willow




Tuesday, January 25, 2022 10:50 a.m.

Sit 1093  :  Brush Pile W  :   Sunny 

-8° (-16°) W 24-36 kph  68% humidity 


Wind in trees,

(Jet - SkyWest Airlines flight 3226…),

Trees creaking in wind,


Extras:

Along the Trails -

Carolina Wren,

Blue Jays, 

Donkey Mourning Doves, 

Chickadees, 

Red Squirrel,

Deer tracks,

Squirrel tracks, 

Rabbit tracks, 

Coyote tracks, 

Several small rodent trails,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Red Squirrel.





Monday, January 24, 2022

Purple Finch - Sit Spot #1092 - January 24, 2022







Purple Finch on our bird feeder




Monday, January 24, 2022 11:25 a.m.

Sit 1092  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy with snow 

-10° (-14°) E 6-9 79% humidity 


(Jet - Air Canada flight 130),

(Train),


Extras:

7:45 a.m. - White-breasted Nuthatch calling,


Along the Trails -

Blue Jays,

Chickadees,

Light snow falling, 

Almost no sounds,

No fresh tracks,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Purple Finch,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Grey Squirrel,

Red Squirrel.





Photo Site #5 - Front "Forest" Trail






Sunday, January 23, 2022

Cat Tracks - Sit Spot #1091 - January 23, 2022







Tracks of a feral cat on our sidewalk



Sunday, January 23, 2022 10:40 a.m.

Sit 1091  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy 

-7° (-13°) N 13-20 kph  67% humidity 


Chickadees,

(Jet - Air Canada flight 1250...),

5 gunshots(?) in distance @ 10:51,


Extras:

Along the Trails -

Juncos,

Blue Jays,

Chickadees, 

White-breasted Nuthatch, 

Donkey braying,

Goldfinches calling,

Crows cawing in distance,

Squirrel Tracks in fresh snow,

Small rodent trail across path,

Coyote Tracks,

Cat Tracks on sidewalk,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Carolina Wren calling,

Black Squirrels,

Red Squirrels.




Photo Site #4 - North Ridge Trail






Saturday, January 22, 2022

Snowing - Sit Spot #1090 - January 22, 2022


(Tried to upload a video - It did not work.)


Saturday, January 22, 2022 4:40 p.m.

Sit 1090  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy with snow 

-6° (-13°) SW 24-36 kph 79% humidity 


(Jet - Republic Airlines flight 3423…),

(Train),


Extras:

Noon time from radio room -

Turkey Vulture 

     teetering in the wind to the east


Along the afternoon Trails -


Cold with snow coming down,

No bird calls - very, very quiet,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Red Squirrels.





Photo Site #3 - West Meadow Viewpoint







Friday, January 21, 2022

Sunset - Sit Spot #1089 - January 21, 2022









Sunset at one of the more southerly points of the west



Friday, January 21, 2022 10:35 a.m.

(My 79th Birthday!)

Sit 1089  :  Brush Pile W  :  Sunny 

-16° (-19°) NE 4-6 kph 67% humidity 


(Jet - Alaska Airlines flight 791),

Chickadee singing “fee bee” song,


Extras:

Along the Trails -

Crunch of icy snow underfoot,

Chickadees feeding in Sumacs,


Cold and quiet today,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Grey Squirrels,

Red Squirrels.





Photo Site #2 - East Willow





Thursday, January 20, 2022

Airplane - Sit Spot #1088 - January 20, 2022







According to my Flightradar app
this plane was overhead at my sit spot time




Thursday, January 20, 2022 10:45 a.m.

Sit 1088  :  Brush Pile W  :  Sunny 

-12° (-20°) N 17-26 kph  56% humidity 


(Jet - FedEx Express flight 135…),

Very, very quiet & cold this morning,


Extras:

Along the Trails -

Black Squirrel,

Chickadees,

Crunch of icy snow underfoot,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Blue Jay,

Red Squirrel,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Crow,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatch,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrel,

Grey Squirrel,

Red Squirrel.





Photo Site #1 - East Pond 
& interesting tracks etc. in snow





Wednesday, January 19, 2022









Photo Site #9 - Looking out from West Brush Pile



Wednesday, January 19 2022 4:35 p.m.

Sit 1087  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy 

0° (-7°) W 37-52 kph 64% humidity 


Wind in trees,

(Jet - United Airlines flight 448...$,

Tree limbs creaking,


Extras:

Along the Trails - 

Wind in trees,

Crunch of wet snow underfoot,

Chickadees chattering,

Coyote tracks in the snow,

2 birds flew out of a barn nest in p.m.,

1 Red Squirrel scooted across the yard at dusk,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

White-breasted Nuthatches,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,s

Red Squirrel.





Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Trails - Sit Spot 1086 - January 18, 2022




Part of North Ridge Trail
before and after snowshoe travel



Tuesday, January 18, 2022 11:05 a.m.

Sit 1086  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy 

-7° (-12°) NW 11-17 kph 67% humidity 


Light Snow falling,

(Construction noises),

(Jet - Air Wisconsin flight 3911...),

Chickadees,


Extras:

Along the Trails -

Crunch of snow under snowshoes,

Donkey braying,

Rat #5 in barn trap,

Blue Jays screaming,

Crows cawing,

Chickadees chattering,

Goldfinches calling,

Deer tracks in the snow,

Coyote tracks in the snow,

Raccoon tracks in the snow in p.m.


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Crow,

Mourning Doves,

Goldfinches,

Juncos,

Red-breasted Nuthatches,

Red-bellied Woodpecker.










Photo Site #8 - West Pond