January 14, 2014 – Sun, Clouds, And a Trace of Rain

Conditions
Bright sun and blue skies this morning, then becoming cloudy in the afternoon. A little bit of rain this evening.

Ground Conditions
• very soggy and wet

Temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit)
• 40 about 10:45 or so (my observations, mercury thermometer)
• 46 and 27 (official from TV)

Precipitation
• just a trace of rain (not enough to measure)

Gardening and Yard Work
• put out a new block of suet and propped up the one plant hook that was leaning over (pulled over by the wire I hang the suet on)

Observations
• the suet is gone – time to put more out

Birds
• goldfinch
• smalls
• dove
• geese – a flock flying
• cardinal – female, male

December 27, 2012

Conditions
cold, cloudy, clearing in late afternoon but too late to get any real sun
snow melting some

Temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit)
36 about 2 pm, 34 about 4:30 pm (my observations)
29 and 24 (official from Weather Underground)

Precipitation (Rain / Snow)
none

Butterflies
none

Birds
cardinal – male
juncos
geese – a flock flew over (photos) and another flock flew nearby

Other Animals
squirrel

Photos

Photo of a Flock of  Geese

Flock of Geese