Rufous Corner

By: WatchinTheSky, 3:00 AM GMT on July 14, 2014

Hummer cam current view -

By popular request, the Hummercam will rove a bit around the backyard - hope that doesn't throw Yeti off his game ;D

Local weather TV folks are split regarding chance of rain here from the latest monsoon, so I am not getting too excited - maybe next time. We are getting to the middle of monsoon season.

It has been a very good summer so far, as concerning the birds visiting the backyard! Something very ...

Updated: 3:51 PM GMT on July 20, 2014

A visit to an Irish Fair

By: WatchinTheSky, 6:38 PM GMT on June 16, 2014

Hummer cam current view -

We have just enough Irish blood flowing through the family to head up to Long Beach, Ca and El Dorado Park for the 'Big Irish Fair and music Festival' Sunday. El Dorado Park covers 800 acres and has 3 fishing lakes and a golf course. In 1984, the Summer Olympics Archery event was held there. The Park acts as a flood relief area for part of east Long Beach sided by the San Gabriel River. The river's headwat...

Updated: 3:21 PM GMT on June 27, 2014

June Doldrums

By: WatchinTheSky, 6:32 PM GMT on May 20, 2014

Hummer cam current view -

Such a nice day today! Actually, all week :) Temps in the upper 60s to 70s with clouds in the sky.

The fires are a fading memory - except for those who had a loss. Let's hope it is not a precursor to Summer.

Fun with animals in the backyard -

4 Hooded orioles at the feeders, all either females or young males judging by the subdued colors

Yes, I see you sit...

Updated: 5:04 PM GMT on June 06, 2014

Whats Burning in San Diego's back country? #15

By: WatchinTheSky, 11:29 PM GMT on May 05, 2014

But first -
Hummer cam current view -

And sad note about new Phoebe, she has gone missing and chicks have gone to bird rehabber again. Sad.

What's Blooming in San Diego's Back country in mid-April? It is no big news, but this was a dismal rain season here and the native flora is not in prime condition. However, there are a few making a valiant attempt! The blooms range from large to miniscule :) Many of our local flora have ad...

Updated: 4:14 AM GMT on May 15, 2014

Feels like Summer

By: WatchinTheSky, 4:09 AM GMT on April 05, 2014

Hummer cam current view -

Summer in April - depending on who you listen to or read, Tuesday-Thursday next week could be in the low 90s and very low humidity (locally known as a Santa Ana). Joy!

A bit of potpourri in lieu of real blog ;)

San Diego makes national news -
5 year old helps Microsoft with their Xbox Security!

2 drug tunnels connecting San Diego with Mexico including rail system.


Updated: 9:09 PM GMT on April 08, 2014

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