Last year, my father-in-law got a trail cam at my suggestion – mainly to get pictures of the rats that were eating his compost. It worked:

Rat trail cam picture

I borrowed it a while back, and finally set it up today under our bird feeder to see what we could get. Not a bad haul! We got:

  • Spotted towhees:

Junco and spotted towhee

  • Dark-eyed juncos:

Junco close up

  • Black and grey squirrels:

Black squirrel

Grey squirrel

  • A chickadee:


Not bad!

Out for radio as well: 12 QSOs from the North American QSO contest, including D4Z from Cape Verde – about 9150km on 10W. Nice!