Category Archives: nature

BirdNET-Pi in the city

installed BirdNET-Pi on a 4 Gig Raspberry Pi 4. Using a webcam with built in microphone I had lying around. The microphone is not really designed for wildlife recordings, but seems to work! It is sitting in an open window. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi HQ Camera action shot

Have a Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera with the 16mm Telephoto Lens for Raspberry Pi HQ Camera watching my back yard. Caught a sparrow mid flight this week.

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iNaturalist site

have started to add nature photos to iNaturalist.org my observations are here. Have been putting up older pictures, some from many years ago! So need to sort the list by “date observed” rather than date added to see them in … Continue reading

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Toronto, Blue Jay Action Shot!

Spring is here, but the birds still like our feeder: They do not sit at the feeder for very long, they swoop down, grab a seed and then fly off again.

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Amazon Prime Photo “Things”

playing with amazon prime photos. Since I have prime, mostly for videos this past year like good omens and the expanse, and various old tv shows… and admit that I have some amazon devices: Fire 8 tablet, Fire TV stick … Continue reading

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Birds in our yard

is late fall, so no more flowers. Have put up a bird feeder in our yard. so will try do document what we see. So far have managed to capture two different type so far; will update with more as … Continue reading

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Recent Pinephone ubtouch build

Finally tried the ubuntu touch build for the pinephone again. downloaded build 75 from here initial install was a few days after that build. Camera still did not work. ran the update, and it downloaded a few apps, and a … Continue reading

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Tommy Thompson Park, Toronto

More nature, sort of. Visited https://tommythompsonpark.ca/ This time of year there are lots of butterflies and other pollinators. Also can see examples of the underlying structure of the park.

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Nature stuff this week

Was away from tech a bit, some pictures from walking around in a local ravine, and my backyard.These are from my old, non phone digital camera, that has an optical zoom. Still a small pocket camera. The optical zoom lets … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi HQ camera +Python

Brighter today: not really;  playing with the python control interface, and using the sample from the docs, have set the camera to brighter settings, almost night mode. Still using very small opening, to get the largest area in focus. Each … Continue reading

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