Thursday, October 21, 2010

Backyard Skywatch

Lately our skies have been so clear, hardly a cloud in sight. But, two days ago I was able to watch somewhat of a sunset from my backyard.  The geese flew over just in time for a few of my photos. Not in the V shape but a single line. I guess they are heading to the lake on the other side of my street. This may be a great winter to watch my backyard birds. I have been seeing many RedBreasted Nuthatches, Purple Finches, Goldfinches and those cute little Kinglets. I am waiting to see my first of the year Pine Siskin.









I hope you enjoyed my backyard skywatch and to
 see more wonderful skies from all around the world
 click here: Skywatch Friday

Thanks to the Skywatch team of Sylvia, Sandy, Wren, Fishing Guy and Klaus.
Also thanks for stopping by to visit me.

Some of my other skywatches Chincoteague-sunrise

I would to know how other bloggers post thumbnails of  their other skywatches at the bottom of their post. I would appreciate the help if someone can tell me how to do it?  Thanks.

30 comments:

Denise said...

Beautiful sky photos Eileen. I look forward to seeing your winter birds. Happy Friday and have a great weekend.

Jackie said...

Hi What a great place you live to see all those birds, great photographs as usual.
I don't know about specifically having skywatch as your thumbnails, but I have linkwithin which automatically puts thumbnails at the end of each post, often they do marry up to the subject of the post like Mosaic Monday.

Linkwithin:- http://www.linkwithin.com/learn

Maybe another blogger will come up with a better idea!!

Have a good day, Jackie in Surrey, UK.

Jidhu Jose said...

nice shots .
check my skywatch posts : http://jidhu.blogspot.com/search/label/skywatch%20Friday

rainfield61 said...

The sky would not be lonely in the company of the wild geese.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Beautiful,gentle colors.
Blessings,Ruth

Linda (PA_shutterbug) said...

Love the pictures of the geese in your photographs! We hung out suet, one in the front yard and one in the back yard. I hope to capture some photographs of birds, too, over the winter months.

Mumsy said...

I just realize that October offers the best sky watch photos. The colors are so vivid and dramatic.

I love that line of birds in your photos..just fantastic!

diane said...

They are nice relaxing skies especially with the geese weaving their way through the evening light, I admire your knowledge of birds.

Hilke Breder said...

Gorgeous skies! Especially the one with the flock of birds traveling past.

Indrani said...

The last shot is a stunner.
You got great views.

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

Love love those shots!
Great skies!
B

Riet said...

Such beautiful skies and pictures Eileen. Have a great weekend

Sylvia K said...

Such beautiful skies and such a wonderful way to end the day. Love the view from your backyard and I love the contrails and the birds lined out against the sky! Wonderful shots for the day, Eileen! Hope you have a beautiful weekend!

Sylvia

Life Ramblings said...

these are such lovely skies and the view from your backyard is awesome. seems like the geese were at the right place at the right time when you took these shots.

Maria said...

HI!
I stayed here a little while enjoying the geese. What a calming photo.

I see you found link-within... and it's working for you :o)

Enjoy this beautiful autumn weekend~
*Maria

lisaschaos said...

I think I enjoy watching the birds leave as much as I enjoy watching them come each spring. :) Lovely sky!

Carver said...

What a lovely sky sequence and the birds flocking by are a treat.

Poetic Shutterbug said...

What beautiful shots and I love that you captured those birds. Well done.

Wren said...

There's always a tinge of sadness in watching the birds head south, but they make for a lovely pair of photos.

Carol said...

Beautiful skies, Eileen, and right in your own backyard! Love the line of Geese.

Martha Z said...

You sure get some great skywatching in your backyard.

Carolyn Ford said...

wow, beautiful! The birds and the streaking clouds seem to be in agreement on the patterns in the sky! Lovely colors!

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Elaine said...

Beautiful shots, and the geese add just the right touch.

Betty said...

Hi Eileen
The photos of the sky are amazing. Just beautiful. I see the love you have for photography in your selections for your blog..
Thanks for visiting My Cozy Corner. I love to read the comments.
xoxo
Betty

Francisca said...

What's not to enjoy, Eileen! :-D You really have a way of capturing the birds... lovely silhouette in the evening sky.

NatureFootstep said...

the geese are always nice to watch aginst the evening skies. :)

Small City Scenes said...

Excellent shots. I love the sky---so many things happening for one to observe.
Love the line of birds---winging their way whereever. MB

Kim, USA said...

Yay love that shot with the birds. Thanks for sharing!
This week skies

Kay L. Davies said...

That's not just somewhat of a sunset, Eileen, that's really something, and the geese make it "more than somewhat" as Damon Runyon used to say.

Kay, Alberta