Thursday, January 12, 2012

SWF>>>>>>Edwin Forsythe NWR

I am linking up with Skywatch Friday


These are a sequence of sunset shots taken last Friday at the Edwin Forsythe wildlife refuge.










The moon looked full and looking east the sky was a pretty pink



I really like how the reflection of the pink clouds made the water pink.



The refuge took in  lots of American Black Ducks and Snow Geese for the night.




Above is a video of the Snow geese and sounds we heard while watching the sunset.



To see more beautiful skies from around the world click on my Skywatch Friday. Thanks to the host: Sylvia, Sandy and Wren.  Thanks for stopping by to see my skies, I appreciate the visits and comments.

I hope everyone has a great weekend and Happy Birding

60 comments:

BlueShell said...

Oh, Eileen...what astonishing Post you heve here: the colors are divine...everything is remarkable!


Thank you so much, my dear!

Sue said...

Our warm "March-like" weather has me itching to go out birding in Nebraska and your video is not helping-LOL!!
I just love listening to them...it's so relaxing to me for some reason.

ladyfi said...

Wow - such amazing scenes and gorgeous shots!

Dar said...

? Where is this reserve in reference to Highlands, NJ? What a fantastic experience you share of the migratory birds. Fantastic entries...loved the geese, love the Hooded Mergansers and the Eagles of course. You do a great blog. Amazing.
BlessYourHeart

TexWisGirl said...

gorgeous! and i love the sounds of those geese!

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, What a lovely series of sunset photo's. I am so impressed with your photography. Black ducks are really neat birds. Have a super good day today and thanks for sharing that gorgeous sunset!

Crafty Green Poet said...

what wonderful colours! Beautiful!

Mama Zen said...

That reflection is just stunning! Beautiful post.

Jeannelle said...

Nice photos and video. Happy SWF!

Carver said...

Absolutely stunning shots of the sky.

HansHB said...

This is just awesome! Great work!
I wish you a Happy Friday!

forgetmenot said...

Eileen, Just beautiful. I, too, love it when clouds are reflected in the water. What a great time you must have had watching all this unfold before you. Have a lovely weekend. Mickie :)

Irene said...

Wow, such gorgeous shots. Amazing colors!

Wish you a great weekend!

Irene

Antonette said...

I was at that refuge a couple of weeks ago! I love that place. The colors in your photos are fantastic!

Take care,
Antonette

Kim, USA said...

I love all the photos and my fave is the body of water curving the land so beautiful! Happy weekend!


SWF

joo said...

Wow, Eileen, what can I say - it's simply amazing post!

Gary said...

Great sequence!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Jim said...

Beautiful shots.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

mary said...

Simply beautiful!

SWF

Inger-M said...

Gorgeous sky shots!

Gillian Olson said...

Beautiful colours in this sunset, the reflections in the water are devine.

Sylvia K said...

Such beautiful, peaceful and colorful skies, Eileen! You do find the lovely ones! Superb captures! Love the moon! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Sylvia

Diane AZ said...

Wonderful sunset skies, water, ducks and geese!

namaki said...

The colours are breathtaking !

Carol said...

Great photos, Eileen, beautiful skies and the colors are gorgeous.

Laura said...

absolutely beautiful Eileen!

Dhemz said...

wow! really magnificent!

thanks for dropping by @ www.explorerminded.com

eyesonme2world said...

Beautiful for many Ducks and Geese picture.

keeyit said...

A very orange sky you have ya.
Happy friday skywatching~

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Rajesh said...

Wonderful sequence of sunset shots with changing colors.

rainfield61 said...

The sun is too tired.

He needs a long rest.

Sallie (FullTiime-Life) said...

Just amazingly beautiful Eileen! Wasn't this the end of your mental health day? What a perfect end to a lovely day, wow!

Kathiesbirds said...

Eileen, just beautiful. I love all the vibrant colors!

sceneoftranquility said...

Beautiful sunset shots and wow! the birds.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

A wonderful sequence with excellent photography!

Pearl Maple said...

Just beautiful, nature really turned on a show for you, thanks for your kind comments

CameraCruise said...

Beautiful shots and the colors are amazing!
Have a great weekend.

the cuby poet said...

Love the Snow geese video - I love the sound of geese honking! Fabulous photos of a beautiful place. Great post today.

Sanna said...

Several beautiful things baked into one post. The sky, the water, the nature and then birds to top it all off. Well done =)

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great set of varied shots. My favorite is the one with the pink river.

Jen said...

Very nice! We've been having awesome sunrises and sunsets too... Never get sick of em!

Indrani said...

Glorious gorgeous captures.

Kate/High Altitude Gardening said...

Loved the video and sound effects! Your pictures are marvelous - as always - but listening to their chatter made me feel as if I was there with you. Very cool!

Halcyon said...

Beautiful skies! Love the deep reds and oranges.

Debbie said...

wow...that's a lot of noisy geese!! the sunset pictures are gorgeous!! i did see a partial heart in the water, it's a little twisty but there none the less!!

have a wonderful weekend eileen, it sure is cold out!!

George said...

This is a beautiful picture sequence of the sunset. The colors (and reflections) are gorgeous, and the moon was a nice bonus.

magiceye said...

breathtaking images!!

betchai said...

oh wow, beautiful nature shots with the birds and the sunset and colors of sky are spectacular.

diane b said...

Beautiful sunset shots. I love the pink river and the one with birds in the sunset. The video sound track was great to hear and watching them fly in was magic.

alicesg said...

Very beautiful scenery. Nature is full of colours and peaceful. Have a nice weekend.

Liz said...

WOW Eileen! These images are beautiful. I love the colours and the scenes you have chosen - so serene.

Gattina said...

Can only join in, your photos are beautiful I love the geese and duck "meeting" !

Francisca said...

Eileen, this is a superb sunset series; your header shot is tops! And I so like the brief video, not only for the sounds, but to see the birds in flight and landing. And how fun to see the ducks walking in a row in the back!

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Well done Eileen, all are so beautiful, yet the second one from bottom...that is photo postcard material...really lovely colours captured~

laurak@forestwalkart said...

beautiful sunset shots...especially with the full moon!! wow!!

and i LOVE the way geese look when they take off from the water...and their honking sounds!!

thanks for the great pictures!!

Nature in the Burbs said...

What beautiful scenes you have captured in photos!

Linnea said...

What a wonderful place to watch the setting sun and nature! I love the shot of the slough with the soft pink clouds reflecting in the water. Thanks for visiting my SWF.

Ebie said...

Wow, I can't get over these gorgeous skies and birds! I will ran out of memory card just enjoy the sound of the clicks!

eden said...

Beautiful sunset shots. Love all the photos.

Robert Nicolaescu said...

Beautiful landscapes! Greetings from Brasov!