Friday, September 28, 2012

Around the yard Part 3

My favorite time of the week...Yea!! Friday is here. Also time for Green Day and Camera Critters and I'd-Rather-B-Birdin

Today I am posting some more scenes from around my yard.  My backyard birds are always around for some photo opportunities. I took a shot showing that most of the trees across from my driveway are all still green, only a few have some Autumn colors.  On my deck I have some Salvia trying to hold on, the hummingbird just loves this plant and I have a couple of blooms on my hibiscus plant. The purple stems and berries on the Pokeberry bush look pretty while the birds pose for me.

Only a few of the trees have some color. It is still mostly green around my neighborhood.


This Tennessee Warbler seems to like this Maryland backyard. I am sure there is some official date when it is suppose to leave and head south. But, right now I happy that it likes my yard.


This Salvia plant is still trying to hang on, luckily for the hummingbird that was still around my yard.


I love this hibiscus plant, the blooms are a pretty color.



I have lots of the Tufted Titmouse like the shot above in my yard, they are cuties.



Another shot of my Tennessee Warbler enjoying the pokeberries. And I have a lot of pokeberries for the warbler to eat. It blends in well with the color of the yellowish and green leaves.


The Titmouse likes to pick apart the sunflower seed while perched on my Weeping Cherry tree.

I hope you enjoyed going on another walk around my yard and deck.


To see more beautiful photos and cute critters please visit: Green Day  and Camera Critters and I'd-Rather-B-Birdin. Thanks to the gracious host Fiona of Green Day, Misty Dawn of Camera Critters and to Anni of I'd Rather-B-birdin.  Thanks for visiting my blog and post. I wish everyone a very safe and happy weekend.



55 comments:

  1. the titmouse shots are so cute. love the hibiscus, too.

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  2. Love these, Eileen! The Titmouse is so cute. So's that little Warbler.

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  3. Quanta coisa a ver na natureza,.Lindas fotos! beijos,chica

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  4. Very pretty, Eileen. I like to see the different birds.

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  5. my titmouse do the same thing, it's the only time they sit still!!

    the color of that hibiscus is amazing!

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  6. I love the hibiscus...and the photos of the birds...nice to have them to enjoy!

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  7. I love the hibiscus too. They are so showy :)

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  8. How silly I am.

    Always think that hibiscus is belonged to Malaysia, just because it is our National Flower.

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  9. Schön der Beitrag und ein Sahnehäubchen ist die kleine Meise...

    Lieben Gruß
    CL

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  10. Eillen,

    Eu fico sem palavras diante de suas fotos tão lindas!
    Seu jardim é simplesmente lindo.
    Um lindo e abençoado final de semana!

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  11. I also love hibiscus plant...
    Your photos are really great!!

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  12. the titmouses (or are they called titmice? ha!) your little visiting titmouse is SO cute!!

    and the warbler...in the berry bushes...he sure was camouflaged in there, i had to enlarge to find him!!

    great shits...have a happy weekend!

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  13. Ellen, suas imagens sempre de tirar o fõlego. Parabéns.

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  14. Dearest Eileen,
    I love your Tufted Titmouse facing your camera and The Titmouse perched and fiddling with sunflower seed on the Weeping Cherry tree♡♡♡ GORGEOUS pictures and love the hibiscus,too(^_^)v
    Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  15. I love that last shot. Your plants still looking great, ours will die soon as it is getting cold here.

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  16. He's very pretty. I went that day and cut the poke weed down after you told me about it. Your flowers are gorgeous .Thanks Saun

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  17. Wonderful feathered friends in your backyard. Beautiful hibiscus, too!

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  18. What a gorgeous colour your hibiscus is Eileen.

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  19. Beautiful shots from your backyard!
    Love the Hibiscus too.

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  20. Hi Eileen, your are blessed to walk into your own back yard and find such beautiful scenery. Like you we are still green with a few of the trees and shrubs getting a little color. I love your shot of the sweet little birdies.
    Happy Saturday..........

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  21. The poke berries have such vibrant color . . . and such a contrast to the soft, beautiful grey of the Titmouse . . .

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  22. I can't get over you having such a cracking little bird as a Tenessee Warbler in your yard Eileen - you are so lucky. I like your Tufted Titmouse shots too and it's such a descriptive name for the bird. Have a great weekend's birding.

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  23. So many pretty things to see in your yard! Love the little Titmouse.

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  24. Im in love with your yard dear Eileen!So lovely things are happening there!Amazing shots!Wish you a nice Sunday!
    Dimi..

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  25. I always love walking around your yard and it's beautiful in this transition between seasons. The titmouse is another bird we don't have (as far as I know) at either of our usual spots. He's adorable.

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  26. I love seeing your garden visitors. It's still pretty green around here too- just a few autumnal hues.

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  27. what lovely photos. The titmouse is such a cute little bird and the warbler seems very shy...

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  28. Wow such great photos Eileen I particularly live the bird

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  29. Your yard is looking very lovely. You get some lovely wee birds visiting you.
    I've never heard of pokeberries before!!

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  30. Oh so those berries are poke berries which I see all the time. Never knew the name of them.
    Beautiful shots from your backyard.

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  31. Gorgeous garden shots! The birds aren't too shabby either.

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  32. What a wonderful tour of your yard which is so different to mine!! I especially love the RED flowers, haha! Have a wonderful day!!

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  33. I love what you find in your garden Eileen.

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  34. Wish we had a Titmouse here. Your photo's are superb!

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  35. Lindos passarinhos no seu seu jardim!
    O verde está lindo! Beijos!

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  36. Your hibiscus is lovely!
    Those little tufted titmouse fellows are some of my favorites.
    Thanks for sharing your lovely backyard and its visitors Eileen!

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  37. Lot of photo opportunity in your own garden. :)
    Have a great Sunday!

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  38. Love your backyard. I know I've said that before but it's very green and tree-y which I like. Your Titmouse is another cool bird. We have the Bridled here....such a cool group of birds.

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  39. Nice pictures you show.
    Wish you a good Sunday :)
    Hanne Bente

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  40. I loved to be guest in your garden! Thanks for inviting me :-)

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  41. A nice garden you have built, I love the Tufted Titmouse.

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  42. Sweet birdies!!!!

    And that salvia [one of my dad's favorites] is such a wonderful fiery red...great for Autumn.

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  43. Great photos,especially of the birds. I loved the one of the titmouse in particular.

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  44. Oh the TT is one of my favorite birdies!!

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  45. I always enjoy the lovely walks in your garden and deck. Such pretty sights to see!

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  46. Great post!! I got onto your site through the comments section on my site. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  47. What a busy backyard you have ! Summer is coming to an end but Fall will bring its own beauty (and cooler weather too-yeah). Have a great week. Mickie :)

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  48. The berries, the flowers, the birds...all magnificent, fantastic.
    As you know, (I think you do) I was born in a village in the interior of Portugal. Now I do live and work in a town (little one) not far from the place I was raised. And I JUST LOVE NATURE: Tiny little things that "nobody sees"...or big mountains...all I do love and admire with my eyes and my spirit....

    Love you Photos...they are somehow connected to me, to my way of existing...
    Thank you for that! xoxo
    BShell

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  49. That's the most brightest pink hibiscusI have ever seen!

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  50. the Tufted Titmouse looks so sweet. :)

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  51. I do love the tufted titmouse Eileeen!!

    Sorry I'm so late this week getting around to view your bird shares and checking out the Bird D'Pots linkies!!! The computer of mine is now running a lot smoother to where I can actually get out and browse photos!!!

    Thanks for linking up at the Bird D'Pot this past weekend.

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  52. Adorei visitar seu jardim! lindo
    bjsssssss

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  53. Love the photos of the tufted titmouse. Can't say i've ever seen one of those. *g* My blog

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Hello, Thanks for stopping by my blog. This is my blog about the birds I see, I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. They might not always be the best of photos because I like to keep photos as a record of where and when I see them.
I appreciate all your comments and I will always try to return the favor and visit your blog.

Due to some recent problems I will not be able to publish any comments that include a link. I would appreciate if you do not include any kind of links in your comments. Sorry!
Have a great day, Eileen