Sunday, October 14, 2012

Local Colors

Hello, I am linking up with Mosaic Monday and Our World Tuesday. 

I hope everyone had a great weekend. Since we were away last weekend we did not plan much for this weekend. We took a walk on the bike trail looking for some fall colors there and around our lake. When I am home on the weekend I have to check out all my feeder birds. I miss seeing them while I am at work during the week.





Photos in my mosaic are some fall colors from the local bike trail, Goldie Girl, some geese on our lake and my yardbirds.


A mockingbird also seems to like to eat the pokeberries.


Above is a pretty Purple Finch and a Tufted Titmouse.


Some of the brighter colors from our walk on the bike trail yesterday.


 A Great Blue Heron we saw at the river next to the bike trail.



Goldie Girl went to the bike trail for a walk too.


On the way home from the bike trail we rode around the lake look for a bit of color.



There was just a little bit of color around the lake. The leaves on the trees are either still green or just turning brown. Are you seeing lots of fall colors where your live?



A chickadee and the Purple Finch on my feeder.



So these are shots of the local color and a few of my yardbirds.  I hope you enjoyed my post and photos.

To see more wonderful photos and mosaics please visit Mosaic Monday and Our World Tuesday
 Thanks to Mary of Mosaic Monday and to the hosting group of Our World Tuesday: Arija, Gattina, Lady Fi, Sylvia and Sandy .  Thanks also for stopping by to see my post.  I wish everyone a happy week!

72 comments:

Barbara Selkirk said...

I love your bird photos and the colour that is just now developing where you are Eileen - it's past its prime here, and most of the leaves are begging to be raked into piles to be jumped in! You live in such a great area - so picturesque - I love that you take us with you on your walks with Goldie Girl and bike rides. Great fun and great scenery.

me (maria) said...

Beautiful nature!!!
Have a nice week!

Lynne said...

I say the same thing again and again . . . Great photos!
I like Goldie Girl . . . I would take her along for a walk with me any day!

TexWisGirl said...

i like the purple finch, but i love your goldie girl. :)

Amy Burzese said...

Lovely shots. We are just now getting some good color. I hope the upcoming rain doesn't make all the color fall of the trees.

EG CameraGirl said...

Love these photos, Eileen. Autumn is looking so pretty in your world. And Goldie Girl is a beauty!I'm going to look for a feeder like the one the chickadee and finch are eating as I think it's very cool!

Sue said...

Love the photos....and your Goldie Girl. Looks like a wonderful walking companion!

DeniseinVA said...

Wonderful Eileen, always a pleasure to stop by. Enjoy the rest of your Sunday and have a great week.

Carol said...

Gorgeous shots! Goldie Girl looks like she's enjoying her walk :) Not much color here on Long Island yet, at least not where I am.

Beth Edwards said...

i love the round feeder ... so cool. i wonder what the birds think? need to take a survey? ha. ha!! (:

bettyl said...

Your photos are so colorful and sharp, as usual. I love them all, especially the autumn colors that are mostly absent here in NZ.

Snap said...

Eileen, I always love when Goldie Girl makes an appearance! Love your feathered friends at the feeders. Wonderful fall color!

Pamela Gordon said...

Lovely photos of the fall beauty and all the birds. I like the ball bird feeder. Pamela

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Beautiful photos! We were out all day yesterday and noticed the butternut trees were golden yellow. That looks like the tree in your photos! Love your birds, too and Goldie Girl! Hugs!

A Garden of Threads said...

Looks like you had a great hike. The fall colours have almost finished where i am. Have a great week:)

Carol said...

Wonderful pictures! Have a great week!

Lavender Cottage said...

Hello Eileen
I always enjoy photos of your birds, even the ones in your yard. Nice to see Goldie Girl, I'll bet she enjoyed the hike as much as you.
Judith

Rajesh said...

Beautiful images. Goldie Girl is cute.

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Beautiful fall photos. I loved the bird feeders. Valerie

Saun said...

Beautiful fall photos love the autumn colors. I like your birdfeeder very cute.

kulasa said...

the bird shots are so beautiful as always! love the great blue Heron shot so much! the pretty purple Finch and tufted Titmouse is so lovely a shot!! as is the brightly colored leaves! enjoyed walking in your world through your awesome nature shots ....take care always :-)

Lorrie Orr said...

Fall colour is hit and miss around here. Some trees are at their peak, others are still green.

Such a pretty bike trail. I really like those finches at your feeder. Enjoy the autumn colour!

podso said...

Absolutely lovely, Eilleen. The colors are striking, and what a sweet dog you have!

Pondside said...

What gorgeous colours - they make me miss the east!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

You have the best feeder birds in the world! We don't have much fall color out here yet; it's just been too warm. Starting to get cool and damp just this week, so there's hope.

Rohrerbot said...

Wonderful birds. Wonderful weather. Looks like you've had some nice outdoor adventures. I'm back again from some fresh air and feel good again. It was a much needed break. Love your Mockingbird.

DIMI said...

Hallo Eileen!Goldie girl looks so cute!Amazing nature!The collage photos are so beautiful!Lovely photos of the fall!I like the ball bird feeder.Wish you a great week!
Dimi..

Bob Bushell said...

Love the birds, obviously, but, goldie girl is my favourite.

Cloudy said...

Lieben Gruß und Sonne im Herzen
CL

Phil said...

You're finding and capturing some lovely colours now Eileen. Your garden/yard must be a great spot to be all year round.

Stewart M said...

Nice set of pictures - I like the nuthatch in the first group.

I think the bees and me were the most relaxed things on the street - everybody else seemed stressed!

Stewart M - Australia

eden said...

Beautiful photos as always. Love all of them.

Have a great week!

laura.forestdreams:) said...

beautiful pictures...autumn colors, birds & Goldie!!

it's not been cold enough here yet for the leaves to start changing color...SOON i hope!!

AshTreeCottage said...

Such lovely shots Eileen. The older I get, the more I love watching the birds. I so enjoyed my visit and am now your newest follower. Stop by for a chat sometime.

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

beyondzephyr.com said...

Your world is incredibly pretty, and love all your beautiful little birds!

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, I sure like how nifty the ball mesh feeders for sunflower and finch Niger or Nyger seed look. I may have to get one or more. Thanks for that idea. I really love the shot of your pup Goldie. She looks so happy and fun-loving and well-cared for. Have a wonderful day today!

Debra said...

Everything is lovely. Your dog is a beauty! I especially love the titmouse !

Liz said...

What a beautiful series, Eileen! The Autumn colours are lovely, the birds are wonderful and Goldie is gorgeous!!

Linnea said...

Your nature shots are always so lovely. Looks like autumn is in full swing! We are still putting up with an Indian summer...supposed to get into the mid 90's later this week. Ugh! Thanks for visiting.

shutterbuggbitten said...

It looks like a beautiful walk! I must say Goldie looks very happy with being out. Beautiful birds.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Thanks fir sharing the pretty colors where you live, and that sweet furbaby.
Thanks for stopping by. I replaced one of my post of mums today. :/
Enjoy your week.

Karin M. said...

Wow ... magnificent shots ..... fascinating autumn impressions ..
Love greetings, Karin

Sylvia K said...

Such a beautiful look of autumn in your world, Eileen! I do love your captures as always! The birds are delightful and it's always fun to see Goldie Girl! She does look happy!! Hope all of you have a wonderful week!!

Gary said...

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

Karen said...

Great fall colours!

mick said...

Beautiful fall colors. That is something I don't ever see here.

Valerie said...

Yes, another beautiful collection of images Eileen - thanks so much for sharing your world with us. We are mid-Spring here now with crazy temperatures - 29oC one day, 18oC the next!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Wonderfully creative and colorful shots ~ Wow! ~ (A Creative Harbor)

NewMexiKen said...

I hope the pokeberries will not have frozen up by the time I get back to Illinois at the end of the month. They may have bad side effects in people, but the birds seem to love them. Beautiful photos, Eileen!

Montanagirl said...

Very lovely photos! I like the variety you share with us.

Angie Church said...

beautiful pictures I love all the awesome pictures such beauty right in our back yard

Maple Lane said...

Hi Eileen, Goldie Girl is precious. Thanks for your sweet comments on Blue and Harriet.
I love you autumn photos - especially the mockingbird. Hope you have a nice week. Mildred

Indrani said...

Terrific series of shots.
The collage composition is too good.

Al said...

What beautiful fall colors, and Golden Girl looks like a perfect companion!

missing moments said...

Love seeing your birds. I have been missing mine since I've been away.

Luna Miranda said...

gorgeous colors. Goldie Girl made me smile. love your bird feeder.

Lew said...

Nice sequence of shots! You have a little more color than we do here.

ladyfi said...

What delightful autumn shots!

Jill Harrison said...

how beautiful to have a lake close by - indeed "our lake". I would love to live by a lake. Enjoy your fall colours, we are coming into summer here and everything is drying off quickly. Have a wonderful week, and thanks for stopping by my blog to say hi!

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely photos, so sweet to see the finch and the titmouse on the feeder together...

Diana Taylor said...

Beautiful photos - what a gorgeous dog you have! Love the bird photos too - looks like a wonderful place for seeing wildlife.

Anna said...

Such a beautiful autumn series, Eileen and I loved it very much!
Warm greetings, Anna :))

Mary Howell Cromer said...

So beautiful this walk with us...Goldie is so beautiful and your birds are so sweet. I love that round bird feeder...may have to find out where you got that. Happy week~

✿ chica said...

Muito lindo!beijos,chica

Betty Manousos said...

aw, your golden pup is so very cute!


i really enjoyed your beautiful scenes of fall photos, eileen, the wonderful autumn splash of colours.

what a great start to the day!

xo

Debbie said...

i think i may be confusing my male house finches and purple finches. to me, they have a very similar look!!

your mosaic is beautiful, i especially like the fall colors, and your "puppy" she is gorgeous!!

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

A wonderful Autumn Mosaic. Beautiful colors and animals. Great captured !

Daniel LaFrance said...

I wish my outings were as prolific as yours. Wow!

Marie said...

Wonderful shots! I love the variety of the autumn scenes, and am a bit jealous! :-) It was 100 the day we went to the zoo (about two weeks ago)...last week was in the low 80s but now were back to the 90s. But to us the 80s make for fall temps! I was thrilled to get to see the tiger swimming...and we went mostly to see that baby zebra but mama and baby didn't get close enough for very good photos of them. The kori busterd is an endangered old European bird and I was fascinated...a nice day all the way around!

NatureFootstep said...

great shots as always. :)

Kathie Brown said...

Love the fall colors and the birds!

ladyfi said...

What gorgeous autumn colours!