Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Sunrise to Sunset

It's time for some of my favorites memes Skywatch Friday and  NF Winged.



These shots are all from this past Saturday. The same day as our visit to Fort McHenry and Snow Buntings on my post below. I started by taking shots of our backyard sunrise and ended with our sunset from along the road home and our backyard. Also, included were a few of my backyard birds.


Looking west the sky and clouds turned a pretty pink with the sunrise.



A shot of the crescent moon above our house.






I am pretty sure this is a juvenile Purple Finch. He found a happy spot on my deck railing.


The Red-Breasted Nuthatches are one of my favorite visitors in the winter.



We stopped along the road to enjoy this sky, we were almost home.





 The last couple of shots were taken at my front street and backyard.

To see more beautiful photos and pretty skies please visit Skywatch Friday
and to see more of the winged critters check out NF Winged

Thanks to Sylvia and Sandy for hosting Skywatch Friday! Thanks to Monica the host of NF Winged. Also, thank you for stopping by to see my post. I wish everyone a safe and happy weekend.

51 comments:

rainfield61 said...

This flurry purple finch is cute.

As cute as my mushrooms.

Red Nomad OZ said...

Wow! With a sky like that at my back door, I'd be staying home all the time!!!

Sue said...

Lovely skies, Eileen. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

wow, i just can't pick a favorite ... the views are so lovely. so love the moon shot. enjoy your weekend. (:

Kerri said...

Awesome! that 2nd to last shot takes my breath away ....and of course i LOVE your birdies :)

confusedmind said...

I also enjoyed the sky. Wonderful colors!!
Have a great day!

Joe Todd said...

Your photos are always outstabding

EG CameraGirl said...

Wow! The sky certainly is dramatic! I also love the red-breasted nuthatches, which I am fortunate to have in my yard year-round. They are very welcome at my feeders. Your guy is a cutie.

ladyfi said...

What gorgeous skies and an adorable bunting.

TexWisGirl said...

beautiful swishy skies. :)

Jo said...

I always love your bird captures, today being no exception, but your sky photos are AMAZING, Eileen. Have a wonderful Friday. Jo

Our Neck of the Woods said...

The colors in the sky are breathtaking! So gorgeous. Thanks for sharing :)

DeniseinVA said...

A brilliant post for these memes Eileen. Those skies are magnificent and your birds are really cute shots. Thanks for stopping by today on my Dad's post, and for the very kind words. I also wanted to let you know that I have had to put the comment moderation on as all of a sudden I have had an overwhelming influx of spam recently. Thankfully it has helped but I have already deleted a couple of blogging friends comments by mistake :( I will get the hang of it soon I suppose. I just have to slow down somewhat. Have a great day!

WildBlack said...

Beautiful captures! the sky is so dramatic.

Happyone said...

Beautiful sky photos.

me (maria) said...

The sky is magic!!
Your photos are beautiful!

diane b said...

Your bird shots are just getting better and better. The sunsets are gorgeous and such a good view from your place.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Fabulous day, beginning to end! Every picture in both posts is amazing.

DIMI said...

Hallo Eileen!Beautiful sunrise,cute birds,love your photos!Wishing you a lovely day!
Dimi..

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful skies from sunrise to sunset!! Can't get any better than that -- well, you can with the beautiful birds and you have those, too! Wonderful captures for the day, Eileen!! Hope you have a lovely weekend!!

HansHB said...

Great serie of photos! Interesting!

Carver said...

The sky is stunning as you took us through the day. Also loved the bird shots.

Lynne said...

Beautiful skies and I love the Purple Finch . . .

Emille said...

Those sunsets are so beautiful! I love the purple finch -so cute:) Thanks for coming to my Artistique and artblog Eileen -you comments are so kind!

Carletta said...

Your day began with a soft colored sky behind the branches and ended with a gloriously colored sky - stunning!
Love that little finch!
I saw your crescent moon and remembered I'd taken a similar shot and completely forgot about it. My mind is going. :)

Lew said...

Saturday was a good sky watch day! The little finch looks like it has already had its meal. Hope your weekend finds colorful skies and lots of birds!

Al said...

Nice shots - that's a spectacular sunset!

Sharkbytes said...

Nice day with friendly visitors.

Indrani Ghose said...

Such amazing colorful cloud patterns.

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Really lovely colors in the sunset. Just gorgeous. Love the little nuthatch too.

Elaine said...

Glorious skies!

Light and Voices said...

Excellent images!
Joyce M

Rohrerbot said...

Most excellent guests to have with you to watch those gorgeous sunsets:)

Bob Bushell said...

Lovely shots of the sunset in the last three Eileen.

Joyful said...

Great sky shots! Such beauty in the sky.

magiceye said...

Beautifully captured!

afanja said...

Wonderful series, Eileen, specially the first two shots of the sunset are awesome.
Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

Mridula said...

Difficult to say what I liked more the bird or the sky! Beautiful.

Pearl Maple said...

fabulous colours in your sky and darling nature photos, thanks for sharing

orchid said...

Dearest Eileen,
These are GORGEOUS pictures of sunset, breathtaking(^_^)彡☆
The Purple Finch and Red-Breasted Nuthatche are really lovely♡♡♡

Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

Phil said...

You have a well stocked bird table there Eileen. I think that Purple Finch has found a good thing there to stock up for winter. Have a great weekend Eileen.

Gattina said...

The skies are all beautiful ! I love especially the orange red once ! I think the little Finch had too much wine ! It has a red face, lol!

Crafty Green Poet said...

beautiful skies and the finch is gorgeous!

Judy said...

That sunset is so vivid!! And I am in awe of your capture of the moon! I can't get a crescent moon nearly that good!!

Karen said...

Stunning sunset shots!

Laura said...

so much beauty here Eileen!!! I always feel awe when I drop by to see what you have shared.

I hope that you will consider sharing an offering for this year's 4th annual gratitude word quilt. You can find information about the project and how to participate at the top of my blog. If you’ve already sent something thank you and please forgive my poor memory. The quilt is growing quite expansive and with only first names, I can’t always remember who already shared. Feel free to write in your native language google translate is available on my blog so every one can read and understand one another. Every Blessing~ Laura

Marie said...

Wonderful sunrise and sunset photos!

christinapictures said...

Lovely birds and gorgeous skies!

thomas said...

A glowing sky like that is worth stopping for.

Ellie said...

Lovely shots - every one of them. It also looks like it was a beautiful crist autumn day. :)

Lina Gustina said...

Enjoying your sky and bird shots :)
Thanks for dropping by, Eileen.

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