Thursday, July 11, 2013

Florida Skywatch

I am linking up with NF Winged   and  Skywatch Friday

Taking you back once again to Florida, it was one of my favorite vacation spots. This week I am sharing a Florida sunrise from Key West.


This was the view from across our Key West hotel. On this morning we saw a colorful sunrise.



The three shots above are in order SOOC, the colors in sky was changing from a pink to orange.


The Magnificent Frigatebird was not a lifer for me but, I enjoyed watching this bird in flight along the Florida coastline.



The Piping Plovers are one of my favorite birds to see on the beach. The Plovers are adorable birds.

  I hope you enjoyed my birds and sky shots.
Thanks for visiting my post and  blog and I always appreciate your comments.

Happy Skywatching  to everyone!
To see more pretty skies from around the world please visit  Skywatch Friday
and to see more of the winged critters check out NF Winged

Thanks to Sylvia, Yogi  and Sandy for hosting Skywatch Friday! Thanks to Monica the host of NF Winged.   I wish everyone a safe and happy weekend.


59 comments:

Gunilla Bäck said...

I love the third sunset photo. The orange skies are gorgeous! Have a great day!

Giga said...

Śliczne są Twoje zdjęcia nieba i widok na morze. Pozdrawiam.
Your photos are beautiful sky and sea. Yours.

Red Nomad OZ said...

The sunset shots are sensational - especially the cloud in the 3rd one!! It could almost be in outback OZ!!

Lynne said...

Beautiful sunrise pictures . . . they say seeing sunrise and sunset in Key West is ultimate . . .

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Marvelous photos of the Sunset. Your third photo is my favorite with the colorful sky. Great !

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

sunset views. one of my most favorite views to enjoy!! nice! ( :

Montanagirl said...

Your sunset photos are just breath-taking! I like the Frigate bird. Have never seen one of those.

Brian King said...

Gorgeous! I love sunrises and sunsets on the water!

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Beautiful Sunrise!! And as you know - Key West is noted for it beautiful sunsets!!
Lovely!

Judy said...

I agree with Gunilla about the sunrise images, and the frigatebird is incredible!!!

TexWisGirl said...

can't go wrong with those views!

Debbie said...

gorgeous sunsets, such soft, beautiful colors!!

cute piping plovers!!

George said...

You definitely saw a beautiful sunset, and your photos are marvelous. I also like your first photo of the Frigatebird.

Debby Van Enkenvoort said...

Very nice shots. I love the one of the Frigatebird in flight! great capture~

kulasa said...

I enjoyed your sky shots so much! and those winged little friends are a joy to see! :)

Digi-Irma said...

Great photos, Eileen.
I like the sunrise really amazing, what a great colors.
Regards, Irma

Karen said...

Beautiful sunrise! I love the colour changes.

MitchyLR said...

Hi Eileen!! Fabulous shots of the sunrise!! I love that shot of the Frigate, it's a bird I've only seen in photos, not yet seen one myself. I could watch Plovers for hours, they are so much fun :-))

Anki-itte said...

Fina och trevliga bilder.

Phil said...

"Snap" with the sunrise Eilen. I think you get more red than we do. Super shot of the frigatebird you took because I know how fast they fly.

DIMI said...

Hallo Eileen!!Great post!!
Beautiful sunrise!!Wonderful colours!!!So lovely birds!!!It's nice waching the sunrise early in the morning!!Have a lovely evening!!
Dimi..

Betsy Adams said...

Absolutely marvelous sunrise--with all of the different colors. Someday, I want to go to Key West--just to say I've been there... ha

Hugs,
Betsy

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

You might be one of the few people who got up early enough to see the Key West sun'rise'...most of those tourists stay up too late celebrating the sunset ;>)....love your pictures. I saw my first frigatebird this ipast season, but couldn't get a picture.

Sharon Wagner said...

Everything but a plane!

Tricia Hays said...

Fantastic sky!

Have a great weekend, Eileen! =)

Bob Bushell said...

I love the Frigate bird, and I like the sunsets, superb.

Kathie Brown said...

Eileen, such glorious colors int he sky! Love the pics. A Magnificent frigatebird would certainly be a Life Bird for me. How exciting. Those piping plovers are adorable as well!

NatureFootstep said...

love the Magnificent Frigatebird. I wonder if they live in Hawaii too. I´m going to Honolulu in a couple of weeks. It would be nice to see it.

Margaret Adamson said...

I Eileen great shots of the sunrise especially the 3rd one. Love the Plovers. Margaret

beyondwandering.com said...

Pretty sky photos of Key West, and pretty bird too. Have a fantastic weekend!

Frank said...

Super sky shots. I'd love to see another Frigatebird one day!

grammie g said...

HI Eileen... Magnificent shot's the color is just stunning!!!
Grace

Photo Cache said...

beautiful sky. lovely spot. on my wish list.

Sylvia K said...

What a glorious way to begin a day!! Magnificent indeed! Terrific captures, Eileen! Thanks for sharing the beauty!!

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

How beautiful!

Stephanie said...

The third shot is spectacular!

Maria said...

Nice shots Eileen, I also shot the Figate Bird once; they're hard to get: I rarely see plovers in San Juan.

Beth said...

Beautiful skyshots, Eileen. My favorites are the first and third. Loved seeing the birds too. Have a nice wknd!

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, Lovely skies! I have never been to Key West. I sure will make it down that way now that I live in Florida. Gee, the Piping Plover sure resembles the Killdeer, doesn't it? Perhaps both shorebirds are cousins of some ilk? Have a wonderful Friday tomorrow!

Indrani said...

Beautiful changes in the sky, one better than the other. Very lovely captures. I like such golden moments.

Nora at Island Rambles said...

lovely sunrise and the shorebirds look like our killdear. cheers.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

What great blue/pinkish skies.

lina@women said...

Wonderful sunrise, beach and birds.
A perfect place to start a day.

diane b said...

Beautiful sunrise, I'm never up early enough t see one. Our plovers are aggressive when nesting and attack you if you accidentally go near a nest which is just a hole in the ground anywhere, We even had one in our school play area in the grass. Poor kids kept getting dive bombed.

Steffi said...

Fantastic photos for SWF,Eileen!Great views!Have a nice weekend!

thomas said...

Eileen,
A beautiful Florida sunrise,
have a nice weekend.

Maria @ LSS said...

Beautiful captures.

The linky for Orange you glad it's Friday is now open. Hope you could join and share with us your orange photo.

Mary said...

What a wonderful sky! So beautiful! Fantastic shots!

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely skies and birds, i love ringed plovers too. I've never seen a frigatebird though, what a magnificent bird!

Our Neck of the Woods said...

Gosh, what pretty colors! I love how sunrises are always different, but always breathtaking :) Hope you have a great weekend!

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Love seeing a sunrise or sunset over the water! The 3rd shot is amazing.

Carol said...

beautiful!

Ailime said...

Olá Eileen, fantástico esse nascer do sol! E as fotos das aves magníficas. Abraço. Ailime

SquirrelQueen said...

What a magnificent sunrise. That would be a wonderful way to start the day. Those little Plovers are so cute.

Stewart M said...

Wonderful sky - and the Frigate Bird is (as they say) magnificent!

Stewart M - Melbourne

Kerri said...

Magnificent sunrise ....and I always LOVE your birdies :)

Gattina said...

Beautiful skies !

Pat said...

Gorgeous coral-colored sunset photos, Eileen! Your bird photos are also great. Congratulations on completing your 4th year of blogging. You always have interesting pictures.

Celeste said...

What a perfect way to start the day, with violet skies. Those little Plovers are super cute :)

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