Thursday, September 19, 2013

Around the Yard, Sept 18

I am linking up with NF Winged   and  Skywatch Friday

September 19, 2013

My favorite time of the week is seeing skies from around the world. I am linking up with Skywatch Friday. Will you be joining in on the fun and post your sky photos. Also, I have a few birds for NF Winged. These photos were taken from Saturday thru today.


A view of the sun setting from our deck.


My cute hummers were still zooming around me on Saturday. I was happy to see three of them at my feeders.


Beside the pokeberries the birds seem to love these devil's walking stick berries. We planted a few bushes in the yard just for the birds.


The male Goldfinch is still showing off his pretty summer colors.


Hubby is sharing his sunset photos from our lake.


It was a pretty pinkish sunset with beautiful reflections!


The water turned a beautiful pink color.



Hubby has a great eye for a gorgeous sunset, what do you think?


  Happy Skywatching everyone!

Thanks for visiting my post and  blog and I always appreciate your comments.

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.

65 comments:

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Love those pink skies. It's a magical scene. And that goldfinch capture is amazing. Lots of detail in that pick.

HansHB said...

Awesome post!

Sylvia K said...

He does indeed!! What gorgeous, colorful skies, Eileen! And what a glorious way to end any day!! Thanks for sharing! And, of course, I always love your birds! Have a lovely weekend!!

TexWisGirl said...

love the sunburst! beautiful skies and reflections. the little hummingbird made me smile. :)

✿ chica said...

Simplesmente maravilhosas!! beijos,tudo de bom,chica

Dianne said...

Glorious skies and what lovely captures if those pretty birds ....keep snapping.

Beth @ E. Lizard Breath Speaks said...

i wish to know how you get your hummingbirds to stay put ... mine never sit that long. one day maybe?! - i hope??! ( :

Ranten said...

I love your birdphotos!

Karen said...

All gorgeous shots Eileen, I love that sunset at the end.

confusedmind said...

Oh yes!! I am very proud of me!! I recognised the cute hummers with the first look!! :) I can't say the same about goldfinch!
Your hubby have really a great eye for a gorgeous sunset! Thanks for sharing!!

Jim said...

Beautiful.

acreativeharbor.com said...

Wonderful collection of gorgeous nature photography ~ colors of sky, clouds, birds are all amazing! carol, xo

Photo Cache said...

oh my what beautiful shots.

dinascitywildlife.com said...

Great shots! That hummer is amazing. Nice detail.

Lynne said...

The sunset photos over the lake are perfect . . . your hubby has the eye! Very very nice . . .

Love the Hummer, Goldfinch, poke berries . . . gorgeous photos . . .

You two are a real team!

Lea said...

Great photos for Sky Watch Friday!
Love the birds, too!
Have a wonderful week-end!
Lea
Lea's Menagerie

Karen said...

Oh...that's the cutest hummer I have ever seen. Your sky shots are lovely, the deep pinks are stunning.

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

There's something so beautiful and peaceful in this series of photos, especially in the sunsets.

Stephanie said...

Awesome shots all of them.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Excellent post, great photos! I think that last one is my favorite just because the colors are so deep.

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest Eileen,
Wow, I really LOVE the shining orange sun, sure looks like sunburst♡♡♡
The male Goldfinch is looking proud casting eyes for you. Beautiful sunset pics(*^_^*)

Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan to my dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

Montanagirl said...

Amazing sky shots! The colors are so beautiful. Nicely done!!

pallavi puri said...

Gorgeous shots Eileen! Especially the goldfinch and the sunset :)

ladyfi said...

How very very gorgeous!

grammie g said...

Hi Eileen. Gorgeous sky to water shot's!!
Nice blend and setting for the Cardinals !!
The Hummers are still here to I am surprised, but there are still lots of flowers around ,and feeders!!
They know when it is time to skedaddle out of town !!
Good close up of the little cutie!!

Have a great weekend ..how did it get to be a weekend again!!

Grace

DeniseinVA said...

Oh wow, now those are stunning photos Eileen. Have a great weekend!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

You and your husband are both amazing photographers. All the sky photos are wonderful ...and you still have hummers! And beautiful birds dining at your pokeberry cafe. Great pictures from your private nature preserve (thanks for sharing it with us).

Leovi said...

Beautifully captured, wonderful colors!

lina@women said...

Gorgeous sunset indeed, Eileen. The color is awesome. Enjoying your bird shots too.

Margaret Adamson said...

Hi Eileen Yes your Hubby can take a wonderful sunset shot. Love the Hummingbird shot.

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful sunsets and all natures given us.

Joop Zand said...

WOW....these are BEAUT'S.... birds and skies are so good photographed.

i wish you a nice friday Eileen,

Greetings, Joop

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Hi Eileen!!!.. Lovely birds and beautiful subset.. Great images.. Well done.. Regards..

Digi-Irma said...

Hi Eileen,
All gorgeous shots, I love that sunset.
Greetings Irma

Noushka said...

Great pictures here Eileen!
How lucky you are to have Cardinals around, to me they one of the most beautiful little birds ever and I regret the species is absent in France.
The Goldfinch is stunning and quite different from our and tell hubby his photos are superb!! ;-)
Enjoy your WE and keep well!

Brian King said...

Love the sun through the trees! Beautiful! Great hummingbird photo! Ours are gone now. Fantastic color in those last photos, too!

MastHoliday said...

i like your complete photography which is a best collection of the cool and calm photos..specially love your sun shot.
Hugs
MastHoliday

DIMI said...

Good morning Eileen!!!
Beautiful pink skies!!!
Amazing reflection!!!Your hubby is a good photographer!!Great shot the Hummingbird !!!Have a lovely weekend!!
Dimi...

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

I love the colors of the sunset. And I always love your bird pics.

Margaret Gosden said...

Wonderful photos as usual Eileen, PARTCULARLY the first one!

yonca said...

I love sunsets and those shots are beautiful!!! Wishing you and your family a happy Friday and a happy weekend,Eileen!xx

Mersad said...

Beautiful glow in the lake.

Mersad
Mersad Donko Photography

Indrani said...

Priceless captures! Loved the pink reflections off water.

thomas said...

A lovely sunset,have a nice weekend.

Carver said...

Wonderful shots of the sky and birds.

Jan K. alias Afanja said...

Great shots of the colorful birds and your wonderful skies.
Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, Seeing your Goldfinch reminds me that I don't think I have seen any Goldfinches at all here in my new area in Florida (it's already been 6 months!). Have an excellent day today and a nice weekend!

Julie G. said...

So many beautiful photographs! I liked watching the progression of the sunset. Gorgeous colors! We are seeing similar birds in our backyard. Looks like the cardinals are having a divine meal.

Our Neck of the Woods said...

Wow, that pink sunset is breathtaking! Your hubby does have an eye for sunsets :) And the bird shots are so cute. Wishing you a happy weekend!

Debbie said...

you have taught the hubby well!! i love when the water reflects the colors of the sky!!

all images are great eileen, i am surprised the goldfinch did not fly off!!

Phil Slade said...

Wonderful pink skies Eileen. Boy you got close to the Goldfinch there,a super portrait shot. It seems late for hummers now but good to see they are still finding food in your yard. Have a great Saturday and Sunday.

Mary said...

Such wonderful shots! The sunset photos are gorgeous!

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Such beautiful reflections on the water!! And I love that fat golden finch!! Excuse me, not nice -- PLUMP golden finch!!

Gail Dixon (La.Belle) said...

Oh, I agree! Your husband has quite the eye. Beautiful pink tones of the sunset and great composition. Adore the little goldfinch!

Mama Zen said...

Gorgeous sunset pictures!

Blackberry Lane said...

Glorious photos, Eileen. A great way to end my day. Have a wonderful weekend.

Carletta said...

A great sun flare, a sweet hummer, and your Hubby's sunset shots are gorgeous!

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Again and again I am blown away with your bird photos. And the sky photos - both of you do fabulous work - love the rosy pink color.

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Your hubby's sunset photos are gorgeous! I love how the pink sky reflected in the water!

Icy BC said...

I love your gold finch and hummingbird shots. Your sky photos are also beautiful!

Beth said...

The goldfinch is adorable, and the lake photos gorgeous!

Pearl Maple said...

Very pretty colors in your skys this week, all the little birds are a sweet addition to the garden

Linda said...

Those are marvelous pictures! I saw a little hummingbird today. It was so busy gobbling the sugar water from our feeder that it didn't even see me.

Linda said...

Those are marvelous pictures! I saw a little hummingbird today. It was so busy gobbling the sugar water from our feeder that it didn't even see me.

ladyfi said...

Marvellous shots - love the light in that first shot.

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