Thursday, February 6, 2014

Around the yard_Feb 5


Linking up with NF Winged   and  Skywatch Friday 

It's time to share your skywatch photos. I am joining in with my backyard skies and a few birds for NF Winged.


A pretty pink sunrise from my deck.



Female Cardinal on an icy day!


Above a male House Finch, female Cardinal and the male Cardinal.




 Sunset and the moon from my deck


 I haad to zoom in for a closer look at the moon. I think it looks cool!

 

Thank you for visiting my post, I hope you enjoyed my birds and skies.

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 long weekend.

73 comments:

Margaret Adamson said...

H Eileen Yes you are right, your moon does look cool as does all those icicles! 1 Lovely sky shots an Cardenald

Crafty Green Poet said...

beautiful photos particularly of the female cardinal and the moon

looks cold, all those icilces on the birdfeeder

Kerri Farley said...

Hope you (and the birdies) stay warm :)

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Spectacular photos - I adore cardinals !

DIMI said...

Hello Eileen!!!Great shots!!Wonderful pictures of the sky and the beautiful cardinal birds!Poor birds staying in that ice and cold!Thank you for sharing!Wish you a happy day!!Hugs!
Dimi...

Blackberry Lane said...

Hi Eileen, Wow, these are pretty shots! Have a great day.

R. Mac Wheeler said...

so pretty

I'm a bird lover...but that zoom in on the moon was pretty cool :O)

The Furry Gnome said...

They're all great, but I love the moon shots!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

That picture of those cardinals on the icy bird feeder should win an award :)

HOOTIN ANNI said...

I love the zoomed in moon shot!! Eerie, AND beautiful. Would you just look at that ice?!!! Brrrr.

But the birds are beautiful. You can keep the ice up your way, tho, please.

Lynne said...

The moon shot is stunning, love, love it! Looks like you have been iced in!

TexWisGirl said...

pretty moon sliver. and icy bird feeder shiver. :)

Icy BC said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous photos, Eileen, and the icicles made it so cold looking!

Bob Bushell said...

What a pretty moon, it is excellent.

Mersad said...

All amazing shots Eileen. I can't even tell you which one I like best. The sunrise and sunset ones are superb, and that moon shot is magical!

Irma said...

Beautiful photos Eileen.
The third picture with the Cardinals is superb.

Gail Dixon said...

The glow of the moon is super cool! Poor cardinals enduring the icy conditions so bravely. This has been one long, hard winter!

Giga said...

The sky pink and skinny ksężyc is beautiful, but the Cardinals are wonderful. Yours.

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Poor Cardinals little feet on that icy cold perch!!
Your sunset was lovely and so was your crescent moon!
Actually shocked me Eileen! This whole day - people have been driving like it's a full moon!! A coworker mentioned the same thing!!
Lovely Cardinals!! Hope it warms up soon for them and for us!!

Łucja-Maria said...

I like your blog. We are pleased to here I come.
Your photos are always very beautiful ...
I marvel at the birds ... Beautiful are the Cardinal.
Greetings from far away Polish.
Lucia

Nancy J said...

lovely sunset photo, and icicles hanging like crystal drops. Perfect. Cheers from Jean

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

The sunset/moon picture is gorgeous. What a view from your own yard!

Montanagirl said...

All lovely photos, Eileen, but that last one of the moons takes the prize!

George said...

I really like your photo of the cardinal with the icy branches in the background. I also like your moon shot. Very well done!

Betsy Adams said...

When I see the moon like this, I've always been told that it is holding water. In your case, it's holding ice and snow... ha

Great set of photos.. Poor little birdies. Glad you can feed them in this weather.

Hope you didn't lose your electricity during that storm.

Hugs,
Betsy

Laura said...

So many beautiful moments Eileen!

Brian King said...

The first photo and the moon shot are gorgeous! Love the cardinal and ice!

LV said...

Winter provides some beautiful sights, but I fell sorry for the birds.

thomas said...

I like the 3 birds shot.

Happyone said...

I love the cardinal on the ice covered branches.
The sliver of moon is so pretty!!

Jen said...

That icy branch looks very pretty in photographs. I do wonder how the bird's feet are not frozen, though.

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

I wish I'd had more time to take more ice photos--Yours are amazing, as is that beautiful moon and sunset!

Beth @ E. Lizard Breath Speaks said...

i feel for the birdies. all those icicles. neat for pictures though. i love the sliver of the moon. pretty. ( :

Bernie H said...

Yes I certainly did enjoy the birds and the skies. Loved that moon shot.

Carver said...

These are all wonderful shots. My favorites are the cardinals with the icicles on the feeder and the moon.

bettyl-NZ said...

Wow! Loving those shots, Eileen! You never disappoint!

Hazel Ceej said...

I love the cardinals and finch. What a gorgeous shot of the moon!

ladyfi said...

Love the iced shots and that moon is gorgeous.

Stephanie said...

Love the Cardinal and the moon shot.

Carole M. said...

beautiful skies and moon, and I love the cardinals and icicles

Phil Slade said...

BRRR. Those icicles made me shiver Eileen but good to see the cardinals on your feeder.

Have a great weekend - hope it warms up for both of us.

Swati Singh said...

Cool shots of skies and and birds looking pretty...

Jan K. alias Afanja said...

Wonderful shots, Eileen, I specially love the photo of the birds in the icy surrounding.
Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

magiceye said...

Simply Wow captures!!

DeniseinVA said...

A gorgeous series of photos Eileen, and the birds against the icy branches, wow! Love this post again. Have a great weekend :)

Ileana said...

Beautiful skies!. I love moon!:)
Have a nice weekend!

Helma said...

So beautiful these pictures!! Just beautiful. The beautiful birds but also the air in your first picture. Cardinals are truly beautiful and you have them photographed amazingly beautiful.
My compliments.

Our Neck of the Woods said...

Oh I love those Cardinals shots with all the ice! I've been seeing some beautiful Cardinals at my place and wish I had a long lens to get some shots!

lina@women tips said...

Poor pretty birds.
The moon and icicles shots are awesome!
Stay warm and thanks for dropping by :)

inge said...

The red breasts against the ice is such a contrast. Such a wonderful sky. What a great talent you have

Gunilla Bäck said...

Beautiful serie, Eileen! The ice on the feeder is very pretty. I wish you a lovely weekend!

Lew said...

Love the moon shot! We survived without house damage. The trees will be missing some limbs. Our tree guy said he has 130 jobs now, including some where heavy cranes are required to lift trees off of houses.

Mama Zen said...

That shot of the icy bird feeder is so cool!

NatureFootstep said...

that´s a lot of ice. Not good. But such a gorgeous moon you captured. :)

Pallavi said...

I loved the icy pictures dear Eileen :) the view from your deck is so beautiful and the moon looks like it's smiling :)

Pat said...

Beautiful photos. I love the shot of the moon sliver.

Pearl Maple said...

great collection of photos celebrating nature at your place, always a delight to visit

Maria said...

This is a great post, I love how the feeder looks with the ice, and the landscapes are great.

Lakshmi said...

The moon looks so beautiful but my favourite are the birds..

SquirrelQueen said...

Great photos Eileen. I love all of your shots but that Crescent moon is just awesome.

Nancy Olivia Hoffmann said...

Fantastic shots of the cardinals with the icy background. Thanks for sharing!

Linda said...

B-r-r-r! Cold but beautiful!

Kusum Sanu said...

Beautiful sunrise!

Our photos said...

Beautiful photos, Eileen!

Sara Chapman in Seattle USA said...

Ravishing shots of the birds at the icy feeder. This one's a winner! Some photo competition, perhaps?

katerchen said...

der Mond..wie ein Gemälde

und die Bilder vom Kardinal..so wunderschön
DANKE mit einem LG vom katerchen

Gattina said...

Beautiful skies, love the moon ! It looks very cold where you live !

Indrani said...

You take such awesome captures. Hard to choose the sky shots are better or the critter shots! :)

Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said...

I just loved the 'Moon' and the 'female Cardinal' most.. awesome shots !

Ela said...

Charming photos !
I love these birds, they are so beautiful and original.
Have a nice weekend :)

Caroline Gill said...

I particularly like the icicle photo of the cardinals and finch! A wonderful set of *chilly* pics, Eileen!

Ranten said...

Great photos! Love the birds!

Betty Manousos said...

gorgeous photos of the female cardinal and the moon. brrr...it indeed looks very cold where you live!

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