Thursday, March 5, 2015

Around the Yard_March 5

Linking up with Skywatch Friday  and Good Fences  

Hello, the week's seem to fly by whether I am doing anything or not..Time for sharing some Skywatch photos for Skywatch Friday and some fence scenes for Tex's Good Fences memes.

Also, I have not been anywhere because of the weather so my shots are all from around the yard..And of course I always share some of my yard birds..



Some pretty wispy clouds above our frozen lake... one of hubby's photos..

A pretty White-throated Sparrow



A Dark-eyed Junco with a Song Sparrow on my deck railing. LOL, I am again reaching far for a fence scene above..

A sunset capture from my backyard..I love these colors and the tree silhouettes.


Another capture of the moon taken on Feb 26..



A distant fallen down fence way behind the Blue Jays.


My last shot of the Common Grackles taken over my deck railing, also you can see my chain link fence under the railing for another fence shot..
I hope you enjoyed my photos and post. I hope everyone stays warm and safe on these brutal cold days..

Thanks for stopping by and for the nice comments..

To see more pretty skies from around the world please visit  Skywatch Friday
and check for more fence shots at Tex's Good Fences

Thanks to Theresa @ The Run*A*Round Ranch for hosting Good Fences and thanks to Sylvia, Yogi  and Sandy for hosting Skywatch Friday.    I wish everyone a happy day and weekend ahead..

82 comments:

  1. Wonderful shots of the birds and sky.

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  2. I'm glad that I'm not the only one with just a little bit of fence :D
    Love all the pretty skies and that moon(!) One day I'll catch that too :))
    Have a wonderful and happy day!
    【ツ】Knipsa

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  3. i can hear the blue jays now ... we have not been visiting by any lately? wonder where they are? stay warm. ( :

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  4. OK that is a bit of a stretch on that fence picture but love the moon and skies. Enjoyed visiting.

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  5. Beautiful pics of our feathered friends... Hope your day is filled with much sunshine....

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  6. Wonderful shots of your yard birds. I love the blue jays. I think they are my favourites of all the American birds I see.

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  7. grackles in the sun...I love their rainbows. I loved your shots.

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  8. Great shots, famous sky and moon, nice birds (such we haven't here in Germany)... my favorite is the last with the grackles.
    Have a good time :-)

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  9. all of those sky shots are amazing, especially that sunset!!!

    beautiful feathered friends, words out, your yard is very popular!!!!!

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  10. love all your yard birds and skies, too. your fences are just fine, too! :)

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  11. Gee, I believe I can hear them sing, tweetly from the last photo! Great shots in your lovely (frozen cold world) ours too, but a heat wave is on the way, I hope it is for you too!

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  12. Oops, your birds in song were so distracting I forgot to mention my personal favorite here, the down fence of course! Way to go for Good Fences!

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  13. Hi Eileen, Really neat photos here. I love the effect of the clouds in that 4th picture. And you are so right about time flying by. Neat post! Have a good day. John

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  14. I always love your bird photos. The Blue Jays are neat and I do like the Common Grackles. Here they are usually in the parking lots and seldom come into backyards - at least not in mine.
    Have a lovely day!

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  15. Hi Eileen, My two favorites today are the Junco's and that sunset. Gorgeous! Have a tremendously nice day today!

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  16. Fabulous pictures. That sky over the lake -so clean and wintry. I am so impressed at your great close ups of birds.

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  17. Well, you do not have to go and look for birds, because they are coming to you. There are certainly joy in these cold winter days. Regards.

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  18. Such pretty blue skies and snowy birds.

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  19. At least the birds are close by - great shots.

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  20. Great capture of the birds and the sky! You take such wonderful shots!

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  21. Those pix are super...love the Gackles...:)JP

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  22. Hi Eileen, great shots and I love seeing your yard birds. Wonderful to have a fence for them to land on and pose for your photos. Great sky photos too.
    Hugs, CM

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  23. These are great Eileen. I always enjoy what you see in your backyard. Lovely sky and moon shots too. Happy day to you. Stay warm. More snow here. Roll on Spring :)

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  24. What a wonderful array of birds you have visiting your back yard and deck. You are so lucky to have such a variety of birds.
    Loved those wispy clouds and the lovely sunset too.

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  25. I love your yard shots, Eileen. Whether you are out and about, or whether you are looking from your window, you brings us colour and movement and nature. I do hope the brutal cold lets up, both for you and for the birds. Many thanks for your post!

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  26. oh these are all wonderful! stay warm!!

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  27. Wonderful photos ! All of them! Have a nice day!

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  28. Hello Eileen! I'm always happy to come over and see your great shots of birds. Thanks for your visit!

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  29. Beautiful images, and trips all round your garden, so that's where the moon is hiding.

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  30. lovely photos, the sparrow is so pretty with that little dash of yellow on the head

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  31. Nice to see these beautiful photos of your backyard !!
    Greetings

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  32. Great photos! Love the fallen down fence, and love the birds. That wispy sky is awesome!

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  33. You did a super job capturing the birds. So sharp and vivid.

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  34. Nice shots of birds and fences and sky and everything that is home to you. Have a great weekend.

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  35. Gotta love that Grackle gang!

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  36. Lovely skies and wonderful captures of the birds as always, Eileen! Hope you have good weather for the weekend!! Enjoy!!

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  37. Your moon captures, Eileen, are incredible - fantastic detail. I love the Blue Jays, too!

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  38. what a lovely sunset, and all those beautiful birds :-)
    happy weekend

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  39. You've got a pretty magical backyard. Love the birds. Came over from skywatch and got bonus views.

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  40. Beautiful, wispy cloud shapes. And the grackles seem to enjoy one another's company. Or is there warmth in numbers.

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  41. Eileen, Great shots (again) of all those birds. I love the little sparrows. What a wonderful backyard you have--so much activity. Have a great weekend. Mickie :)

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  42. Looks so cold but gorgeous skies and birds~

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  43. lovely views as always Eileen… love the streak of red through the sky!

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  44. Beautiful sky. Thanks for letting me know what kind of bird it was in my post. I appreciate it.

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  45. Wonderful pictures as always! I'm glad you include your yard birds. They are my favorite part!

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  46. Sparrows are soooo cool! Thanks for sharing your wonderful captures!

    Terrence from Amsterdam

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  47. Very pretty - I do love that frozen lake and sky, and of course the birds.

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  48. Beautiful skywatch photos. The sparrow looked so well fed. Have a nice weekend.

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  49. i guess the cloud must be shivering in the cold too.

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  50. beautiful sky view, and the birds are pretty too.

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  51. Beautiful views from your yard. You have so much to share.

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  52. You always have many pretty bird visitors, Eileen.
    No need to go anywhere, your backyard skies are wonderful!

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  53. Hi Eileen,
    The birds in this post are remarkable - the sparrow, the junko, etc. You have quite a collection visiting you - you are so lucky to have all these visitors. The sky is a lovely shot and so is the photo of Chandra (the moon) :)

    Have a Beautiful Day!
    Peace :)

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  54. Beautiful shots, You are so creative getting your fences in.

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  55. I was just thinking that you will never have to leave your house to have a great fence shot. Wonderful selection of birds that I am slowly now being able to name. You never know some day I might get to bird in your country.

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  56. I alwasy admire your moon photos for their clarity, and I enjoy seeing all the different birds that visit your yard, Eileen!

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  57. Great views from your yard Eileen. The sky shots are particularly beautiful.

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  58. As always such great bird pictures Eileen and I love the skies and that half moon.
    Have a nice weekend

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  59. I always enjoy seeing your yard birds--you see so many more varieties than I do!

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  60. Beautiful sunset colors. Captured very wel.

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  61. You are presenting some wonderful sky shots and the birds are great as always.
    Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

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  62. Hi Eileen,
    fantastic photos of the nature around you. Such a lot of snow ! We have Springtime now.
    Sending you warm greetings, Synnöve

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  63. Wow, they're all beautiful images! Love the sky in the first photo, the birds and the moon.

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  64. You have wonderful skies and happy healthy birds! Recipe for happiness, although a little more sunshine and a little less cold would be even better!

    I still always wonder how I had time to work! No problem finding things to do in retirement is there?

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  65. Beautiful shots despite the icky weather. Hope you warm up soon.

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  66. Love that shot of the sparrow!

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  67. At least you have a wonderful blue sky ! Here it's mostly grey !

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  68. Lovely shots, eileen!

    I tried using my brother-in-law's Rebel T2i to take a moon shot earlier in the week. It came out better than my G15 was getting, but still had the same problem: not enough zoom.
    ~

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  69. wow awesome photos Eileen! I love the moon one! thanks for your comment at my blog :-)

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  70. Eileen, You have quite the bed and breakfast for feathered friends! How wonderful to have a lake in your backyard! The sunset is glorious, and I just love the moon shot.

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  71. Hi Eileen, Love your birds especially the chubby little sparrow. the birds were very co-operative posing on the fence like that.

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  72. Great photos of the sparrows! I love that sunset! The colors are awesome!

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  73. it doesn't look like its getting much warmer with you, but the snow does provide a great backdrop for your photos! Love your pinky sunset!
    Wren x

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  74. I adore your photos here and on FB. Very cute! Some are exceptional!

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  75. Great photos. I always like visiting you and seeing the birds. The Common Grackles look like they're serenading you. Maybe thanking you kindly for their food.

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  76. Enjoyed seeing the various birds on your fence rail. The first photo of the lake is very nice.

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  77. Your backyard silhouettes against the sunset are gorgeous! Have a great weekend!!

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