Thursday, February 23, 2017

Bowman's Beach, Sanibel Island Florida

Hello,

These are some images from our visit to Sanibel Island and Bowman's Beach. Just sharing some birds, seashells and a sunset.

Eagles in flight.



Sunset at Bowman's Beach, Sanibel Island Florida.



I am guessing this is a Black-bellied Plover.


Seashells on Bowman


Sunset at Bowman's Beach.




My list of thankful things:
I am thankful for the beautiful sunsets.
I am thankful for my sight and seeing all the colors.
I am thankful for all the beauty in the world.


I hope you enjoyed my post and photos. Thank you for your visit and comments on my post. Enjoy your day and the weekend ahead!

Thanks to Michelle for the meme Thankful Thursday

I am also linking up to Skywatch Friday, I hope to see you there.
Thank you to Sylvia, Yogi and Sandy for hosting Skywatch Friday.

62 comments:

Mildred said...

Good Morning, Eileen. A most beautiful "thankful" post today. Love the water, the sun, seashells and oh wow, the eagles in flight. Looks like a lovely place to spend the day. God bless your day.

Marit Sønstebø said...

Hello,

Beautiful post! Wonderful photos, and it looks so nice to be there on the beach.

Happy Thursday!

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari om
Thank YOU! YAMxx

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Lindas e belas fotografias.
Um abraço.
Andarilhar || Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa || Livros-Autografados

rupam sarma said...

Helloo, Just read your post. Beautiful photos.
Greetings.

Lowcarb team member said...

Hello Eileen
Yes we have many things to be thankful for ...
Lovely scenes of the sunsets, but I enjoyed the birds and seashells too

Wishing you a happy day

All the best Jan

magnoliasntea said...

Gorgeous photos, especially the sea shells.
Have a great day!

Hootin' ♥ Anni said...

Look at all those shells!! I'd be there for hours going through them in search for the 'perfect' one.

Jedidja said...

Lieve Eileen, zo mooi! Dear Eileen, so nice!

Sandra said...

I have not seen that many shells on a beach in many years. beautiful beach view

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

What a great shot of the eagle and the pelican!!!
YES!!! Ha!! I was going to say your sunrise is lovely!!! I'm in St. Augustine right now --- on the east coast.
You're over on the Gulf Coast!!! Yes indeed - this is a sunset!!!
Going up or going down --- the sun is always lovely on the horizon!!!
Do enjoy!!!!

handmade by amalia said...

That is a gorgeous beach and a gorgeous sunset. We all have much to be thankful for.
Amalia
xo

Denise inVA said...

Hi Eileen, it has been too long since I visited Florida. Loved your photos. They make me want to go back. Have a great day :-)

Rose said...

You know I am loving that first shot! Cannot believe all those shells...in this instance a photo is worth a thousand shells and more! Beautiful captures of the sunset.

Sue said...

Eileen-your shell picture is really nice!
Hope you're having a good week and enjoying some nice days out.

Karen S. said...

Good morning Eileen, have I mentioned lately how wonderful it is to see your photos! It's always a treat but it's more than that, it's all the lovely nature moments that you share and remind us just how beautiful a world we live in.

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

I'm ready to head south.

Dee said...

Isn't it THRILLING to see bald eagles! Your photos are beautiful!

Giga said...

Beautiful sunsets. Shelly is a lot, and what would I choose because I like them. Regards.

Christine said...

How lovely to enjoy those sunsets & see the seashells on the seashore !
Thanks for sharing Eileen & have another lovely day!

Lady Fi said...

Stunning shots.

Tom said...

...this beach bum loves the beach.

Jo said...

Beautiful sunsets, Eileen!

Linda said...

An absolutely stunning and glorious series, Eileen! Thank you so much for sharing!

RedPat said...

I wish I was there, Eileen!

Cloudia said...

Oh I feel like I've been to the beach! Nice ones, E

Light and Voices said...

Oh happy days...a beach sunset scene. I'd love to take my shoes off and walk in that sand and look at that sky. I feel gratitude that you shared this wonderful sunset with us. Happy a happy day!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I've heard so much about this beach! I would love to go some day. And your banner is very pretty with the spoonbills! Hugs!

Jim said...

Beautiful sky.
Sydney – City and Suburbs

Merlesworld said...

Birds, sky and water makes a pretty much perfect day.
Merle..............

Karen @ away for the weekend said...

I love the eagles soaring - and wow - that beach must be a beach combers paradise!

Missy George said...

Love your header..Cute Plover, beautiful sunset..Hope you are enjoying these warm days..

carol l mckenna said...

Gorgeous sky shots at Sanibel ~ wonderful if yu got to Captiva and Cabbage Cove?
thanks,


Wishing you a Happy Weekend ~ ^_^

The Yum List said...

That blue sky is stunning. Your photos have brightened my day. :-)

happyone said...

Such a pretty sunset and love all those shells.

Martin Kloess said...

Did you get that diamond mixed with the shells? Just joking. Marvelous pictures.

Michelle said...

I adore these photos. Nothing like a beach visit to spur some relaxation! Thanks for linking up today and have a great weekend.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Beautiful photos. We haven't been to Sanibel Island yet but it comes out during our discussions of family vacation spots.

Bev said...

Beautiful...love all those sea shells!!

krishna said...

the plover seems to be in pensive mood.. :)

keeyit said...

Thankful to see these beautiful pictures.
https://eyesonme2world.wordpress.com/2017/02/24/skywatch-friday-rainbow/

Linda W. said...

Lovely sunsets! Looks like you are having a great time.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Beautiful to see all those seashells! Enjoy your upcoming weekend!!

bettyl-NZ said...

The beach is always full of wonderful surprises and colors! You have captured many great scenes.

Seraphinas Phantasie said...

Hi Eileen,
fabulous birds and a stunning sunset. I like those warm color tones.
Best regards, Synnöve

Lynn said...

So lovely, Eileen. This makes me want to walk a beach (which I will be doing this time next week.) :)

magiceye said...

Lovely soothing images!

thomas said...

lovely sunset and a field day for seashell collectors

Debbie said...

i have visited here serval times - you captured it's beauty in your pictures. i don't remember all those shells, i wonder if you found any unusual, pretty ones?? or did you see any sea glass??

a gorgeous sunset!!!

Small City Scenes said...

All images captured nicely. We have a Bowman's Beach here too. Interesting.
MB

Photo Cache said...

Thankful for all the same things and thankful that through blogging I get to see beautiful places I may never visit.

Worth a Thousand Words

SweetMarie said...

you're doing my kind of traveling. :) beautiful photos! love the Eagles.
happy weekend to you,
Marie

Bob Bushell said...

They are beautiful, all of them, but, I really love the Black-bellied Plover, fantastic.

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, I was there two years ago and loved it. Chilly water this time of year but fine for bird watching and shelling and just enjoying a nice walk. Have a great weekend!

Pat Tillett said...

Beautiful photos Eileen! It looks like a great place to visit.

Sonja said...

It really must be a shelly beach. It's an area I'd like to visit as am enjoying it at second hand through your photos - thanks.

Jenn Jilks said...

I love the seashells!

Lynne said...

Love the Shells . . .
Walking on them in bare feet, probably not a good idea!

indah nuria Savitri said...

such a beautiful series of photos, Eileen. I miss beautiful beaches and warm weather..

Irene said...

Gorgeous sunset! I love the beach captures!

NatureFootstep said...

beautiful sunset and plover :)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful pictures -- I collect shells the same way you do -- by photographs! Yours are beautiful.

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