Thursday, February 2, 2012

SWF>>>Backyard sunset

My favorite time of the week,  I am linking up with Skywatch Friday.   HAPPY FRIDAY!!!

These are some sunset captures from my backyard one day this week. The sky and clouds turned a pretty orangy color. I stood on my deck taking photos of the sky and watching the Turkey and Black Vultures make their way back to my woods to roost for the night.








 My birdcam picked up my last two visitors for the night. The White Throated Sparrow and the female Cardinal. These are usually the first birds  in the morning and the last birds seen in the evening.

To see more gorgeous skies from around the world check out Skywatch Friday.  Thanks to the hosting group of Sylvia, Sandy and Wren.  I also thank you for stopping by to see my skies.  I hope everyone has a safe and happy weekend. 


53 comments:

  1. Ah - what wonderfully coloured skies. Have a great weekend!

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  2. What a beautiful sky! One of my favorite things to do is set up the tripod and release cable and snap away at sunrises and sunsets! These were great...have a wonderful day!

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  3. Beautiful skies and always love the bird photos. That outside camera you have, I really would love to get one some day. It's on my bucket list.

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  4. Beautiful photos of the sunset, love the colors.
    Have a great day :O)
    Mette

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  5. Gorgeous sky, Eileen. Beautiful pastels ... here it's been all grey for the last two weeks. Now I'm longing to see the sun!

    Have a nice day .... greeting Irene

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  6. Hi Eileen...Lovely colors in the sunset and with the touch of a couple fly by adds a nice touch!!
    Yes the Cardinals are truely a early bird and a late day bird ...if you going to take photos you got to plan on those times ..unless you have a birdcam ; }
    Grace

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  7. the skies are beautiful but for me the lil ones steal the show!!

    my cardinals always come just as it's getting dark also!!

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  8. What beautiful skies! How lucky you are to get garden visitors such such as the Cardinal and the White-throated Sparrow! I am green with envy!
    J
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  9. I just love the color in that third shot!

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  10. Lovely captures. I like your birdcam:) I need one:)

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  11. Hi Eileen :-) thank you so much for visiting my blog.

    Your sunset photos are lovely and of course I particularly enjoyed seeing the photo with the birds. I have looked through some of your older posts too and you do have some lovely birds there some of which are new to me but some which I have seen on other blogs from your part of the world.

    It was also lovely to meet your beautiful Goldie Girl... I adore dogs :-)

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  12. Well done on the last visitors and beautiful sky pictures once again!

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  13. Soft, subtle, and beautiful skies. Love the shots of the birds at night. So, you just go to bed and check out in the morning what "came round" at night? What a deal! Have a great weekend. Mickie :)

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  14. ... these are very nice shots, a fantastic play of colors on the sky.
    Greeting Karin

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  15. Such lovely, soft skies and such a peaceful way to end a day! I always love the bare trees silhouetted against the skies! Wonderful captures for the day, Eileen, as always! Hope you have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  16. Awesome photos, - lovely sky!
    I wish you a Happy Friday!

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  17. That third photo is amazing, with the two birds silhouetted against that incredible color.
    And I love the idea of a bird cam. What a great idea.
    K

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  18. Dramatic skies. I love the bird photos too.

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  19. You certainly had some gorgeous skies there tonight! Love the tangerine color!

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  20. Beautiful skies!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  21. Glorious sky photos, with the added bonus of the birds visiting you.

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  22. My word you have beautiful skies. And a bird cam, I am totally jealous of your bird cam.

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  23. Gorgeous captures Eileen - like the idea of your birdcam! Thanks for sharing, visiting and commenting on my blog, and happy SWF.

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  24. Such lovely skies!

    Have a great weekend.
    xo

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  25. How lovely to see the peachy colors! The creamy pastels are spread out high above!

    What a sight to see the birds hovering in the sky!

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  26. what gorgeous sunset and sky pictures right from your own backyard.

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  27. Gorgeous skies! We saw your Monday sunset while driving back from IKEA - one of the best sunsets this year.

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  28. I love that third shot Eileen, gorgeous!

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  29. Beautiful skies, love the one with the golden tones. How does your bird cam work?

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  30. I love all those various colours!
    My Fav is the orange one with the two birds!

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  31. I love your cloudy sunsets and the birdcam, great photos.

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  32. What a beautiful sunset! the sparrow and the cardinal are so cute. You are so lucky to have those beautiful birds in your backyard.

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  33. Thank you for your warm orange colours, they warmed me here in our freezing country in this moment:)
    Happy weekend to you, Eileen!

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  34. Lovely capture of the sunset Eileen, love them.

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  35. Nice shots, especially I like the third.

    Regards and best wishes

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  36. Great photos of the sunset, it looks like the sky is blushing in a few of them!

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  37. Lovely pictures!
    I like the little bird too!

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  38. I love both the pink hued sky and the early bird visitors to your feeders! A bird cam must be fun to have, Eileen. Have a lovely weekend!

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  39. What lovely skies Eileen. Happy weekend!

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  40. Great shots. We want a bird cam too. Your shots are great.

    Darryl and Ruth :)

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  41. I am in love with your squirrel pictures ! they are sooooo cute !!

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  42. the most beautiful sunset i've ever seen!

    gorgeous shots, it's really hard to pick a favourite.

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  43. That's a very soft, gentle looking sky...nice way to end the day! Love that birdcam of yours! Thanks for checking out my skies. Enjoy!

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  44. Winter has some of the most beautiful sky colors. You did a great job of capturing a few of them.

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  45. oh i LOVE that night time bird cam shot!! i am really aching to get one! :)

    beautiful skies too!!

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  46. Gorgeous sky shots, and so none intrusive with wires, like mine :-)

    I love your birdcam shots too.

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