Thursday, July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July

I am linking up with NF Winged   and  Skywatch Friday

July 4, 2013

Happy Independence Day, I wish everyone a safe and happy holiday in the USA.

Another week has rolled around and it is time for my favorite Skywatch meme and sharing my birds for the NF Winged meme.  I hope you all are joining in on the fun. I am sharing my red, white and blue birds for the holiday.


Puffy Bluejay






Juvie Redbellied Woodpecker with adult.


Ruby-Throated Hummingbird.


A female Northern Cardinal.....My birds are showing off their Red, White and Blue for the 4th of July.



The moon setting..this moon is called the Waning Gibbous..SOOC shot taken on the morning of June 28, 2013


A shot of the clouds over our lake.


Sunset reflection at our lake..  I hope you enjoyed my birds and sky shots.
Thanks for visiting my post and  blog and I always appreciate your comments.

Happy Skywatching  to everyone!
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.

76 comments:

  1. Happy 4th!! love the hummingbird. so cute. great captures. ( :

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  2. What wonderful photos ... as always, Eileen! The Cardinal is my pick of the bunch in its bright colours for 4th July! Have a great day.

    ... Glad you 'liked' my adder!

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  3. Happy Holiday. Love your lake and your birds of course.

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  4. Happy Independence day. I lik your birds shoe\wing thei coclours.
    Hav ea wonderful 4th of July
    Mormor

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  5. Beautiful birds and gorgeous colour in your skies. Enjoy the holiday!

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  6. Wonderful bird photos and the sunset on the lake is beautiful!
    Have a safe and happy holiday
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  7. Wonderful photos of the birds and the sky! Enjoy the day!

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  8. Beautiful birds and scenery. Happy 4th to you Eileen.

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  9. As always I enjoyed seeing your beautiful post. Happy independence day, Eileen.
    Wil.

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  10. Hello Eileen. Your photos are great. Have a wonderful day!

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  11. Beautiful photos! And I really love that puffy bluejay! Happy 4th!

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  12. Hi Eileen,
    Beautiful birds you have photographed.
    The moon is very beautiful and also the sunset.
    All perfectly photographed.
    Regards, Irma

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  13. Gorgeous photos of birds, and sky! Happy 4th of July to you..

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  14. Wonderful bird shots! The jay is so handsome. Pretty lake and sunset!

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  15. Hi Eileen All great shots however I would over to sit and see the sun falling over your lake, so peaceful. Margaret

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  16. Lovely shots especially the birds! Happy 4th!

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  17. Red, white and blue .. glorious selection Eileen.

    Happy 4th to you.

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  18. Happy 4th of July to you, Eileen! Photos are stunning as always, those birds, wow, and the moon!!! Gorgeous. xo

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  19. You've given us a beautiful collection of photos to enjoy. Your shots of the birds are crisp and clear, and while I like your pictures of the lake, I think your moon photo is stunning. Have a wonderful Fourth of July.

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  20. Mother Nature and her birds really can be pretty patriotic, can't they? Enjoy your 4th!!!

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  21. Awesome shots, Eileen!! They are all beautiful, but the 'hummer' is my favourite, It's rare to see a shot of one actually standing still. The moon and sunset shots are lovely too :-))

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  22. Pretty birds and gorgeous sky! Happy 4th of July!

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  23. lovely photos, specially the blue jay

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  24. sweet, sweet, sweet. love the redbellies. :)

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  25. Wonderful captures & beautiful views!
    Happy Independence Day!

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  26. Happy 4th July to you and all my US friends Eileen. Brilliant Cardinal shot you took.

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  27. Happy 4th July to you!! Great shots as always!!!
    Have a nice weekend!!

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  28. Beautiful birds and sky. Hope you had a joyful independence day.

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  29. Beautiful shots! The hummingbird is my favorite.

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  30. Hallo Eileen!
    What a wonderful post!!!So many beautiful images with preety birds,and lovely view of the sunset in the lake,and that amazing moon!!Great shots!!Happy 4th of July!
    Hugs!Dimi...

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  31. A most enjoyable blog, loads of birds, moon and evening sunset, beauty.

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  32. Beautiful birds and lovely skies to match!! Terrific post for the day, Eileen, as always! Hope you've had a great 4th of July!!

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  33. Only you would have red, white, and blue birds!! Great idea and even better execution.

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  34. Great birdie photos and sky pictures... Love the sunset at your lake... Awesome.

    Happy 4th. God Bless America.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  35. Hi Eileen..Perfect job picking out the colors that makes up our flag "good patriot shots"!!
    Hope your day was a good one!
    Grace

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  36. Piękne ptaki i ich zdjęcia oraz jezioro oświetlone promieniami zachodzącego słońca. Pozdrawiam.
    Beautiful birds and their photos and lake lit by the setting sun. Yours.

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  37. Amazing shots. I love the woodpeckers and the hummingbird!!!

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  38. Wonderful shots of the birds and sky.

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  39. the hummers always makes me want to go back to CotaRica. Lovely bird.

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  40. Love the Blue Jay great shots Happy 4th

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  41. Love the sunset and reflection! Happy 4th! :)

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  42. Really magical! Congratulations to you and to all the inhabitants of USA, Wonderful and beautiful pictures!

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  43. These birds are so beautiful!
    Happy 4th of July celebrations!

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  44. Love that reflection in the lake, Happy Independence Day!

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  45. I enjoyed looking at your bird and sky photos. Some I had seen on Facebook; a couple I hadn't. Happy 4th of July to you and your family!

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  46. Very nice shots; nice landscapes!

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  47. Happy 4th Eileen, your photos are always a pleasure to see.
    Have a great weekend,
    Denise
    An English Girl Rambles

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  48. Enjoying your bird and sky shots, especially that stunning moon photo!

    http://www.womenandperspectives.com/2013/07/sky-watch-blue-cloudless-sky.html

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  49. Happy Fourth of July!

    All of your little birds did a great job of showing off their red, white & blue. I love your shot of the moon.

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  50. A lovely sunset shot with a beautiful reflection.

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  51. Do these birds know that it is Independance day?

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  52. Beautiful photos, Eileen! Happy Independence Day!

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  53. The sky over this tranquil lake is beautiful ! and the bird pictures too !

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  54. Lovely photos of the birds! And a very fine sunset! Sorry to be late with my wishes for a happy Indepence day.

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  55. A lovely red, white and blue collection. Great shot of the Jay

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  56. What else can I say?----everything in this post is extremely beautiful!!!

    Hope your 4th was a happy one Eileen.

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  57. Bonitas fotos!
    eu amo passarinhos
    aqui tem muitos!
    graças a você
    Zizi

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  58. Wow! Wonderful views of the great natural resources of our GRAND ol' Country! Have a great weekend and it is so nice to see you again.

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  59. these are just great eileen!! i especially love the detail in the close-up of the hummingbird!! when he turns, he looks like he is wearing a sequin necklace!!

    happy 4th, on the 5th!!

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  60. I love your birds showing off their red, white, and blue! So cute. Hope you enjoyed your holiday!

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  61. Wonderful shots of the birds but I really love the sunset and the moon! Gorgeous!

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  62. Wonderful photos! I hope you enjoyed a great 4th of July and that tour weekend will be sweet too!

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  63. Hi Eileen, Loved all of the pictures - but - had an eye for the woodpeckers! Have a super weekend!

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  64. Such lovely shots. I love your birds and I pinned your sunset over the water. It is so stunning.

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  65. All wonderful shots, but I sure like that moon!!

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  66. Your shots are fantastic as usual. I love the humming bird and the moon shot...wow!! Have a wonderful weekend. Chel x

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  67. Wow! What a stunning sunset, so dramatic.

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  68. The female cardinal on the blue feeder was just perfect for the 4th! all you birds and skies, as always, are wonderful.

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  69. Clouds over the lake--impressive!

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