Thursday, September 19, 2013

Around the Yard, Sept 18

I am linking up with NF Winged   and  Skywatch Friday

September 19, 2013

My favorite time of the week is seeing skies from around the world. I am linking up with Skywatch Friday. Will you be joining in on the fun and post your sky photos. Also, I have a few birds for NF Winged. These photos were taken from Saturday thru today.


A view of the sun setting from our deck.


My cute hummers were still zooming around me on Saturday. I was happy to see three of them at my feeders.


Beside the pokeberries the birds seem to love these devil's walking stick berries. We planted a few bushes in the yard just for the birds.


The male Goldfinch is still showing off his pretty summer colors.


Hubby is sharing his sunset photos from our lake.


It was a pretty pinkish sunset with beautiful reflections!


The water turned a beautiful pink color.



Hubby has a great eye for a gorgeous sunset, what do you think?


  Happy Skywatching everyone!

Thanks for visiting my post and  blog and I always appreciate your comments.

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.

65 comments:

  1. Love those pink skies. It's a magical scene. And that goldfinch capture is amazing. Lots of detail in that pick.

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  2. He does indeed!! What gorgeous, colorful skies, Eileen! And what a glorious way to end any day!! Thanks for sharing! And, of course, I always love your birds! Have a lovely weekend!!

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  3. love the sunburst! beautiful skies and reflections. the little hummingbird made me smile. :)

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  4. Simplesmente maravilhosas!! beijos,tudo de bom,chica

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  5. Glorious skies and what lovely captures if those pretty birds ....keep snapping.

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  6. i wish to know how you get your hummingbirds to stay put ... mine never sit that long. one day maybe?! - i hope??! ( :

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  7. All gorgeous shots Eileen, I love that sunset at the end.

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  8. Oh yes!! I am very proud of me!! I recognised the cute hummers with the first look!! :) I can't say the same about goldfinch!
    Your hubby have really a great eye for a gorgeous sunset! Thanks for sharing!!

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  9. Wonderful collection of gorgeous nature photography ~ colors of sky, clouds, birds are all amazing! carol, xo

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  10. Great shots! That hummer is amazing. Nice detail.

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  11. The sunset photos over the lake are perfect . . . your hubby has the eye! Very very nice . . .

    Love the Hummer, Goldfinch, poke berries . . . gorgeous photos . . .

    You two are a real team!

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  12. Great photos for Sky Watch Friday!
    Love the birds, too!
    Have a wonderful week-end!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  13. Oh...that's the cutest hummer I have ever seen. Your sky shots are lovely, the deep pinks are stunning.

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  14. There's something so beautiful and peaceful in this series of photos, especially in the sunsets.

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  15. Excellent post, great photos! I think that last one is my favorite just because the colors are so deep.

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  16. Dearest Eileen,
    Wow, I really LOVE the shining orange sun, sure looks like sunburst♡♡♡
    The male Goldfinch is looking proud casting eyes for you. Beautiful sunset pics(*^_^*)

    Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan to my dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

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  17. Amazing sky shots! The colors are so beautiful. Nicely done!!

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  18. Gorgeous shots Eileen! Especially the goldfinch and the sunset :)

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  19. How very very gorgeous!

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  20. Hi Eileen. Gorgeous sky to water shot's!!
    Nice blend and setting for the Cardinals !!
    The Hummers are still here to I am surprised, but there are still lots of flowers around ,and feeders!!
    They know when it is time to skedaddle out of town !!
    Good close up of the little cutie!!

    Have a great weekend ..how did it get to be a weekend again!!

    Grace

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  21. Oh wow, now those are stunning photos Eileen. Have a great weekend!

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  22. You and your husband are both amazing photographers. All the sky photos are wonderful ...and you still have hummers! And beautiful birds dining at your pokeberry cafe. Great pictures from your private nature preserve (thanks for sharing it with us).

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  23. Beautifully captured, wonderful colors!

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  24. Gorgeous sunset indeed, Eileen. The color is awesome. Enjoying your bird shots too.

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  25. Hi Eileen Yes your Hubby can take a wonderful sunset shot. Love the Hummingbird shot.

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  26. Beautiful sunsets and all natures given us.

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  27. WOW....these are BEAUT'S.... birds and skies are so good photographed.

    i wish you a nice friday Eileen,

    Greetings, Joop

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  28. Hi Eileen!!!.. Lovely birds and beautiful subset.. Great images.. Well done.. Regards..

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  29. Hi Eileen,
    All gorgeous shots, I love that sunset.
    Greetings Irma

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  30. Great pictures here Eileen!
    How lucky you are to have Cardinals around, to me they one of the most beautiful little birds ever and I regret the species is absent in France.
    The Goldfinch is stunning and quite different from our and tell hubby his photos are superb!! ;-)
    Enjoy your WE and keep well!

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  31. Love the sun through the trees! Beautiful! Great hummingbird photo! Ours are gone now. Fantastic color in those last photos, too!

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  32. i like your complete photography which is a best collection of the cool and calm photos..specially love your sun shot.
    Hugs
    MastHoliday

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  33. Good morning Eileen!!!
    Beautiful pink skies!!!
    Amazing reflection!!!Your hubby is a good photographer!!Great shot the Hummingbird !!!Have a lovely weekend!!
    Dimi...

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  34. I love the colors of the sunset. And I always love your bird pics.

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  35. Wonderful photos as usual Eileen, PARTCULARLY the first one!

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  36. I love sunsets and those shots are beautiful!!! Wishing you and your family a happy Friday and a happy weekend,Eileen!xx

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  37. Priceless captures! Loved the pink reflections off water.

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  38. A lovely sunset,have a nice weekend.

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  39. Wonderful shots of the sky and birds.

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  40. Great shots of the colorful birds and your wonderful skies.
    Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

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  41. Hi Eileen, Seeing your Goldfinch reminds me that I don't think I have seen any Goldfinches at all here in my new area in Florida (it's already been 6 months!). Have an excellent day today and a nice weekend!

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  42. So many beautiful photographs! I liked watching the progression of the sunset. Gorgeous colors! We are seeing similar birds in our backyard. Looks like the cardinals are having a divine meal.

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  43. Wow, that pink sunset is breathtaking! Your hubby does have an eye for sunsets :) And the bird shots are so cute. Wishing you a happy weekend!

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  44. you have taught the hubby well!! i love when the water reflects the colors of the sky!!

    all images are great eileen, i am surprised the goldfinch did not fly off!!

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  45. Wonderful pink skies Eileen. Boy you got close to the Goldfinch there,a super portrait shot. It seems late for hummers now but good to see they are still finding food in your yard. Have a great Saturday and Sunday.

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  46. Such wonderful shots! The sunset photos are gorgeous!

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  47. Such beautiful reflections on the water!! And I love that fat golden finch!! Excuse me, not nice -- PLUMP golden finch!!

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  48. Oh, I agree! Your husband has quite the eye. Beautiful pink tones of the sunset and great composition. Adore the little goldfinch!

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  49. Glorious photos, Eileen. A great way to end my day. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  50. A great sun flare, a sweet hummer, and your Hubby's sunset shots are gorgeous!

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  51. Again and again I am blown away with your bird photos. And the sky photos - both of you do fabulous work - love the rosy pink color.

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  52. Your hubby's sunset photos are gorgeous! I love how the pink sky reflected in the water!

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  53. I love your gold finch and hummingbird shots. Your sky photos are also beautiful!

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  54. The goldfinch is adorable, and the lake photos gorgeous!

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  55. Very pretty colors in your skys this week, all the little birds are a sweet addition to the garden

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  56. Those are marvelous pictures! I saw a little hummingbird today. It was so busy gobbling the sugar water from our feeder that it didn't even see me.

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  57. Those are marvelous pictures! I saw a little hummingbird today. It was so busy gobbling the sugar water from our feeder that it didn't even see me.

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  58. Marvellous shots - love the light in that first shot.

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