Thursday, March 13, 2014

In the Sky

Linking up with Skywatch Friday 

I hope everyone is doing good, the weather has been strange this week.. It is teasing us with a few warm days and then Thursday it is dropping down to 19 for the low and 29 degrees for a high..seems Old Man Winter is hanging on for awhile longer. We've been seeing some pretty sunsets lately..lovely pink colors in the sky.


A Blue Jay in my yard.. stopping by for some peanuts. All photos were taken this week either March 9 or 10th.


These are hubby's shots from his walk to our lake.. he saw lots of Canada Geese in seen in the front and the Tundra Swans closer to the trees. They may have found an open water spot, most of the lake is frozen..

Another hubby shot.. the Canada Geese in flight over the lake. Looks like some geese are migrating..We do see the Canada Geese here year round..so they do not all head north..


Hubby's shot of the Canada Geese flying over the lake.


From the deck the sky above our yard...a pretty sundog and a jet and contrail..


My sunset from the deck. Pretty pink colors in my sky..


Hubby's sunset at the lake.


My moon shot was from March 9.. the first quarter moon.  I hope you enjoyed my post and skies..

To see more pretty skies from around the world please visit  Skywatch Friday

Thank you for visiting my post. Maybe you can stop back and join in with my Saturday's Critter party.

Thanks to Sylvia, Yogi  and Sandy for hosting Skywatch Friday!   I wish everyone a safe and happy long weekend.

76 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Love the scenery Eileen, the Geese, sunsets and the moon.

Phil Slade said...

I enjoyed your sky shots today Eileen. The geese over the frozen landscape makes for a great shot, so do your pink sunset and hubby's cold sunset. Enjoy your weekend too, and I hope the temperatures settle down at the high end of the scale.

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

A marvelous sunset, beautiful signs of spring in the air and a great moon.
Best regards, Synnöve

Merisi said...

What beautiful collection of images, one more beautiful than the next!

Happy Sky Watch,
Merisi

Amazing wonders in my life said...

Lovely pics... enjoyed the most was sunset and the moon.. Wonderful shots

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest Eileen;
Marvelous photos of Blue Jay, the Canada Geese in flight. I also love the beautiful pink color sky and clear quarter moon♡♡♡
I learned the word 'sundog' and 'contrail'. I wondered where the word sundog came from p;)

Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

Carole M. said...

lovely Eileen; every one. The colour in the sky is kind of special

Beth @ E. Lizard Breath Speaks said...

oh, i love the pinks. gorgeous moon. i love when birds fly like that. around here for some reason they don't have enough birds to make much of a "V" ... guess they are missing their friends somewhere along the way or something like that??! ( :

Kerri Farley said...

Beautiful shots Eileen ....that Moon is AWESOME!

DIMI said...

Hello Eileen!
What a great post!!The Blue Jay is a preety bird!!I like your photos of the lake!!Amazing view!I really enjoyed the moon and sunset shots!!Thank you for sharing!Wish you a happy day!Hugs!
Dimi..

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I love the geese shots and I really love that pink sky! You take the best pictures.

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

A Lovely "Sky Watch"!! Awesome reflection on the frozen lake and such a rich pink sky!! Very Nice!

Jo said...

My word, that Blue Jay is beautiful! And you and your hubby have produced awesome sky shots, Eileen. Thanks for sharing.

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

A couple of pretty sunsets. Soon we'll see vee's of geese heading back to our area.
Great shot of the moon!

R. Mac Wheeler said...

enjoyed the shots

TexWisGirl said...

you did see some beautiful skies. :)

Irma said...

Beautiful sunset this is, Eileen.
The Blue Jay is really great.
The moon is superb.
Greetings Irma

Linda W. said...

Love the sunset shots!

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

Lots of Canadas winging overhead these days heading North. Gorgeous shots from you both Eileen. xo

Indrani said...

The migrating birds make such a wonderful sight!

thomas said...

Wow! I am fascinated by the way the geese fly.

Crafty Green Poet said...

wonderful photos, specially the sundog and the flying geese. There's something so special about seeing the geese on migration

Gail Dixon said...

Really lovely set of shots. Pink sunsets always get my attention. :)

Happyone said...

Pretty blue jay!!
Glad tomorrow is going to be warm again. : )

Linda Gross said...

There is beauty in the sky, especially when you share photographs of the sky with us. Lovely picture of the blue jay.

Montanagirl said...

Nice photos! I really like the Geese "V's", and the moonshot. Your pink sky is gorgeous.

Chris Rohrer said...

I love it when my other half takes pics:) That means I can be lazy.....take that pic over there! Do that...etc etc:) Sometimes I just want to take it all in:) Lovely images Eileen....and spring, I know, is always exciting for birders:)

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Stunning photos - the blue jay is my favorite - or the sunset.

George said...

I enjoyed all of your (and your husband's) sky and bird photos. We're enjoying roller coaster March weather as you are. I want Spring to arrive and stay!

Valerie said...

Loved your pretty pink sunset Eileen, and your husband captured some great shots of the Geese on the wing. Thanks for sharing. Happy weekend.

Randi said...

Awesome captures of the skies! The sunset is an exquisite capture.

carol l mckenna said...

Beautiful pink sky for SWF and wonderful photography on your post ~ Happy Weekend to you ~ xxx

artmusedog and carol
www.acreativeharbor.com

Photo Cache said...

i'm here for my weekly nature watching fix. thanks.

Jim said...

Beautiful shots.
Sydney – City and Suburbs

Willow said...

Eileen I love those sunsets !

Sylvia K said...

You've captured all the beautiful things, Eileen, and captured them beautifully as well!!! I love the birds in flight formation!! And, of course, the moon!!! Thanks as always for sharing the beauty!! Have a wonderful weekend!!

DeniseinVA said...

Loved them Eileen, all had something to say ahhhh. Your hubby took some great shots also. Enjoy your weekend :)

Debbie said...

you are seeing some gorgeous sunsets.....i have seen little peaks of them from home!!

you get the best moon shots, it sure does pay to be looking up in your neck of the woods!!

Merlesworld said...

Lovely pictures of the lake and sunsets.
That is the pretty blue on that bird in the first picture, I would like my bedroom painted that colour.
Merle...............

A Quiet Corner said...

Oh...awesome pix and that moon shot is great!!!!...:)JP

Brian King said...

Gorgeous sky! Great color! I like the shots of the geese, too.

Carver said...

Great sequence of shots. We're doing the same thing weather wise. Turning tonight although tomorrow is supposed to be pleasant.

simply bev said...

Pretty! And you captured a sundog - very nice!

Leora said...

Beautiful blue jay. Geese in formation- cool to see. I liked our one day of spring.

Stephanie said...

Beautiful series of images, love the moon shot!

forgetmenot said...

Eileen, Beautiful shots on your post. Love all the skies and reflections. AND, that bluejay is a wonderful capture. You've had a good week!!! Mickie :)

The happy wanderer. said...

You really do have some lovely sunrises and sunsets in your area.

SquirrelQueen said...

What a wonderful collection of photos Eileen. I love your shot of the moon. I hope spring comes to your part of the country soon.

jeannettestgermain said...

The moon shining on the ice is beautiful! Also, an unusual capture:)
Thanks for coming by this week.

lina@womens perspectives said...

Admire your shots (both you and hubby). Wonderful varieties, Eileen.
Thanks for dropping by.

Light and Voices said...

Eileen, I kept scrolling down and seeing one nice photo after another and then another. Beautiful work.
JM Illinois

ladyfi said...

What gorgeous sky shots. If the birds are coming back, then spring can't be too far away, right?

katerchen said...

Eileen wunderschö der Himmel ich liebe Nebensonnen..ein Halo ist für mich immer etwas sehr Besonderes

LG vom katerchen

Noushka said...

Lovely ambiance shots!
It is quite interesting to see your surroundings, you are so lucky to have this huge lake close by!
Congratulations to you and mister hubby!! ;-)
Enjoy your WE, Eileen!

Kusum Sanu said...

Beautiful captures!

Mary said...

The blue jay is such a beauty! And your sky shots are gorgeous and beautiful!

Kim said...

Amazing images Eileen. The frozen lake is amazing to see and love the sky and moon shots too - lots for a birder to enjoy, thank you!

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, The pictures of geese are nice ones. I hope your weather settles. The Blue Jays sure do appreciate your peanuts. Beautiful moon. Have a really fine day today and a good weekend!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Great variety of skies in just a few days ... and every one of them absolutely beautiful.

Heather said...

Love the blue jay and the bottom three photos, especially that pretty pink sunset.

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Hi Eileen.. Lovely place and photos.. Adorable blue bird.. Best regards..
Ana

Laura said...

Beautiful series Eileen:-)

Our Neck of the Woods said...

That is one pretty Blue Jay! And the colors of the sky are spectacular. I hope you guys get warmer and stay that way soon!

Alexa T said...

Such heavenly views from your yard... and in all the images!!
..it's so nice to see so many wonders!! A lovely weekend!

Al said...

What a great series of skywatch photos.

Maria said...

I love the Bluejay and the sunsets.

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Beautiful shots, Eileen! I love the pinks in the sunset.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Great photos... love that sunset from your deck shot!

Margaret Adamson said...

Hi Eileen Love the sunsets and the Moon shot.

Irene said...

Great shots as always! Love the blue jay! Such a pretty little bird :)

Wish you a great weekend! Irene

(I just had 4 roe deers visiting my garden and now I'm gonna load up my images)

NatureFootstep said...

how nice to see the V in the skies again. :)

Joyful said...

What an interesting and beautiful array of sky photos, Eileen. It seems Old Man Winter is teasing you and also me. We had a mixed bag of warmish and coolish weather this week as well as more snow on the mountain tops and rain in the lower regions. In fact it is gray sky and raining as I write this :-(

Hazel Ceej said...

Wow! I was ohhing and ahhing at the black birds in the sky until I scrolled down and whoaw! How stunning! Someone I know who is into photography will be jealous when he sees your moon! :)

Helma said...

Really beautiful fpoto Eileen's and especially the picture with the pretty pink sky! that's really enjoy! Superb done.

Linnea said...

It looks cold where you are, but the skies sure are beautiful and crisp! Thanks for visiting my sky.

Dawn WeCallItJunkin said...

Thanks so much for visiting me and leaving your kind comment on my windows article. I just love all your beautiful photographs, and your hubby's. What wonderful surrounding's you have! Take care - Dawn @ We Call It Junkin.com
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