Saturday, June 7, 2014

Saturday's Critters #27

Saturday's Critters #27

Hello and happy weekend!  It's that time to share your critters. I hope to see you join in with the Saturday Critter Party.

Wow, I just read that this is my 800th post.. I can not believe I have made 800 post..

I am sharing some more birds and critters I saw while vacationing in Belize..


 Some of these birds were included in a previous post but a smaller photo in a mosaic. I thought it would be nice to see the birds in a larger photo..  Above is the Brown Jay one of my Belize lifers.



The Social Flycatchers seem to be a common bird seen all around Belize. Many were seen at our Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge.



 Another lifer is the Yellow-Green Vireo..was seen while eating breakfast every morning in a nearby tree. I was not kidding before when I said it was difficult to eat while my eyes were following birds around and seeing new life birds.


The iguanas were seen in several places. Some of these critters can be very large in size.


Another Belize lifer the Yellow-faced Grassquit..also seen at our rainforest lodge. I hope you enjoyed my critter post. Now, I want to see your critters..   I wish everyone a happy weekend.





Thank you for linking up to the critter party. I appreciate the visits, comments and the support of my blogging friends..


To see more beautiful birds and cute critters, check out these two memes below.

Please visit:  I'd-Rather-B-Birdin. Thanks to the gracious host: Anni of I'd Rather-B-birdin. Also, sharing with Camera Critters. Thanks to Misty for hosting.

67 comments:

Linda W. said...

Happy 800! Cool birds - and I like that big lizard too.

lina@a happy family said...

800 post is a great achievement, Eileen.
The birds and iguana are wonderfully captured.

orchid Miyako said...

Wow, Conversations on your 800th post, Eileen♪♪♪
Brown Jay and Belize Lifers are wonderful with larger pictures. My favorite is the third picture and smiled to read that you were too busy looking at birds; I CAN guess♡♡♡ And wish to see the large sized iguanas p;)

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

SquirrelQueen said...

I have see Gray Jays and of course Blue Jays but I never knew about the Brown Jay. He is handsome. That little Vireo is adorable.

Gunilla Bäck said...

Wonderful photos of the birds. The iguana is very handsome. Have a great weekend and thank you for hosting, Eileen!

Margaret Adamson said...

HI Eileen Great selection of birds and critters for your post today. i also loved yestedays post with the sunrise,sunset and moon. Stunning. Thanks for hosting.

Gypsy Lala said...

Enjoy seeing nature with your posts

Sue said...

You saw some interesting new birds there. Sure sounds like a fun trip.
Going back?
Have a wonderful weekend, Eileen!

Stewart M said...

Splendid set of pictures - I really want to go to a part of the world this biologically different to the places I have already been!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Irma said...

Nice varied series of photographs, Eileen.
The iguana is beautiful.
I wish you a very nice weekend.
Greetings Irma

Carole M. said...

lovely post Eileen; that yellow-faced Grass-quit is a newbie to me; what an unusual name too; lovely to see

Phil Slade said...

Good morning Eileen. Thank you for the chance to share in your day today and hearty congratulations on reaching 800!

Your bird pictures from Belize continue to be outstanding and I especially likle the Social Flycatcher. I think that like you, if i were in Belize it would be hard to take time out from birding to simply eat.

NatureFootstep said...

gret critters. I liek the iguana but have some kind of mixed feelings of the species. :) Beautiful birds in Belize it seems.

And 800 posts, congrats. :)

*Manja* said...

Toll!
Liebe Grüße,*Manja*

Icy BC said...

I love all of your lifters. They are all new for me to see. Happy weekend!

HOOTIN ANNI said...

That social flycatcher looks similar to the kiskadee!!

bettyl-NZ said...

What an interesting group! They're all different and new to me.

Frank said...

Congrats on your 800th post Eileen and great to see some more exotics from Belize.

DIMI said...

Ηello Eileen!! Congrats for your 800th post!!!Very interesting and beautiful birds!!The iguana is beautiful!!Great shots and captures!!Have a lovely weekend!
Dimi...

deb @ frugal little bungalow said...

So used to BLUE jays..fun to see the brown one as well as your other captures :)

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

Happy 800! I'm at 3157!
Thanks for posting promptly!

Jo said...

I love all the unusual (to me) birds in your post, Eileen. The Yellow-faced Grassquit is beautiful. And the lizard looks large and spiky. Thanks for hosting this wonderful meme. Have a great day. Jo

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Love the Brown Jay. And that Iguana picture is awesome :)

Minoru Saito said...

Hi,Eileen. Your photos are always very beautiful. I just uploaded my thumbnail photo. Thanks for sharing.

Brian King said...

They have beautiful birds! I rather like the iguana, too!

Terri @ Backward B Ranch said...

Nice group of birds- I've never seen any of these before.

vivi ka said...

800th post!! Wow! It's wonderful! Keep going!:) Have a happy weekend!

TexWisGirl said...

happy 800th! (and thanks for being a great host!) these birds are beautiful exotics! love the iguana, though!

Ileana said...

Congratulations! Very nice birds in your 800th post. Have a nice weekend!

Debbie said...

great shots eileen...i really love all the natural background in these images. much prettier then capturing them on feeders or the bird bath!!!

congrats on 800, that's a lot of love!!!

Lynne said...

Happy Day celebrating 800 . . .
I so enjoy your birds and critters . . .

Blackberry Lane said...

Amazing pics, Eileen. Have a great weekend.

grammie g said...

Hi Elaine.... I am trying to get back into comment a bit at a time sorry I haven't been by!!
Your trip looks like is was fabulous with so much to see, what fun!!
Love the colors on that last bird!!

Grace

Naquillity said...

it looks like you had a great time on your vacation. so many wonderful critters to share. i'd have a hard time eating too, :) hope all is well. have a great day~

Montanagirl said...

Wow - 800 posts! Congrats.!! Lovely series of photos, Eileen.

Wandering Wren said...

Hi Eileen
Happy 800th blog!! Here's to the next 800 loving your wildlife in Belize! Thank you for hosting.
Wren x

Bob Bushell said...

Lovely birds you've got in Belize, but there is something else, the Iguana, positively FANTASTIC.

Ni de Aqui, Ni de Alla said...

Hi Eileen, congratulations on your 800 post! Thank you for hosting Saturday Critters now I have a place to share all those pictures I have of critters!

Great pictures from Belize. I don't know what would I do if I see an Iguana just walking around!

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

I love all the photos, and will that I thought at first that the first one was a magpie -- glad you knew what he was! :-)

Finally, CONGRATS on your 800th post that is truly a blogging milestone -- Here's to the next 800 ~~ Cheers!!!

Helma said...

Congratulations on your 800th post Eileen :-)
And again a surprising post with beautiful birds.
Tonight I want my birds put online so I hope it manage to log in to your :-) this

Black Jack's Carol said...

You were right! It's great to see the close-up versions, Eileen. These would all be "lifers" for me. Thanks so much for this excellent meme!

Anni said...

Ps....thanks for allowing us the privilege of linking our critters, Eileen!!! And congrats on the 800th post.

Pat said...

Love seeing your photos of these beautiful, exotic birds. The iguana is really cool too!

Andrea Priebe said...

What a potpourri of critters ... all beautiful and many lifers. Great shots. It is always nice to go our of the country where all of the wildlife is different. I can imagine not being able to concentrate on even eating your breakfast. Love it Eileen.

Andrea @ From The Sol

Ela said...

Eileen, your photos of the birds are wonderful !
Congratulation on your 800th post !
Have a great weekend :)

Happyone said...

So very nice seeing all the bird pictures and great capture of the iguana. He looks like a big one. Are there green ones too?

Karen said...

Wow Eileen, 800! That's quite an accomplishment. Lovely exotic birds, cool lizard.

Sallie (fulltime-life) said...

Thanks for sharing more from wonderful Belize! We are heading the other direction today.

George said...

All of your photos in this post are marvelous.

Marie said...

Awesome photos, Eileen. Such a neat variety of birds (and lizards) there. I love that Grassquit!

Roan said...

800 is a lot! Congratulations! Nice series and love the grassquit!

pattisjarrett said...

Congratulations on 800! I hope there are at least that many more to come. You found some beautiful birds in Belize.

Stephanie said...

Wow! 800 is quite the achievement after reading some of the comments here. Congratulations! I always enjoy your fab series of images.

Noushka said...

Yep, 800 posts is something!Congratulations, Eileen!
I love to see all the exotic birds your photographed in Belize, I hope you will show us many more
An inspiration for an eventual destination! :)
Keep well!

rainfield61 said...

Birds are special, and get your attention everyday.

The happy wanderer. said...

Congratulations on the 800.

Your header is beautiful, as are the birds in this post.

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely photos, i particularly like the yellow faced grassquit, what a pretty bird

Kenneth Cole Schneider said...

Congrats on your 800th! Nice assortment of Belize birds!

me (maria) said...

800 post with amazing photos!!
Congratulations!!
Have a happy Sunday!

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

cool shots

loved the iguana!

Betsy Brock said...

Beautiful birds! I've come from Anni's today and it's great to meet you!

Anne (cornucopia) said...

Great photos! I like the tropical backgrounds.

Saun said...

These are cool I bet you felt like you were in heaven .
Happy Monday!

Gail Dixon said...

Oh, I love these exotic birds; especially that social flycatcher! Will have to look that up. What a trip you had!

Thank you for hosting the meme. I'm going to try to be better about entering. Sometimes I just get lazy. :/

Maria said...

So exotic!

NatureFootstep said...

I spotted the Brown Jay in CostaRica. Even if it did it´s best to hide. :)

Page my golden cerise + Zitablue said...

Great serie fotos, Wonderfull, greeting from Belgium

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