Monday, February 5, 2018

Happy Monday


Happy Monday everyone!

January 23rd, we have many fire roads around here that lead to our lake. On this day, we took a walk on the fire road that leads us to a Bald Eagle's nest. The nest has been in use for a few years as far as I know. We could not see the eagle on the nest but we did see a Bald Eagle sitting in a nearby tree. There were also a lot of Canada Geese about and a few ducks. Here are the photos from that walk, views of the lake, geese and sky. I hope you enjoy.

In the photo below the eagle is sitting close to the top of the tree on the right side. If you noticed a dark blob, that is the eagle.










Straight across the lake is where the Bald Eagle's nest is, from a distance you would never know the nest is there.








My list of memes for today,

Thanks to Michelle for hosting Nature Notes
Thanks to the hosting team of Our World Tuesday!
Thanks to Stewart for hosting Wild Bird Wednesday



I hope to see you there. Thanks to both of the host below. have a great day and new week ahead. 

As always I thank you for stopping by and as always I appreciate your comments.

62 comments:

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari Om
Somehow, all the good stuff is 'just beyond'!!! Still, these are lovely images; water, sky and trees to cement them. Hard to beat! YAM xx

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Que maravilha estas fotografias.
Um abraço e boa semana.

Andarilhar
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros

Stewart M said...

We saw a couple of Wedge-Tailed Eagles in Tasmania - they were not even large enough to be a 'blob' to the naked eye - speck is about all we managed!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

italiafinlandia said...

Very beautiful nature photos...and the eagle is great!
I like birds.
Have a good week!

Ella said...

You are blessed because you can see such a beautiful bird so often!
wishing you a nice week! Hugs!

Cathy Keller said...

Good Monday morning to you! It looked to be a bit chilly this day! The photo of your eagle is so regal. Thank you! Have a wonderful day!

David Gascoigne said...

It’s great to see that Bald Eagles have made such a recovery in so many areas. It is not exactly common where I live but is no longer unusual.

Nancy Chan said...

It is wonderful to enjoy the lake and the birds. Beautiful pics of the lake, birds and surrounding area.

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

New blog layout means larger photos...or am I dreaming.

Love the feathered friends...and always, crazy about a skyscape.

Terri said...

Oh to have as sharp of an eye as you do! Not that long ago, I was amazed and dazed by what I thought was an eagle soaring over Lake Ouachita. I took shot after shot, hoping to reach through my camera and capture him in all his glory. Not until we arrived home, days later from this reunion, did I see it was an ordinary vulture.

I do need new glasses....that's for sure, but even my camera's zoom lens failed me that day!

DIMI said...

Hello Eileen!
Wonderful pictures of the lake!
Amazing view!
Great captures of the Eagle and the lovely geese’s!
Have a lovely day and a happy new week!
Dimi...

Sandra said...

your eagles nest remeinded me, bob had told me the two osprey nests in the park are empty this year. last week i found out why. i came out of Walmart and staring at the sky and clouds i saw the male osprey light on the nest and the female there with hm. they moved from the park to Walmart in a huge nest on the light pole.

John's Island said...

Hi Eileen, What a great place for a walk. And that is pretty amazing how you were able to zoom in on the eagle. Nice work! Thanks for sharing. Wishing you a happy week ahead!

Karen said...

It must be delightful to spot an eagle. Have a great Monday.

Mary Hone said...

Love the eagle. It must be so fun to see a variety of birds.

Barbara Rogers said...

I'm so glad to have found your blog, and I enjoy your birds and nature walks when I'm at home!

A Colorful World said...

What a lovely walk, and great sighting of the eagle and the nest!

Lois said...

It is a beautiful place Eileen! I love seeing the eagles.

carol l mckenna said...

Beautiful lake and lots of great wild life ~ Lovely shot of the Eagle!

Happy week ahead to you,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Marit Sønstebø said...

Hello Eileen,

Beautiful photos! You have lot of eagles nearby you. They are wonderful birds.

Happy Monday!

Tom said...

...I alway enjoy the eagles.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Hi Eileen

You are fortunate to live near such beauty!

There is a big controversy going on in my neighborhood as our trail club wants to build a new trail near where Golden Eagles nest. The theory is that eagles do not like to be near humans when they are besting, and opponents to the trail want them left alone. It is always a dilemma mixing nature and people.

Have a wonderful week! Spring is on the horizon!

Hugs, Pat

Hootin' ♥ Anni said...

Beautiful scenery...awesome birds!

RedPat said...

That looks like a beautiful area, Eileen!

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

I enjoyed my walk with you and seeing all the nature around you.

Linda W. said...

Looks like you have lots of birds to photograph here.

Fun60 said...

Seeing an eagle must be the icing on the cake amidst that scenery.

Christine said...

Hello Eileen! You really do have a great camera for taking these super shots!
Beautiful scenes at the lake!
Have a great week!

Photo Cache said...

Wow, sighting of eagle in the wild is way awesome.

Worth a Thousand Words

Red said...

The eagle may be waiting for the odd duck or goose that dies. the eagle is very quick to take advantage of the food.

mick said...

A lovely place to go for a walk! The birds are all beautiful - even it distant!

William Kendall said...

A lovely lake, Eileen!

happyone said...

It's always a treat to spot an eagle!!

Sondra said...

So cool to have a nest close enough to check out! The lake is great looking!! Thanks for the tip about THIS IS US. After reading your comment I streamed it and HOW SAD it was but at least finally we know what happened...I did not know it came on last night! So when I see it tomorrow I'll be up to date!!

The Yum List said...

I love that landscape shot with the sweeping clouds and skies

Joyful said...

I absolutely love eagles. you managed to capture it well. Have an awesome week ahead Eileen.

Jeanie said...

That's some beautiful territory. To live so near a lovely spot like that is a real gift. I love your eagle. Someday I'll see one!

krishna said...

Just beautiful!!

Angie said...

Eagles always make me happy!

Pietro Brosio said...

Wonderful sceneries, Eileen!

Lady Fi said...

Looks like a fabulous place for a walk!

Tomoko said...

Hello,Eileen
What a beautiful nature with a lot of birds in peace!They are wonderful!

rupam sarma said...

Hello, Awesome photos.
Have a nice week ahead.
Greetings.

Lea said...

The view of the lake in the next to last photo - Beautiful!
Have a wonderful week!

Lynne said...

What a thrill it must be to catch site of a nest and Eagle . . .
Weather here warmed up a bit a few weeks ago and a couple
of my “birder friends” had some fabulous Eagle sightings . . .
Enjoyed your nature walk Eileen . . .

Jenn Jilks said...

I'm always surprised with the differences in climate! THis is recent, is it?!

We're still under snow...
Did you read the comment on my blog about cats, mentioned on FB? I am shocked. Is this normal below the border? I just cannot believe it.

Seraphinas Phantasie said...

Hi Eileen,
great captures of the landscape and the birds there.
Best, Synnöve

Bob Bushell said...

What a collection of nature, have a beautiful day Eileen.

Ruth Rieckehoff said...

So nice! I can see the eagle! It would be nice to walk around a place where I can see them. I saw a lot of them once when I visited the state of Idaho. Have an excellent week!

diane b said...

Thank you for the nice walk. It must be wonderful to see a bald eagle in the wild.

Lynn said...

An amazing sight, that bald eagle!

Laura. M said...

El lalo está precioso con tanta vida. Preciosas fotos!!
Buen miércoles Eileen
Besos.

bill burke said...

What beautiful scenes. To see that all in your walk really is fabulous, it's so nice to walk among all the beauty. The eagle shot is incredible and must be amazing to see.
Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day!

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely to see the eagle!

Ashley said...

What beautiful photos! I really enjoyed these :) Thanks for sharing.

Sue (this n that) said...

That's pretty amazing to see the Eagle Eileen - your photos are great.
What a beaut walk, it looks a tranquil spot.
I can imagine, though, there'd be a fair bit of noise from all the geese and ducks as shown in your photos! You saw so many, thanks for sharing :D)

Rambling Woods said...

Oh wow....I have never seen an eagle in person...Michelle

ellen b. said...

You were rewarded with lots of great sights and birds. Great shot of the eagle.

Sharon said...

What a lovely lake. And your photo of the eagle is amazing -- makes me smile!

Jenn Jilks said...

I keep forgetting that not everyone is frozen solid!

NatureFootstep said...

beautifuk scenery and birds

jandi said...

so picturesque and you are surrounded by such incredible creatures! have a beautiful day ahead!

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