Thursday, April 4, 2019

Happy Thankful Thursday!


Hello, Happy Thursday!

These are some images from my yard and our neighborhood. Hubby and I took a walk on the local fire road to see the 2nd active Bald Eagle nest located at our lake. 

Behind you all your memories, before you all your dreams, around you all who love you, within you all you need. 

A view of the Bald Eagle nest, this is the 2nd active Eagle nest we have at our lake. It was hard to see the eagle on the nest, we had a brief glimpse of the Eagle's white head. I assume it has some eggs ready to hatch? 

We saw several groups of Common Mergansers on the lake or flying by. 




The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surrounds us!

Back at home and across from our driveway is the Great Blue Heron rookery. 


A look at the sky from our deck! 




Small seeds of gratitude will produce a harvest of hope!

Across our driveway are the tall pine trees it is where the Great Blue Herons are nesting. 


I am always happy to see the Northern Flicker in my yard and at the suet feeder.






A view of the lake from the fire road. Everything here is still mostly brown. 



I am thankful for my blessings that are bigger than my problems. 

am thankful for all your visits and comments. 


Thank you Michelle for hosting Thankful Thursday
Thank you to Yogi the host of   Skywatch Friday



Thanks so much for visiting and for your nice comments on my previous post. Have a happy day!

47 comments:

  1. Que coisa linda ver o ninho e ainda ver a ave se mostrando por lá! Beleza de fotos! Sempre lindo aqui passar! beijos, chica

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  2. ...beautiful critters, enjoy your day.

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  3. Hello Eileen,

    Beautiful images! The Great Blue Heron is so special. They are so pretty.
    Happy Thursday!

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  4. Nature gives us soooo much. Asks so little in return.

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  5. Those birds live here too, at least in summer.

    Enjoy the remainder of the week.

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  6. The photo of the Blue Heron sure is gorgeous! And I hope the Eagles have Eaglets for you to watch! Love your quotes today...I'll write some down in my journal tonight! Hugs!

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  7. So glad you're here in blogland sharing your life with me. I had a redheaded friend snacking on bugs on one of the trees outside this morning. Thought it might be a flicker. Of course robins are all over the place now, and sweet little sparrows. Your neighbors are so great - herons, eagles, flickers!

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  8. Beautiful capture on your natural environment and birds! I just loved the blue sky and the blue heron and the woods.

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  9. It's unbelievable how large eagle's nests can get over the years.

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  10. That Blue Heron is magnificent!

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  11. I love all of your photographs here, and your quotes too.
    Great Thankful Thursday post.

    All the best Jan

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  12. Super shots today Eileen. That's a lovely place to live with all those birds close by. Seeing herons and Bald Eagles whenever you like is my idea of heaven. Have a great weekend. See you Saturday.

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  13. Hi Eileen, Wow, I love these pics! I am Thankful for your blog! :-) What a great shot of the Great Blue Heron. And the eagle's nest is so interesting. Thanks for this excellent post. Wishing you a happy day! John

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  14. Love the heron shot. Love your flicker shot. I finally got one, but he was crouched down in the grass a good distance from the house. It isn't great, but I'll take it. Love the lake view!

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  15. You live in such a beautiful area, Eileen!

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  16. That heron shot is a stunner but then you have such beautiful territory to work with -- I love them all!

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  17. Beautiful photos, I love the Blue Heron, it's gorgeous.
    Have a wonderful day!

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  18. Beautiful sights, I love seeing bald eagles, but rarely do which is my fault since we have some good watching sites here in and near Tulsa.

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  19. you live in such a lovely area. I sat trying to get close to some mergansers and they moved farther away each time I zoomed in.

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  20. Superb Eileen. I love the Heron, beautiful.

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  21. A great Thankfulness List!
    Hope you are having a great week!

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  22. Super photos Eileen, and I wish we could see the eagles more often and the northern flicker. Enjoy the rest of your day and have a great weekend :)

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  23. You have so much beautiful nature right outside your door! Love the active eagles nests.

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  24. Looks like it was the perfect day for a walk. Great captures of the heron and the flicker. That flicker is gorgeous!

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  25. Beautiful place, Loved all pics.

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  26. What a wonderful bird is that Northern Flicker.
    I can imagine that makes you happy.
    Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

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  27. Nice realxing panoramas...and the Northern Flicker which is nice to admire.
    Have a great day!

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  28. All very nice images. Beautiful the Great Blue Heron and the Northen Flicker, wonderful sky too!
    Have a pleasant weekend!

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  29. Fantastic sky and nature friends shots!

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

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  30. The flicker is so beautiful. Have a wonderful weekend.

    Worth a Thousand Words

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  31. You have been blessed with a lot of bird life where you live and so I always love your photos. If I can get time and energy I need to make a special trip to the big park downtown. I hear there is a family of herons that built a nest there. I would hope to get photos to share on your blog :-) Have a great weekend Eileen.

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  32. Amazing photos!! Great shot of of Heron!
    Looks like the weather was perfect for a walk.

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  33. Great heron photo and nice close-up of the flicker!

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  34. You live in a lovely part of our world. Lovely photos!

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  35. The northern flicker is a lovely bird.

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  36. i am sure i left a comment here, but i don't see it today????

    i talked about the heron image, how that needs to be in a frame....

    the northern flicker is a beauty, i have not been seeing them!!!

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  37. I love all the shots of the Northern Flicker...I never get an opportunity to photograph them. I see them occasionally but not often at my house.

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