Saturday, December 28, 2019

Saturday's Critters #315

Welcome to Saturday's Critters!

If you love all God's creatures like I do and also like to blog about them and take critter photos this is where you can share your critter post. Link up your post and share your critters, join in with my critter party ! You can share any kind of critters the real ones, pretend ones, statues and paintings, a new or old post!

I wish everyone a very Happy New Years, all the best in 2020! I will visit your critters post ASAP.  Thank you for linking up, for the comments and visits in the past year.  

I am posting some of my favorite critters from various critter posts in 2019...

From January 2019, we visited the Green Cay Wetlands in Boynton Beach, Florida. The beautiful Painted Bunting.

From February 2019 a favorite, an Assateague pony born in the winter.

March 2019, some of my yard birds. Top row the White -breasted Nuthatch and a Red-breasted Nuthatch. Bottom row the Pine Warblers.

April 2019,   the Great-blue Heron return to their nest in our neighborhood. 

May 2019, I had a couple of male Rose-breasted Grosbeaks stop by my yard.

June 2019, the Little Blue Herons are seen in the Baltimore County park.

July 2019, the Black& White warbler and a female American Redstart seen on the trail in Shenandoah Nat'l Park.

August 2019, my Hummingbird feeders were busy. Two Ruby-throated Hummingbirds.

September, 2019 Some birds seen in Reykjavik Iceland.

October 2019, we watched our granddogs while my son and wife went on their honeymoon.

November 2019, a Black Bear seen on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.

December 2019,  A pretty Blue Jay on my deck.

I appreciate and thank everyone who links up their post and for all the wonderful comments !

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Also visit:  I'd-Rather-B-Birdin. Thanks to the host Anni.


  1. Hello, Hope you are doing well.
    Beautiful pics.
    Happy New Year 2020.

  2. Loved the recap. Excellent collection. Wishing you many more wonderful sightings in 2020.

  3. Love the beautiful critters. Your grand dogs could wait to continue on with their walk. Thanks for hosting and Happy New Year!

  4. Hello Eileen!

    Vilken härlig kavalkad av fågel- och djurbilder du bjuder på!
    Året närmar sig sitt slut så jag vill önska dig och dina nära Ett Gott Nytt År!

  5. Tão lindo e ver que acompanhei mais esse ano por aqui! Beleza! Desejo ótimo fim de ano e que 2020 seja maravilhoso! beijos,chica

  6. Great synopsis of the year, Eileen, and good to reflect back on I am sure.

  7. Nice memories! Eileen, I guess you know that Green Cay has shut down until March for repairs. Have a great and prosperous New Year!

    1. That is sad news about Green Cay, it was one of my favorite places. Happy New Year to you and yours!

  8. ...Eileen, you sure saw an array of critters in 2019. Thanks for hosting and best wishes for 2020.

  9. Hello Eileen,

    Wonderful photos from the past year! The Hummingbird are my favorite, and the beautiful Blue Jay. Thank you for sharing.
    Have a nice weekend!

  10. Beautiful post to look back into the year of critters from your various trips and relaxed yard clicks! Thanks for the greetings Eileen and I wish you too a wonderful New Year ahead.


  11. A wonderful assortment of critters again this week, Eileen. I do hope your enjoying your holidays!

  12. PS: Best wishes for health and happiness in the New year, Eileen.

  13. Happy New Year to you, too! You've taken some stunning photos this year! That Assateague foal just melts my heart. Thank you for hosting this party and thank you for all the smiles your photos bring! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  14. Such a great year in nature. Wonderful calendar!

  15. Your critters are just amazing! Always so many birds. Happy New Year!

  16. you live in a wonderful animal world and I'm always thrilled with your photos of it!
    I also wish you very happy New Years, all the best in 2020
    greetings Elke

  17. what a great collection eileen!! it was so hard to pick a favorite, they are all favorites but the buntings are spectacular. i also really enjoyed seeing the rose-breasted grosbeaks, my eye is always drawn to birds i don't see here. i don't see the grosbeaks, your picture of him is gorgeous!!

    the blue jay is pretty as well, either deep in thought or striking a pose for you!!

    so many thanks for hosting us critter lovers, 315 times, can you believe it!! enjoy this warm weather we have been having!!

  18. You've had an exceptional year! I love that pony born in the takes the prize today! Happy weekend! Hugs!

  19. Great selection! Love the buntings and herons! Can't forget the black bear encounter, though.

  20. What a year you had, Eileen! Such great pics and adventures and the wedding on top of it all!

  21. they are all truly beautiful photos. when I got to the hummingbird, I smiled, it is such a joyful photo. love that bear and of course the dogs and baby horse

  22. It's been a great year here at your party! Thanks, and looking forward to a great year ahead

  23. Nice having a look back through the year of your beautiful photos.

  24. Hello Eileen and thanks for sharing all those beautiful shots with us in this past year. I wish you and your family all the best for next year. Thanks also for visiting my blog with interest. Nice to follow Saturday's Critters!
    Good luck and good health!
    Happy 2020!

  25. I really enjoyed the calendar look back of your favorite critters! Happy New Yr to you.

  26. These are great! The pony melts my heart.

  27. I always enjoy your photos, Eileen. Look forward to seeing what you capture in 2020.

  28. Hello Eileen,
    You show a beautiful series of photos, my favorite is photo five.
    I wish you all the best for 2020.
    Do you want to place my link, I can't do that.

    Can now see reasonably, so I thought I would respond, soon it will not be possible for a few weeks.
    Best regards, Irma

  29. Oh ~ such beautiful critter photos ~ my favorite is the horses ~ Wishing you a wonderful New Year ^_^

    Happy Moments to You,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  30. Hello Eileen. I'm wishing you and yours a Very Happy New Year. I'm looking forward to joining in every Saturday again to see you new pictures. In the meantime, thanks for the reprise of your own favourites and good choices. I was especially taken by the Black Bear, the Little Blue Heron and the beautiful pony and mare.

  31. Beautiful images Eileen, the birds and especially Black Bear, isn't she/him lovely. Have a brilliant new year 2020.

  32. Lovely shots! Wishing you a wonderful year ahead.

  33. Hello Eileen,
    What a great report with fantastic pictures of this year.
    They are so nice and very special.

    I wish you all the luck and health for 2020!!

    Warm regards,

  34. The two ponies shot is my favourite.

  35. This is super Eileen!

    Thanks for linking in at I'd Rather B Birdin this week. And I hope your new year will be great!

  36. Wishing you many enjoyable moments in nature in 2020. As a new blogger, I appreciate your support! Have a blessed and Happy New Year Eileen.

  37. It would be hard to pick a favorite - I so enjoy your photos!! Onto another amazing year of your photos!!

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    (¸.•´ (¸.•` ¤Happy New Year Eileen!!

  38. Bonita recopilación.
    Te deseo un Feliz Año Nuevo Eileen. Happy 2020 amiga.
    Seguiremos compartiendo.
    Un abrazo.

  39. You've shared some wonderful photographs, I was trying to choose a favourite but it's impossible as they are all so good :)

    Sending my good wishes to you and your family.
    Have a Happy and Healthy 2020.

    All the best Jan

  40. You've made a splendid collection of photos from your journeys and spottings and like some others, I can't possibly pick a favorite because they are all so lovely. I look forward to seeing many more in 2020! Happy New Year!


  42. Lovely set of photos and I love the ponies. I would love to see a bear in the wild but I do not think it is likely to happen! Happy New Year Diane


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