Saturday, October 29, 2016

Saturday's Critters #150


Saturday's Critters #150

Happy Saturday, it's time to share your critters and post. Any kind of critter will do, even a new or old post.. I appreciate everyone who is linking in with this week's critter party.

I am sharing some of our neighborhood Florida birds. So far, I have seen the Whistling Ducks, Mottled Ducks, Mallards, Muscovy, various Herons & Egrets, White Ibis, Wood Storks, Anhinga, Osprey, Sandhill Cranes, Grackles, Mockers, Palm Warblers, House Wrens, Moorhens, the Purple Gallinules walked right up to us looking for food?










I hope you enjoyed my birds and images. As always thanks for the visits and the nice comments. I also thank everyone who is linking up and sharing their critters.. Happy Saturday, have a great weekend!







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

Also visit:  I'd-Rather-B-BirdinThanks to the gracious host: Anni.  Also check out Camera Critters. Thanks to Misty for hosting this fun meme.

90 comments:

  1. Fun neighbors Eileen. I always love how the Anhingas like to spread out their wings to dry.

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  2. Such lovely birds you have in your area! Beautiful shots!

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  3. You certainly have seen a lot of birds on your trip and that shot of the Osprey is wonderful Eileen Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful weekend

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  4. I think the Purple Gallinule is like our Pukeko. Iridescent feathers, a strutting walk, and it likes the swampy areas. What a huge variety you see.

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  5. Wonderful photos of ducks and birds. It a joy to feed these ducks and birds. Great shot of the one with spread out wings. Have a beautiful weekend!

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  6. Beautiful images! Have a lovely day!

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  7. Sp4eading it's wings - beautiful! Thanks for hosting, Eileen!

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  8. Nice set of birds. Love the great image of the Osprey :)

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  9. Hi Eileen, lovely selection of birds, especially the Osprey. Thanks for sharing and thanks for hosting this meme. Have a great day. Jo

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  10. Sempre lindas! Essas assim também! beijos, ótimo fim de semana,chica

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  11. Once again you have shared a fantastic array of magnificent birds! Each beautiful in their own way!
    Thanks for hosting and enjoy your Saturday!

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  12. Enjoyed the variety of photos today, Eileen. Wishing you a nice Saturday.

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  13. Eileen, such a great collection today, I like number 2 and 5 the best.

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  14. So nice to have such beautiful birds
    in your neighborhood.

    Happy weekend from Anne-Mari

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  15. They all look so content and living in the moment, especially the ducks!
    Thank you for hosting and sharing...

    Happy weekend Eileen!
    Ruby

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  16. Love that one who is showing off his wingspan for you! :)

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  17. Hello Eileen
    Such a lovely selection - I always look forward to your Saturday posts.
    Enjoy your weekend

    All the best Jan

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  18. Dearest Eileen; Wow, your trip to Florida sure must have been like to the heaven for birds♪ I was fascinated the fantastic photo of Anhingas (thanks to Denise :-) spreading its wing(^_^)v
    The Osprey looks SO brave with the sharp eyes, must be looking for the prey♫♫♫

    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

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  19. Beautiful photos! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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  20. You capture so many birds! Good job!

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  21. Have a great time in Florida Eileen. Seems like you escaped the big storm so now settle down and enjoy some of that sunshine. What a special bird the Osprey, and to see one so close.

    Thanks for allowing me to join in today.

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  22. I see you're being kind to our web-footed friends, and they've rewarded you with photo opportunities.

    Hurrah!
    ~

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  23. Love the Osprey. Never see them here although they do get them on the mainland.

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  24. Hello,

    Wonderful photos, and they are all so beautiful! The White Ibis is so pretty.

    Happy Weekend!

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  25. you are living in a bird haven.. and I know that makes you happy... I have critters today but don't join because I don't have time to visit everyone

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  26. Great set of photos, Eileen!
    My favourite is the Osprey, I wish I could see them more often!
    Keep well and enjoy your weekend :)

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  27. Lots of beauties! And so amazing feathers display at that blue bird... Thank you for sharing them and A sunny and lovely weekend, too!

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  28. oooh eileen, you are finding some great wildlife!!! great capture of the cormorant, drying his feathers!!!

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  29. Beautiful pictures ,Eileen,thank-you for sharing & hosting!phyllis

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  30. the ducks are so cute and the osprey is a handsome fellow.

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  31. You got a good osprey shot. I love how prolific they are in Florida.

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  32. You got to see several different birds- great shots!

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  33. I did like all your birds. All beautiful. Have a great weekend.
    MB

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  34. I like your photo of the bird (crane?) spreading his wings. Great capture!

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  35. Lovely birds and images, Eileen!
    Thanks for sharing so much, in each of your images!
    Happy Saturday!
    All the best!
    Ana

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  36. Eileen, always look forward to your weekly photos. Like the osprey. Thanks for sharing.

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  37. Hello Eileen!:) Gosh, You saw so many birds! Many thanks for sharing your wonderful images. Love the one of the Osprey, and Anhingas.
    Have a great weekend, and thank you for hosting.

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  38. Hi Eileen-
    The Neighborhood FL birds are quite the treat.
    Great snaps!
    Thank you for hosting.
    Have a Happy Weekend!
    Peace :)

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  39. I love ducks and I LOVE that osprey picture :)

    I hope you have a great Halloween :)

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  40. the bird stretched wings is gorgeous...

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  41. Good morning Eileen what fun they all seem to be having, and even one showing off such a wide wingspan! Enjoy your weekend and the upcoming Halloween fun time!

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  42. Enjoy your time in Florida, Eileen! I love this series, beautiful photos and birds. I could spend all day by the water sitting and appreciating the beauty. Thank you so much for sharing. :)

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  43. Are you now living in Florida? Or just for the winter season?

    Loved the birds of the 'hood today.

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  44. Lovely selection of shots, Eileen!

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  45. Beautiful birds and fantastic your photos, Eileen !!
    Happy weekend !

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  46. All the other snowbirds will be joining you soon, Eileen!

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  47. Such beautiful photos, Eileen, both of the birds and the surroundings. I especially like the second one; is it an egret or a white ibis?

    Happy weekend,
    Poppy

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  48. Amazing photos - thank you and keep 'em coming

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  49. I am so glad (and a tad envious) that you are finding so many birds already around your new winter home. hope we'll be as fortunate when we get there in December.

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  50. My favorite is number two. Looks like he's out for a walk. : )

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  51. I'd never get anything done looking at the view and the birds! The Whistling Ducks are ducks I admire from afar, I love their expressions!

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  52. I wonder just what all Ihave missed! I bet a lot...you always have great photos.

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  53. Wonderful photos, Eileen! I love seeing all the wildlife, especially the ones I've never seen before. I hope to join in one of these days if I ever get my "ducks" in a row. Take care and have a nice Sunday!

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  54. That's quite a variety of shots!

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  55. We birders appreciate your participation this weekend at I'd Rather B Birdin'!!! Thanks for sharing this Eileen!!!

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  56. A nice variety there. We have Ospreys in Australia too although they are fairly rare around Victoria where I live.

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  57. I didn't realize you were in Lakeland - a beautiful area. Love seeing your critters! Especially the one walking the planks!

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  58. Hi Eileen. It is Sunday, and I'm running behind. So glad I came by here to see your wonderful duck photos! Gosh, what a variety. I especially like the one sitting on the post alone. Have a good week.

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  59. HI Eileen,
    fabulous photos of these wonderful birds.
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  60. Lovely birds..beautiful shots.Love the spread wings. Thanks for sharing..

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  61. You've seen so many wonderful birds while you wer eon vacation, Eileen. I love the osprey photo! Have a very Happy Halloween and a good week ahead!

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  62. Thank you so very much for giving permission to display your header on SiteHoundSniffs.com. You can see your linked header under All, Birding/Wildlife, Insects/Reptiles, Land/Sea/Skyscapes, Photography and the United States. If you could say something (preferably good) about SiteHoundSniffs.com here and there, I would greatly appreciate it.

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  63. Hi Eileen, Birding here is such fun, isn't it? I think so. Love your Osprey picture. Have a fantastic day tomorrow and a nice week ahead.

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  64. Birds by the water - what a peaceful post. Happy week ahead to you Eileen!

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  65. Always a delight to see your excellent nature photography ~ thanks!

    Wishing you a Delightful Week ~ ^_^

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  66. I did enjoy them! We do have a nice variety of birds here in Florida.

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  67. Wow - so many ducks - love the individual pictures too. I like the Osprey's eyes - they almost seem like owl eyes. Terrific header. Happy week ahead.

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  68. great selection of birds, eileen. amazing photos too.

    happy halloween! xo

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  69. Hi Eileen, Sure enjoyed the bird photos. Another fine Saturday's Critters. Thanks for sharing and have a fine week ahead!

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  70. Beautiful place,so nice images. Regards

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  71. I love the Osprey, out of this world.

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  72. Oh they are all wonderful and I LOVE Whistling Ducks. I got to finally see some in Florida and I think they are so beautiful. All of your birds are stunning. You get to see so many great sights. Have a wonderful week Eileen~

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  73. Ducks can be fun little guys when begging for food. Love the larger birds you caught on camera Eileen. The osprey is a favourite ;)
    Wendy

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  74. Wow - what an amazing series of shots.

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  75. Beautiful images Eileen, especially the Osprey!
    Have a wonderful week. So hard to believe that it is November already!

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  76. Your neighbourhood birds are gorgeous. Like always very beautifully captured.
    Have a blessed days ahead

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  77. wow, lots of wings in your world. out stretched & all. ( ;

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  78. Excelente trabalho e belas fotografias.
    Um abraço e boa semana.
    Andarilhar

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  79. A nice collection. I like the eagle and the crane ?? drying its wings.

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  80. Lovely set of photo, Eileen. Have a nice day :)

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