Thursday, September 11, 2014

Crops & Clips: Eagles and clouds

My weekly potpourri gathered from the archives features spreading wings and scary skies.


CRITTER: Spreading wings

Bald Eagle
January 12, 2013, Pembroke Pines, Florida

Bald Eagle spreading wings CROP HDR 20120116

Linking to CAMERA CRITTERS and

Eileen's SATURDAY'S CRITTERS

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FENCES: Illinois Backyard

American Robin with a worm
May 4, 2014, Batavia, Illinois

American Robin male 20140504

Linking to GOOD FENCES by Tex (Theresa). 

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SKYWATCH: Scary skies

Shelf Cloud, over our condo, north end
North Aurora, Illinois, June 29, 2012

Cloud North End HDR 20120629

Shelf Cloud, south end
North Aurora, Illinois, June 29, 2012

Cloud South End HDR 20120629


Linking to Skywatch Friday 

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REFLECTIONS: Back yard lake

Tricolored Heron
November 11, 2011, Miramar, Florida

Tricolored Heron 20111120



Linking to WEEKEND REFLECTIONS 

37 comments:

  1. Love your skywatch pictures. Nice robin on the fence, as well.

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  2. Great fotos; I like it!

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  3. The cloud is scary, but mighty impressive! Love the robin on the fence and the herons, but oh my, that eagle is truly magnificent!

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  4. just wonderful! all of them! thanks, ken!

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  5. Oh wow what a sky watch shot. This needs a applaud.

    Like the robin on the fence. Spreading wings on the post. One of my faf bird.

    When there is a storm it is the one bird that is not afraid. He fly's like an eagle should. Dignity. Is that not on the American coin. Bravo.

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  6. Your photos are music for my eyes!

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  7. beautiful images. Love the eagle capture.

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  8. Such a magnificent eagle. Love that pose.

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  9. All the things you presented are great. I hope I never see a sky like the one you shared.

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  10. Wow on that fab sky shots and great series of photos!

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  11. Wow all your shots are fantastic. Loved the Eagle (who wouldn't) and the Robin is so perfectly posed on that fence for you. Those Shelf Clouds are amazing, I don't think I've ever seen a cloud formation like that.

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  12. Amazing photos. I've never seen a shelf cloud before, a lot of drama there. Your tricolored heron shot was really lovely!

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  13. That big shelf cloud just dwarfs everything else! And a spectacular eagle shot. Great photography all the way around!

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  14. Wow - amazing cloud shots and beautiful eagles.

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  15. Skywatch Friday shot is great. My very favorite of the series is of the eagle. Amazing capture.
    JM, Illinois

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  16. Wow what a sky but also good bird pictures. I love them.

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  17. Absolutely wonderful images, all of them! Your bird captures are so sharp, and the skies are really dramatic.,

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  18. Now that is a dramatic sky! Wonderful shot! Thank you!

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  19. Your birds are awesome, but the picture of the sky is so WOW !!! The last pic with the reflection of the bird flying is my favourite, though : you captured the motion of the bird with a great maestria.

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  20. Love that reflection shot. I have tried to do that but never succeeded.

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  21. Ah, gee, I don't know where to start...I came for fences but the skywatch photos get my full attention. I totally love them.

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  22. Reflection shot of the soaring bird is ominous! WoW !

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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  23. A fabulous series of captures, Kenneth. Those sky shots are very dramatic!

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  24. A beautiful collection!
    I came for fences (love the little bird with the worm) but I got so much more!
    Your Bald Eagle shot is magnificent.
    have a great weekend
    Shane in NZ

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  25. wow- all are amazing photographs!! The storm clouds, the heron...!!!!!

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  26. Beautiful bird photography (among others).

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  27. what a bird shot I'm so impressed captured the feel

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  28. Amazing set of images. The first shot is perfect.

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  29. Fabulous photos! Perfect shot of the eagle ready for lift off.

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  30. amazing photography

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  31. Very cool eagle shots. And I love the heron in flight.. The sky captures are awesome..Thank you for sharing your post with my critter party. Have a happy weekend.

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  32. Wow on all the images you provided. That sky shot and the Eagle is probably my best favorites.

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  33. Your eagle is amazing!!! Wow! All the photos are awesome...love the scary clouds too!

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