Saturday, January 25, 2014

Saturday's Critters #8

Saturday's Critters #8

Good Morning, everyone..So happy to see you here on Saturday's Critters..If your blog post has a critter post..please join in and link up to my Saturday Critter party.


Here are a few of my favorite ducks..seen at Edwin Forsythe NWR. Above is the pretty Northern Pintail.




Another one of my favorites is the Hooded Merganser. I hope your enjoy my ducks and I hope you enjoy the critter party.


The Common Loon were plentiful at the Barnegat Beach.



The Red-breasted Merganser, they have a shaggy crest..




An InLinkz Link-up



 To see more beautiful birds and cute critters

Also please visit:  I'd-Rather-B-Birdin. Thanks to the gracious host: Anni of I'd Rather-B-birdin. Also, sharing with Camera Critters. Thanks to Misty for hosting.

 Thanks for stopping by and  I wish everyone a happy weekend.

69 comments:

DIMI said...

Good morning Eileen!!!Wonderful pictures!Great captures indeed!!!Beautiful ducks!I'm joining Saturday's Critters!!Wish you a happy and warm weekend!Hugs!
Dimi...

me (maria) said...

I enjoyed your ducks and I enjoy the critter party too!
Have a great weekend!

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Ohhhhhhhhhh, Excellent Eileen!! I love the pintails too. And would dearly like to find and photograph the hooded merganser.

✿ chica said...

Que lindos e tão bem fotografados!!!beijos praianos, tudo de bom,chica

katerchen said...

Mittelsäger haben wir im Winter auch auf der Ostsee.

tolle Bilder..wie immer Eileen

LG zum Wochenende vom katerchen

Minoru Saito said...

Hi,Eileen. Nice captures. Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

Crafty Green Poet said...

what lovely photos! I'd love to see pintalis, but so far they've eluded me! Your hooded merganser is very handsome.

inge said...

Ducks always remind me of when my children were young and would go to the park with their stale bread and feed the ducks. They loved it.

Carole M. said...

that second photograph is quite unique I think Eileen

Icy BC said...

Your ducks are beautiful and many wonderful different species to see!
Happy weekend!

Beth @ E. Lizard Breath Speaks said...

i wonder when i can see some beauties like these guys in my neck of the woods. they have such good colors. love those tails too!! neat!! thanks, for having the link up Eileen.

have a happy weekend!! ( :

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

That pintail duck is striking! I have never seen one before! :)

Linda Gross said...

Nice captures of the ducks!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Good morning! I love seeing all the different ducks. Great captures! Thanks, Eileen, for inviting me to join in your party. Enjoy your weekend!

Lynne said...

Wonderful pics, (always) for your Critter Party.

Terri Buster said...

I would love to see the hooded merganser- such an interesting looking bird. Thanks for hosting the party Eileen!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I love these pictures. Ducks make me happy :)

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Beautiful pictures of adorable ducks !

A wondering star said...

I enjoyed this series of shots, Hooded Merganserer male is so cute!
Happy weekend to you!

TexWisGirl said...

i love those graceful pintails. the hoodies and mergansers look so crazed by comparison. :)

Amy Burzese said...

Great assortment! The Northern Pintail is pretty with those fluffy feathers.

sandyland said...

just love them

DeniseinVA said...

I love the birds today. Such a lovely collection. I am trying to link up but my server is slow. Will keep trying :)

Debbie said...

oh eileen, i do love me some pretty ducks!!

the hooded just amazes me, with his interesting style and earth tone colors!!

islandwonder said...

I like the ducks. They are so fun.

Pam :) said...

I love those hooded mergansers and would enjoy seeing them in person. All of your captures are lovely as well, Eileen.

I had trouble commenting on Chrome browser so I switched to Firefox and had no problem. :)

Ela said...

Wonderful pictures and your photomodels are beautiful
Have a nice weekend :)

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

The hooded merganser is a unique looking duck. This summer I'm going to pay more attention to the ducks on our inland lake and see if I can identify some.
Judith

Carol L McKenna said...

Beautiful duck photography ~ thanks for visiting and have a wonderful weekend ~

carol, xxx - www.acreativeharbor.com

Linda W. said...

Cute duck pics! Looks like I need to comb my photo archives again for some more cute chipmunk shots....

Ileana said...

Such a beautiful ducks. They need some fish for dinner!:)) .

Gunilla Bäck said...

I love your ducks. Thank you for hosting. I wish you a happy weekend.

Karen said...

That Merganser is awesome! Cheers, Karen and Beep

Sallie said...

Beautiful assortment of ducks I was so excited to see my first hooded merganser ...they are so interesting. Thank you for hosting ...

Stephanie said...

Beautiful shots!

Gail Dixon said...

Some of my favorite ducks, especially the hooded merganser and pintail. Great images. :)

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Great photos,as always Eileen. The Hooded Merganser looks really sweet.

Have a lovely week!
Ruby

Christian Weiß said...

Wonderful bird photos.

Bob Bushell said...

Beaautiful birds you have entertained, is the first one, superb.

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, I have never seen a Red-breasted Merganser duck. I sure hope to. Your pictures are just great! Love the ducks! Have an excellent coming week!

Mama Zen said...

These are wonderful, Eileen!

Rajesh said...

Wonderful shots of tyhe birds.

Giga said...

Your ducks are beautiful. I like them too. *** Me "escaped" fun with you. Now I have your badge at home and I think that it is my turn to play with you. Yours.

SquirrelQueen said...

I always love to see your duck photos Eileen. While Merganzers are one of my favorites it's the Pintails that have caught my eye. I have never seen those here.
Happy Weekend!

Adam Jones said...

I really do like the Pintail. Such a graceful duck.

Janet Shaw said...

Love the critter party. :)

bettyl-NZ said...

I love your ducks! We don't get too much variety of water fowl here.

Brian King said...

Beautiful ducks! We get the Hoodies here during the winter, but not Pintails.

George said...

You've given us another great collection of critters. I really like the Hooded Merganser you pictured.

lina@happy family said...

Ducks are cute ones!
I'm late this week :)

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest Eileen;
Oh My♡♡♡ IM amazed with the varieties of ducks here. They are ALL beautiful and graceful. Male (?) Hooded Mergansers sure has hood, aren't they(*^_^*)

Sending you lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

Our photos said...

Beautiful Saturday photos!

Pallavi said...

They look beautiful dear Eileen :) Hope you are having a great weekend!

Blackberry Lane said...

I especially love the loon pic. Have a great day, Eileen.

Nancy Claeys said...

Always enjoy your birding finds Eileen. Have a wonderful day!

September Violets said...

Good morning Eileen! Thank you for visiting and also following my blog :) I've been admiring your birding adventures for the past half hour! Great shots of some very beautiful creatures. I also popped over to your travel blog ... gosh, you could write a travel book for places in the States! Wonderful to meet you, and am now following along. Wendy x

KaHolly said...

You've photographed some of my favorites, esp. the pintail!!

Łucja-Maria said...

Your ducks are beautiful. I admire your every perfect picture.
Greetings from cold Polish.
Lucia

Patrycja :) said...

Great post! Yours!
Patrycja :)

rainfield61 said...

Birds make your day beautiful.

Gattina said...

Beautiful pictures !

Jeanne said...

That hooded merganser shot is gorgeous. Love that bird!

Pat said...

Beautiful shots, Eileen.

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A lovely duck-serie!
Well done!

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Helma said...

Really turn a beautiful blog with various fantasitsche ducks. The pintail ducks, I also jog never actually seen but the Hooded Merganser not. The large mergansers I have seen and for the first time the red-breasted merganser. Very nice blog Eileen :-)

Anne (cornucopia) said...

Great photos!

edenhills said...

Those are some pretty amazing birds!

Celeste said...

I keep forgetting to post on your Saturday Critters page, probably because I usually post on Sundays. I will try to get more organised!

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