Thursday, December 2, 2010

SWF..Sunset

These are shots of the sunset on the last night we were in the Outer Banks. We were at the Pea Island NWR. The sunset was amazing. The Pea Island Wildlife refuge is one of my favorite places in the Outer Banks and I am sure I will be visiting there again.









These closeups are my favorites I love the birds flying across the sky and the tree.







Today 12/2 is my birthday and now I feel one day older than yesterday.
Thanks for stopping by to see my Skywatch post and to see more beautiful skies from
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Thanks to the hosting team of Sylvia, Wren, Sandy, Fishing Guy and Klaus.

60 comments:

  1. I love to see silhouette of birds in front of a beautiful sunset.

    I'll come back to the place if I did ever visit before.

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  2. So beautiful. i love the last one.. is gorgeous.. great compositions :)

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  3. The close-up pictures are stunning! Happy birthday, Eileen; have a WONDERFUL day!

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  4. your photos are captivating. the last two captures are magical. Happy skywatching.

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  5. Gorgeous sky watch..I truly and honestly love all the colors and displays of the sky!

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  6. First of all, Happy, Happy Birthday, Eileen! Hope you have a beautiful, fun day! And, of course, your photos are superb! What a glorious sunset and definitely the perfect way to end any day! Enjoy the day and your weekend!

    Sylvia

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  7. Bellissime immagini !
    Buona serata :)
    Myriam

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  8. lovely sunset,i love the closeup ones.

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  9. Love the last two photos. You seem like you are so close to the moon when you took it. Thanks for sharing!
    Sky Watch

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  10. they are all beautiful!! my faves are the first and the last ones. happy weekend! My skywatch is here.

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  11. Awesome photos! The last one is fabulous!
    Have a great weekend:)

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  12. Happy Birthday. Like the others said these are beautiful pics. Sunsets over water are always terrific.

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  13. Wish you a Very Happy Birthday!
    You did get wonderful moments as gift from mother nature. :)

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  14. A superb series of images captured by you, thanks for sharing.

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  15. Many Many happy returns of the day!! A very pretty pic!! the golden sun looks brilliant!! Beautiful shots!!

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  16. Happy birthday, Eileen...wish you good health and happiness in many years to come...

    The sunset close up is really awesome!

    http://www.womenandperspectives.com/2010/12/sky-watch-gray-sky-above-valley.html

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  17. Stunning photos...Happy B.day to you,may you celebrate many more to come!

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  18. like the sky was in celebration of your birthday ~ enjoy

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  19. Happy Birthday!

    What a spectacular refuge. That trail appears to go on forever. And that sunset, WOW! I hope you can go back to share more of this beautiful landscape with us.

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  20. Gorgeous sunset shots.
    Wish you a Very Happy Birthday

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  21. I can see why you enjoy this place so much, Eileen. Thanks for sharing these special moments.

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  22. Happy Birthday Eileen!! The RV Park where we stayed was just a hop and skip away from Pea Island and we went there several times. Your sunset shots are beautiful. Is that Pea Island in your beautiful header shot as well?

    I bet you hated to leave there!

    (It has been great fun catching up with your blog tonight -- I feel as if I'm back at one of our very favorite stops on our summer roadtrip. Thanks for sharing.)

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  23. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! All the best !!! Thanks for all these wonderfull images!!!

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  24. lol, the last 2 photos looks liek something from Sahara with those trees. :)
    It sure looks liek a great sunset.

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  25. GREAT SHOTS


    THE LAST 2 ONE ARE SIMPLY....DIVINES..
    CONGRATS

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  26. Spectacular photos Eileen and you've shared another area I would love to go to again. I went to the Outer Banks years ago for a family get-together but never knew of the Pea Island NWR. I'm putting it on my list for the next time we ever get down that way.

    I'm a little late but happy birthday.

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  27. Beautiful sunset photos. Love your header too. Have a great weekend.

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  28. belated Happy Birthday Eileen! hope you had a great birthday! and the photos are a treat for us. i'm not surprised that you would want to go back here again :)

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  29. I love sunsets especially with birds. Happy belated birthday.

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  30. Splendidly done, wonderful showing~ Mary

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  31. What a great set of beautiful sky shots, the orange tones are fantastic!

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  32. Wonderful series. HAPPY BIRTHDAY (bleated) - Hope you had a nice day.... Now that the day is past, you can celebrate birthweek :)

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  33. I'm sorry I missed your birthday. Happy belated birthday and such fabulous sky shots. You were born on the same day as my brother and I have a friend who was born on this day too.

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  34. Amazing shots! I can see why you would want to get back there as often as possible!
    Happy Holidays!

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  35. Your photos took my breath away! They are just magnificent, especially the header.

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  36. I love sunsets . . .

    A belated happy birthday to you!

    Thanks for visiting my blog . . . love your blog and am following you :)

    Have an awesome Sunday . . . Gina

    http://subtropical-gardening.blogspot.com
    http://myfloridaparadise.blogspot.com
    . . . and many more!

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  37. I like the third photo, of how the white clouds just floats in the middle.

    The sun in other photos is so round.

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  38. Hi :)
    tantissimi auguri di Felice Natale a te e alla tua famiglia.
    Myriam

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  39. Wow, Eileen, these are fantastic orange-sky sunsets! I don't think I've ever seen such a vivid orange sky before.

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  40. wow! that's a lovely shots..I really like it, thanks for sharing

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  41. A happy belated birthday. It woul dbe correct og you celerbated it the Lunar calender.


    Re: The Control tower at Half moon bay.

    I think this is for sea planes. The tower was where the beach was, and not far away I saw a wind sock.

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  42. Hi Eileen
    Sorry that I am late. Hope you had a nice birthday. Happy Belated Birthday!

    Evelyn

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  43. And another belated Happy Birthday, Eileen! The sky put on a beautiful show for you. Also, HaPpY hApPy NeW yEaR to you!

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  44. HI Eileen, I have never been to the Outer Banks before --but hope to one day... We do go and did go to Ocean Isle, NC (south of the OB) every year. We went this year in Dec. and could see both the sunrise and sunset from our balcony... I did blogs on both recently--if you have time to look back at last Friday's and then this Monday's.... The sun pictures are awesome, aren't they?

    Love seeing your lighthouse blog post also. IF I didn't collect waterfalls, I would definitely be collecting lighthouses. I love them ---in addition to covered bridges. Great pictures.

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  45. Happy Birthday Eileen!
    A year older and a year wiser.
    Beautiful sunset shots.

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  46. pictures that is nicely done! i love looking at your pictures. thanks for dropping by at my blog. cheers!

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  47. Absolutely stunning work on these sky scenes.

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  48. These photos are truly amazing, Eileen. I have pictures of the sunset right now too on my blog but they're not even close to this....Christine

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  49. what a perfect sunset! that deep orange is such a great color! I worked at Cape Lookout for a summer doing Piping Plover, American Oystercatcher and sea turtle research :)

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  50. Wow with photos like that, one would never want to leave. Thanks for sharing with SWF.

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  51. I cannot believe I missed greeting you on your birthday. Belated Happy birthday, Eileen! I hope you had a wonderful one...Christine

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  52. The sunset shots are stunning, such vibrant and rich colour and the sun just seems to hang there. Well done for taking such a wonderful set of photos.

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  53. That photo with birds flying and the sun is my favorite. I never manage to take photos of birds like that, and the sun, WOW!!!!!

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  54. Absolutely stunning sky scenes. I can assure you this would be a place I would go back two twice. Lovely post.

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