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Recent Photos from around the Finger Lakes

Posing bluebird near Cayuga Lake (photo)

Posing bluebird near Cayuga Lake (photo)

This bluebird was sitting alongside the road near Cayuga Lake State Park. The bird remained perfectly posed for several photos to be captured.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder

Chickadee Whisperer (photo)

Chickadee Whisperer (photo)

Janet Akin’s grandson Adam was attracting the chickadees at Mendon Ponds Park.

Photo by Janet Akin

Female bluebird eating berries (photo)

Female bluebird eating berries (photo)

While not as colorful as the male bluebird, Rachel Burkholder was happy to get a shot of this female bluebird as she ate berries near Cayuga Lake State Park.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder

Perfectly camouflaged Gray Morph Eastern Screetch Owl (photo)

Perfectly camouflaged Gray Morph Eastern Screetch Owl (photo)

Driving by this tree near Seneca Castle, the photographer thought she saw something sitting in the hole in the trunk of a tree. Sure enough it was a Gray Morph Eastern Screetch Owl.

Photo by Janet Akin

'Fifty Shades' of Blue over Keuka Lake (photo)

‘Fifty Shades’ of Blue over Keuka Lake (photo)

An icy cold morning at Indian Pines Park on Keuka Lake.

Photo by Susan Eisenhart

Blue jay annoyed with weather in FLX (photo)

Blue jay annoyed with weather in FLX (photo)

This blue jay seemed annoyed to have the cold weather back again taken near Ovid.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder

Snow geese flyover (photo)

Snow geese flyover (photo)

Wednesday afternoon over Canandaigua Lake, Snow Geese were leaving the lake in small groups. This group flew above my head.

Photo by Mike Sargent

Sunrise "Snow" storm in Seneca Castle (photo)

Sunrise “Snow” storm in Seneca Castle (photo)

Snow geese are everywhere it seems. Captured this at sunrise on the first day of spring.

Photo by Janet Akin

Fading light in the Bristol hills (photo)

Fading light in the Bristol hills (photo)

A waning crescent moon shone bright in the sky early Wednesday morning in the South Bristol hills.

Photo by Nancy Jacobs

Fog, sun, frost, and spring in the Finger Lakes (photo)

Fog, sun, frost, and spring in the Finger Lakes (photo)

The morning hoarfrost is clinging to the trees as the sun tries to shine through the fog on Monday morning — the first day of Spring.

Photo taken near Fayette by Rachel Burkholder

Frosty limb on first day of spring (photo)

Frosty limb on first day of spring (photo)

There was frost on the limb of this tree as winter ended and spring began.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder

South Seneca Lady Falcons celebrate a great season (photo)

South Seneca Lady Falcons celebrate a great season (photo)

Members of the Lady Falcons 2016 NYS Class C Girls Basketball Championship Team, South Seneca falcons family and friends lined Main Street Ovid on Sunday, March 19, 2017 to cheer on and congratulate the Watkins Glen Lady Senecas on their 2017 NYS Class C Girls Basketball Championship win. The escort was led by Watkins Glen Police and Ovid Fire Department.

Photo by Carrie Smalser, Ovid Fire Dept.

Sun after the storm on Keuka Lake (photo)

Sun after the storm on Keuka Lake (photo)

The sun came out after the winter storm passed at Keuka Lake.

Photo by Susan Eisenhart

Bill Engvall performs at del Lago Resort & Casino (photo)

Bill Engvall performs at del Lago Resort & Casino (photo)

Comedian Bill Engvall performed two shows on Saturday at del Lago Resort & Casino for a packed house.

Photo by Lisa Duprey

Saturday morning at the boat houses (photo)

Saturday morning at the boat houses (photo)

Saturday morning at the boathouses in Canandaigua, A small snowstorm highlighted this scene.

Photo by Mike Sargent

Snow covered shadows at Cayuga Lake State Park (photo)

Snow covered shadows at Cayuga Lake State Park (photo)

The snow is covered with shadows from the trees at Cayuga Lake State Park as the sun is sinking on Thursday evening. After the snow and wind of the last couple days, it was good to see the sunshine again.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder