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Recent Photos from around the Finger Lakes

Bald Eagle pair spotted in Waterloo Sunday

Bald Eagle pair spotted in Waterloo Sunday

A pair of Bald Eagles were spotted sunning themselves in Waterloo on Sunday Morning.

Photo by Shelly Lannon.

He had this Tufted Titmouse eating out of his hand

He had this Tufted Titmouse eating out of his hand

On Monday morning at Mendon Ponds Park in Mendon, this Tufted Titmouse looking for a snack in my hand.

Photo by Mike Sargent.

Departing Shortsville on the Finger Lakes Railway

Departing Shortsville on the Finger Lakes Railway

The Finger Lakes Railway pulls out of the depot in Shortsville on Saturday afternoon for the annual Rotary Club’s “Ride with Santa”.

Photo by Shelly Lannon.

Morning fog over the farm near Geneva

Morning fog over the farm near Geneva

The countryside was covered with a layer of fog on Friday morning making everything look beautiful. This farm scene near Geneva was no exception.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.

Digging out from under 27 inches of lake effect snow in Seneca Falls

Digging out from under 27 inches of lake effect snow in Seneca Falls

Scott Anderson clears his family’s driveway out from under 27 inches of snow in an effort to help bring the spirit of Christmas closer on Tuesday Monday on Lake Road in Seneca Falls.

Photo by Flynn Anderson.

Holding on during the first winter storm

Holding on during the first winter storm

This tree was still hanging on to it’s leaves and adding some color to an otherwise bleak landscape at Sampson State Park during the lake effect snowstorm on Monday afternoon.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.

Snow Day in Seneca Falls

Snow Day in Seneca Falls

When you open the front door and can’t get out… it’s a snow day! This is what Seneca Falls residents woke up to on Monday morning during the first snow event of the season.

Photo by Shawn Hall.

Moonrise over Seneca Lake on Thursday evening

Moonrise over Seneca Lake on Thursday evening

That elusive not-so full “super moon” as seen on Thursday evening from Belhurst Castle. After trying to get a shot of it rising or setting for the last couple of days and the clouds foiling my attempts , it was finally a clear night to watch the moonrise.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.

Barge Sojourn departs from Lyons Drydock

Barge Sojourn departs from Lyons Drydock

The barge “Sojourn” departed from the Lyons Drydock on Thursday afternoon, entered the Erie Canal, and  headed for its new home in the NYC Harbor. The barge, 126 x 18, was built in 1963 and used as a coal barge in France. later converted to a Hotel Barge for fine dining, and eventually made its way to the USA. The recently retrofitted barge will be used as headquarters for its new owner, a young hi-tech entrepreneur from the State of Washington.
Photo by Robert Stopper.
Super Moon rise over Cayuga obscured by clouds

Super Moon rise over Cayuga obscured by clouds

Stopped by Cayuga Lake State Park to watch the Super Moon rise on Monday evening. There was no moon rise, due to the cloud cover, just a bit of color. Still a beautiful November evening at the lake.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.

Finger Lakes Railway train rolls through Waterloo

Finger Lakes Railway train rolls through Waterloo

This Finger Lakes Railway train had three engines as it rolled through Waterloo on Monday afternoon.

Photo by Shelly Lannon.

New windows installed at the future home of the National Women's Hall of Fame

New windows installed at the future home of the National Women’s Hall of Fame

The new windows for the future location of the Women’s Hall of Fame have been installed and they looked great on Monday morning in Seneca Falls.

Photo by Ted Novak.

November reflections on Van Cleef Lake in Seneca Falls

November reflections on Van Cleef Lake in Seneca Falls

The calm waters created beautiful reflections on Van Cleef Lake in Seneca Falls on Monday afternoon.

Photos by Rachel Burkholder.

Super Moon through the clouds

Super Moon through the clouds

Photo taken Monday night at 7:30 pm as the Super Moon shines through the clouds.

Photo by Lori Bonacci.

Crooked Arm Lake Keuka in November

Crooked Arm Lake Keuka in November

This was the view from the north end of Keuka Lake in Penn Yan late last week.

Photo by Dennis Scannell.

White Deer in Romulus on Sunday

White Deer in Romulus on Sunday

This white deer by Route 96A, just inside the fence of the former Seneca Army Depot, was nibbling on some grass and stopped long enough to look at the camera before resuming lunch on Sunday afternoon.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.