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Recent Photos from around the Finger Lakes

Sunset near Ovid (photo)

Sunset near Ovid (photo)

This beautiful sunset was captured near Ovid on a night when rain clouds and sun battled for a place in the evening sky.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.

Almost sundown (photo)

Almost sundown (photo)

The sun was fading on this day in the Finger Lakes, as thin clouds filled the sky.

Photo by Shelly Lannon.

Bullhead breakfast (photo)

Bullhead breakfast (photo)

This Great Blue Heron was trying to eat this bullhead for breakfast on Thursday morning at Montezuma Wildlife Refuge.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.

Great Blue Heron gets dinner (photo)

Great Blue Heron gets dinner (photo)

It took quite a few times of stabbing the fish and flopping it around but the Heron succeeded in swallowing this large bullhead and seemed quite happy with himself.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.

Making the trip through Lyons (photo)

Making the trip through Lyons (photo)

Tony the Pirate, Dennis the Menace, and Runaway Ron are seen earlier today aboard RICOCHET in Lyons Lock 27 as they make their thirteenth (13) round trip from Marathon, Florida to Detroit, Michigan. The roundtrip is 4800 miles. The 40 foot boat, a 1964 Cris Craft Commander powered by YanMar Diesel engines, has made 12 complete flawless round trips. According to the crew, their favorite section of the journey is always the Erie Canal. They left Marathon, Florida on May 5th.

Photo by Robert Stopper.

Raccoon surprise at Seneca Meadows Tire Recycling Facility (photo)

Raccoon surprise at Seneca Meadows Tire Recycling Facility (photo)

Four baby raccoons discovered in a tire brought into the Seneca Meadows Tire Recycling Facility yesterday were rescued by staff and placed into the capable hands of a wildlife rehabilitator.

Photo by Kris King.

Pathway Home hosts ribbon cutting (photo)

Pathway Home hosts ribbon cutting (photo)

A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held for Pathway Home of the Finger Lakes located at 1529 Route 414 Seneca Falls. Pathway Home is a comfort care home in Seneca County, providing quality end of life care in a home like setting free of charge to guests. If interested in volunteering, please call (315) 651-1240 or visit pathwayhome.org.

Good brews, even better views (photo)

Good brews, even better views (photo)

Gorgeous sunset at The Grist Iron Brewing Company in Hector on Monday.

Photo by Kelly Taylor.

Taking a morning nap (photo)

Taking a morning nap (photo)

This fawn was taking a break on Wednesday morning as clouds rolled into the region.

Photo by Nancy L. Wright.

Daybreak in Seneca Castle (photo)

Daybreak in Seneca Castle (photo)

Old barns sit along the roadside awaiting the sun to break over the horizon near Seneca Castle.

Photo by Nancy L. Wright.

Keuka Outlet Trail on a quiet morning (photo)

Keuka Outlet Trail on a quiet morning (photo)

Docks sit silently on the Keuka Lake outlet Wednesday morning before boaters arrive.

Photo by Nancy L. Wright.

Sing out loud (photo)

Sing out loud (photo)

A male Yellow Warbler sings his morning song nice and loud for all to hear in Sodus Point.

Photo by Chris Trine Photography.

Colors of dawn in the sky (photo)

Colors of dawn in the sky (photo)

The morning sky was filled with vivid colors just before sunrise near Sampson State Park.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder.

Sunny day for fishing (photo)

Sunny day for fishing (photo)

Green Heron watching and preening next to Sodus Bay in Huron on Saturday.

Photo by Cathy Contant.

On the lookout (photo)

On the lookout (photo)

A Great Blue Heron in Sodus Point stands on a flooded dock while investigating the situation around him.

Photo by Chris Trine Photography.

Tulip looks like spring (photo)

Tulip looks like spring (photo)

On Saturday morning, this single tulip was begging to be photographed at Sonnenberg Gardens.

Photo by Mike Sargent.