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Recent Photos from around the Finger Lakes

Stump remover returns to the remains (photo)

Stump remover returns to the remains (photo)

This pileated woodpecker returned to the stump where dinner had been found just a few days earlier.

Photo by Robert Shultz

Nest building break (photo)

Nest building break (photo)

This house finch paused from it’s nest building project long enough to pose for a picture then was soon back at work.

Photo taken near Ovid by Rachel Burkholder

Ventosa Thunderstorm (photo)

Ventosa Thunderstorm (photo)

This thunderstorm was seen from Ventosa Vineyard in Geneva on Thursday afternoon.

Photo by Jenna LaVita

Mynderse Baseball travels to Orlando (photo)

Mynderse Baseball travels to Orlando (photo)

Mynderse Academy Baseball Team in Orlando, Fl at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Stadium.

Photo by Missy Jones

Butterfly Orchid (photo)

Butterfly Orchid (photo)

This orchid when open looks almost like a butterfly. Taken Friday afternoon at Sonenberg’s Orchid Weekend.

Photo by Diane W. Dersch

Low Clouds in the Morning (photo)

Low Clouds in the Morning (photo)

Low hanging clouds plagued the Finger Lakes on Friday morning, after Thursday night’s rain.

Photo by Jim Bromka

 

Yellow Orchid in bloom (photo)

Yellow Orchid in bloom (photo)

This yellow orchid was in full bloom at Sonnenberg’s Orchid weekend.

Photo by Diane W. Dersch

Early morning breakfast (photo)

Early morning breakfast (photo)

These birds were grabbing a quick bite to eat one morning at the feeder.

Photo by Tim Donnells

Junce and Redbud (photo)

Junce and Redbud (photo)

After grabbing a rather large piece of a suet cake this Junco sat in my Redbud tree trying to decide how to eat it without losing it.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder

Great Blue Heron at Montezuma (photo)

Great Blue Heron at Montezuma (photo)

The Great Blue Herons were flying all over at Montezuma Wildlife Refuge on Friday. This Blue Heron was taking off from Mays Point.

Photo by Jim Porupski

Geese taking a gander (photo)

Geese taking a gander (photo)

The geese were active as the weather warmed.

Photo by Diane W. Dersch

A Bug Breakfast (photo)

A Bug Breakfast (photo)

A Pair of Pileated Woodpeckers have been taking care of a tree stump off my sun-room in Clifton Springs.

Photo by Shelly Lannon

Looking south from Branchport (photo)

Looking south from Branchport (photo)

This photo of Keuka Lake was captured from the lookout near Branchport.

Photo by Shelly Lannon

Sunny Keuka on Easter (photo)

Sunny Keuka on Easter (photo)

The sun was shining on Keuka Lake on Easter before the afternoon storms rolled into the region.

Photo by Brooke Gordon

Looking for dinner (photo)

Looking for dinner (photo)

The Great Blue Herons were all over Montezuma on this spring day. This one looking for dinner.

Photo by Diane W. Dersch

Violets blooming in Seneca Falls (photo)

Violets blooming in Seneca Falls (photo)

Wild violets coming to life on Easter in Seneca Falls.

Photo by Annette Anderson