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Recent Photos from around the Finger Lakes

Hector Falls roars after heavy rains (photo)

Hector Falls roars after heavy rains (photo)

It’s been a wet spring so far. After another round of heavy rain late-last week, Hector Falls was moving faster than usual.

Photo by Josh Durso

Spring in Bloom (photo)

Spring in Bloom (photo)

A pretty spring site in Fayette

Photo by Karen Barto

Taughannock Falls running over the weekend (photo)

Taughannock Falls running over the weekend (photo)

The falls was beautiful with lots of water and the trees were alive with Spring colors on Sunday afternoon.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder

Rim Trail at Taughannock Falls (photo)

Rim Trail at Taughannock Falls (photo)

While not the main attraction, I have always enjoyed the spiral falls near the old railroad bridge above Taughannock Falls as seen from the Rim Trail. It was roaring on Sunday with all the recent rains we had.

Photo by Rachel Burkholder

Lyons Erie Canal Cleansweep Volunteers (photo)

Lyons Erie Canal Cleansweep Volunteers (photo)

On Saturday morning, many of the 57 Lyons Erie Canal Cleansweep volunteers took a break while resting in the exact location of the original Clinton’s Ditch and Towpath. Volunteers “Cleansweeped” the canalbank and dock area between the Geneva Street Bridge and Lock 27.

Photo by Robert Stopper

Perfect Reflection (photo)

Perfect Reflection (photo)

A perfect reflection in King Ferry on Cayuga Lake.

Photo by Ronda Fessenden

Springs flowers in the Finger Lakes (photo)

Springs flowers in the Finger Lakes (photo)

Spring has arrived as all of the local flowers begin to bloom.

Photo by Jim Bromka

Geometric Reflections (photo)

Geometric Reflections (photo)

Sunday in Mendon Ponds Park, I noticed these geometric shapes created by the vegetation and reflections.

Photo by Mike Sargent

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