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Crane Flies

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A pair of Crane Flies mating in one of my flower beds.  They look like giant mosquitoes but they don't bite and are very beneficial in the garden.

Good Morning

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Afterglow

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The actual sunset over the lake was blocked by clouds but then a nice afterglow appeared about a half hour later.

Cold Snap!

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Frozen Apple Blossoms

Doe with a "Baby Bump"

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Admire the Admiral

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Red Admiral on Dandelion blossoms.

Sacral Colors

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Sacral colors in the sky this evening!

The Sky is the Limit!

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Another amazing sunset over Lake Erie tonight!

Return of the Red Admirals

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An unusually large migratory influx of Red Admiral Butterflies (Vanessa atalanta) arriving in the area today.  

Female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

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Cabbage White Butterfly

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Trout Lily

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The tiny Trout Lilies are in bloom.  These endangered wildflowers live in old growth colonies that can be as much as 300 years old.  All Trout Lilies in New York State are protected by law.

Lesser Scaup Drake

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