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Moonrise

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Crisp and Bright Morning

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Chipmunk in the Snow

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Snow Covered & Slippery

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First real snow cover of the season.

Seasons Change

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Tundra Swans

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Migrating Tundra Swans passing through western New York State.

Tonight's Crescent Moon

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Bald Eagles in the Distance

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Trio of Gadwall Ducks

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Northern Shoveler

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Trumpeter Swans

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Saw a small flock of five migrating Trumpeter Swans!  

Almost New

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Waning Crescent Moon (taken at 6:00 a.m.)

Lesser Scaup

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One of many waterfowl migrants passing through the area.  This is the peak time for duck migration.

Quietude

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The sun sets over autumn vineyards and corn rows.

Great Blue Heron in Flight

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Bald Eagle

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This one was quite a distance from me this afternoon but very aware of my presence.

Shortest Days

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Amazing post-sunset glow over Lake Erie this evening.  With the sunset time of 5:01 pm, we are heading into the shortest daylight period of the year.

Yellow-rumped Warbler

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Kinglets

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Golden-crowned Kinglet gleaning food from autumn foliage.


A Ruby-crowned Kinglet below.

Pine Siskin

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A flock of at least 18 Pine Siskin are visiting my feeders and bird bath fountain this weekend.

They are nomadic little finches so I don't know how long they will be around for us to enjoy their presence.

Female Cardinal

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