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2010 FingerLakes1.com Photos of the Year
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Best of... Birds, Fowl & Butterflies

PHOTO OF THE YEAR
 
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Mood For The Day "

This male Goldfinch appeared blue from the rainfall on Sunday in Ontario.

Photo by Laurie Dirkx, www.lauriddirkx.com.

June 8th, 2010
   
   
RUNNER-UP  
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Morning Catch "

This Great Blue Heron was observed fishing in Seneca Lake (totally immersed in deep water) and flying with his catch to the Long Pier in Geneva on Saturday Morning.

Photo by Julie Bertram.

June 14th, 2010

 

HONORABLE MENTION  
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Ready for Landing "

A lonesome gull glides on the wintery winds above Seneca Lake on Saturday afternoon in Geneva.

Photo by Ben Augustine.

January 25th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year "Rare Sight "

This adult Bald Eagle takes flight over Seneca Lake on Monday afternoon. The bird has been seen hunting the west shore of the lake over the last few days.

Photo by Kevin Colton, Sportspics.net.

January 4th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year

" Pine Cone Feeder "

Saturday in Branchport, a black capped chickadee finds a cluster fly taking cover in a pine cone.

Photo by Roger Bailey.

March 29th, 2010

   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Sparkling Droplets "

White Chinese Swan Goose shone in the sun today at Bear Creek Harbor.

Photo by Laurie Dirkx, www.lauriedirkx.com.

March 10th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year

" Ducks in a Row "

These drake canvasback ducks were among the thousands that were at the North end of Cayuga Lakes at dusk on Saturday. The spring migration has started bringing ducks, geese and swans through the Finger Lakes area.

Photo by Kevin Colton, Sportspics.net.

March 15th, 2010

   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Stealthily Stalking a Fish "

The Green Heron at the Great Lakes Scenic Byway on Monday, one of the common breeding species in the byway region.

Photo by Dave Beadling.

April 14th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " It's Time to Eat "

This Papa Blue bird brought food for his babies on Monday afternoon in Waterloo.

Photo by Andy Simpson.

June 29th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " 7's a Crowd "

These ducklings stay close to mom while taking an afternoon swim in Rochester.

Photo by Nigel P. Kent, www.nigelpkent.com.

June 29th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Cherry Toss "

A Cedar Waxwing tosses it's self a cherry in Branchport on Tuesday evening.

Photo by Roger Bailey.

June 10th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Monarch of Durand "

This monarch butterfly prepares for take-off from a vine in Durand Park in Rochester on Monday evening.

Photo by Nigel P. Kent, www.nigelpkent.com.

August 24th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Spider vs. Bee "

A group of bees were angry at this spider for wrapping up on of their hive members in Branchport Thursday evening. This bee eventually lost this tussle with the spider.

Photo by Roger Bailey.

August 12th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Flight of the Red Admiral "

This red admiral was cavorting near some milkweed flowers at the Lower Falls in Letchworth State Park on Sunday.

Photo by Nigel P. Kent, www.nigelpkent.com.

August 3rd, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Preparing for Winter "

'Tis the Season to fatten up on suet. This Red-bellied Woodpecker is assuring no cold will chill him through winter on Thursday in Ontario.

Photo by Laurie Dirkx, www.lauriedirkx.com.

November 5th, 2010
   
Finger Lakes Photo of the Year " Lady Bird Stretch "

This lady cardinal was stretching in an attempt to get at the suet holder above her head in a backyard in Farmington on Wednesday afternoon.

Photo by Mike Sargent.

December 22nd, 2010



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