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Viewing Photos from January , 2013

January 31st, 2013 9:57:24pm

" Looking Forward To The Weekend "
A local sparrow stopped at the diner Thursday morning in Rochester.

January 31st, 2013 7:45:14pm
" Lift Off "
The winds weren't the only thing high in Branchport Thursday afternoon. This deer may have been practicing to pull Santa's sleigh next Christmas. Photo taken on the Belknap Hill Road.

January 31st, 2013 1:47:14pm

" Squaw Island "
Squaw Island in Canandaigua as seen on a windy Thursday morning through a snow shower.

January 30th, 2013 11:47:28pm
" How'd You Get Up Here? "
Gull over Irondequoit Bay on Wednesday afternoon.

January 30th, 2013 11:46:47pm

" There Go The Redheads "
Redhead ducks on Irondequoit Bay on Wednesday.

January 30th, 2013 7:00:43pm
" Newark Students Cheer "
Newark students Ben Gardner and Jack Diamond wore costumes as they cheered on the Newark Reds Varsity boys basketball teams win over Wayne Central at Newark on Tuesday night.

January 30th, 2013 6:58:06pm

" Newark defeats Wayne "
Newark Varsity boys basketball player Jaymee Rosser scored a team high 18 points as Newark upset Wayne Central 60-56 in Newark on January 29th. Wayne dropped to 10-2 on the year while Newark improved to 8-4.

January 30th, 2013 3:10:46pm
" You Talkin' To Me "
Our area has seen a winter "irruption" of the Common Redpoll,a bird of the finch family. These birds feed primarily on the catkins produced by birch and alder trees. When catkin production is low, Common Redpolls leave these areas and "irrupt" into areas where food is more plentiful.

January 30th, 2013 1:08:25pm

" Picking Up The Scraps "
A squirrel in Clifton Springs had no problems finishing the orange the birds discarded on a mild Wednesday morning.

January 27th, 2013 9:58:35pm
" Iced Over Cayuga Lake "
The sunset as seen over Cayuga Lake from Union Springs on Sunday late afternoon.

January 27th, 2013 9:55:59pm

" Ludlowville Falls "
Ludlowville Falls in Tompkins County as seen on a cold, but sunny Sunday afternoon.

January 27th, 2013 9:54:02pm
" Where Ice Meets Water "
The southern shore of Cayuga Lake as seen on Sunday afternoon in Ithaca.

January 27th, 2013 9:51:02pm

" South Hill Rec Trail "
South Hill Recreation Trail in Tompkins County as seen early Saturday morning.

January 27th, 2013 5:19:18pm
" No Boating Today "
Sunday afternoon at the boathouses along Canandaigua City Pier.

January 27th, 2013 9:59:09am

" Fishing in January "
This looks to be a 4 year old Bald Eagle, almost in full plumage, fishing at May's Point in Tyre on Saturday Morning.

January 27th, 2013 9:55:59am
" Sunrise on Cayuga Lake "
Sun rising over Cayuga Lake. Photo taken in Cayuga Lake State Park in Seneca Falls on Saturday morning.

January 27th, 2013 9:49:07am

" Geneva Girls Invade Mynderse "
The Geneva girls varsity basketball team visited Mynderse on Friday night and came away with an easy victory at Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium.

January 27th, 2013 9:48:24am
" Full Moon Over Cayuga Lake "
Full moon rising over Cayuga Lake in Seneca Falls on a frigid Saturday night.

January 26th, 2013 10:04:00am

" Freezing Fog Sunrise "
A quick drop in temperature overnight resulted in a blanket of freezing fog over Seneca County. The sun rose Saturday morning and created the perfect backdrop to the white ice crystals in Ovid.

January 25th, 2013 7:18:45pm
" Post Christmas Treat! "
Our front yard friends were not forgotten this year at Christmas time. This Dark-eyed Junco is enjoying feasting on the seed birdhouse that Santa left for all the birds. I took this picture in Phelps on a snowy Friday morning.

January 25th, 2013 5:11:56pm

" Just Another Pretty Redhead "
Redhead male at Irondequoit Bay on Friday morning.

January 25th, 2013 5:05:28pm
" Circle of Life "
Many woodland creatures, including this red fox, will make it through these cold winter days and nights feeding from the carcass of a deer that was hit on Havens Corners Road, Benton, Yates County. The fox appeared on Thursday after crows, turkey vultures, and a red-tailed hawk had taken their turns

January 25th, 2013 10:29:01am

" Baby, It's Cold Outside "
It was impressive watching the effect of the cold air on the water Thursday morning on Seneca Lake, with the temperature in the negative digits. It was like looking at a picture of the arctic, as the vapor swirled above the water.

January 24th, 2013 11:32:01pm
" First Thing In The Morning "
Sunrise on Irondequoit Bay on Friday to start another frigid day in Upstate New York.

January 24th, 2013 6:16:56pm

" Fire & Ice "
The fiery sunset and the icy coating on this tree created an interesting sunset at Sampson State Park on Thursday evening.

January 24th, 2013 1:51:49pm
" Take Out Order "
Tufted Titmouse grabbing a seed to go on Thursday afternoon in our Farmington backyard.

January 24th, 2013 12:23:24pm

" Foggy Morning At The Cove "
Sunshine, fog and frigid temperatures were all part Thursday morning's walk at Dean's Cove.

January 24th, 2013 11:17:32am
" No Play Today "
The playground at Sampson State Park is idle with the single digit temperatures on Thursday morning. A foggy mist over Seneca Lake is present too.

January 24th, 2013 11:16:22am

" Frigid Marina "
The marina at Sampson State Park as seen on a frigid Thursday morning. The marina has iced over and the strong winds have created ice formations around various structures in it.

January 24th, 2013 11:15:15am
" January Moon "
The moon was aglow with a red ring on Seybolt Road in Seneca County on Wednesday night.

January 24th, 2013 11:12:16am

" Ducks on Canandaigua "
Canandaigua Lake was full of different species of ducks on Wednesday morning. Mallard, Coot, Widgeon, Canvasback, Redhead...

January 24th, 2013 11:10:26am
" Winter Sunrise "
The sun rises over Canandaigua Lake on a frigid Wednesday morning.

January 24th, 2013 11:09:06am

" Morning Fog "
The fog was rolling off of Cayuga Lake on Thursday as another frosty morning greeted us. With temperatures around zero or a bit below the sun was a welcome sight.

January 22nd, 2013 12:14:35am
" Dressed in White "
The snowfall covered everything in a coat of white, and while beautiful caused slippery roads and slow moving traffic in Wayne County on Tuesday.

January 21st, 2013 11:29:25pm

" Buffleheads On Braddock "
Some bufflehead ducks running around on Braddock Bay on Tuesday.

January 21st, 2013 8:03:12pm
" Let's Play! "
This is a repeated scene in my sister-in-law's backyard in Big Flats. She took this picture over the weekend so we could all see how well her kitty and the deer get along. There were 9 deer in the yard, but she only managed to get some of them in the shot.

January 21st, 2013 6:34:07pm

" Ice Formation "
Ice Formations along Cayuta Outlet Creek as seen on Monday around noon.

January 21st, 2013 6:31:58pm
" Tree Nearing Sunset "
Taken on Ithaca's South Hill near sunset on Sunday evening.

January 21st, 2013 4:16:08pm

" High Falls Flowing "
The water was flowing pretty good at High Falls in Rochester on a bitter cold Martin Luther King Day.

January 21st, 2013 3:25:44pm
" Seaside Dining "
A Cooper Hawk just finished dinner at the Irondequoit Bay Outlet on Monday.

January 21st, 2013 3:19:17pm

" How Windy "
Just how windy was it on Sunday morning at City Pier in Canandaigua?

January 21st, 2013 2:03:06pm
" Congratulations Eagles! "
Eagle Gymnastics Level 5 gymnasts from Canandaigua took 1st place at the Leatherstocking Gymnastics meet in Utica on Saturday. Congratulations!

January 20th, 2013 8:59:17pm

" Mallard Unchained "
A mallard swims near the dock on Irondequoit Bay on Sunday afternoon.

January 20th, 2013 1:55:09pm
" Last Golden Day "
The remains of last summer's harvest remain in the late afternoon near Enfield on Saturday. I think this may be the last golden day we'll see for a while.

January 20th, 2013 1:52:35pm

" If At First Your Don't Succeed "
It took a few tries but this female downy woodpecker figured out how to get to the homemade suet in Clifton Springs on Sunday afternoon.

January 19th, 2013 10:02:23pm
" Between Night And Bay "
Swans fly above the glistening water on Irondequoit Bay at daybreak on Saturday morning.

January 19th, 2013 8:21:13pm

" Weekend Sunset "
The week ended with a colorful sunset on Saturday evening. This photo was taken near Ovid along route 96A.

January 18th, 2013 10:50:10pm
" Newark Girls Hand Waterloo First Loss "
Waterloo varsity girls basketball player Lindsay Johnson battles with Newark's Brandi Lauer and Jessica Shields for a rebound on Friday night in Newark where the Reds handed Waterloo their first loss of the season. Newark improved to 6-6 on the year.

January 18th, 2013 8:33:22pm

" Slippery Slips "
Sunset with a flare on Canandaigua's city pier Friday.

January 18th, 2013 4:34:09pm
" Finch "
We were having lunch in Rushville on Friday while this finch was checking us out through the window.

January 18th, 2013 11:20:36am

" Nozzolio Takes Oath "
Judge Craig Doran, Acting Justice Supreme Court Ontario County, recently administered the formal oath of office to Senator Mike Nozzolio at the Ontario County Courthouse in Canandaigua. Holding the family bible during the ceremony was Senator Nozzolio's wife, Rosemary.

January 18th, 2013 10:51:08am
" What Goes Up, Must Come Down "
Thursday night at Waterloo, the Indians' varsity wrestling team took on the Newark Reds. It was close all night, but in the end, Waterloo pulled ahead with a 39-30 win.

January 18th, 2013 10:17:04am

" Keeping Warm! "
With extremely cold temperatures and light snow Friday morning in Phelps, this mourning dove seemed to find some warmth from the sun while perched on a branch of our golden chain tree.

January 17th, 2013 10:42:58am
" Lady Downy "
Female Downy Woodpecker drops in to our Farmington backyard during Thursday morning snow.

January 17th, 2013 10:14:45am

" Wednesday End "
The sun sets over Tileyard Road in Seneca Castle on Wednesday evening in Ontario County.

January 16th, 2013 8:13:15am
" Tompkins County Youth Orchestra "
The Tompkins County Junior Youth Orchestra performed Tuesday night at Ithaca College's Ford Hall. The orchestra consists of thirty nine students from Auburn to Spencer-Van Etten. Six members of the orchestra are South Seneca students from 5th and 6th grades and include Parker Biesterveld - Bassoon, Julia Hubbard and Jenna McDonald - Horns, Briana McCoy - Trumpet, Tom Smalser and Peter Trim - Trombone.

January 14th, 2013 4:36:17pm

" Cardinal in Winter "
On a very damp and rainy day in Big Flats, I took this picture last Friday. Knowing that there is always seed in this feeder, the lovely cardinal was not bothered by the rain.

January 13th, 2013 3:20:44pm
" Friday Ride "
Three Amish men enjoy the warmer than average temperatures on Friday afternoon in Ovid.

January 13th, 2013 2:55:22pm

" Ready To Go? "
This boat seemed ready for the next season on Saturday afternoon at Seager Marine in Canandaigua.

January 13th, 2013 1:04:38pm
" Sunday Morning in January "
Sunday morning sun over Sodus Bay to start an unseasonably mild January day.

January 13th, 2013 1:03:11pm

" January Heron "
Great Blue Heron enjoying the January thaw on Saturday afternoon near Chimney Bluffs.

January 13th, 2013 1:01:46pm
" Perfect Landing "
Mute swan landing on Sodus Bay on Saturday afternoon.

January 12th, 2013 8:27:07pm

" Shequaga Falls "
Beautiful in spite of the rainy and dreary day on Friday in Montour Falls. The snow and ice complimented the flowing water nicely.

January 11th, 2013 12:55:29pm
" Thursday Sunset "
Thursday's sunset over Seneca Lake as seen late afternoon from the Town of Romulus.

January 11th, 2013 11:13:34am

" C-S Takes Control of Wayne Co. "
Clyde-Savannah senior point guard Tom Kanaley goes up for two of his 15 points during Thursday night's battle at the Atwood Gym in Lyons, NY. Clyde pulled away late for a 48-40 victory. The two teams meet again in Clyde on February 13th in a game that will be webcast live on

January 11th, 2013 11:11:50am
" Wayne County Showdown "
Lyons' head coach Zac Young watches his team during Thursday night's Wayne County battle at the Atwood Gym in Lyons, NY while Clyde-Savannah coach Tim Jackson watches the action in the background. Clyde pulled away late for a 48-40 victory. The two teams meet again in Clyde on February 13th in a game that will be webcast live on

January 11th, 2013 11:08:06am

" Wayne County Rivalry Game "
Lyons' senior guard Devan Veeder drives against Clyde-Savannah's Joemaine Bogan during Thursday night's battle at the Atwood Gym in Lyons, NY. Clyde pulled away late for a 48-40 victory. The two teams meet again in Clyde on February 13th in a game that will be webcast live on

January 11th, 2013 8:47:18am
" Reflections Of The Sun "
Taken near sunset on Wednesday as the sun was starting to set. I noticed a brief reflection off of the water as it entered a small cascade. Once I moved into a good position, the reflection produced an amazing effect.

January 10th, 2013 3:13:57pm

" Melt Away "
On the Ontario Pathway in Phelps, the snow was beginning to melt from all the bright sunshine we had on Wednesday.

January 10th, 2013 3:13:04pm
" Parker, Maddie & Michelle "
Three brave sixth grade girls from South Seneca Middle School, Maddie Welch, Parker Biesterveld, and Michele Bixby, shaved their heads, in support of each other and to honor Maddie’s sixteen year old cousin, Taylor Mateo. Taylor has been diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma, lives in Brockport, NY, and her parents are South Seneca alumni. Hodgkins lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system. Formerly known as Hodgkin’s disease, this cancer compromises the body’s ability to fight infection. Also supporting Taylor is Maddie’s sister Mackenzie, who goes with Taylor to her treatments. Mackenzie had this to share about her cousin, "we have had ups and downs with our battles and what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger."

January 9th, 2013 9:05:58pm

" Welcome Home Soldiers "
Officers from the Ovid American Legion were on hand at the Rochester Airport Armory Tuesday afternoon to welcome home members Ian Belanger and Jason Marzan from their year long tours of duty in Afghanistan. Also pictured is Marzan's son Matthew.

January 9th, 2013 6:58:11pm
" Between the Lakes Sunset "
Captured and amazing sunset on the drive between Interlaken and Ovid on Tuesday evening.

January 9th, 2013 3:01:30pm

" Fire in the Morning Sky "
There was fire in the sky at Deep Run in Gorham at daybreak on Wednesday morning.

January 9th, 2013 12:19:56pm
" Trying to keep warm "
In our yard in Farmington, the sparrows use this privet hedge as a "staging area" before heading to the feeders. This one looks cold and winter weary on Wednesday morning.

January 8th, 2013 2:50:43pm

" Snuggle "
Young deer getting a little comfort Tuesday in Mendon Ponds Park.

January 8th, 2013 10:21:03am
" Winter Shorts "
This young man in Oaks Corners spent some time enjoying the milder weather on Sunday.

January 7th, 2013 6:41:14pm

" Roots in Snow "
Fall Creek near Ithaca as seen on Sunday afternoon.

January 7th, 2013 6:39:35pm
" Beaver Enjoying a Snack "
A couple of disinterested beavers along Fall Creek near Ithaca on Sunday afternoon. I was able to get within 5 feet of them to take photos. They were huge (literally bear-cub-sized)!

January 7th, 2013 3:04:03pm

" Unexpected Winter Swim "
Living near Ontario County Park we see a lot of deer. Just before noon on Friday, a doe wandered onto our mostly frozen pond and was munching on the bushes around it. She decided to get a drink from the bubbler hole and was doing fine for quite awhile sipping from the edge. All of a sudden she leaned closer to the open water - and fell in. Luckily she was able to quickly climb out. I finally recovered from the shock and snapped her just as she stood back up.

January 7th, 2013 1:54:52pm
" Snowy Road Take Me Home "
The snow still remained on the branches of pine trees lining County Road 4 in Seneca Castle last week after our first major winter storm of the season rolled through the Finger Lakes.

January 7th, 2013 1:53:06pm

" Winter Wonderland "
This was the scene in Seneca Castle after last week's winter storm moved through the Finger Lakes.

January 7th, 2013 1:51:56pm
" Slide into Darkness "
The Sodus Point Lighthouse on Lake Ontario as seen the day after last week's snow storm moved out of the area.

January 7th, 2013 4:45:08am

" Sunset at Wide Waters Park "
The sun rises at Wide Waters Park in Newark late last week.

January 7th, 2013 4:42:47am
" The Icy Erie "
This was the scene along the Erie Canal in Newark on Sunday morning.

January 6th, 2013 10:05:24am

" White on White "
Swans land near Conquest on Sunday

January 6th, 2013 9:08:02am
" Christmas Tree Bonfire "
Saturday evening Seneca Castle celebrated the end of the Christmas season at the Fire Hall with a Ziti dinner, fireworks and a bonfire of residents Christmas trees.

January 6th, 2013 9:06:16am

" Sunny Stanley Friday "
Even enough sun to create shadows on this snow and barn in Stanley on Friday.

January 6th, 2013 9:03:49am
" Ten Turkeys "
10 turkeys were gleaning corn from a field on Waddell Rd. near Clifton Springs on Saturday afternoon. I'm sure they are happy the combine missed some.

January 6th, 2013 6:40:06am

" Christmas Wreath "
Picture taken on Thursday from Wide Waters Park in Newark of a nearby house.

January 6th, 2013 6:35:45am
" Cold Beast "
Buffalo huddling in the snow to keep warm on Bauer-VanWickle Rd. in Lyons on Saturday.

January 5th, 2013 5:43:19pm

" Standing Guard "
I couldn't help but notice this squirrel in Phelps on Saturday afternoon. He was eating the frozen pumpkins we threw away in the fall. Here he looks like he is standing guard so the other squirrels in the area keep away from his find!

January 5th, 2013 3:37:28pm
" Clifton Ice Claw "
The winter sun formed a claw like ice sculpture on a roof in Clifton Springs on Saturday morning.

January 5th, 2013 3:06:38pm

" Seneca Knitting Mill "
This was taken on a dreary Saturday afternoon in Seneca Falls. Looking from downtown area across the canal at the former Seneca Knitting Mill.

January 5th, 2013 1:05:51pm
" Common Redpoll "
This male common redpoll graced my yard on Saturday morn in Ontario. These small finches sometimes winter in our area when their arctic tundra breeding grounds tell them to head to warmer climes.

January 5th, 2013 9:24:49am

" Profiling "
These squirrels can be obnoxious bullies but they can also make a nice photo. This was the scene on Friday in Farmington.

January 5th, 2013 7:37:49am
" Icy path to the Lighthouse "
An icy afternoon at Sodus Point after last week's snowstorm.

January 5th, 2013 7:22:42am

" A Photographer at Work "
Photographer, Tim Costello taking shots for a local photography show this in August at the Sodus Point Lighthouse at Sodus Point.

January 4th, 2013 2:10:30pm
" Pinned in Waterloo "
In the match against Wayne Central Eagles on Thursday night at Waterloo High School, it was a close when was sophomore Andrew Fegley turned the score around, 36-34, for the Indians by pinning his opponent.

January 3rd, 2013 9:38:41pm

" Me? "
Gull at Irondequoit Bay Outlet on Friday morning.

January 3rd, 2013 9:37:15pm
" Just Around The Corner "
Fence at Charlotte Beach on Friday morning.

January 2nd, 2013 10:36:24pm

" Snow Mare "
Khallera, my purebred Arabian mare takes wonderfully to my blanketing her. Something she told me she needed last winter when I first saw her shiver. This year I didn't wait to see that again. Though she looks more like Fuzzy Wuzzy Wuzza A Mare, her natural coat just wasn't quite enough for the lake effect snow and wind we get here in Ontario.

January 2nd, 2013 10:30:16pm
" Mina, Jingle GSD "
GSD = German Shepherd Dog, but Mina is really more like my LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor). She also gives me great reason to get out and enjoy the winter here in Ontario. Dogs are the best!

January 2nd, 2013 5:00:29pm

" Two For One "
I have been trying to catch these two on the suet at one time. Wednesday, I got them during a late afternoon snowfall in Farmington.

January 2nd, 2013 2:03:32pm
" Hector Falls "
Wednesday's morning sky cast a blue hue over Hector Falls in Schuyler County. The falls are only partially frozen.

January 2nd, 2013 2:01:47pm

" Ice on Southern Cayuga "
The boat launch at Taughannock Falls has a thin coating of ice partially covering the water. Mallard ducks were resting on the ice Wednesday morning.

January 2nd, 2013 1:47:35pm
" Winter Eve "
Both juniors at Wayne Central, Cassie & Austin won't let any winter doldrums set in as they enjoy an evening of snowfall in Ontario.

January 2nd, 2013 10:58:46am

" First Dinner of 2013 "
A black-capped chickadee doesn't mind having its portrait taken while dining at a backyard feeder in Benton, Yates county, on the first day of 2013.

January 2nd, 2013 10:57:25am
" A Long, Cold Walk "
On a cold and windy Sunday morning, the gas wells in Cayuga County are still maintained on a no matter the weather.

January 2nd, 2013 10:55:17am

" Garden Dedication "
Jennifer Dressing and son, Andrew, with Jim Snow at unveiling of rock at Waterloo Community Gardens dedicating the Waterloo Community Garden to Mr. Snow.

January 2nd, 2013 8:18:32am
" Tree of Ice "
This evergreen shrub is covered in ice. With temperatures dropping again all the melted snow turned to ice. Taken Wednesday morning near Ovid.

January 1st, 2013 9:39:23pm

" Blue Barn "
In Victor, the snow starting to subside on New Year's Eve.

January 1st, 2013 8:48:12pm
" The Widow Longtail "
She's got no mate and the season is still open. Taken at the Genesee River Outlet on Tuesday.

January 1st, 2013 5:28:31pm

" Winter Frolicking! "
Cassie & Mina making good of the blustery New Year's Day in Ontario. Happy 2013!

January 1st, 2013 11:54:25am
" Junco "
I always have trouble with photos of the Junco. Usually they are on the ground and it is difficult to get a clear shot of the eye as it blends in with the colors of the feathers. This from New Year's Day in our Farmington backydard.

January 1st, 2013 11:50:26am

" Carolina Wren "
New Year's Day in our Farmington backyard. Carolina Wren on the suet.

January 1st, 2013 10:45:22am
" Out With A Bang "
Fireworks at Bristol Mountain lit the sky and echoed in the valley as part of the New Year Celebration.

January 1st, 2013 10:05:15am

" Torchlight Parade "
The Torchlight Parade was part of the New Year's Celebration at Bristol Mountain Ski Resort.

January 1st, 2013 9:57:17am
" Happy New Year! "
Here's hoping no one is sick as a dog from from ringing in the New Year too strongly! Mina, my German Shepherd had no such problem but does look a little green. Perhaps because I decorated her and she doesn't want to play that way! I wish all the folks at FL1, and their community a new year filled with many blessings. Cheers to all for a good 2013! Local Network
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