Category Archives: Animals

Eastern Bluebird

It was a windy, cold Spring day when I visited the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge near Seneca Falls, New York last week.  The Wildlife Drive was not completely open yet with a turn around and two way traffic on a … Continue reading

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Snow Geese in Flight

We can lift ourselves out of ignorance, we can find ourselves as creatures of excellence and intelligence and skill. We can be free! We can learn to fly!       — From Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach I … Continue reading

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View 271: Snow Birds

In upstate New York, many people refer to Snow Birds as the Canadian people who travel through the state in the Spring after spending the winter in Florida and other points south.  There is another kind of snow bird who … Continue reading

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Mind of a Young Elephant

I know animals do not act like humans.  I know they do things for their own reasons mostly having to do with food and propagation of the species.  However, it is hard not to imagine this young elephant was doing what … Continue reading

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View 263: Familiar Faces

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York is running their annual January Winter Photo Contest.  People with a camera and a coupon (see link for details) can get free admission into the zoo.  They have cut the regular admission … Continue reading

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