Easter wonders of the Great Vly

Bird-watching fanatic Corey Finger, a Saugerties ex-pat who now lives in New York City, spent his Easter morning tromping around the swamp. He got some great bird photos and a shot of a tree-dwelling porcupine:

I went for a drive to the Great Vly, a large swamp on the border of Ulster and Greene Counties, and enjoyed the dawn there, surrounded by Tree Swallows and Red-winged Blackbirds and Wood Ducks and Eastern Bluebirds and Common Grackles and Ring-necked Ducks and I could go on like this for quite some time.