The Travels of Tug 44


Snow Bunting






Snow Buntings are small birds, related to the Sparrow, which they resemble. They are sociable birds, seen mostly in flocks of a few dozen up to a hundred or more.   high-res



Their diet consists of seeds and berries. They live and breed in the Arctic, and winter in the northern USA, including my town of Fort Edward NY.   high-res



This bunch is dining on a handful of bird seed thrown by the side of the road. With such a bonanza, there's lots of pushing and shoving and often one will lift off briefly and settle down again.   high-res



This Snow Bunting is telling you how great the bird seed is! :)   high-res



In this shot, they all take off at once, and they are masters at synchronized flying ... they never crash together.

The Snow Bunting, one of the cutest little birdies in the North Country.   high-res



Erie Canal   -   Champlain Canal   -   Hudson River   -   Canal History

  Lighthouses   -   Canal Corp Boats   -   Tugboats & Trawlers


Tug 44 Home Page