This year I discovered that Ithaca is an important rest point for migrating birds. This is not based on anything but my own very limited observations. You just see them everywhere, especially on the lake. And a few days ago, right after the first snow (yey!) I met a bunch of ducks heading for grocery shopping at Wegmans. I found it funny. Check out yourself:
And yes, you read correctly, it was after the first snow:
I apologize for the quality of the pictures. They were taken by mobile phone. It was one of those times when you are really sorry for not having a decent camera with you.