I haven’t been over to see them (yet?). But the birding world is agog over a very rare sighting on Chautauqua Lake: White Pelicans!
Check out this range map from Cornell:
Notice the total lack of color in New York State. Notice the distance from the colored areas to New York State… They simply shouldn’t be here. But they are.
Here is a photo from Jim Berry (President of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute) to prove it:
And now that I’m a birder, I get excited by things like this. Tee Hee…