We have Mink!

I was in my boat a couple of days ago, coming through the cut between Snake and Coyote Islands in The Oxbow, when I noticed a small animal swimming across from one island to the other. As I got closer I got a really good look and peered into this really cute little face. By the time I realised I should be taking photos, this little guy was swimming away from me, so I wasn’t able to photograph his face.mink

However, a quick search on Wiki soon confirmed that this was indeed a mink.

I found a better photo on the NYS Parks website


Cute eh!   And he’s a regular here too.  It’s so good to see that these native animals are doing well in this area.



One thought on “We have Mink!

  1. I’ve seen mink along the canal a few times this summer & last! Cute critters, and fairly bold…they are not bothered by people or boats.


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