Posted by: David Giacalone | February 14, 2018

Valentine flamingos return to the Stockade

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 The mysterious Stockade Valentine Flamingo Tradition continues at Lawrence Circle. The following photographs were taken slightly before midnight on February 14, 2018.  When the sun is up and throughout the day today, the 2018 Flamingo Visitation will be further documented and presented below.

. . enjoy the good weather and stop by Lawrence Circle for Valentine’s Day 2018. Don’t dally, as most years they depart a couple hours after dark. . 

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. . 3:00 PM: a second visit to capture the blue skies was well worth it; see photos and the 2nd Slideshow below . .





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. . Happy Valentine’s Day from “suns along the Mohawk”, Lawrence, his Flamingo Sweethearts, and the Historic Stockade . . 


SPECIAL THANKS to Christina Erne and Steve Caporizzo of STORM TRACKER 10, from News10, Albany NY, for featuring the Stockade Valentine Flamingos on this evening’s broadcasts, and letting Christina spend a couple hours at Lawrence Circle.




  1. What a fun and lovely tradition! We all need some bright pink on winter days!

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