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Archive for December 12th, 2017

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 12, 2017

Predator at Dusk

A Northern Harrier makes one of her last sweeps of the day over the fields of the Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 11, 2017, as the sun was near setting. LARGEVIEW! Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4, ISO 160, 500mm, 4:17 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on December 12, 2017

Eagle Attack!

Image of a Great Blue Heron being harassed by an immature Bald Eagle.  Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 11, 2017.  I drove up to this heron about 50 feet away, as it looked like it was just about ready to catch something in the grass.  Sure enough a few seconds later it had nabbed a vole, ... Continue Reading