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Archive for August, 2018

Posted in Woodpeckers on August 22, 2018

See the frog in this photo?

This is probably the most surprising image I have taken in my almost 11-year run as a bird photographer.  Dec. 23, 2009, at the Ridgefield NWR, I remember it clearly.  I had only been shooting birds for a year or so and was excited to see this Downy Woodpecker just outside my t ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on August 11, 2018

An August 11 Bird

Taken exactly 3 years ago today, Aug. 11, 2015, at the Ridgefield NWR.  The female Common Yellowthroat, for me, has been typically harder to find and shoot than the males. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1000, f4.5, ISO 320, 500mm, 7:48 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on August 4, 2018

Feeding Time

Barn Swallow feeding time at the Ridgefield NWR, July 2015. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4.5, ISO 500, 500mm Continue Reading