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Archive for December, 2018

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 28, 2018

Falcon

Another shot from my Dec. 7, 2018, trip to the Ridgefield NWR.  This Peregrine Falcon stayed on this branch for the longest time.  Only bad part was the distance from the bird–about 400 feet.  Picture is not for zooming in. 🙂 Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, 500 ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on December 22, 2018

Raccoon’s Lunch

A raccoon grabs a quick lunch, Dec. 7, 2018, at the Ridgefield NWR.  This one was with three other raccoons all looking for food at the water’s edge. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, 500mm, 12:09 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on December 13, 2018

Harrier and Rodent

A Nov. 13, 2018, shot of a Northern Harrier tending to its prey at Rest Lake on the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1000, 500mm, 12:56 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Woodpeckers on December 9, 2018

Sapsucker too close

I visited the Ridgefield NWR on Dec. 8, 2018 and was stopped on the road, taking shots of chickadees in trees outside the driver’s-side window, when a pair of Red-breasted Sapsuckers landed on the trunk of one of the trees.  Unfortunately, the birds were “too close&# ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on December 6, 2018

Juvenile Red-tail

Here’s another shot of an immature Red-tailed Hawk from Nov. 13, 2018, at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 2:22 p.m. Continue Reading