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Archive for November, 2019

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 16, 2019

Over The Shoulder

Most of the day at the refuge, Nov. 16, 2019, was dark from heavy overcast, and a little rain.  But this American Kestrel gave me an over the shoulder pose while perched on a tree over-hanging the road. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f4, ISO 500, 500mm, 2:15 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 7, 2019

“Look what I caught”

Here’s a shot of an American Kestrel at the top of a tree, munching on a snack.  Taken at the Ridgefield NWR, November 2, 2019. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2500, f4, ISO 320, 500mm, 12:55 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 4, 2019

RTH on a Fall Day

Nov. 2, 2019, was my first wildlife photo outing in almost 8 months.  It was good to get out again at the Ridgefield NWR.  I thought I’d make my first post from today’s shoot the obligatory hawk on a sign shot. This Juvie Red-tailed Hawk was busy munching on somethi ... Continue Reading