Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

Archive for March, 2020

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on March 21, 2020

Red-winged Flyer

Here’s another Red-winged Blackbird in flight, taken March 4, 2020, at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark IV, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1600, 500mm, 5:37 p.m., no crop Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 11, 2020

Harrier at Sunset

Northern Harrier, at sunset, in flight as it passes me by, cobwebs and all, at the Ridgefield NWR.  March 4, 2020. Canon 5D Mark IV, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1600, 500mm, 5:33 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on March 6, 2020

Nature’s Symmetry in Flight

This image was the last I took as the sun was setting on March 4, 2020, at the Ridgefield NWR.  About 90 minutes before the shot, I parked at the south end of the refuge where the sun began setting behind my camera as I waited in my vehicle.  Any creature that approached within ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 5, 2020

Ready to Rumble!

I had a fun visit to the Ridgefield NWR, March 4, 2020, with mostly sunny skies.  This seemed to be ‘soaring eagles’ day.  Many mature birds and juvies were soaring high out of the reach of my camera during the day.  But they did perch in trees at times and I found ... Continue Reading