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Archive for August, 2020

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on August 24, 2020

Immature Bald Eagle Calling Out

A January 15, 2016, image of an immature Bald Eagle as it was devouring its lunch, likely a Coot.  Taken at the Ridgefield NWR in Washington State. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1000, 500mm, 12:50 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on August 17, 2020

Short-eared Owl at Dusk

Here’s another image from my Jan. 15, 2016, visit to the Ridgefield NWR.  This Short-eared Owl paid the refuge a visit near dusk.  I like that the bird is at camera level as I shot from my vehicle.  It’s really a treat to see these owls at Ridgefield, and this bird ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on August 16, 2020

Juvenile Bald Eagle after meal

Taken Jan. 15, 2016, at the Ridgefield NWR, this young Bald Eagle had just finished his Coot meal, and lifting off. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1000, 500mm, 1:00 p.m. Continue Reading