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Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on May 15, 2018

American Goldfinch

An American Goldfinch hanging out at the Ridgefield NWR, May 2, 2018. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1000, 500mm, 3:13 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on September 13, 2015

Goldfinch in Teasel Forest

An American Goldfinch hunts for seed in the teasel at the Ridgefield NWR, Sep. 8, 2015.  In the interest of full disclosure, the teasel the bird is perched on had an out of focus stem running in front of the teasel top in the original RAW photo.  I replaced that teasel top with ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on July 25, 2015

Bright Summer Goldfinch

About once every couple of years (or less) I’ll be sitting in my truck with my camera, at the Ridgefield NWR shooting one bird at a distance, when suddenly, another bird will fly right in front of me and land on a bush that is less than 15 feet away, just outside my truck w ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 24, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 17 Im ...

Hello again!  It’s been over 3 weeks since I posted my last blog entry.  Sorry about that–it’s been a busy December at our house.   Today I’m working on images I made at Ridgefield NWR on Nov. 20, 2013.   Let’s get to the pictures on this bright, ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 27, 2013

Oct. 18, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 23 I ...

Well, this is my first wildlife shoot since the Ridgefield NWR re-opened due to the government shutdown (which I don’t even want to think about let alone talk about!)  I’d much rather talk about photographing birds and other wildlife, which is what I plan to do here. ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 12, 2013

Oct. 10, 2013 – Salish Ponds Wetland Park, F ...

It’s October 10, and my ‘home’ wildlife refuge is still closed to the public.  I couldn’t go any longer without getting out and shooting, so I asked my daughter, Kimi, if she would go shooting with me at a wildlife area that is just minutes from my home, ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on September 14, 2013

Sep. 9, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 22 Ne ...

Continuing now with some more wildlife shots taken at Ridgefield on Sep. 9, 2013.  Had a decent day as far as variety goes but no lifers.  I took some shots with the 500 alone and some shots coupled with the 1.4x III extender. Let’s start off with a Great Egret that just ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on August 30, 2013

Aug. 27, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 16 Ne ...

Returning now with some images from Aug. 27, 2013, taken at the Ridgefield NWR in Washington state.  The weather was somewhat cloudy but warm. I’m starting off today with a River Otter that I spotted about 50 feet from the road.  It was busy swimming around, obviously hun ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on July 31, 2013

May 20, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 21 Ne ...

Well, it’s been almost 2 months since my last blog post describing my shooting day!  After an update to WordPress back in May, I was unable to upload images to my website.  I contacted both my host and WordPress –neither had the answer.  I even looked into getting ... Continue Reading