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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 12, 2014

Wigeon Portrait

The common American Wigeon.  Photographed Dec. 2, 2014, at Ridgefield, Wa.       Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f8, ISO 1600, 1000mm, (500 + 2x) 11:14 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 10, 2014

Nov. 22, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 22 I ...

I’m so behind on posting my shots again!  This post covers my day at Ridgefield NWR on Nov. 22, 2013.  The temperature was cold by western Oregon/Washington standards—about 21 degrees F when I started shooting this morning.  That’s a heatwave for many of you ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 10, 2013

Nov. 3, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 24 Ima ...

Today, Nov. 3rd, is my first Sunday visit ever to the Ridgefield NWR.  So much was going on at home this week I wasn’t able to get here on a weekday.  I usually avoid weekends since there are usually more cars here.  Today was a pretty busy day and the cloudy, showery we ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 17, 2012

Jan. 6, 2012 – Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (15 p ...

Welcome back!  Hope everyone had a great New Year and is headed for a wonderful 2012!  I’m back with some Jan. 6 shots at the Ridgefield NWR, my first of the year.  The weather was typical–heavy overcast all day but it didn’t rain.  Fifteen shots made the cu ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 7, 2012

Dec. 16, 2011- Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (20 photos) ...

This is actually Part 2 of my Dec. 16, 2011, photo shoot since earlier I posted some raccoon/coyote photos (along with an accompanying story) from the same day’s shoot.  If you missed it, be sure to catch it here. I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year and that 2012 find ... Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 28, 2011

American Wigeon

These birds are typically very skittish but this one let me get pretty close.  Taken Dec. 16, 2011, at the Ridgefield NWR with my Canon 7D, 1/500, f5.6, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading