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Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on September 1, 2011

Non-breeding Male American Goldfinch

I found this American Goldfinch at the Ridgefield NWR on Aug. 19, 2011.  I particularly liked the pose this fellow gave me as well as the background colors, which seem to complement the bird’s colors.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/400, f6.3, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, a ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on July 14, 2011

American White Pelican in Flight

A relatively rare sighting for me at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, this enormous bird was one of about 35 that had landed at the refuge on July 11, 2011.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/2500, f5.6, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on June 28, 2011

A Forest Home

At Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, OR, on May 26, 2011.  This park has wonderful greenery to capture birds in.  This American Robin gave me a nice pose.  Taken using a Canon 7D, 1/250, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 17, 2011

“Anybody got a towel?”

This American Kestrel looks fed up with the rain at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.  Taken on March 17, 2011, with a Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO1250, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Rails and Coots on March 15, 2011

American Coot on Pink

Here’s an American Coot calmly moving through the pink algae that is prevalent at the Ridgefield National Wildlife refuge at certain times of the year.  I took this with a Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 5, 2011

American Kestrel in Morning Light

A plump American Kestrel sits atop a speed limit sign at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 1, 2011.  Canon 7D, f6.3, 1/1250, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on February 1, 2011

Bittern Hunting Frog

I was out on the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge Jan. 26, 2011, and took a video of this efficient hunter catching an unfortunate frog.  Shot with my Canon 7D and Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Bittern Hunting Frog from Dennis Davenport on Vimeo. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Rails and Coots on December 29, 2010

American Coot

Shot with a Canon 7D, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 8, 2010

American Kestrel Portrait

This male American Kestrel was comfortable letting me approach in my vehicle to within about ten feet of the sign he was perched on.  Taken at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Nov. 29, 2010 using a Canon 7D, 1/500, f6.3, ISO1600, +2/3 EV, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 1, 2010

Eye on the Prey

The first of two frames of this kestrel leaving his perch to catch an unfortunate victim.  Taken at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Oct. 27, 2010 using a Canon 7d, 1/2500, f6.3, 400mm, ISO2000, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading