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

American Kestrel: Eye on the Prey 2

A second frame of this kestrel’s flight for his prey.  Taken at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Oct. 27, 2010.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/3200, f6.3, 400mm, ISO2000, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Rails and Coots on October 26, 2010

American Coot

A good-looking American Coot.  I’ve found that these birds require subdued light in order to get details on both the dark feathers and the white beak.  If it’s too bright of a day, it’s easy to get too bright of a beak and too dark on the feathers.   Taken ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on October 17, 2010

American Coot

At the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Feb. 2010.  Using the Canon EOS40D, 1/1250, f6.3, 400mm, ISO400, Canon 100-400mm lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on October 15, 2010

Goldfinch on Teasel

Early morning, Sep. 28, 2010, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge found me waiting in my vehicle for one of several American Goldfinches to land on a teasel within camera view.  It’s almost like they know where to land to make sure you haven’t got a clear sho ... Continue Reading