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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 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

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 5, 2020

Ready to Rumble!

I had a fun visit to the Ridgefield NWR, March 4, 2020, with mostly sunny skies.  This seemed to be ‘soaring eagles’ day.  Many mature birds and juvies were soaring high out of the reach of my camera during the day.  But they did perch in trees at times and I found ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 29, 2020

Bald Eagles Calling Out

This is a different frame from my Feb. 2, 2020, shoot at the Ridgefield NWR, of the Bald Eagle pair in a tree–this time both birds are calling out. (Please excuse the heavy crop; this pair was over 400 feet away). Canon 5D Mark IV, 1/3200, f6.3, ISO 320, 700mm, 3:21 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 15, 2020

National Bird in Flight

A pretty look at a Bald Eagle making its way across the skies of the Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 2, 2020. Canon 5D Mark IV, 1/3200, f6.3, ISO 320, 700mm, 2:55 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 28, 2020

Juvie Bald Eagle

Jan. 26, 2020, driving through the woods at the Ridgefield NWR, spotted a juvenile Bald Eagle with its head protruding out of the tree branches.  About 50 feet distance. Canon 5D Mark IV, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on August 16, 2019

Meal on the Fly

A shot taken 3 years ago at the Ridgefield NWR. A Bald Eagle eating its prey on the fly. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 4000, 500mm.   Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on April 12, 2019

Peek-a-boo!

Here’s another Bald Eagle shot from my Feb. 19, 2019, photo shoot at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 3:01 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on April 8, 2019

Take me away, Calgon!

Feb. 19, 2019 – Ridgefield NWR.  This immature Bald Eagle was perched on this old post for well over an hour.  My hope was that the bird would decide to fly toward me.  After 10 minutes, it flew down to the base of the diagonal board and proceeded to take a bath.  Unfor ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 4, 2019

Eagle Attack – Photo #3

This is the 3rd photo I’m posting of the attack on an immature Bald Eagle by the mature bird, taken at the Ridgefield NWR on Feb. 19, 2019.  Here the two birds are falling downward after impact, as the adult has turned upside down and has grasped the youngster’s righ ... Continue Reading