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Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 3, 2019

Eagle at Dusk

Bald Eagle at dusk, January 30, 2019, Ridgefield NWR. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 500, 500mm, 4:57 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 31, 2019

Concentration

I saw a couple of mature Bald Eagles today, Jan. 30, 2019, at the Ridgefield NWR and also at least three immature birds.  This mature bird had its eyes on something as it begins its launch from a tree. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2000, f4, ISO 160, 500mm, 12:05 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 6, 2019

Bald Eagle at Dusk

A Nov. 30, 2014 shot of a Bald Eagle near dusk, at the Ridgefield NWR.  This eagle’s mate was also in the tree on a different branch. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO 800, 700mm (500 + 1.4x), 4:00 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on June 23, 2018

Eagle Skirmish from the past

It looked like mom & dad were trying to teach this young one a lesson when I caught these Bald Eagles having a family quarrel at the Ridgefield NWR back in December of 2014. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, ISO 1600, 500mm, 9:25 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on May 27, 2018

Eagle on a clear day

A May 21, 2018, shot of a Bald Eagle on a clear day at the Ridgefield NWR.  This is what has been coined the “perch tree” at the refuge and is about 400 feet off the road. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/4000, f4, ISO 320, 500mm, 2:50 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on April 27, 2018

Regal Eagle

I was at about the right distance for a full frame shot of this Bald Eagle at the Ridgefield NWR, March 12, 2018. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2000, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 10:21 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 11, 2018

Curiosity

A lovely mature Bald Eagle in a tree at the Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 23, 2018. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1600, 500mm, 3:01 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on March 10, 2018

Low Flying Eagle

Please check out the LARGEVIEW of this Bald Eagle in flight, taken at the Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 23, 2018.  This is a different frame from the close up shot I posted on Feb. 24th. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 500, 500mm, 12:12 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 24, 2018

Eye Contact

Visiting the Ridgefield NWR, February 23, 2018, I was parked in my truck with my sights on two mature, perched bald eagles.  One was in a tree about 600 feet north and the other about 600 yards northwest.  My hope was that one of them would fly toward me in the “not-too-d ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 16, 2018

Out of the Mud

A 3-year-old Bald Eagle lifts off from the mud at the Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 16, 2018. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1600, 500mm, 2:15 p.m. Continue Reading