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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

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 27, 2019

Calling for Mate

At the Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 19, 2019, I came across this magnificent Bald Eagle while driving through the wooded area of the refuge.  It was less than a hundred feet away and not very high up in the tree.  Here its calling out to its mate. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 100 ... Continue Reading

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