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Posted in Kingfishers on June 5, 2020

Belted Kingfisher from 2012

This is a Belted Kingfisher, shot in Nov. 2012. I remember it well because it was in a location of the Ridgefield NWR that I had never seen this species in before or since.  The tree he is perched in has long since fallen over.  The bird repeatedly dove into the water below and ... Continue Reading

Posted in Kingfishers on October 22, 2018

Branch with Bird

Oct. 19, 2018, at Ridgefield NWR.  Here’s a Belted Kingfisher that wouldn’t land where there was a clear shot, but I thought it turned out okay anyway. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4, ISO 320, 500mm, 1:09 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Kingfishers on October 12, 2018

Distracted

This is a shot from Aug. 4, 2016–a frame not published by me before–of a female Belted Kingfisher.  Taken at the Ridgefield NWR. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on July 18, 2018

A Personal Fav Kingfisher Shot

A shot from about three years ago of a male Belted Kingfisher at the Ridgefield NWR.   Continue Reading

Posted in Kingfishers on April 29, 2017

Pretty in Blue

A Belted Kingfisher poses at the Ridgefield NWR, April 26, 2017. LARGEVIEW! Canon 5D Mark III, 1/800, f5, ISO 2500, 500mm, 1:38 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Kingfishers on November 3, 2016

Water-drenched fish bird

A nice end to my day at the Ridgefield NWR, Oct. 28, 2016, was this female Belted Kingfisher, which allowed me about 4 minutes of shooting as it repeatedly landed on this perch, dove into the slough, and brought its catch back to the same branch.  I didn’t get any shots of ... Continue Reading

Posted in Kingfishers on August 14, 2016

New Hairdo

This Belted Kingfisher was stretching its wing at the same time the wind kicked up, giving it a unique hairdo.  Aug. 4, 2016, at Ridgefield, Wa. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 9:53 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Kingfishers on August 6, 2016

Fair Lady

A summer day at the Ridgefield NWR, August 4, 2016, where I was treated to a blast off of about 35 Great Egrets at one of the marsh areas.  But today’s shot is of a female Belted Kingfisher perched on a branch over a creek in the Ash tree forest.  I observed this bird wit ... Continue Reading

Posted in Kingfishers on July 5, 2016

Queenfisher

A female Belted Kingfisher stops for a few seconds on a branch over the water at the Ridgefield NWR, July 1, 2016. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, 500mm, 9:44 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Kingfishers on April 21, 2016

Kingfisher at Work

Here’s one more shot from my encounter with the Belted Kingfisher at the Ridgefield NWR on April 8, 2016.  Here he is checking out the fish in the slough along the road. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2000, f5, ISO 320, 500mm, 3:38 p.m. Continue Reading