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Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on May 5, 2011

Red-winged Blackbird on Green

An almost full-frame shot of this blackbird at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Apr. 29, 2011.  Canon 7D, 1/640, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, with flash fill. Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on May 5, 2011

Burglar on Cattail

The Common Yellowthroat has some of the most striking markings.  I photographed this male on Apr. 19, 2011, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge using a Canon 7D, 1/400, f5.6, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, with fill flash. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on May 5, 2011

Great Horned Owlet

One of two fledgling Great Horned Owls on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, taken Apr. 29, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/250, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, with flash fill. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on May 5, 2011

Yellow-headed Blackbird Portrait

There’s one stretch of road at the Ridgfield National Wildlife Refuge where this Yellow-headed Blackbird has decided to call home.  The bird rarely leaves the cattails on the right side of the road making the bird a dream to photograph from one’s vehicle.  In this s ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on May 5, 2011

Handsome Cinnamon Teal Portrait

This is one of many Cinnamon Teals that I spotted at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Apr. 19, 2011.  The duck was so close I could not get it all in the frame so I cropped it down to a head shot.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/640, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on May 5, 2011

Mallard with water-covered head

I spotted this Mallard doing some rinsing off as it repeatedly dipped its head under water and allowed the water to run off its head in a smooth motion.  This shot was taken just as the head was lifted up out of the water.  Note the smooth sheeting coat the water has left on th ... Continue Reading