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Posted in The Blog on November 8, 2012

Nov. 2, 2012 – Ridgefield NWR – 33 Photos ...

Hi all!  I’m excited to be back with another installment of my photo shoots at Ridgefield NWR.  Today (11/2) was my first opportunity to get out and shoot with my new Canon 5D Mark III body.  It’s amazing how much this camera feels like a 7D although it may be a li ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on July 31, 2012

May 29, 2012 – Tue. – Tualatin River NWR & ...

This morning, May 29, I decided to do something different and drive over to the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge (TRNWR), in Sherwood, Oregon, instead of Ridgefield (my ‘home base’).  Both refuges are about the same driving distance (35 minutes) from my house. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on May 8, 2011

Videos: Wilson’s Snipe & Yellow-headed ...

Here are a couple of videos showing the calls of two birds, the Wilson’s Snipe and the Yellow-headed Blackbird.  Pay attention to the feet of the blackbird.  The interesting feather action, and the call of the blackbird is heard toward the end of the video. These were ... Continue Reading

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 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, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on May 2, 2011

I’m little, but I’m loud!”

A Yellow-headed Blackbird sings his “beautiful” song for me at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on April 29, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/250, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, fill flash. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on December 26, 2010

Red-winged Blackbird

This beautiful female Red-winged Blackbird posed nicely at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Apr. 2009.  Canon 40D, 1/250, f7.1, ISO400, 400mm, Canon 100-400mmL Lens, flash fill. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on October 17, 2010

Red-winged Blackbird – Female

Taken at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Oct. 12, 2010.  Canon EOS7D, 1/640, f7.1, 400mm, ISO2500, 0EV, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading