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Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 29, 2020

Bald Eagles Calling Out

This is a different frame from my Feb. 2, 2020, shoot at the Ridgefield NWR, of the Bald Eagle pair in a tree–this time both birds are calling out. (Please excuse the heavy crop; this pair was over 400 feet away). Canon 5D Mark IV, 1/3200, f6.3, ISO 320, 700mm, 3:21 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Shorebirds on April 5, 2017

Snipe on Moss, Calling Out

While driving the Ridgefield NWR auto tour route, April 4, 2017, I spotted this Wilson’s Snipe fly across the road in front of me and land on a mossy log near water’s edge.  The bird then began loudly calling out.  This set of circumstances doesn’t happen ofte ... Continue Reading

Posted in Shorebirds on July 4, 2014

Singing in the Rain

June 26, 2014, I approached this Wilson’s Snipe in my truck, which was standing in the middle of the gravel road at the Ridgefield NWR.  It allowed me to get relatively close as it vocalized in the rain.  I pushed ISO to 3200 so I could stop down a bit to f5, which gave m ... Continue Reading