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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 26, 2014

Holiday Goose

One of a gazillion Canada Geese on the Ridgefield NWR this year.  This one is probably of the Cackling variety based on its rounded head and shorter neck.  Photo taken Dec. 22, 2014. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f5, ISO 640, 500mm, 10:48 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 18, 2014

Blast Off!

This image shows just a portion of a goose blast off at the Ridgefield NWR on Dec. 14, 2014.      Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f5, ISO 500, 500mm, 12:58 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on May 17, 2013

May 9, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 43 New ...

In my previous posting (May 1), I went out to my local refuge and shot the 1.4x II extender attached to my Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  Today I took off the extender and used the bare 400mm f5.6L lens, which is my typical set up.  I’ll give the 1.4x III a try next time. It wa ... Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 9, 2012

Canada Goose over Ridgefield NWR

The Canada Goose is sometimes confused with the Cackling Goose, which is somewhat smaller.  In flight you can tell the difference by the length of the stretched out neck.  The Cackler’s neck is about one-half the length of the Canada Goose’s neck.   Photo captured ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on August 6, 2012

June 6, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR ̵ ...

I didn’t see anything too exotic or out of the ordinary on today’s shoot but I had some nice light in the early morning hours.  It’s always good to see the young owls are doing well, too. [Be sure to click once on the thumbnails for a larger, more detailed view ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on May 22, 2012

Apr. 5, 2012 – Thur. – Ridgefield NWR (24 ...

Returning now to share another batch of wildlife shots I took at Ridgefield NWR in SW Washington state, Apr. 5, 2012.  Glad you could take a few minutes to visit The Blog! Here I’m near post #7 & 8.  Off to the left there is a Canada Goose all by his lonesome.  With ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 17, 2012

Jan. 6, 2012 – Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (15 p ...

Welcome back!  Hope everyone had a great New Year and is headed for a wonderful 2012!  I’m back with some Jan. 6 shots at the Ridgefield NWR, my first of the year.  The weather was typical–heavy overcast all day but it didn’t rain.  Fifteen shots made the cu ... Continue Reading