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Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on May 8, 2018

Sushi for Lunch

Ridgefield NWR, May 2, 2018, a Great Blue Heron secures an afternoon snack. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f5, ISO 400, 500mm, 4:21 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on May 2, 2018

Sparrow with Catch

A March 30, 2018, shot of a Song Sparrow that had just caught a snack. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 1:49 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 29, 2018

Yum

A Northern Harrier swallows the last bite of its dinner at the Ridgefield NWR, March 5, 2018. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 3:30 p.m.   Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 27, 2018

Breakfast is served

A Red-tailed Hawk eats breakfast in the mixed sunlight of the forest at the Ridgefield NWR, March 12, 2018. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, 500mm, 9:28 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on April 5, 2016

Transferring the Goods

A shot from January 15, 2016, at the Ridgefield NWR.  The immature Bald Eagle is transferring the catch from its talons to its bill while in flight.  Thanks for viewing! LARGEVIEW! Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 4000, 500mm, 9:22 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on August 15, 2014

“I got one, I got one!”

As  I mentioned in my prior post of a juvenile Northern Harrier, Crow Chaser, many of the fields at the Ridgefield NWR had recently been mowed and baled.  The bales made perfect spots for Red-tailed Hawks to perch and wait for voles and mice to make deadly mistakes in the low-c ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 9, 2010

High Key Osprey with Catch

As a prize for one of my photos being recognized in a local photo contest, I was given access to the Dairy Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge for a day.  A short drive back into the unit stands a tower built for Ospeys to nest on.  This is a shot of a parent bringi ... Continue Reading