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Posts Tagged ‘cattail’

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 9, 2015

American Kestrel on Cattail

It was a really nice day weather-wise at the Ridgefield NWR today, Nov. 9, 2015.  There was an ‘odd’ American Kestrel there between markers #11 & 13 that would perch on all natural perches (can you imagine that?) along the side of the road as I slowly approached ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on April 22, 2011

“Looking North”

A Common Yellowthroat does a wren-like pose as he holds tightly to a cattail at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.  Taken Apr. 19, 2011, with a Canon 7D, 1/400, f5.6, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, fill flash. Update: This image was awarded “Honorable Mention” ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on October 23, 2010

Song Sparrow Glow

This sometimes underrated bird was perched on a cattail at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, backed by a bright yellowish/green glow.  Many times I end up trashing shots where the background is much brighter than the bird.  I ended up liking the color of the background a ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on October 17, 2010

Marsh Wren on Cattail

A Marsh Wren in early morning light taken at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Oct. 2010.  Taken with the Canon 7D, 1/640, f7.1, 400mm, ISO320, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading