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Posted in The Blog on February 6, 2012

Jan. 11, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (23 ...

I have to admit that I’ve been so busy working on my Digital Bird Photography articles that I’ve gotten way behind in my blog postings.  In fact, I don’t remember what the weather was like on January 11 at the refuge!  (I need to take better notes!)  But, by the look ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Rails and Coots on March 15, 2011

American Coot on Pink

Here’s an American Coot calmly moving through the pink algae that is prevalent at the Ridgefield National Wildlife refuge at certain times of the year.  I took this with a Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Rails and Coots on December 29, 2010

American Coot

Shot with a Canon 7D, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Rails and Coots on October 26, 2010

American Coot

A good-looking American Coot.  I’ve found that these birds require subdued light in order to get details on both the dark feathers and the white beak.  If it’s too bright of a day, it’s easy to get too bright of a beak and too dark on the feathers.   Taken ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on October 17, 2010

American Coot

At the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Feb. 2010.  Using the Canon EOS40D, 1/1250, f6.3, 400mm, ISO400, Canon 100-400mm lens. Continue Reading