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Posted in Woodpeckers on August 22, 2018

See the frog in this photo?

This is probably the most surprising image I have taken in my almost 11-year run as a bird photographer.  Dec. 23, 2009, at the Ridgefield NWR, I remember it clearly.  I had only been shooting birds for a year or so and was excited to see this Downy Woodpecker just outside my t ... Continue Reading

Posted in Woodpeckers on September 21, 2015

Downy at the Carty Unit

I mentioned in my previous post that I was surprised when I showed up at the Ridgefield NWR River ‘S’ Unit, Sep. 18, at sun up, and the gates were closed until noon due to an emergency repair of the railroad crossing at the access bridge. ¬†Disappointed, I had to weig ... Continue Reading