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Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 5, 2012

Ridgefield Raptor

A shot taken Feb. 3, 2012, at the Ridgefield NWR.  I used my Canon 7D, 1/640, f6.3, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  The sun was actually behind the bird and you can see the glow of the sun through the bill. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 17, 2011

Dec. 9, 2011- Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (11 photos)

A super day, weather-wise, greeted me at the Ridgefield NWR this morning as I arrived around sun up (about 8 a.m.).  Surprisingly, there was little fog and more blue sky than I’ve seen at the refuge in a long time. I had received an email and a call yesterday (Dec. 8 ) fro ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 7, 2011

The Eagle and the Falcon

Here, a Bald Eagle is harassed by a Peregrine Falcon over Rest Lake at the Ridgefield NWR, on Nov. 25, 2011.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/2500, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 7, 2011

Nov. 25, 2011- Fri. – Ridgefield NWR – Par ...

I visited the Ridgefield NWR again today and arrived at sun up.  The weather was supposed to be sunny but not until after a few hours of fog and low clouds.  Once these cleared away it was pretty nice shooting. [At the end of this post I have written a short “review” ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 14, 2011

Oct. 26, 2011- Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (25 photos) ...

Welcome back! It was still pretty dark when I pulled into the parking lot of the Ridgefield NWR today–about 7:00 a.m.  For many shots, I used ISO800 or higher today, except on a few select shots when the sun tried to peak through the heavy overcast.  Not the greatest day ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 9, 2011

Oct. 4, 2011- Tue. – Ridgefield NWR

I made another afternoon trip up to the Ridgefield NWR today knowing that the weather would probably not cooperate.  None of the days this week looked very good weather-wise so I just picked one.  I arrived just a little past noon and stayed until about 5:30 p.m.  The first th ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 3, 2011

Bald Eagle Dive

A Bald Eagle takes a dive at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Feb. 25, 2011.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO250, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 7, 2011

Magnificent Eagles 2

This is one more of the frames taken when the mature eagle flew in and knocked the immature bird off of the bare perch.  Taken at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 1, 2011, using a Canon 7D, f5.6, 1/1600, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 5, 2011

Bald Eagle In Flight

This Bald Eagle flew within about 30 feet of me on Feb. 1, 2011, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.  Taken with a Canon 7D, f7.1, 1/2500, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 5, 2011

Anticipation

This late-immature Bald Eagle is excited for the arrival of a companion bird.  Taken at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 1, 2011.  I used a Canon 7D, f5.6, 1/800, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading