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Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on March 19, 2016

Almost Spring Starling

It’s been a couple of weeks but I finally got out to the Ridgefield NWR for the day on March 18, 2016.  The weather was quite nice with light clouds filtering the sun for much of the day.  Today’s picture is of a European Starling on some new growth twigs.  These b ... Continue Reading

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on June 28, 2014

Sometimes it pays off to get down and dirty!

A muddy and wet European Starling displays its prize catch at the rainy Ridgefield NWR, June 26, 2014.   Canon 5D Mark III, 1/800, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on April 2, 2014

Mar. 21, 2014 – Ridgefield NWR – 40 Im ...

Hi again, everybody!  I’m so far behind in getting posts up on The Blog that I am skipping forward to my March 21, 2014, photo shoot at the Ridgefield NWR, where I clicked off about a thousand frames and ended up with 40 shots to share. Regarding the LensAlign MkII AF cali ... Continue Reading

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on September 17, 2013

Starling with Berries

A European Starling lights momentarily near some berries at the Ridgefield NWR, Sep. 9, 2013.  Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1000, 500mm. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on September 14, 2013

Sep. 9, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 22 Ne ...

Continuing now with some more wildlife shots taken at Ridgefield on Sep. 9, 2013.  Had a decent day as far as variety goes but no lifers.  I took some shots with the 500 alone and some shots coupled with the 1.4x III extender. Let’s start off with a Great Egret that just ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on May 17, 2013

May 9, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 43 New ...

In my previous posting (May 1), I went out to my local refuge and shot the 1.4x II extender attached to my Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  Today I took off the extender and used the bare 400mm f5.6L lens, which is my typical set up.  I’ll give the 1.4x III a try next time. It wa ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on March 21, 2012

European Starling

A Starling lands on a refuge sign at Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 3, 2012.  Canon 7D, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on March 13, 2012

Feb. 3, 2012 – Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (28 P ...

I’m back with another photo shoot at Ridgefield NWR.  It’s been a while since my last blog post–just too many projects going on right now.  This was a very active day at the refuge and that big, yellow ball in the sky (I think they call it the sun) was actuall ... Continue Reading