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Posted in The Blog on February 18, 2012

Jan. 27, 2012 – Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (20 ...

Greetings all!  I’m here with the 27th of January’s episode of my Ridgefield photo shoots.  I arrived at sun up and the refuge greeted me with fairly heavy fog–fog that did not really lift all day.  There were spots on the refuge where the fog would clear up ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 2, 2012

“Hangin’ On!”

A beautiful Peregrine Falcon hangs onto a perch at the Ridgefield NWR on Jan. 27, 2012.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. 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 Videos on November 1, 2011

Peregrine Falcon video #1

This beautiful Peregrine Falcon has been hanging around the Ridgefield NWR for several months and seems to call the refuge ‘home.’ Usually perched at far distances, the bird has recently been spotted on a perch just off the auto tour road–well within the reach ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 29, 2011

“Do you like this side?”

A Peregrine Falcon giving me a cute pose at the Ridgefield NWR on Oct. 17, 2011.  I used my Canon 7D, 1/500, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, with fill flash. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 23, 2011

Staring Contest

This Peregrine Falcon posed nicely for me at the Ridgefield NWR, Oct. 17, 2011.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 21, 2011

Oct. 13, 2011- Thur. – Ridgefield NWR

I headed up to the Ridgefield NWR today on the ‘promise’ that the weather would be at least partially sunny.  After all, sun filtered by thin clouds can be a bird photographer’s dream for many types of shots.  Low and behold, the sky was blanketed with a thick ... 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 17, 2011

“Anybody got a towel?”

This American Kestrel looks fed up with the rain at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.  Taken on March 17, 2011, with a Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO1250, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading