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Posts Tagged ‘female’

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on July 10, 2014

Mountain Bluebird – Female

Here’s the female Mountain Bluebird from my trip to the east side of Mt. Hood on July 7, 2014.   In contrast to the male, the female’s blue color is almost all limited to its wings.  It was a very fun trip if you don’t count the swarms of flies that tried to e ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 7, 2011

Hooded Merganser with Meal

A female merganser makes a fish, a meal, at the Ridgefield NWR on Nov. 25, 2011. This photo won 2nd place in the 2012 Ridgefield NWR photo contest, put on by the Friends of Ridgefield NWR. Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on December 26, 2010

Red-winged Blackbird

This beautiful female Red-winged Blackbird posed nicely at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Apr. 2009.  Canon 40D, 1/250, f7.1, ISO400, 400mm, Canon 100-400mmL Lens, flash fill. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on October 26, 2010

“Stretch!”

A female House Finch reaches up for a berry morsel at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in December 2009.  The bird was in a shady area and it likely would not have turned out had I not used fill flash.  Taken with a Canon 40D, 1/250, f7.1, 400mm, ISO400, Canon 100-400L l ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on October 16, 2010

Common Yellowthroat – Female

This pretty female Common Yellowthroat took a little patience to finally capture at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in April 2010.  I waited about an hour for her to land on the right perch and it was well worth it!  Taken with the EOS 40D, 1/1000, f7.1, 400mm, ISO400, ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on October 10, 2010

Ms. S. Towhee

The Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is located just north of Ridgefield, WA, where there is a hiking trail over various terrain.  This is where I took this photo in March of 2010, not far from the entrance of the trail.  I recall hearing Towhee’s rus ... Continue Reading