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Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 16, 2018

Out of the Mud

A 3-year-old Bald Eagle lifts off from the mud at the Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 16, 2018. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1600, 500mm, 2:15 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 30, 2018

Light Red-tail

A Jan. 22, 2018, shot of a light colored Red-tailed Hawk in the field at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/2000, f4, ISO 500, 500mm, 2:42 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on January 4, 2018

Flying By

A November 28, 2017, shot of a Great Egret as it flies close above me at the Ridgefield NWR. LARGEVIEW! Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 2:38 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 24, 2017

Wings Down

A couple of weeks ago I posted this Northern Harrier at sunset with its wings up.  I may even like this one with its wings down better.  Either way, a wonderful bird to capture at Ridgefield NWR.  Taken Dec. 11, 2017. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4, ISO 160, 500mm, 4:17 p.m. LAR ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 19, 2017

Take Off

A Red-tailed Hawk launches from its perch at the Ridgefield NWR, Nov. 20, 2017. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/500, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 5:05 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 13, 2017

Twelve O’Clock High

A Red-tailed Hawk takes a look my way as it flies overhead, October 27, 2017, at the Ridgefield NWR, in Washington state. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/3200, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 1:36 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 24, 2017

Under the Radar

This Red-tailed Hawk just took off from a grassy area at the Ridgefield NWR, October 16, 2017. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/2000, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 2:47 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 19, 2017

Hawk’s Return

An October 16, 2017, shot of a Red-tailed Hawk in flight at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5d Mark III, 1/2000, f4, ISO 320, 500mm, 12:49 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on September 30, 2017

Harrier

A September 29, 2017, shot of a male Northern Harrier in flight just as the sun was setting.  This was my last shot of the day, hand-held and from a distance, so IQ is not the best.  But I’m lucky to see a male a couple times a year so I was excited to get this fellow. Ca ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on August 24, 2017

Barn Swallow Feeding

An August 23, 2017, shot of a juvenile Barn Swallow being fed by its parent.  This little one was one of four perched on the chain waiting their turn.  Ridgefield NWR. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 800, 500mm, 5:56 p.m. Continue Reading