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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 18, 2016

Duck Battle

Two ducks violently biting at each other Nov. 29, 2016, at the Ridgefield NWR.  This conflict lasted for a minute or so and might have looked better as a video.  Not sure if these are Pintails or Gadwalls, or?? Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 9:50 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on September 17, 2015

Morning Approach

Another flying duck taken Sep. 8, 2015, at Ridgefield, Wa.  This time I believe we have a female Northern Pintail checking out where she is going to land. (Thanks to Angie Vogel for the ID). Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, 500mm, 7:54 a.m. 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 The Blog on January 24, 2014

Dec. 5, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 11 Ima ...

Here’s a quick look at some Ridgefield NWR images I took on Dec. 5, 2013.  A cold icy day for the wildlife.  The refuge is a wondrous place to go on days like this. First up I came across a frosty Great Blue Heron for which I have a whole lot of respect.  His feet are in ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on August 6, 2012

June 6, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR ̵ ...

I didn’t see anything too exotic or out of the ordinary on today’s shoot but I had some nice light in the early morning hours.  It’s always good to see the young owls are doing well, too. [Be sure to click once on the thumbnails for a larger, more detailed view ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on July 19, 2011

Gadwall in Flight

A Gadwall does some “whiffling” as it makes its approach at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on July 11, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

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

Duck on Pink

I thought this Gadwall looked awesome against the reddish/pink algae.  Taken at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Feb 1. 2011, with a Canon 7D, f5.6, 1/500, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading