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Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on November 25, 2017

Curious Sparrow

A Nov. 20, 2017 shot of a Golden-crowned Sparrow at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2500, 500 mm, 2:44 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on April 16, 2016

Golden-crowned Sparrow

I took an opportunity April 13, 2016, to get down on the ground for this shot of the Golden-crowned Sparrow, taken at the Ridgefield NWR photo blind parking lot. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1000, 500mm, 10:47 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on February 13, 2014

Dec. 16, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 13 Im ...

Okay, here’s a quick rundown of some shots I took Dec. 16, 2013, at Ridgefield NWR.  It was ‘dark’ and foggy and I didn’t stay very long, which is very unlike me.  Conditions were poor for photography and wildlife activity was at a lower level than usual ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 25, 2013

Nov. 4, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 39 ima ...

Today’s shots are from Nov. 4th, 2013, when the weather was gray, cloudy, and showery.  I’m using a mixture of focal lengths today–some 500mm, 700mm, and 1000mm.  At the end of the day, it got dark very early due to the thick cloud cover and I tried some high ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on June 21, 2012

May 2, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (19 ne ...

It’s May and visitors are now allowed to exit their vehicles at the refuge but still must stay on or near the road in most cases. I had heard that the Great Horned Owlets have fledged and was anxious to see if I could spot them.  It’s nice to know that we can now ste ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on April 4, 2012

Feb. 15, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (25 ...

  Welcome to another cloudy winter day in the Pacific Northwest.  Today, Feb. 15, I’m back at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge to continue my quest for pictures of wildlife in the wild.  Glad you are able to join me! My first stop is between posts #5 & 6, ... Continue Reading

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 The Blog on January 7, 2012

Dec. 16, 2011- Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (20 photos) ...

This is actually Part 2 of my Dec. 16, 2011, photo shoot since earlier I posted some raccoon/coyote photos (along with an accompanying story) from the same day’s shoot.  If you missed it, be sure to catch it here. I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year and that 2012 find ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on November 1, 2011

Golden-crowned Sparrow

A Golden-crowned Sparrow, common at Ridgefield NWR during the cooler months.  Taken Oct. 17, 2011, with my Canon 7D, 1/640, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, and a slight amount of fill flash. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 31, 2011

Oct. 17, 2011- Mon. – Ridgefield NWR: Part 1 (10 ...

Hi all!  Today I spent from about 7:45 a.m. until after 9 p.m. at Ridgefield.  I was at the actual refuge shooting photos from sun up until about 6:30 p.m., by far the longest day I’ve ever spent there.  From 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. I attended my first Ridgefield Camera Cl ... Continue Reading