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Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on October 13, 2019

Two Greats in Sync

Back for an encore, this shot was taken about 5 years ago at the Ridgefield NWR. I noticed the Great Egret and the Great Blue Heron way out in the field to my left (400 feet, after checking Google Earth). After taking some shots I realized that the egret was on a branch further b ... Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on September 28, 2018

The hunter and the hunted

A Great Egret with catch from a series of shots taken Nov. 20, 2015. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/2000, f4.5, ISO 160, 500mm, 9:58 a.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 Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on December 9, 2017

Dining on the Road, in the Rain

Just coming off a C drive failure on my computer on 11/27. I fixed the PC but decided to replace it due to some other operational problems.  Didn’t get the new one until 12/6 and have been busy since, setting it up.  I did get out to shoot on Nov. 28, 2017, in the rain at ... Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on December 12, 2016

Sunset landing

Just a few minutes before the sun set on the Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 6, 2016, a Great Egret does, sort of, what I wanted him to do, and that is to fly over the water so I could get a reflection.  He made a good effort and I thank him (or her)! Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, ... Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on November 24, 2016

Egret Landing

A Nov. 17, 2016, shot of a Great Egret’s approach for landing at the Ridgefield NWR. LARGEVIEW! Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2500, 500mm, 10:33 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on October 6, 2016

Shadow on wing

This is a shot from August 4, 2016, with the sun projecting a shadow from the Great Egret’s head onto the underside of its wing as it flies by. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f4, ISO 320, 500mm, 7:18 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on August 27, 2016

White, black, yellow and blue

A clear blue sky helps the colors pop in this shot of a Great Egret in flight, taken at the Ridgefield NWR, Aug. 4, 2016. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 250, 500mm, 8:30 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on May 24, 2016

Winter Egret

A winter shot from December 19, 2015, at Ridgefield, Wa.  A Great Egret popping out from a dark background. LARGEVIEW! Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2500, 500mm, 3:53 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on December 28, 2015

“I’m bigger than you!”

A year-old shot of a Great Blue Heron using its size to let the Great Egret know who’s boss.  Ridgefield NWR, Sep. 2, 2014. LARGE VIEW! Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4.5, ISO 400, 500mm, 9:37 a.m. Continue Reading