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Posted in Bird Gallery, Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on August 11, 2011

Flight of the Heron

This Great Blue Heron did a fly-by while I was at the Ridgefield NWR on Aug. 10, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/1250, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on July 19, 2011

Great Blue Heron on Approach

A Great Blue Heron drops his landing gear on approach to the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on July 11, 2011.  Photo taken with a Canon 7D, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on May 5, 2011

Great Horned Owlet

One of two fledgling Great Horned Owls on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, taken Apr. 29, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/250, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, with flash fill. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on April 27, 2011

Morning Glow

This shot was taken at close range with a Canon 40D, 1/320, f7.1, 400mm, Canon 100-400mmL lens.  At the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 27, 2009. Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on March 8, 2011

A Hard Snake to Kill

Back in the fall of 2010, I caught this action between a snake and it’s predator, the Great Blue Heron.  The video is actually the first one I had taken with my Canon 7D so it won’t win any awards. 🙂  I was not set up to hold the camera still and the bird was qu ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 17, 2010

Great Horned Owlet

Oh, were we Ridgefielder Refugers fortunate in 2010 to watch two Great Horned Owlets grow up in the trees right in the vicinity of  the  road!   This shot was taken in May 2010 with a Canon 40D, 1/400, f8, 285mm, ISO400, +1EV, Canon 100-400mm lens.  I recall getting this s ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on October 10, 2010

Great Blue Heron with Snake

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Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 9, 2010

Great Horned Owl

This wet Great Horned Owl was, I believe, one of the parents of a pair of owlets that we were lucky to be able to watch grow up at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Washington state in 2010.  In the four years I have been visiting the refuge (as of 2010), this is easily ... Continue Reading