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Posted in Shorebirds on May 11, 2016

Flushed by an Eagle

On May 6, 2016, at Ridgefield, Wa., I came across three Greater Yellowlegs feeding in some shallow water.  I began photographing them and after a couple of minutes they all suddenly took flight together.  I got a shot or two off of the sudden launch.  When I took my eye from t ... Continue Reading

Posted in Shorebirds on July 24, 2015

Green water, yellow legs

A July 14, 2015, shot of a Greater Yellowlegs at the Ridgefield NWR.  The low water levels in many of the areas of the refuge this time of year attract shorebirds such as sandpipers, Killdeer, snipes, and yellowlegs. Last year in September, the refuge attracted even a lone immat ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on September 22, 2013

Sep. 18, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 9 Ne ...

You know, it’s like pulling teeth getting shots this time of year.  Occasionally, I’ll luck out and get a bunch of decent opportunities in summer but today (Sep. 18), I spent six hours and only shot 300 frames.  I’m really looking forward to fall migration and ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on September 14, 2013

Sep. 9, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 22 Ne ...

Continuing now with some more wildlife shots taken at Ridgefield on Sep. 9, 2013.  Had a decent day as far as variety goes but no lifers.  I took some shots with the 500 alone and some shots coupled with the 1.4x III extender. Let’s start off with a Great Egret that just ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on September 12, 2013

Late Summer Greater Yellowlegs

Been seeing a good amount of shore birds at Ridgefield recently.  This is one captured on Sep. 9, 2013.   Canon 5D Mark III, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO 800, 700mm (500 + 1.4x). Continue Reading