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Posted in The Blog on December 8, 2012

Nov. 26, 2012 – Ridgefield NWR – 37 Photo ...

Sun up at the Ridgefield NWR in Ridgefield, WA, USA.  Some sun is actually peaking through the clouds which is an awesome sight here in the Pacific Northwest and helps photographers like me who use a slow f5.6 bird lens.  I’m not really complaining because I’m very ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 14, 2011

Oct. 26, 2011- Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (25 photos) ...

Welcome back! It was still pretty dark when I pulled into the parking lot of the Ridgefield NWR today–about 7:00 a.m.  For many shots, I used ISO800 or higher today, except on a few select shots when the sun tried to peak through the heavy overcast.  Not the greatest day ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 5, 2011

Oct. 17, 2011- Mon. – Ridgefield NWR: Part 2 (6 ...

Greetings!  I’m back with the remaining shots from my Oct. 17, 2011, outing at the Ridgefield NWR, in southwest Washington state.  I’ll get right to it! Up near post #4, I had the sun shining from my left to right, making nice light on this Northern Harrier doing lo ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on November 1, 2011

Great Blue Heron on Grass

A Blue Heron on a ridge of grass near the beginning of Ridgefield NWR’s 4-mile auto tour route.  Photographed with a Canon 7D, 1/1250. f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 9, 2011

Oct. 4, 2011- Tue. – Ridgefield NWR

I made another afternoon trip up to the Ridgefield NWR today knowing that the weather would probably not cooperate.  None of the days this week looked very good weather-wise so I just picked one.  I arrived just a little past noon and stayed until about 5:30 p.m.  The first th ... Continue Reading

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 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, Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on October 10, 2010

Great Blue Heron with Snake

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