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Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on August 31, 2014

“Frog’s Waterloo”

This American Bittern was amazingly patient as it stood out in plain sight on a shallow/muddy, almost dried up, waterway, at the Ridgefield NWR, Aug. 29, 2014.  There were shallow pools of water around but the bird started out standing on a dry patch, feet motionless and its hea ... Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on September 29, 2013

Snack Time

The Great Egret captures itself a light snack at the Ridgefield NWR, Sep. 26, 2013.  Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f4, ISO 640, 500mm.  For a larger view, please see my Flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dsdavenport/9994118355/lightbox/ Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Bird Gallery on January 8, 2013

Raccoon Hunting

This is another shot of the earlier raccoon entitled, “Hunting is Serious Business.”   Here the raccoon is feeling the bottom of the creek with its paws hoping to come across something to eat.   Taken at the Ridgefield NWR, Aug. 8, 2012, with a Canon 7D, 1/1600, f6. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on February 1, 2011

Bittern Hunting Frog

I was out on the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge Jan. 26, 2011, and took a video of this efficient hunter catching an unfortunate frog.  Shot with my Canon 7D and Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Bittern Hunting Frog from Dennis Davenport on Vimeo. Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Bird Gallery on October 9, 2010

“Pounce”

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