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Posted in The Blog on July 11, 2014

July 7, 2014 – East side of Mt. Hood, OR � ...

Several factors made me decide to try something different for today’s (July 7, 2014) photo shoot.  One, Ridgefield NWR is relatively quiet this time of year and the grass is very high, making shots that I could easily take in winter, very difficult now.  Two, I am in need ... Continue Reading

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on July 10, 2014

Mountain Bluebird – Female

Here’s the female Mountain Bluebird from my trip to the east side of Mt. Hood on July 7, 2014.   In contrast to the male, the female’s blue color is almost all limited to its wings.  It was a very fun trip if you don’t count the swarms of flies that tried to e ... Continue Reading

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on July 8, 2014

Mountain Bluebird

I drove to the east side of Mt. Hood on July 7, 2014, and photographed a new bird (for me) — the Mountain Bluebird.  This is the male perched on top of the snag where it has its nest.    Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO 400, 700mm (500 +1.4x III). Continue Reading