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Posted in Woodpeckers on April 15, 2013

Sapsucker Fast Food

A Red-breasted Sapsucker, taken April 12, 2013, at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland.  This woodpecker drills holes in bark to extract the sap, holes that also afford other small animals further food opportunities.   If the number of holes in this tree is any indicator, it’s a ... Continue Reading

Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on April 13, 2013

Red-breasted Nuthatch

I went to Mt. Tabor park in Portland, Oregon, for a few hours on April 12, 2013.  Here’s a shot from my vehicle of a Red-breasted Nuthatch, which is, despite it being very common, a photo lifer for me.  Taken with a Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f5.6, ISO 2500, Canon 400mm f ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on June 28, 2012

May 8, 2012 – Tue. – Ridgefield NWR; May 1 ...

Here’s a real short post on a few shots I got on May 8, 2012, including a video of a Mourning Dove, and a few more shots taken on May 17. I recall this being a very low-activity day for wildlife at the refuge and I think I only shot about 100 frames–way below my norma ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on April 20, 2012

Mar. 8, 2012 – Thur. – Mt. Tabor Park (7 P ...

I decided to take a short trip to Mt. Tabor Park today (March 8 ) for a change of scenery from my usual “home” base of Ridgefield NWR.  Mt. Tabor is a city park in Portland, Oregon.  It is basically a small mountain at 600 feet high in the middle of the city which c ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on March 9, 2012

Spring Junco

Taken March 8, 2012, at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, OR.  Canon 7D, 1/1000, f6.3, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, light fill flash.  The background for this shot is dark forest shade.  Dark-eyed Junco. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on June 14, 2011

Dark-eyed Junco

This is the “Oregon” version of the Dark-eyed Junco. I took this up at Mt. Tabor Park, in Portland, OR, in June 2011. I used a Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO640, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, and fill flash. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on June 5, 2011

Mt. Tabor Park – Portland, OR, May 31 & Jun ...

Because of its close proximity to my house, I went back to Mt. Tabor Park a couple more times.  Picture this park as a heavily wooded area where sunlight peaks through in only certain places and the rest is very dark shade.  This makes well lit shots difficult and usually requ ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on June 3, 2011

Mt. Tabor Park – Portland, OR May 26, 2011

Greetings friends! I decided to take a break from the norm and try my luck at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland on this edition of The Blog.  The park is only about 20 minutes from my house so I made three trips there recently: May 26 & 31, and June 1.  The May 26 trip was by far, ... Continue Reading