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Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on May 7, 2014

“Honey, I’m Home!”

Osprey pair at nest in Ridgefield, Washington, taken in early morning hours of May 7, 2014.  I believe in this case it is the female that has just returned “home.”  Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f4.5, ISO 400, 500mm. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on June 21, 2012

May 2, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (19 ne ...

It’s May and visitors are now allowed to exit their vehicles at the refuge but still must stay on or near the road in most cases. I had heard that the Great Horned Owlets have fledged and was anxious to see if I could spot them.  It’s nice to know that we can now ste ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on May 23, 2012

Apr. 9, 2012 – Mon. – Ridgefield NWR (18 n ...

Today was my first bout with mosquitoes this season and they kind of snuck up on me near the end of today’s photo shoot at Ridgefield NWR (Apr. 9).  I didn’t notice them until I was driving through the wooded area of the auto tour between 6 and 7 pm.  This was one o ... Continue Reading