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Posted in Woodpeckers on June 30, 2017

Dusty birdie in the middle of the road

While driving the 4-mile auto tour route at the Ridgefield NWR, June 28, 2017, I came upon a bird taking an extreme dust bath.  This Northern Flicker was really wanting to get dirty, burying its head in the dust, stopping to look up, and walking to another location, and repeatin ... Continue Reading

Posted in Woodpeckers on June 4, 2015

Mt. Tabor Flicker

It’s been a while since my last visit to Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, OR, as most trips there are a bust for me in the area where I look for birds to photograph from my vehicle.  I have had a couple of trips to Mt. Tabor that resulted in a nice variety of birds in this lush ... Continue Reading

Posted in Woodpeckers on July 18, 2014

Red-shafted, Female, Northern Flicker

This pretty female Northern Flicker landed on a branch in subdued light at the Ridgefield NWR on July 16, 2014.   Canon 5D Mark III, 1/500, f7.1, ISO 800, 500mm. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on July 2, 2014

Jan. 21, 2014 – Ridgefield NWR – 21I ...

Here’s a set of photos from my January 21, 2014, outing at the Ridgefield NWR in Washington state. Starting with a Northern Harrier in hunting mode (from a distance).     Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f5.6, ISO 800, 700mm.  For the first 5 images please click once on the im ... Continue Reading

Posted in Woodpeckers on May 4, 2014

Early Morning Portrait

One of my first shots on the morning of May 2, 2014, at the Ridgefield NWR.  This Northern Flicker perched on a post near the beginning of the auto tour route.  Canon 5D Mark III, 1/400, f4, ISO 800, 500mm. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 12, 2013

Oct. 10, 2013 – Salish Ponds Wetland Park, F ...

It’s October 10, and my ‘home’ wildlife refuge is still closed to the public.  I couldn’t go any longer without getting out and shooting, so I asked my daughter, Kimi, if she would go shooting with me at a wildlife area that is just minutes from my home, ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 4, 2013

Sep. 26, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 8 Im ...

Sep. 26 was another early fall day at the Ridgefield NWR, where the wildlife activity was much below what I would prefer.  But when I limit myself to shooting wildlife in their natural wildlife settings and habitats, I know to expect these kinds of days especially at this time o ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on February 14, 2013

Jan. 22, 2013 – Portland, OR – 26 Photos

Greetings all!  I’m late in getting this post up but I finally made it.  Today’s photo shoot was a bit different from my usual Ridgefield NWR event.  January 22, I followed information I had received online about the location of an Ovenbird in Portland, OR.  I liv ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 30, 2012

More Summer Shots: July 19 & Aug. 1, 2012 ...

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, my intentions were to post a “marathon” session of photos to get my posting caught up to the current date.  That didn’t work out so well, so I am now thinking I will begin posting my current day’s shoot relatively ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 5, 2012

July 13, 2012 – Fri. – Ridgefield NWR

Here are a few shots from my visit to the Ridgefield NWR on July 13, 2012. This first shot was taken near the beginning of the auto tour route between posts #2 & 3.  The sun hadn’t yet fully emerged over the ridge so it might as well have been night time.  Flash is th ... Continue Reading