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Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on July 1, 2019

Morning at Ridgefield – Encore

This is a shot from 3 years ago today.  Northern Harrier in morning light. Another of my highest viewed photos on Flickr. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2000, f4.5, ISO 500, 500mm Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on May 27, 2019

Absconding with the meal

A previously unpublished image of a Northern Harrier deciding to take her meal elsewhere.  Taken at the Ridgefield NWR, Nov. 9, 2015, near sunset. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, 500mm, 4:05 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on May 17, 2019

Northern Harrier

A Northern Harrier giving me the eye– taken at the Ridgefield NWR, January 20, 2016. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4.5, ISO 2000, 500mm, 2:18 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on May 1, 2019

Spotting Something

A Northern Harrier spots something as it lifts off from a low branch at the Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 19, 2019. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1600, 500mm, 4:00 pm Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 14, 2019

Uneven Load

I visited the Ridgefield NWR today, March 13, 2019.  Here, I spotted this Northern Harrier on the ground holding something down under its talons that I couldn’t see in the grass.  It started to eat the prey and I noticed that the bites of prey were not visible like they t ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on December 13, 2018

Harrier and Rodent

A Nov. 13, 2018, shot of a Northern Harrier tending to its prey at Rest Lake on the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1000, 500mm, 12:56 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 19, 2018

Pretty Launch

This Northern Harrier likes to take a break from hunting by resting on two posts that encompass Rest Lake at the Ridgefield NWR.  Here she launches from the post located a few hundred yards east of marker 11, across the water on the north side of the road.  Captured November 13 ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on July 27, 2018

Rodent and Harrier

A never before posted picture I took in July 2015, at the Ridgefield NWR.  A Northern Harrier heads for a spot where she can eat her latest catch. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO 500, 700mm Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on April 17, 2018

Immature Northern Harrier

A March 5, 2018, shot of an immature Northern Harrier after consuming its prey.  Taken at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 3:31 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on April 6, 2018

Harrier on Green

A Northern Harrier flies by at the Ridgefield NWR, March 30, 2018. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 3:05 p.m. Continue Reading