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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

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 29, 2018

Yum

A Northern Harrier swallows the last bite of its dinner at the Ridgefield NWR, March 5, 2018. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 3:30 p.m.   Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 23, 2018

Aerial Finesse

This March 12, 2018, shot of a Northern Harrier shows its expert maneuverability in the air.  Taken at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2000, f4, ISO 320, 500mm, 1:41 p.m. Continue Reading

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

First Flap at Take Off

An immature Northern Harrier executes its first wing flap for lift off at the Ridgefield NWR, March 5, 2018. 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 March 8, 2018

Beauty in Flight

A wonderfully colored Northern Harrier flies by while I was at the Ridgefield NWR, March 5, 2018.  This bird had successfully captured and consumed its prey just a few moments earlier. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 3:31 p.m. LARGEVIEW! Continue Reading

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

After Dinner Hop

A Northern Harrier finishes its meal and hops to a nearby branch to clean its beak and talons.  Ridgefield NWR, March 5, 2018. 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 March 2, 2018

On the Hunt

A Northern Harrier working the fields at the Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 23, 2018. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 500, 500mm, 9:39 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 24, 2017

Wings Down

A couple of weeks ago I posted this Northern Harrier at sunset with its wings up.  I may even like this one with its wings down better.  Either way, a wonderful bird to capture at Ridgefield NWR.  Taken Dec. 11, 2017. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4, ISO 160, 500mm, 4:17 p.m. LAR ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 12, 2017

Predator at Dusk

A Northern Harrier makes one of her last sweeps of the day over the fields of the Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 11, 2017, as the sun was near setting. LARGEVIEW! Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4, ISO 160, 500mm, 4:17 p.m. Continue Reading