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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on May 15, 2016

Flight of the Pintail

This is another of my sunset duck shots on May 6, 2016, at the Ridgefield NWR–this one a Northern Pintail. LARGEVIEW! Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4, ISO 500, 500mm, 7:39 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on January 22, 2016

Pintail Teamwork: Six with a common goal

Jan. 20, 2016, while I was waiting at the Ridgefield NWR, for the Short-eared Owl to return to the spot I saw him the previous week, this group of Northern Pintails streaked across the cloudy sky over Rest Lake.  The owl never showed before real darkness set in.  I liked the sy ... Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 9, 2014

Northern Pintail in Fog

It was quite foggy from 7:30 a.m. until around 10 a.m. at Ridgefield, Wa., Dec 7, 2014.  As I drove around the refuge, I took some shots anyway.  One of these was of this Northern Pintail shooting against the sun, which was trying to break through the clouds.  Since colors wer ... 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 The Blog on January 19, 2014

Nov. 29, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 5 Im ...

Nov. 29, 2013, was one of those cool, cloudy, and dark days that made shooting difficult.  Wildlife activity, for photography purposes anyway, was also ‘slow.’  I think I broke my record for the least number of frames taken in a shooting day–49.   All shots w ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 25, 2013

Nov. 4, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 39 ima ...

Today’s shots are from Nov. 4th, 2013, when the weather was gray, cloudy, and showery.  I’m using a mixture of focal lengths today–some 500mm, 700mm, and 1000mm.  At the end of the day, it got dark very early due to the thick cloud cover and I tried some high ... Continue Reading