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Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 11, 2012

One Gave All

This female Northern Harrier shows off her hunting skills by picking out a vole for her afternoon snack.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/2500, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  Taken at Ridgefield NWR, Jan. 11, 2012.  View a larger image in the Bird Gallery under Raptors. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on October 6, 2011

Northern Shoveler with Dragon Fly

I caught this female Northern Shoveler basking in the sun at the Ridgefield NWR on Sep. 28, 2011.  She seems to have a visitor flying right in front of her–a dragon fly.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/2500, f5.6, ISO1000, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Woodpeckers on June 27, 2011

Northern Flicker

I was at Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, Oregon, on June 24, 2011, and noticed this Northern Flicker on the ground at the curb of the road.  It let me drive within a few feet of it without it flying.  Then, a jogger came down the hill by my truck, flushing the bird.  It flew to th ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on March 15, 2011

Lady Shoveler

This female Northern Shoveler uses its comb-like projections along the side of its bill to filter out food from the water.  Taken on Mar. 7, 2011, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge using a Canon 7D, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on March 7, 2011

Vole for Lunch

A short video of a Northern Harrier hen making a meal of a recent vole catch.  Taken Nov. 29, 2010, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge with a Canon 7D and Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  Northern Harrier Consuming a Vole from Dennis Davenport on Vimeo. Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on March 7, 2011

Vocalizing Northern Harrier

Nov. 29, 2010, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, this Northern Harrier started ‘singing’ for me.  See still photos of other Harriers in the Raptors section in the top menu bar of this site under Bird Photos.  Taken with a Canon 7D and a Canon 400mm f5.6L ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 26, 2011

Concentration

The low-flying Northern Harrier is common at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in SW Washington state.  This was taken Feb. 25, 2011, on a clear sunny day, with temperatures in the 20’s (F).  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/3200, f5.6, ISO500, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 26, 2011

Northern Harrier in Flight

A Northern Harrier hen making the rounds for her next meal at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 25, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO500, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 26, 2011

Northern Harrier Against Blue Water

I snapped this shot of a gorgeous Northern Harrier at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Feb. 25, 2011.  It was a cool, sunny day (finally!) and I tried to make use of the abundant light.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO500, Canon 400mm f5.6l Lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 9, 2010

“Sitting Pretty”

The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge presented me with a lovely portrait of this magnificent raptor–the Northern Harrier.  Taken Nov. 29, 2010, using a Canon 7D, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO1600, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading