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Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on June 26, 2013

Expert Fisherbird

A May 20, 2013 shot of an Osprey in flight.  Although it doesn’t look like it here, the morning (6:47 a.m.) was quite dark and required an ISO setting of 3200.  Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f5.6, ISO3200, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. 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

Posted in The Blog on July 31, 2012

May 29, 2012 – Tue. – Tualatin River NWR & ...

This morning, May 29, I decided to do something different and drive over to the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge (TRNWR), in Sherwood, Oregon, instead of Ridgefield (my ‘home base’).  Both refuges are about the same driving distance (35 minutes) from my house. ... Continue Reading

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

High Key Osprey with Catch

As a prize for one of my photos being recognized in a local photo contest, I was given access to the Dairy Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge for a day.  A short drive back into the unit stands a tower built for Ospeys to nest on.  This is a shot of a parent bringi ... Continue Reading