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Posted in The Blog on June 8, 2012

Apr. 23, 2012 – Mon. – Ridgefield NWR (24 ...

Hi!  Returning now for a look at some shots I took on Apr. 23 at the Ridgefield NWR.  The weather was nice and sunny for most of the day. For the benefit of readers who are new to my blog, the Ridgefield refuge is in southwest Wahsington state, USA, and boasts a 4-mile auto tou ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 14, 2011

Oct. 26, 2011- Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (25 photos) ...

Welcome back! It was still pretty dark when I pulled into the parking lot of the Ridgefield NWR today–about 7:00 a.m.  For many shots, I used ISO800 or higher today, except on a few select shots when the sun tried to peak through the heavy overcast.  Not the greatest day ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on May 5, 2011

Great Horned Owlet

One of two fledgling Great Horned Owls on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, taken Apr. 29, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/250, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, with flash fill. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 17, 2010

Great Horned Owlet

Oh, were we Ridgefielder Refugers fortunate in 2010 to watch two Great Horned Owlets grow up in the trees right in the vicinity of  the  road!   This shot was taken in May 2010 with a Canon 40D, 1/400, f8, 285mm, ISO400, +1EV, Canon 100-400mm lens.  I recall getting this s ... Continue Reading

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

Great Horned Owl

This wet Great Horned Owl was, I believe, one of the parents of a pair of owlets that we were lucky to be able to watch grow up at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Washington state in 2010.  In the four years I have been visiting the refuge (as of 2010), this is easily ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on October 1, 2010

Short-eared Owl

The first and only short-eared owl I have seen.  He was perched on a post near the shore of Rest Lake at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in February 2009.  When he took flight, I shot some bursts and came up with this shot. 1/1600, f7.1, 400mm, ISO400, +1/3EV, Canon 10 ... Continue Reading