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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on July 16, 2017

Juvenile Pied-billed Grebe

A July 14, 2017, shot of a juvie Pied-billed Grebe.  Taken at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2000, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 5:05 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on March 25, 2016

Ferocity

My first subject of the day at the Ridgefield NWR on March 23, 2016, this Pied-billed Grebe opened its mouth.  It didn’t make any sound–just appeared to be yawning–as it was 8:30 in the morning.  I normally wouldn’t have stopped to shoot him but the gree ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on July 6, 2014

Late Summer Pied-Billed Grebe

This is a look back at last September (9Sep2013) when I spotted this nicely colored Pied-billed Grebe in the water at the Ridgefield NWR.   Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm. Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on October 28, 2013

Grebe with Lunch

An Oct. 18, 2013, image taken at the Ridgefield NWR.   Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f8, ISO 1250, 1000mm (500 + 2x) Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 20, 2012

Dec. 10, 2012 – Ridgefield NWR – 27 Photo ...

Greetings all!  This is my Dec. 10, 2012, batch of images taken at the Ridgefield NWR.  It was quite cloudy today and I had to rely on the high ISO capability of the 5D Mark III camera to get most of these shots.  I’ll include the ISO setting with each image so that you ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 15, 2012

Dec. 5, 2012 – Ridgefield NWR – 29 Photos ...

It was an awesome day weather-wise today, Dec. 5, at the Ridgefield NWR.  There were some clouds hanging around but also plenty of clearing to allow some light to shine through.  The beautiful light was filtered by a thin layer of clouds for much of the day, reducing some of th ... Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 9, 2012

Reflecting

A lone Pied-billed Grebe in his own section of water at the Ridgefield NWR, taken Dec. 6, 2012 with a Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f5.6, ISO 2000, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 30, 2012

More Summer Shots: July 19 & Aug. 1, 2012 ...

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, my intentions were to post a “marathon” session of photos to get my posting caught up to the current date.  That didn’t work out so well, so I am now thinking I will begin posting my current day’s shoot relatively ... 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 August 23, 2012

June 14, 2012 – Thur. – Ridgefield NWR

Greetings!  I went up to the Ridgefield NWR on June 14, 2012, and arrived around 7:15 a.m.  It’s another cloudy spring day but pleasant.  I’m always wary that this can be a favorite time for mosquitoes to come out and attack me.  They seem to like the shady area o ... Continue Reading