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Posted in The Blog on September 6, 2013

May 31, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 23 Ne ...

Here’s a group of shots from back on May 31, 2013.  I was getting a greater variety of birds back in the Spring compared to summertime.  The Pileated Woodpecker–my previously crowned Nemesis Bird–is no longer that. Finally, after almost 7 years of shooting I c ... Continue Reading

Posted in Woodpeckers on June 6, 2013

Pileated Head Shot

This is a close up shot of the Pileated Woodpecker I spotted on May 31, 2013, at the Ridgefield NWR.  He leaned a little to the right of the snag he was pecking on, leaving just white sky as the background.  I typically prefer some color in the background but here the white sky ... Continue Reading

Posted in Woodpeckers on May 31, 2013

Pileated Woodpecker

I have wanted to get a decent shot of my nemesis, the Pileated Woodpecker, since I began bird photography 6 1/2 years ago!  Well, today at Ridgefield NWR, this fellow was on a snag about 20 feet away.  He was really ‘doing a number’ on the tree with his powerful bil ... Continue Reading