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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on December 18, 2016

Duck Battle

Two ducks violently biting at each other Nov. 29, 2016, at the Ridgefield NWR.  This conflict lasted for a minute or so and might have looked better as a video.  Not sure if these are Pintails or Gadwalls, or?? Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 9:50 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on February 5, 2013

Jan. 18, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 15 Photos ...

It’s another mostly sunny day at the Ridgefield NWR in southwest Washington state.  I decided to shoot from around noon until sunset today instead of catching the sunrise.  Temperatures were in the upper 20’s to lower 30’s, so there was some ice around. Speaki ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on February 6, 2012

Jan. 11, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (23 ...

I have to admit that I’ve been so busy working on my Digital Bird Photography articles that I’ve gotten way behind in my blog postings.  In fact, I don’t remember what the weather was like on January 11 at the refuge!  (I need to take better notes!)  But, by the look ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 17, 2011

Dec. 9, 2011- Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (11 photos)

A super day, weather-wise, greeted me at the Ridgefield NWR this morning as I arrived around sun up (about 8 a.m.).  Surprisingly, there was little fog and more blue sky than I’ve seen at the refuge in a long time. I had received an email and a call yesterday (Dec. 8 ) fro ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on March 3, 2011

Pintail on a Winter’s Day

A Northern Pintail at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Feb. 25, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO250, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on February 7, 2011

Pintail in the Afternoon

This was taken in mid-afternoon light and showcases a handsome Northern Pintail drake.  The shot was taken with a Canon 7D, f7.1, 1/4000, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on October 26, 2010

Pintails in Flight

A group of Northern Pintails sail over Rest Lake at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in January of 2010.   Taken with a Canon 40D, 1/1000, f6.3, 400mm, ISO400, Canon 100-400L lens. Continue Reading