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Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on September 1, 2014

“Synchronicity”

Driving Ridgefield NWR’s auto tour, just coming out of the woods, I noticed the Great Egret and the Great Blue Heron way out in the field to my left (400 feet, after checking Google Earth).  After taking some shots I realized that the egret was on a branch further back fro ... Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on March 7, 2011

Preening Ring-necked Duck

This duck stuck around for so long while I was taking still shots that I thought I would kick the 7D into video mode.  This beautiful male was not the least bit concerned about me taking his picture.  Taken with a Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  Taken at the Ridgefield National Wildl ... Continue Reading