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Posted in The Blog on May 23, 2012

Apr. 9, 2012 – Mon. – Ridgefield NWR (18 n ...

Today was my first bout with mosquitoes this season and they kind of snuck up on me near the end of today’s photo shoot at Ridgefield NWR (Apr. 9).  I didn’t notice them until I was driving through the wooded area of the auto tour between 6 and 7 pm.  This was one o ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 17, 2012

Jan. 6, 2012 – Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (15 p ...

Welcome back!  Hope everyone had a great New Year and is headed for a wonderful 2012!  I’m back with some Jan. 6 shots at the Ridgefield NWR, my first of the year.  The weather was typical–heavy overcast all day but it didn’t rain.  Fifteen shots made the cu ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 30, 2011

Raccoon vs. Coyote: Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 16, 2011

My Dec. 16, 2011, trip to the Ridgefield NWR brought some great action in the Ash tree forest.  I approached another car already parked on the right side of the road and stopped about 50 feet behind them.  I observed that they were watching a confrontation in the making between ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 20, 2011

Nov. 7, 2011- Mon. – Ridgefield NWR (35 images, ...

I arrived at the refuge too early for pictures as it was still dark.  I started out around the auto tour anyway and saw and heard wildlife but there was little point in photographing it….until I got to post 8 at the Kiwa Trail parking area. There I was greeted by 3 coyotes w ... Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Bird Gallery on March 15, 2011

Seeing Double

A Raccoon moves along the shoreline of one of the waterways at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Mar. 7, 2011.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/800, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Bird Gallery on October 21, 2010

Masked Stranger

This fellow was photographed at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Oct. 18, 2010.  He looks like he is growling but he is really just chewing whatever he just ate.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/200, f5.6, 400mm, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Bird Gallery on October 21, 2010

Raccoon

I came across a group of five raccoons busily foraging for food in the shallow water’s edge of a slough on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge – Oct. 18, 2010.  This is one of the raccoons scraping something off the bottom of the slough.  Taken with the Canon 7D ... Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Bird Gallery on October 21, 2010

Raccoon Convention

Here’s another shot with a trio of raccoons taken at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Oct. 18, 2010.  The middle raccoon apparently has an itch to scratch.  These are quite fun critters to watch!  Taken with the Canon 7D, 1/400, f5.6, 400mm, ISO400, Canon 400mm ... Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Bird Gallery on October 10, 2010

Raccoon in a Tree

I took this shot in April 2010, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on the auto tour just prior to entering the ash forest area.  Shot from my truck using a Canon EOS 40D, 1/200, f6.3, 400mm, ISO400, +1/3EV, using the Canon 100-400mm lens.  The animal’s left eye ap ... Continue Reading