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Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 13, 2018

Close Encounter

A curious Red-shouldered Hawk in the woods at the Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 21, 2017. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 10:40 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 26, 2017

Pretty with Green

On the 18th of January I posted a juvie Red-shouldered Hawk showing its back feathers.  Today, Jan. 24, 2017, I spotted this pretty mature bird from the front, on a mossy branch at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 10:11 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 18, 2017

Red-shouldered Hawk Portrait

This is likely a juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk that perched on a mossy branch, giving me a colorful portrait.  Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 29, 2016. Canon 5D, 1/1250, f5, ISO 3200, 500mm, 12:48 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on September 6, 2016

Red-shouldered Hawk

This is an August 17, 2016, capture of a fairly light colored Red-shouldered Hawk, taken at the Ridgefield NWR.  Not the best IQ as it was quite a distance from me. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 9:59 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on May 29, 2016

“How’s this for a pose?”

This is a Red-shouldered Hawk from my image archives dated Dec. 29, 2014, at Ridgefield, when this gorgeous bird spent several weeks in the woods giving us photo opportunities.  It’s fun to get a shot of this relatively rare hawk at the refuge. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 3, 2015

Hanging Feet

Back on Dec. 29, 2014, I took this shot of a Red-shouldered Hawk just lifting off, at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4, ISO 800, 500mm, 10:48 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 8, 2015

Flight of the Red-shouldered Hawk

This is my first ever flight shot of a Red-shouldered Hawk.  Taken Dec. 29, 2014, at the Ridgefield NWR.  The bird has been working a good portion of the Ash tree forest at the refuge and has been a popular attraction for photographers. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1600, f4, ISO 800, 50 ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 24, 2014

Ridgefield Red-shouldered Hawk

This Red-shouldered Hawk youngster has been providing great photo opportunities to Ridgefield NWR visitors in recent weeks.  Here’s a little different pose of this awesome raptor, taken Dec. 22, 2014 just as fog was finally lifting.     Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 21, 2014

Hawk: Red-shouldered

The foggy morning didn’t affect this immature Red-shouldered Hawk’s ability to spot and catch a rodent in the woods at the Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 14, 2014.  The fog, however, did affect the quality of the shot I was able to get after it had finished feeding and jumping ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 16, 2013

Jan. 4, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 17 Photos ...

Happy New Year to all!  Welcome to my first photo shoot of 2013–Jan. 4.   I was hoping for some clearing today but all I got was overcast skies with no sign of the sun peeking through.  Temperatures ranged from the low 30’s (F) to the low 40’s.  Many of toda ... Continue Reading