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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

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on September 29, 2012

Red-shouldered Hawk

It’s been a while since I’ve had a decent look at a Red-shouldered Hawk so I was pleased to see this one Sep. 28, 2012, at Ridgefield NWR.  I estimate the bird was about 70 feet away and it was quite early with some cloud cover, making light scarce.  I used some fil ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 7, 2012

Dec. 16, 2011- Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (20 photos) ...

This is actually Part 2 of my Dec. 16, 2011, photo shoot since earlier I posted some raccoon/coyote photos (along with an accompanying story) from the same day’s shoot.  If you missed it, be sure to catch it here. I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year and that 2012 find ... Continue Reading