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Posted in Bird Gallery on November 13, 2018

Ballet, anyone?

November 13, 2018, at the Ridgefield NWR.  An immature Red-tailed Hawk launches from the top of a tree but looks like it’s dancing. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 2:22 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 27, 2018

Breakfast is served

A Red-tailed Hawk eats breakfast in the mixed sunlight of the forest at the Ridgefield NWR, March 12, 2018. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, 500mm, 9:28 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on March 20, 2018

On the Move

This is a February 16, 2018, image of a Red-tailed Hawk as it takes off from the ground at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 4:52 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on March 7, 2018

Immature Red-tailed Hawk

A March 5, 2018, shot of an immature Red-tail at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 1000, 500mm, 3:14 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 11, 2018

Closer than Close

Ridgefield NWR, Feb. 7, 2018, driving the auto tour route just passing post #6.  Off to the right was this huge brown bird about 5 feet off the ground perched on a sticker bush.  I stopped the truck, opened the passenger window and, amazingly, the bird stayed there.  It appear ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on February 8, 2018

Go Ahead…Make My Day

This cooperative Red-tailed Hawk entertained a lot of folks today (Feb. 7, 2018) at the Ridgefield NWR.  The bird took turns perching on no less than 3 different posts right along the road, giving folks a close, low-level perspective with their cameras.  This hawk has particula ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 30, 2018

Light Red-tail

A Jan. 22, 2018, shot of a light colored Red-tailed Hawk in the field at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/2000, f4, ISO 500, 500mm, 2:42 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery on January 17, 2018

“Look into my eyes!”

At the Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 21, 2017, photographing a young Red-tailed Hawk consuming a mouse it had caught when this mature hawk landed on the tree branch and flushed the younger one. The flushed bird got away with its lunch leaving this older bird to check out my camera lens. C ... Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 19, 2017

Take Off

A Red-tailed Hawk launches from its perch at the Ridgefield NWR, Nov. 20, 2017. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/500, f4, ISO 1250, 500mm, 5:05 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on November 13, 2017

Twelve O’Clock High

A Red-tailed Hawk takes a look my way as it flies overhead, October 27, 2017, at the Ridgefield NWR, in Washington state. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/3200, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 1:36 p.m. Continue Reading