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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on July 18, 2017

Ruddy Youngster

A juvenile Ruddy Duck doing a wing flap at the Ridgefield NWR, July 14, 2017. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2000, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 5:10 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on March 20, 2016

Lady Ruddy

A portrait of a female Ruddy Duck on the water at the Ridgefield NWR, March 18, 2016. LARGEVIEW! Canon 5D Mark III, 1/2000, f4.5, ISO 400, 500mm, 2:54 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on January 16, 2015

“Take Off!”

A Ruddy Duck (female) cruises the runway for take off at the Ridgefield NWR, Jan. 14, 2015, where the sun was just about setting.  The water trail and splashes in the background are the tracks of a second duck taking off ahead of this one. LARGER VIEW Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 15, 2012

Dec. 5, 2012 – Ridgefield NWR – 29 Photos ...

It was an awesome day weather-wise today, Dec. 5, at the Ridgefield NWR.  There were some clouds hanging around but also plenty of clearing to allow some light to shine through.  The beautiful light was filtered by a thin layer of clouds for much of the day, reducing some of th ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on June 21, 2012

May 2, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (19 ne ...

It’s May and visitors are now allowed to exit their vehicles at the refuge but still must stay on or near the road in most cases. I had heard that the Great Horned Owlets have fledged and was anxious to see if I could spot them.  It’s nice to know that we can now ste ... Continue Reading