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Posted in The Blog on September 13, 2012

July 5, 2012 – Thur. – Ridgefield NWR

It’s July 5, 2012, and it’s summer at the refuge.  Most summer days in the Pacific Northwest (with the exception of the coast) are clear with bright sunshine, and this day was no exception.  I arrived a little after 6 a.m. and started my rounds, driving the 4-mile a ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on August 23, 2012

June 14, 2012 – Thur. – Ridgefield NWR

Greetings!  I went up to the Ridgefield NWR on June 14, 2012, and arrived around 7:15 a.m.  It’s another cloudy spring day but pleasant.  I’m always wary that this can be a favorite time for mosquitoes to come out and attack me.  They seem to like the shady area o ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on July 31, 2012

May 29, 2012 – Tue. – Tualatin River NWR & ...

This morning, May 29, I decided to do something different and drive over to the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge (TRNWR), in Sherwood, Oregon, instead of Ridgefield (my ‘home base’).  Both refuges are about the same driving distance (35 minutes) from my house. ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on May 22, 2012

Apr. 5, 2012 – Thur. – Ridgefield NWR (24 ...

Returning now to share another batch of wildlife shots I took at Ridgefield NWR in SW Washington state, Apr. 5, 2012.  Glad you could take a few minutes to visit The Blog! Here I’m near post #7 & 8.  Off to the left there is a Canada Goose all by his lonesome.  With ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 13, 2011

Dec. 2, 2011- Fri. – Ridgefield NWR

I headed over to Ridgefield NWR and arrived at around sun up.  Had the usual cloudy weather in the early morning giving way to nice sunshine around mid-morning.  Temperature was hovering around freezing early on. As a reminder to readers around the USA and the world who canR ... 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