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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 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

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on December 30, 2011

Sharp-shinned Hawk – Juvenile

A surprise find at the Ridgefield NWR on Dec. 16, 2011!  I was finishing a loop of the auto tour and driving by the tree next to the “office” and saw the bird perched there from my driver’s side window.  At first I thought it might be an American Kestrel based ... Continue Reading