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Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on October 6, 2011

Northern Shoveler with Dragon Fly

I caught this female Northern Shoveler basking in the sun at the Ridgefield NWR on Sep. 28, 2011.  She seems to have a visitor flying right in front of her–a dragon fly.  Taken with a Canon 7D, 1/2500, f5.6, ISO1000, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on March 15, 2011

Lady Shoveler

This female Northern Shoveler uses its comb-like projections along the side of its bill to filter out food from the water.  Taken on Mar. 7, 2011, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge using a Canon 7D, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on October 14, 2010

Northern Shoveler

I spotted this beautiful female Shoveler at the south end of Rest Lake on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.  I liked the green water color contrast with the duck’s brown color.  The cloudy day saved the shot from any distracting shadows and hot spots.  Taken with ... Continue Reading