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Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on December 29, 2010

Fox Sparrow

Caught this little fellow early in the morning at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on Dec. 17, 2010.  Canon 7D, 1/250, f7.1, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, flash fill. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on November 8, 2010

Late-Summer Sparrow

Taken with a Canon 40D, 1/400, f5.6, ISO400, 400mm, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on November 1, 2010

White-throated Sparrow

It was a thrill for me to add this sparrow to my life list as this is my first sighting of this beauty.  Taken on Oct. 27, 2010, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge using a Canon 7d, 1/320, f6.3, 400mm, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  It’s always amazed me how the ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on October 23, 2010

Song Sparrow Glow

This sometimes underrated bird was perched on a cattail at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, backed by a bright yellowish/green glow.  Many times I end up trashing shots where the background is much brighter than the bird.  I ended up liking the color of the background a ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on October 17, 2010

Song Sparrow

Shot with a Canon EOS40D at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Feb. 2010.  1/1000, f7.1, 400mm, ISO400, Canon 100-400mm lens. Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on October 15, 2010

Savannah Sparrow on Berry Leaf

Click the link to see the video.  Taken at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge with a Canon 7D and Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  HD quality directly from the camera. Savannah Sparrow on Berry Leaf from Dennis Davenport on Vimeo. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on October 14, 2010

Sparrow on Berry Leaf

One of my favorite sparrows, the Savannah Sparrow.  Taken October 2010 at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.  These sparrows have beautiful markings and feather colors in addition to the yellow eyebrow.  This bird was about 12 feet away from me–just far enough to ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on October 1, 2010

The White-crowned Sparrow

Another shot from June 17, 2010, at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.  I find that many times I can locate bird activity right around the parking lot area of the refuge.  This shot was taken near the left-rear corner of the main visitor’s center.  These sparr ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on October 1, 2010

Time to Sing

June 17, 2010, at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge…I was walking the trail with my camera attached to a monopod, and over my shoulder.  After hearing the unmistakable song of the Song Sparrow, I stopped and quickly set up and shot this frame. Continue Reading