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Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on April 18, 2017

Spring in black, red, and green

On April 4, 2017, I was driving slowly through the Ash tree forest of the Ridgefield NWR and observed this Spotted Towhee foraging on the ground.  I kept my eye on him as he jumped up on this perch, giving the shot a nice Spring-like ambience. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO ... Continue Reading

Posted in Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on February 3, 2015

Forest Dweller

This Spotted Towhee hopped up on a mossy perch in the Ash tree forest of the Ridgefield NWR, Jan. 30, 2015.  I normally find these guys rustling around in the underbrush so I was happy to capture him in this location, even though it was quite dark and foggy. Canon 5D Mark III, 1 ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on March 25, 2012

Feb. 8, 2012 – Wed. – Ridgefield NWR (13 P ...

As I recall, Feb. 8 at the Ridgefield NWR was very dreary and dark (I’m writing this about 6 weeks later).  It was another one of those high ISO days.  All the photos I’m posting today were taken at either ISO 800 or 1600, except for the nutria shot, which was shot ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on January 17, 2012

Jan. 6, 2012 – Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (15 p ...

Welcome back!  Hope everyone had a great New Year and is headed for a wonderful 2012!  I’m back with some Jan. 6 shots at the Ridgefield NWR, my first of the year.  The weather was typical–heavy overcast all day but it didn’t rain.  Fifteen shots made the cu ... Continue Reading