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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on January 16, 2019

Lady Bufflehead at the Golden Hour

January 11, 2019, at sunset.  A lone Bufflehead seemed to be content just floating around on the golden waters at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1250, f4, ISO 4000, 500mm, 5:07 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on December 12, 2016

Sunset landing

Just a few minutes before the sun set on the Ridgefield NWR, Dec. 6, 2016, a Great Egret does, sort of, what I wanted him to do, and that is to fly over the water so I could get a reflection.  He made a good effort and I thank him (or her)! Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 640, ... Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on February 7, 2015

Dusky Duck

A Bufflehead floats by as I wait for the sun to set on Jan. 30, 2015, at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/2500, f4.5, ISO 640, 500mm, 4:29 p.m. LARGER VIEW Continue Reading

Posted in Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 17, 2014

Harrier at Sunset

I spent 9 hours at the Ridgefield NWR on Jan. 15.  Two of those hours were at the last part of the day parked where the sun was essentially at the back of my camera.  Many birds did fly-by’s as I waited there with my 700mm set up (500 + 1.4x).  This beautiful Northern Ha ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on February 5, 2013

Jan. 18, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 15 Photos ...

It’s another mostly sunny day at the Ridgefield NWR in southwest Washington state.  I decided to shoot from around noon until sunset today instead of catching the sunrise.  Temperatures were in the upper 20’s to lower 30’s, so there was some ice around. Speaki ... Continue Reading