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Posts Tagged ‘tualatin’

Posted in The Blog on July 31, 2012

May 29, 2012 – Tue. – Tualatin River NWR & ...

This morning, May 29, I decided to do something different and drive over to the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge (TRNWR), in Sherwood, Oregon, instead of Ridgefield (my ‘home base’).  Both refuges are about the same driving distance (35 minutes) from my house. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Thrushes, Blackbirds, Waxwings and midsized on November 22, 2010

Lesser Goldfinch

This is a shot I got while walking the main trail at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in August, 2010.  I recall the day being somewhat disappointing due to low bird activity.  As I was heading back to the parking lot on the trail, this beauty landed on a very small (bar ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on November 21, 2010

Golden-crowned Kinglet

I took this shot with the camera on a monopod.  These guys are small and fast and don’t give you much time to frame, focus, and shoot.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/250, f6.3, ISO640, 400mm, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens, flash fired. 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

Posted in Bird Gallery, Kingfishers on September 30, 2010

Princess of the Pond

This juvenile Belted Kingfisher unknowingly called me over while I was probably 100 feet away shooting Great Blue Herons at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in August 2010.  I recognized the familiar rattle vocalization she made after landing on the perch.  I stopped ... Continue Reading