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Posts Tagged ‘vole’

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on September 28, 2018

The hunter and the hunted

A Great Egret with catch from a series of shots taken Nov. 20, 2015. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/2000, f4.5, ISO 160, 500mm, 9:58 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on November 21, 2015

Vole: “Ummm..can we talk about this??” ...

One of 250 frames I took, over a two-minute span, of this encounter between a Great Egret and a vole, Nov. 20, 2015, at the Ridgefield NWR.  This frame was about halfway through the sequence. It was very nice (photographically speaking) of the egret to stay in this exact profile ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Raptors and Birds of Prey (plus Vultures and Shrikes) on January 11, 2012

One Gave All

This female Northern Harrier shows off her hunting skills by picking out a vole for her afternoon snack.  Taken with my Canon 7D, 1/2500, f5.6, ISO400, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  Taken at Ridgefield NWR, Jan. 11, 2012.  View a larger image in the Bird Gallery under Raptors. Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on March 7, 2011

Vole for Lunch

A short video of a Northern Harrier hen making a meal of a recent vole catch.  Taken Nov. 29, 2010, at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge with a Canon 7D and Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  Northern Harrier Consuming a Vole from Dennis Davenport on Vimeo. Continue Reading