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Posted in Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on May 3, 2015

Ol’ Zebrahead

My first spotting this season of a White-crowned Sparrow at the Ridgefield NWR, May 1, 2015.  I haven’t been to the Tualatin River NWR west of Portland for a couple of years but I remember seeing many of these birds there during spring and summer, in and near the parking l ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on July 11, 2014

July 7, 2014 – East side of Mt. Hood, OR � ...

Several factors made me decide to try something different for today’s (July 7, 2014) photo shoot.  One, Ridgefield NWR is relatively quiet this time of year and the grass is very high, making shots that I could easily take in winter, very difficult now.  Two, I am in need ... Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on November 11, 2012

Juvenile White-crowned Sparrow

Taken at the Ridgefield NWR on Nov. 2, 2012, with a Canon 5DMarkIII, 1/800, f5.6, ISO800, Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Continue Reading

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, Swallows, Sparrows, Warblers and smaller on June 10, 2012

Tree Topper

From the backyard of my niece’s house in Oregon City, Oregon, I captured this White-crowned Sparrow atop a pine tree, June  20, 2010.  I used a Canon 40D, 1/250, f7.1, ISO400, 400mm, Canon EF 100-400 L lens, with fill flash. Continue Reading