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Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on August 28, 2019

White-faced Ibis

This is a photo I shot from about 5 years ago.  My one and only spotting of a White-faced Ibis at the Ridgefield NWR.  I recall the bird being there for several days–then it disappeared.  This is a juvenile. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f8, ISO 1600, 1000mm (500 + 2x III) ... Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on October 16, 2014

Ibis Portrait

Immature White-faced Ibis at Ridgefield NWR, Sep. 26, 2014.       Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f8, ISO 1600, 1000 mm, 1:20 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on October 1, 2014

“Pretty good lookin’ foot, huh?” ...

Another image from my White-faced Ibis series taken at Ridgefield NWR, Sep. 26, 2014.   The bird all of a sudden stretched out its leg at an angle for a second. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1000, f8, ISO 1600, 1000mm, 1:22 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on September 28, 2014

“Spooked”

This is a second image from probably close to 1,000 shots I took of this locally rare bird on Sep, 26, 2014, at the Ridgefield NWR in southwest Washington state.  The juvenile bird got spooked (from natural causes) several times while I was photographing it throughout the day. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on September 26, 2014

White-faced Ibis (juvenile)

A surprising, exciting, and rare bird for the Ridgefield NWR has been seen over the last couple of days.  The White-faced Ibis–a lifer for me–normally comes only as close as southeast Oregon, yet this juvenile managed to find its way further northwest.  I went out s ... Continue Reading